22 Alexa Lauinger
22 Alexa Lauinger
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ortonville, Mich.
High School: Brandon
Position: OH
Major: Biology




  • 11th in digs/set (3.14)
  • 11th in kills/set (2.48)
  • 13th in digs (254)
  • 16th in overall kills (201)


  • Led team in kills (201) (single-season record)
  • Led team in kills/set (2.48)
  • Led team in total attacks (761)
  • Led team in digs (254)
  • 2nd on team in service aces (13)
  • 5th on team in total blocks (7)

Women's Basketball


  • 2nd in Field Goal Percentage (37.5%)
  • 3rd in Free Throw Attempts (52) and Offensive Rebounds (39) 
  • 5th in Points (96) ,Points Per Game (4.8), Field Goal Attempts (88), and Field Goals Made (33)
  • 5th in Rebounds (79) and Rebounds Per Game (4.0) 

Played in all 75 sets...Led the team with 181 kills and 2.41 kills per set...Led the team with 269 digs and finished third on the team with 18 services aces.

Women's Basketball



  • T-5th in blocks (4)
  • 5th in field goal percentage (.342)
  • 7th in rebounds (68), offensive rebounds (23), points (58)

Research and STEM activities
Worked in a developmental biology lab in the SURF program...Designed and built a model bridge in the state-wide MDOT bridge competition...Shadowed doctors and nurses in the medical field as a volunteer at a local hospital.

Prior to Caltech
Three-sport athlete at Caltech in volleyball, basketball and track & field...Named First Team in volleyball...Named Second Team in basketball and track & field...Team captain in all three sports...Named Most Improved and Team MVP as a junior and senior in basketball...Two-time team MVP and five-year captain between high school and club teams in volleyball...Named All-Oakland Community College Math League for Algebra 2 and Chemistry...Made the Dean's List at OCC...Class Valedictorian...An AP Scholar with Distinction...Treasurer for the National Honor Society at Brandon H.S....Competed in the Quiz Bowl...Member of the STEM club...Named Kiwanis Athlete of the Month.

Born in Pontiac, Mich....Daughter of Maria and William...Has two older sisters, Breanna and Sabrina, and one younger sister, Bella...A licensed scuba diver.