Alison Woods Named Student-Athlete Of The Week

Alison Woods, Sr.

Aug. 30, 2012

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ---- Senior Alison Woods of the Blazer volleyball team has been selected UAB Student Athlete of the Week for her excellence in the classroom and on the court.

The Franklin, Tenn., native has maintained a grade point average of 3.53 as a business major with a focus on industrial distribution.  Woods has also been named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll each of the last three academic years.

On the court, the setter has showcased talent both running the offense and on the defensive side as well.  In her final season in Green and Gold, Woods is closing in on 3,000 career assists, with 2,898, which ranks fifth in program history and is also nearing 1,000 digs with 881.

In four matches this season, Woods has recorded three double-doubles along with averaging 5.24 assists and 2.41 digs per set.