2012: Had 5 kills and a block against
Grinnell (Sept. 8)...posted 8 kills, 2 service aces, 6 digs, and 2
blocks at Chapman (Sept. 14)...registered 4 kills and 7 services
aces on Sept. 15 at Caltech...in a 3-0 sweep at Whitter (Sept.
21), posted 12 kills on 17 attemps, good for .647 kill
percentage...finished with 12 kills against Cal Lutheran (Sept.
22)...tallied 10 kills on 20 attempts versus Pomona-Pitzer (Sept.
25)...registered 9 kills versus La Verne (Sept. 29)...had 13 kills
and 2 block against CMS (Sept. 29)...posted 6 kills and a block at
La Verne (Oct. 6)...posted nine kills (.500 hit percentage) and two
blocks in a sweep over Whittier (Oct. 9)...had nine kills and three
blocks at Cal Lutheran (Oct. 12)...registered 8 kills and 3 blocks
vs. Chapman (Oct. 16)...notched 13 kills and two blocks vs. UC
Santa Cruz (Oct. 20)...recorded nine kills on 12 attempts in a
sweep of Mills College (Oct. 20)...registered two kills and two
blocks vs. West Coast Baptist (Oct. 23)...
2011: Finished the season with 167 kills and
66 digs in 28 matches...Had a total of 39 blocks and 201.5
High School: Alyssa
played volleyball at Rincon/University High School in Tucson,
Arizona for 4 years, 3 as a varsity starter. Her sophomore year
Alyssa made Second Team in the 5A Southern Region and her junior
and senior year she made First Team in the 5A Southern Region.
Other honors her senior year include All-Southern Arizona first
team and All-State Honorable Mention. Alyssa played middle blocker
all 4 years and was also captain of her team.
was born on January 15th,
1992 in Tucson, Arizona to Brad and Bonnie Mort. She has lived in
Tucson her whole life along with her younger siblings, her sister
and best friend, Alexis(17) and brothers Addison(10) and
Anderson(9). Along with volleyball Alyssa participated in many
other sports. She was a 4 year varsity starter in basketball and a
2 year varsity letter winner in track and field placing second in
state in the 800m with a time of 2:21. Alyssa’s major
is undecided but she wants to become an elementary school teacher.
Her favorite TV shows include “Gilmore Girls” and
“Law and Order:SVU” and her favorite food is ice
Q & A with Alyssa Mort
Q: Why did you choose Occidental?
A: The challenging academics and competitive
Q: Favorite Movies:
A: The Notebook, Glory Road, Remember the Titans
and The Lion King
Q: Favorite Foods:
A: Ice cream, cornbread and english muffins
Q: Favorite Sport:
Q: Favorite TV Shows:
A: 24 and Gilmore Girls
Q: Favorite Quotes:
A: "Whoever said 'it's not whether you win or lose
that counts' probably lost."
Q: If you could visit anywehere, where would it
A: Disneyland- it's the happiest place on