CAREER AWARDS 2015 Preseason All-SEC 2014 Third Team AVCA All-American 2014 First Team CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-American 2014 All-SEC 2013 AVCA Honorable Mention All-American 2013 AVCA All-South Region 2013 All-SEC Team 2013 SEC All-Freshman Team Three-Time SEC Freshman of the Week in 2013 (10/28, 10/21, 9/23) 2013 Clemson Classic MVP 2013 Hampton Inn Bama Bash MVP 2013 FIU Classic MVP 2013 Black Knights All-Tournament Team 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
2015 (REDSHIRT JUNIOR) Has started 11 matches this season ... posted 11 kills and five blocks (one solo, four assisted) in the season opener at Long Beach State (Aug. 28) ... totaled a season high 18 kills at Cal State Fullerton (Aug. 29), adding three block assists ... finished two digs shy of a double-double against Pepperdine (Aug. 29), earning 15 kills and eight digs ... led the team offensively against Virginia (Sept. 12) with 14 kills and a .500 hitting percentage ... finished in double figures in kills in all three matches at the Huskie Invitational (Sept. 18-19), hitting .406 over the weekend ... slammed 13 kills with just one error on 24 swings, good for a .500 hitting percentage, against Northern Iowa (Sept. 19) ... tied a career high with eight blocks against Mississippi State (Sept. 23), adding 11 kills with just two errors on 22 swings for a .409 hitting percentage ... set a season high hitting .600 against Alabama State (Sept. 29) with 10 kills and just one error on 15 attempts along with two aces and four blocks.
2014 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE) Became first Alabama player to earn AVCA Third Team All-American honors in program history ... CoSIDA/Capital One Third Team Academic All-American, joining teammate Sierra Wilson as the only players in program history to earn All-America and Academic All-America honors in the same season ... named All-SEC for the second straight season and was SEC Offensive Player of the Week three times ... led the team and ranked second in the SEC in both kills (557, 4.19/set) and aces (48, 0.36/set) ... played in all 34 matches ... earned a double-double in the season opener against Northern Iowa (Aug. 29) with 17 kills and 11 digs ... scored a career-high five service aces against Southeast Missouri (Aug. 29), adding 15 kills, nine digs and six blocks ... set a Chaifetz Arena (St. Louis, Mo.) record with 23 kills against Memphis (Aug. 30) … knocked in a career-high 29 kills against LIU Brooklyn (Sept. 6), adding 10 digs for her second double-double of the season ... hit a season-high .615 against UAB (Sept. 14) in the Tide’s home opener ... stuffed a season-high seven blocks against San Diego State (Sept. 19) ... scored double-doubles in her two opening SEC matches, notching 22 kills and 10 digs against Georgia (Sept. 24) and then 26 kills plus a career-high 12 digs against LSU (Sept. 28) ... earned her seventh double-double of the season with 25 kills and 14 digs against Ole Miss (Oct. 19) ... posted a double-double against Texas A&M (Oct. 31) with 28 kills and a career-high 22 digs ... knocked in a season-high 29 kills along with 12 digs for a double-double in five-set win over South Carolina (Nov. 9) ... posted her 10th double-double of the season with 26 kills and 15 digs at Missouri (Nov. 26) ... led the team with 12 kills against Florida State in the NCAA Tournament (Dec. 5).
