Alex Contreras
2017-18 Volleyball
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28
POS
OH
HT
5-8
CL-EXP
FR-HS
HOMETOWN
San Marcos, Texas
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
San Marcos HS
CLUB TEAM
San Antonio Force
Alex Contreras

High School: Was a three-year letterman and starter at San Marcos High School where she was a three-year Academic All-District and Region II District 14 First-Team selection... Helped lead the Lady Rattlers to a playoff berth and a Bi-District finalist finish senior year... Led SMHS with 357 kills as a senior and finished career with 598 kills and 382 digs... Was also MVP of senior year for head coach Michelle Moreno. 

Club: Austin Performance

Personal:  Daughter of Maribel and Frank Contreras. Has two siblings, Yesenia and Gabriella Contreras. Her father, Frank, played collegiate baseball at Texas State University. Her uncle, Peter Contreras, played golf at Abilene Christian and her cousin, Gentry Contreras, played soccer at UT Dallas. 

Major: Psychology

Career aspiration: Work with kids with special needs.  

Why UT Tyler?: I chose UT Tyler because I instantly fell in love with the campus and atmosphere. I knew it was going to be the right fit for me.

BIO EXTRAS
Started playing volleyball at age: 10 
Favorite food: chicken 
Who is your hero: My Mom 
Favorite musician: Beyoncé 
What makes you laugh the most: My Sisters 
Favorite actress and actor: Theo James 
Two pet peeves: chewing with mouth open, clicking of pen 
Favorite book: The Shack 
How many hours of sleep you need: 12 
Favorite TV show: Jane The Virgin 
First job: Black Friday at American Eagle 
Favorite movie: White Chicks 
Dream job: working with special needs kids 
Favorite hobby: shopping 
Your favorite nickname: Al