St. Paul, Neb.Current Residence:
St. Paul, Neb.High School:
St. Paul Public High SchoolPERSONAL:
Born Alexandra Elizabeth Gouldie on May 13, 1991 in Grand Island, Neb. ... Parents are Mike Gouldie and Sandra Kasson... Alexandra has three brothers: Levi Gouldie, Taylor Gouldie and Derrick Besse... Alexandra played basketball and volleyball in ninth grade and softball in grades 4-11... Her favorite movie is Freedom Writers... Her favorite TV show is Big Brother.MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: 2010-
Helped the U.S. Women's Sitting Team in winning silver at the Sitting Volleyball World Championships in Oklahoma... Alex contributed to the U.S. Women’s Sitting Team that won gold at the Parapan American Championship (Colorado)… Alex also contributed to the U.S. Women’s Sitting Team who won the World Organization for Volleyball Disabled (WOVD) World Cup (Egypt)… 2009-
U.S. Women’s Sitting Team won Parapan American Zonal Championship (Montreal)… Alex also was a member of the U.S. Women’s Sitting Team that won gold at the Eurocup (Netherlands)… 2008 -
Paralympic Games in Beijing (silver medal)... World Organization Volleyball for Disabled (WOVD) Intercontinental Cup in Ismailia, Egypt (bronze medal). Alexandra has also played in several exhibition matches, both international and domestic, with the U.S. team.
INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2010-
Alex appeared in eight sets at the Sitting Volleyball World Championships and tallied 11 total points, 1.38 per set. She posted two aces, nine kills, 1.13 per set, and added a dig. 2009-
Alex was awarded along with team as the Paralympians of the Year for 2008... 2008
- Alex helped lead the U.S. to a silver medal at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing... Appeared in a U.S. 3-0 sweep of Latvia... Alex played in two sets against Latvia, starting the third set in a decisive win.