Home: Joliet, Ill.
Birth Year: 1992
Hometown/Residence: Joliet, Ill.
Birth Date: March 30, 1992
Club Team/Coach: Sports Performance/Billy Sahagian
High School/Grad Year: Joliet Catholic Academy/2010
College Status: Playing at Seton Hall University
USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2011- Named as an U.S. Women’s Junior National Team alternate, member of the U.S. Women’s Junior A2 Team competing at the High Performance Championships Tucson, Ariz… 2010- Member of the U.S. Women’s Junior A2 Red Team that placed second at the High Performance Championships in Wisconsin Dells, Wis… 2006- Participated in the Regional High Performance Camp at Loyola University.
CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2009- Helped Joliet Catholic Academy to win a High School State Championship, played outside hitter and guided Joliet Catholic to a 41-1 record and a No. 7 National ranking in the MaxPreps XCellent 25, named to All-State Second Team (245 kills, 302 digs, 28 aces and 21 blocks), PrepVolleyball.com Defensive Dandy Second Team, East Suburban Catholic Conference Team, Herald News All-Area Team, Chicago SunTimes All-Area Team, Champaign News Gazette, Chicago Tribune All-State Special Mention, Conference Champions, named one of top 50 Illinois volleyball players by Chicago Sun times, Top 20 girls volleyball players to watch by Chicago Tribune, AVCA Top volleyball players list…2008- Helped Joliet Catholic Academy to win a High School State Championship, Herald News 1st All Area Team, 1st Place at Geneva and St. Charles East Mizuno Cup…2007- Sophomore team captain…2006- Captain of Sports Performance 18 White that won AAU Championships in the Club division, named captain of the Freshman-A Team which won the conference championship.
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2011- Freshman Female Athlete of the Year, set the freshman record for most digs in a season and third highest in school history (520).
PERSONAL: Born Alyssa Anne Warren on March 30, 1992, in Morris, Ill… Parents are Mark and Cynthia Warren… Brother is Ryan (1987)… Hobbies are playing volleyball, drawing, watching movies, exercising, socializing, playing piano and reading…Favorite book is Harry Potter…Favorite food is crab legs…Favorite movie is Miracle…Favorite music is Alternative…Favorite professional team is the Chicago Blackhawks…Favorite athlete is Misty May-Treanor…Most admired person is her parents because “they have supported me my entire life in everything that I have done, they are always pushing me, they are excellent role models, they love me whole-heartedly and they have made me the person that I am today.”…Happiest moment in life was “winning sectionals against Wheaton St. Francis my senior year in high school and proceeding to win the State Championship for the second year in a row.”
INTERESTING NOTE: “Two things I love in this world are God and volleyball. I love helping people for God and playing any kind of volleyball. I have been playing all my life and want to continue as long as I can. I want to play professional when I get older but if all else fails I want to just play and be around the sport.”
Updated: July 11, 2011