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Canes Volleyball: Can U Dig It with Alexis Mourning

Canes Volleyball: Can U Dig It with Alexis Mourning

Nov. 8, 2011

Coral Gables, Fla. – This season’s final edition of Can U Dig It brings HurricaneSports.com to freshman middle blocker Alexis Mourning. The Arlington, Texas native has seen action in a few matches during the 2011 campaign is set to be a rising star for the Canes.

On the year, Mourning has played in 18 sets through the course of 10 matches, registering 24 kills and hitting at a .388 clip. She has also placed 10 blocks (eight assisted) and posting 30 total points.

To learn more about Alexis Mourning, continue reading her quick hits Q&A located below.

Can U Dig It with Alexis Mourning

Hometown… Arlington, Texas

High School… Martin High School

Major… Nursing

The farthest place from home I’ve been is… San Juan, Puerto Rico

The most influential person in my life is… My grandmother

If you walked into my bedroom, the first thing you would notice is… Probably how messy it is

Favorite Show Growing Up… Rocket Power

Favorite Cartoon… SpongeBob SquarePants

Favorite Professional Athlete… Tim Duncan

Favorite Pro Sports Team… San Antonio Spurs

The artist I listen to most on my iPod is… Adele

Favorite Restaurant Back Home… Fuzzy’s Taco Shop

My favorite midnight snack is… Chocolate pretzels

Favorite Movie… Bridesmaids

My favorite thing about being part of the `U’ family is… I like how all of the athletes here are like a family

If I could live anywhere in the world it would be… Germany

If I were a superhero, my power would be… The ability to fly

If I could play any other sport at UM, it would be… Diving

If I could have an actress play me in a movie, then it would be… Rosario Dawson

My favorite memory playing volleyball is… Winning nationals my junior year in high school

The weirdest thing I’ve ever eaten is… Worms

A pre-match ritual of mine is… I have to put on everything the same (my socks go on first followed by my knee pads, etc.)

An artist no one would believe I have on my iPod is… Taylor Swift

My nickname is… Lexi

A secret talent of mine is… I can move my ears

My favorite thing about Coach Lantagne Welch is… She pushes us to be the best we can be and to how she thinks we can perform

If I could switch places with anyone in the world, then it would be… Oprah Winfrey