Alyssa (AJ) Bays - San Antonio, TX
SA Force 171 Darkside & 210Beach (Sand) & Marshall H.S.

Personal Information

Name: Alyssa (AJ) Bays City & State: San Antonio, TX Birth Year: 1999
DS / OH 2018 Graduate

Physical Attributes

Height: 5' 8.5" Weight: 135 Bench: 110 Squat: 215 Speed: 13.2/100m Vertical Leap: 32" Handed: Right Positions: DS, OH / RS Additional Sport: TK/BB/Sand VB

Athletic Accomplishments

This 2018 grad is a starter for Marshall H.S., competing in a highly-regarded District 28-6A play in San Antonio. In 9th grade, AJ played all-around on JV and was one of two sophomores on the Varsity team the following season. She lettered twice in Varsity Track, and played JV basketball as well. AJ also plays sand volleyball for 210Beach, and competes regularly with elite teams in South Texas on her club circuit. In November 2016, AJ was invited to the AVCA Phenom College Prep program and scored a 527.2 on the VPI. We expect a big senior campaign for AJ next year.

In August 2017, A.J. verbally committed to Fairmont State University, where she will continue both her athletic & academic careers. Congrats, A.J.!

Athletic Statistics

Standing 5'8.5"-135lbs as a junior, AJ combines her 32" vert with her aggressive style of play and leadership qualities to have a bright future ahead of herself. This club season, AJ is playing RS/DS for her SA Force 171 Darkside squad and helped them qualify for the prestigious Tour of Texas. Statistically as a sophomore, AJ impressed against the best 6A varsity talent in town. She had an excellent season as the starting libero, totaling 412 digs, 63 assists, 21 aces & 16 kills in 106 sets.

Click the link below to take a peek at AJ's custom Youtube volleyball channel with additional footage:

Incline Bench Press: 90lbs
Power Clean: 130lbs

Scholastic Information

School: Marshall H.S. Graduation Year: 2018 District: 28-6A GPA: 90.8% SAT: 1120 (PSAT) ACT: 23 (Retaking Apr '17) Class Rank: 190/693 Enrollment: 2,600 Major: Physical Therapy
Honors: 14 Honors/AP Courses, 3x Academic All-District, Debate Team, NHS Invite, 2017 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment

High School Coach: Danielle Nichols Phone: (210) 397-7162 Second or Club Coach: Jamie Blair Phone: (210) 323-0181 Club Team: SA Force 171 Darkside & 210Beach (Sand)

Upcoming Schedule & Recent News

As versatile as this proven DS/OH/RS has already been in 6A high school & premier level club VB, she also takes care of business in the classroom. AJ finished her first semester of junior year with a 90.8% GPA, including 14 honors/AP courses, received an invitation to the National Honor Society, the 2017 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment and has earned Academic All-District honors 3 times in her high school career to-date. She is also participating with the Debate Team, scored 1120 on her PSAT and a 23 on her ACT (retaking April 2017). For more on this standout young lady, contact our local staff at (210) 494-6364 M-F.

AJ's future tournaments for 2017 are listed below.

Mid-East Qualifier (MEQ)

3/25 - Indianapolis, IN (17 USA Division, @ Indiana Convention Center, Jersey #4)
Court #81 at 2:30pm, 4:30pm & 7:30pm

Lone Star Classic
4/14-4/17 - Dallas, TX (17 USA Division)