2006 (Junior) - Paced the team 17 times during the season in digs as she became one of the primary defensive specialists for the Wildcats ... Appeared in a career-high 123 sets and all 32 matches ... Was second on the team averaging 3.33 digs a set, a career-best ... Tallied a career-high 24 scoops in a win over Northern Iowa ... Was second on the team with 22 service aces ... Had 10 or more digs 24 times ... Recorded a season-high three aces against Georgia and Wright State.
2006 (Sophomore) - Played in 25 matches and 81 games during her sophomore campaign ... Was fifth on the team with 2.20 digs per game ... Fourth on the team in service aces with 17 ... Registered a career-high 20 digs in the regular-season finale at Cincinnati on Nov. 24 ... Served a season-high three aces ... Dished out a career-high five assists against Morehead State on Sept. 5.
2005(Freshman) - Saw action in 102 games, playing an important defensive role her freshman season ... Ranked fourth on the team with 2.05 scoops per game ... Charted double-digit dig totals in seven matches ... Posted seven or more digs in 16 matches ... Registered a career-high 16 digs vs. Cincinnati in the regular-season finale on Nov. 26 ... Notched a career-high five service aces in the season opener vs. Western Carolina on Sept. 5.
High School - Played outside hitter in high school, but will transition to a defensive role at Kentucky ... Was a two-time first-team All-State selection and a standout club player at Kentucky Indiana Volleyball Association ... Was named to the All-District and All-Region teams in each of her four seasons as a Panther and was a second-team All-State selection in 2001 ... Was named a Junior Olympic All-American in 2004 and 2002 ... Also been a member of the honor roll at her high school all four years ... Was coached at PRP by cousin Leslie Drury Prather ... Was coached at KIVA by Annie Filley.
Personal - Full name is Alisa Shayne Pierce ... Daughter of Monica Tabor and Jim Pierce ... Born Dec. 21, 1986 in Louisville, Ky. ... Her mother played college softball at Louisville ... Her cousins, Lesley Drury Prather and Sarah Drury, both played volleyball at Louisville ... Sarah was a two-time member of the US National Team ... Her aunt, Joan Burks, played softball and basketball at Louisville.