2013 (RS-FRESHMAN) AVCA Honorable Mention All-American ... AVCA All-South Region ... named to the All-Southeastern Conference Volleyball Team and was an SEC All-Freshman Team selection ... led the team with 435 kills and ranked sixth in the SEC with 3.57 kills per set ... reached double figures in kills 23 times, while recording at least 12 kills in 13 of the last 17 matches ... set a program single-season record with a .404 hitting percentage that ranked third in the SEC and 21st in the nation ... averaged 4.27 points per set to rank sixth in the conference ... led the team with 105 total blocks to rank 16th in the SEC with 0.86 blocks per set ... had a team-high 36 solo blocks, tying for fourth on the Alabama single-season list ... second on the team with 69 assisted blocks ... averaged 3.59 kills, 0.97 blocks and 4.41 points per set during SEC competition ... hit over .300 in 24 of 34 matches while hitting .400-plus 17 times (10 times over .500, six over .600 and three .700-plus matches) ... named the SEC Volleyball Co-Freshman of the Week on Oct. 28, earning her third selection of the season (also named the SEC Freshman of the Week on Oct. 21 and Sept. 23) ... named the Clemson Classic MVP after averaging 3.92 kills and 1.31 blocks per set with a .398 hitting percentage ... named the Hampton Inn Bama Bash MVP after averaging 3.46 kills per set with .527 hitting in the four matches ... selected as the MVP of the FIU Classic after averaging 3.55 kills per set with .431 hitting in three matches ... named to the Black Knights Invitational All-Tournament Team ... had 14 kills and a .357 hitting percentage, plus an ace, a dig and two blocks in the NCAA Tournament match against Oklahoma ... hit .407 with 12 kills and one error on 27 swings at LSU (Nov. 30) ... had nine kills with three digs and four assisted blocks at Mississippi State (Nov. 27) ... totaled 12 kills, seven blocks (four solo), a season-high six digs and an ace in a three-set win over Ole Miss (Nov. 22) ... the four solo blocks against the Rebels tied for the eighth-most in a single match in Alabama program history ... had a 10-match, double-digit kills streak snapped when she was limited to seven kills at South Carolina (Nov. 15) ... posted her 10th straight double-digit kills match with 13 against No. 7 Missouri (Nov. 10), adding four blocks and an ace ... had 16 kills on .357 hitting, a dig and four blocks against Arkansas (Nov. 8) ... did not have an error and led the Tide with 12 kills against UAB ... had a team-high 19 kills with a .562 hitting percentage against Mississippi State (Nov. 1), adding five total blocks for 23 points in the four sets ... had 14 kills with a season-high .778 hitting percentage against Georgia, after no hitting errors on 18 swings, adding five total blocks (one solo) ... averaged 4.57 kills with a .518 hitting percentage and seven total blocks in wins over Texas A&M and LSU ... had 16 kills on .389 hitting percentage, plus three blocks against LSU (Oct. 20) ... hit a season-high .750 with 16 kills and four assisted blocks against the Aggies ... led the Tide with 15 kills on .357 hitting in a four-set loss to No. 25 Missouri (Oct. 13) ... had 17 kills while hitting .615 (17-1/26) in a four-set road win at Arkansas (Oct. 11) ... racked up a match-high 18 kills with a .484 hitting percentage and seven blocks in a four-set win over Auburn ... had 13 kills in a four-set loss to No. 18 Kentucky (Sept. 29) ... hit .391 with 13 kills and a season-high eight blocks (one solo) in a four-set win over Delaware ... recorded a season-high 25 kills with seven total blocks (two solo) in five-set win over Clemson ... had 18 kills in a four-set win over South Alabama, posting eight kills on 11 attempts in the third set ... had nine kills each against FIU and Houston Baptist ... totaled 21 kills against UNC-Wilmington, hitting .731 (21-2/26) against the Seahawks ... had a team-best 15 kills against Army after hitting .600 (15-3/20) ... did not commit an error, while producing eight kills on 15 attempts against Washington State for a .533 hitting percentage ... opened the season with a 13-kill effort against Seton Hall and had a season-high five solo blocks, which tied for the fourth-most in a single match in Alabama program history.
2012 (FRESHMAN) Was a member of the 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... Redshirted the season.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB Dual-sport athlete in volleyball and tennis at Ramsay High School ... a two-year letterwinner in volleyball ... 2011 all-city team selection .... played tennis for three years, starting as the No. 1 doubles for three years, and No. 1 singles for one year ... graduated with a 4.48 cumulative GPA and was a member of the National Honor Society, FCCLA and 4-H Club ... volunteered with the Birmingham Urban League and YMCA Youth Day ... received the Bryant-Jordan Scholar-Athlete award in 2012.
PERSONAL Born May 23, 1994, in Birmingham, Ala. ... parents are John Frank Rivers Sr. and Deborah Rivers ... father attended Miles College and her mother went to Jacksonville State University ... brother Frank Rivers, Jr. is a quarterback on the Grambling State football team and also plays baseball for the Tigers ... played for the Team Sting Volleyball Club ... majoring in biology.
CAREER HIGHS Kills: 29, twice, last at South Carolina, Nov. 9, 2014 Attacks: 69 vs. Texas A&M, Oct. 31, 2014 Attack pct: .778 at Georgia, Oct. 25, 2013 Assists: 2, twice, last at Auburn, Oct. 22, 2014 Serve aces: 5 twice, last vs. Samford, Dec. 4, 2014 Digs: 22 vs. Texas A&M, Oct. 31, 2014 Blocks: 8 vs. Delaware, Sept. 21, 2013 Block solo: 5 vs. Seton Hall, Aug. 30, 2013 Block assist: 7 vs. Delaware, Sept. 21, 2013