NU Volleyball BIO
Alicia Ostrander
Player Profile:
Alicia Ostrander 765439
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'3"
Year: Freshman
City/State: Gordon, Neb.
High School: Gordon-Rushville

Honors & Awards
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014, 2015; Spring 2014, 2015, 2016)
» Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (Beach-2015)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016)

2015 (Senior)
• Named a team captain for the 2015 season
• Posted 1.14 kills per set with a season-high seven kills vs. Wisconsin on Oct. 24
• Helped the Huskers win at Penn State on Oct. 2 with a kill and four digs off the bench
• Registered six kills and a block at Ohio State on Oct. 3
• Logged five kills and four digs against Michigan State

2014 (Junior)
• Played in 25 matches and made 14 starts in her junior season
• Notched 152 kills on the year and averaged 2.49 kills per set to rank fourth on the team
• Recorded a career-high 19 kills on 25 swings against Illinois on Oct. 18
• Started the season strong with 18 kills and four digs vs. Florida State on Aug. 29
• Went through 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 vs. Texas on Sept. 20
• Tallied 24 digs and 25 blocks on the season
• In June 2015, took first place with the U.S. Collegiate National Team Blue at the program’s round-robin tournament in New Orleans
• Will join the Nebraska women’s basketball team when volleyball season ends; practiced with team in summer

2013 (Sophomore)
• Played in 12 matches in 2013, including three starts
• Matched a career high with a season-high five kills on five swings against Saint Mary’s on Sept. 12
• Notched a career-best six blocks against Saint Louis on Aug. 31
• Posted 19 kills and 16 blocks on the year

2012 (Redshirt Freshman)
• Played in eight matches in 2012, averaging 0.67 kills per set
• Saw substantial playing time for the Huskers against Michigan State, appearing in a match for just the seventh time during her Husker career, while recording five kills and a solo block at a critical moment in the fifth set

2011 (Redshirt)
• Redshirted and provided depth at outside hitter in her first year at Nebraska

Before Nebraska
• Was named one of the top multi-sport athletes in the state of Nebraska by the Lincoln Journal Star in 2011
• Set multiple school records at Gordon-Rushville High School under Coach Kim Turnbull-Campbell
• Broke the school record for kills in a season with 361 in 2009 and bettered the mark in 2010 with 393
• Shattered the previous career kills mark of 817 with 1,165 over her four-year career
• Set the season blocks record three straight seasons with 102 in 2008, 103 in 2009 and 130 in 2010
• Was a three-time All-Western Trails Conference selection after leading the Mustangs to four regular-season conference titles and three tournament titles
• Set multiple school records on the hardwood with 30 rebounds in a single game, 360 boards in a season and 994 rebounds for her career, while also setting single-game records in points (43) and blocks (15)
• 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

• Born in Rapid City, S.D.
• Parents are Claude Ostrander and Judy Dawkins
• Major is political science


Formed NU's No. 1 pair with Justine Wong-Orantes and finished with an 8-5 record

2014: Went 8-5 with teammate Brenna Lyles and 0-1 with Kira Larson for an 8-6 overall record

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