Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#12 Alyse Hensley
Position: Opposite
Height: 6'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Torrey Pines HS

As a Junior (2012): Played in just 12 matches in her first season as a Wildcat due to an injury that sidelined her for much of the year...Finished the year with 23 kills and a solid .314 hitting percentage, while also contributing on defense with 12 digs and two blocks...Tied a season-high with five kills against Utah Valley on .833 hitting to go along with three digs and a block in her first match at Arizona (8/25)...Also notched five kills in a tough five-set loss at Pepperdine (9/1)...Had a season-high four digs to go along with three kills in a victory over Iona (9/7).

As a Sophomore (2011) at Loyola Marymount: Finished second on the squad in kills per set with at 2.37, while totaling 244 kills on the season...Hit at a solid .213 clip for the season to rank second on the team among regular participants...Was also third on the squad with 54 blocks.

As a Freshman (2010) at Loyola Marymount: Earned honorable mention All-WCC honors and a spot on the WCC All-Freshman team... made an immediate impact as a freshman, posting 258 kills at a rate of 2.50 per set... appeared in 103 sets and all 30 matches for the Lions... hit .290 over the course of the year, committing just 69 errors over 651 attacks... the attacks ranked third on the team, while her kills and attack percentage marks placed second... active on the block, she posted three block solos and 54 block assists to total 57 total blocks... the block assist and total block numbers placed third on the team, while her 289 points ranked second

Prep: A 2010 graduate of Torrey Pines High School in San Diego, Calif... earned a total of three varsity letters in volleyball, one from Maria Carrillo High School and the final two from Torrey Pines... named All-League in all three seasons playing high school volleyball... helped Torrey Pines to the 2009 Avocado League Championship... also lettered in basketball and tennis . Played for the Empire Volleyball Club, Coast Volleyball, Encinitas Wave and Northern California High Performance teams.

Personal: Alyse Ann Hensley was born October 7, 1992, in Mission Viejo, Calif... Daughter of Maureen and Tom Hensley... father played football in college and in the NFL. Alyse has one sister, Delaney, who graduated from Arizona State.