Lady Techsters open the season on August 26 against Illinois-Chicago
Seniors Adria Morales and Helena Gunnarsdóttir were honored in a pregame ceremony on senior night
LA Tech wraps up the season at 6 p.m. Saturday by hosting Florida Atlantic on senior night in the TAC
The Lady Techsters now travel to take on UTEP at 2 p.m. CT Sunday in El Paso
The Lady Techsters have won three of their last four matches
2014: Played a total of 94 sets, while appearing in all 30 matched the Lady Techsters played in 2015 ... Led Louisiana Tech with 360 digs and 3.83 per set ... Ranked fifth in Conference USA in digs per set ... Third on the team with 17 service aces (0.18 per set) ... Was fourth on the team with 82 assists on the season (0.87 per set) ... Totaled a career-high 31 digs in a five-set win over Saint Francis (8/29) ... Recorded double-digit digs in 18 of the 30 matches she appeared in as a sophomore ... Had 20 or more digs on five separate occasions ... Totaled a season-high seven assists to go along with 10 digs against North Texas (10/19).
2013: Saw action in 28 matches as a true freshman ... Led LA Tech in digs (360) and digs per set (3.71), while participating in 97 of the 108 sets the Techsters played in 2013 ... Recorded 62 assists, which ranks her second among her teammates, and 16 service aces on the season ... Totaled 20 or more digs on seven separate occasions in her first season with the team ... Had a season-high 26 digs Oct. 11 at East Carolina ... Recorded a season-high five service aces Sept. 3 vs. UAPB to help lead the Lady Techsters to a straight-sets win over the Lady Lions.
Club: With her club team, Guaynabo Mets-20U, Aviles and her teammates won the National Volleyball Tournament of the Puerto Rican Volleyball Federation in 2012 for the second year in a row ... Aviles is the youngest libero that has ever played for the Guaynabo Mets-20U team.
High School: Three-sport athlete who played soccer and softball at Adianez... named to the Liga Atletica de Colegios Cristiano (LACC) All-Star Game in 2011 and 2012 ... member of the National Honor Association and president of her 2012 class ... chose Louisiana Tech over UALR, Southern Illinois University, Tennessee State and North Carolina A&T ... coached by Eduardo Rodriguez.
Personal: Full name is Alejandra (Lala) Aviles Jiménez ... Daughter of Yannary Jiménez and Ramón (Tony) Quiles ... Has two brothers, Antonio and Joshua, and two sisters, Andrea and Astrid ... Born Nov. 16, 1995.
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