3 - Alessandra Adamo
Alessandra Adamo
Born: 06/09/1985
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Glastonbury, CT
High School: Glastonbury
Position: DS/L

Adamo

Notables Co-Captain for the second straight season ... Will see time at defensive specialist and libero ... Has improved her skill level tremendously from last season.

2007 Saw action in all 29 matches, while playing in 90 games ... Came off the bench to register 167 digs to rank fourth on the team ... Served up 11 aces ... Scooped up seven or more digs in 12 matches and had three outings with double-digits, including a career-high 17 digs on October 9 vs. Emerson College in a 3-2 win ... Fired a personal-best three aces vs. Eastern Connecticut State University on September 22.

2006 Took a year away from volleyball to concentrate on academics.

2005 Missed the entire season with a right quadriceps strain.

2004 Played in 16 matches for American International College ... Averaged 1.88 digs per game with 105 in 56 games ... Served up six aces for the Yellow Jackets and spiked for five kills.

Personal/High School Played volleyball and competed in indoor and outdoor track and field for Glastonbury High School ... Earned the Coach's Award and the Sportsmanship Award for the Tomahawk's volleyball team ... Helped GHS win a Class L East conference championship ... Named to the Student Athlete Honor Roll for the Tomahawks ... Competed in the long and high jump as well as the javelin and shot put for the GHS track squad ... Born June 9, 1985 ... Daughter of Maria and Peter Adamo ... Majoring in nursing ... Would like to pursue a career as an emergency trauma nurse or at a veterans hospital as well as earn a Ph.D. ... Earned Dean's List Honors at UMass Boston ... Enjoys traveling, disaster relief volunteer work, boating, ballroom dancing, summer concerts, summer camping trips, running, beach volleyball, working out and keeping in touch with her fiancé deployed in Iraq.