Alicia

Ostrander

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Height: 6'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gordon, Neb.
High School: Gordon-Rushville

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • USA Volleyball Collegiate National Team (2015)
  • Five-Year Member of Nebraska Volleyball Team (2011-15)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014, 2015; Spring 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016)
  • Two-Time First-Team Nebraska Class C-1 All-State (Basketball, 2010, 2011)
  • First-Team Nebraska Class C-1 All-State (Volleyball, 2010)

Outlook (2015-16)
A record-setting high school basketball player in Nebraska who has spent five seasons contributing to the Husker volleyball program, Alicia Ostrander practiced with the Nebraska basketball team during the summer of 2015 and is expected to join the team full time for Big Ten play this season.

A big-bodied, athletic post player, Ostrander is one of the top rebounders in the history of Nebraska high school basketball. She pulled down 20 or more rebounds on 10 occasions, including a school-record 30 boards as a senior. She was a two-time first-team Class C-1 (third-largest) all-state selection in basketball, averaging 18 points and 12 rebounds per game as a senior in 2010-11.

Ostrander also produced school-record single-game highs of 43 points and 15 blocked shots as a prep player.

An outstanding all-around athlete, she was also a first-team All-Class C1 outside hitter on the volleyball court, smashing the school career kills record. She was also a state qualifier in the high jump and triple jump during her career.

Senior (2015-16, Volleyball)
Ostrander competed as a fifth-year senior for the Nebraska volleyball program in the fall of 2015. During the summer of 2015, she trained with the USA Volleyball Collegiate National Team, competing at the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships in New Orleans, La., June 21-29.

Junior (2014-15, Volleyball)
In her fourth season at Nebraska, Ostrander played in 25 matches and made 14 starts as a junior. She amassed 152 kills on the year and averaged 2.49 kills per set to rank fourth on the team.
Ostrander posted 10 or more kills in nine matches, including a career-high 19 kills on 25 swings against Illinois Oct. 18. She started the season strong with 18 kills and four digs against Florida State on Aug. 29.

She produced a breakout stretch in the middle of the season with double-digit kills in seven of eight matches, beginning with 14 kills and four blocks against Texas on Sept. 20.
Ostrander added 24 digs and 25 blocks on the season.

Sophomore (2013-14, Volleyball)
Competed in 12 matches in 2013, including three starts. Ostrander matched a career high with a season-high five kills on five swings against Saint Mary’s on Sept. 12. She notched a career-best six blocks against Saint Louis on Aug. 31. Overall, Ostrander totaled 19 kills and 16 blocks on the year.

During the 2014 beach volleyball season, Ostrander went 8-5 with teammate Brenna Lyles and 0-1 with Kira Larson for an 8-6 overall record.

Freshman (2012-13, Volleyball)
Ostrander appeared in eight matches as a redshirt freshman in 2012, averaging 0.67 kills per set. She saw substantial playing time for the Huskers against Michigan State, appearing in a match for just the seventh time during her Husker career and recording five kills and a solo block at a critical moment in the fifth set.

Redshirt (2011-12, Volleyball)
Ostrander redshirted after walking on to the Nebraska volleyball team. She provided depth at outside hitter in her first year at Nebraska.

Before Nebraska
One of the top multi-sport athletes in the state of Nebraska, Ostrander is one of the top rebounders in the history of the Cornhusker state.

Her 993 rebounds shattered the Gordon-Rushville school record while ranking 20th in state history. Her 360 school-record boards as a senior in 2010-11 rank as the fourth-highest total in state high school history. She ripped down a school-record 30 rebounds in a game, which ranked as the fourth-best total in state history. She grabbed 20 or more rebounds a total of 10 times in her prep career.

A first-team Class C-1 all-state selection in basketball as both a junior (2010) and senior (2011), Ostrander also set school single-game records with 43 points and 15 blocked shots. As a senior, Ostrander averaged 18 points and more than 12 rebounds per game in leading Gordon-Rushville to the Class C-1 state quarterfinals.

Ostrander was also an honorable-mention All-Class C-1 pick as a sophomore in 2009.
As a volleyball player, Ostrander earned first-team Class C-1 honors as a senior in 2010. She set the Gordon-Rushville record with 361 kills as a junior in 2009, then broke her own record with 393 as a senior in 2010. Her 1,165 career kills smashed the previous school mark of 817.

An outstanding blocker, she set the school single-season mark three consecutive years, beginning with 102 as a sophomore, 103 as a junior and 130 as a senior in 2010.

Ostrander was a three-time All-Western Trails Conference selection after leading the Mustangs to four regular-season conference titles and three tournament titles

Ostrander was a three-time state qualifier in track and field, including the triple jump as a sophomore and the high jump as a junior and senior.

Personal
The daughter of Judy Dawkins and Claude Ostrander, Alicia was born in Rapid City, S.D. She is a political science major and is a five-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. She was selected to the 2015 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team for her commitment to community service.

Five Facts About Alicia
1. Alicia played the trombone for eight years.
2. She can whistle like the Nebraska State bird (western meadowlark).
3. Alicia loves to read.
4. Alicia's favorite food is spaghetti.
5. When Alicia goes back to her home in Gordon, Neb., she enjoys shooting trap out in the
country with her family.

Ostrander's Career Statistics

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Career

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