Alexandra Coello
Alexandra  Coello


South Elgin, Ill.

High School:
St. Charles East



2009 (Sophomore): Made four starts at defensive specialist during the 2009 campaign as one of the squad's emotional leaders...Earned first career start against Georgetown (Oct. 16) in front of a Marquette record crowd of 4,000 at the Al McGuire Center....Recorded a season-high nine digs against Green Bay (Oct. 21)...Also notched first career service ace against Green Bay...Saw action in 22 matches and 57 sets during second year with MU.

2008 (Freshman): Coello saw action in 10 matches as a freshman, all coming in the last half of the season...played in 10 of the last 11 matches...recorded a season-high two digs in first collegiate contest against UW-Milwaukee (Oct. 20)... turned in two assists at Western Michigan (Nov. 28) in season's final weekend.

Prior to Marquette (St. Charles East High School): Coello was a three year letterwinner at St. Charles East High School where she was named co-captain of the Saints squad her senior year. She was an all-area and all-conference performer in 2006 and 2007 and was named to the All-Tri Cities First Team in 2007. Coello was the winner of a team award honoring the player with the highest GPA on the St. Charles East squad. She led the team her senior year to a third place finish in the Illinois Class 4A State Championship while recording 314 digs in 2007, of which a season-high 19 were recorded in the state championship semifinals. Coello also recorded 34 aces in 2007. She was a member of Kane County Junior 18 Gold team that captured the 2008 ASICS Junior National Volleyball Championship.

Personal: Coello was born in Evanston, Ill. on April 26, 1990. She is the third of four children born to Linda and Ignacio Coello. She has two older brothers, Ignacio and David, and a younger sister, Miranda. Coello plans to major in either marketing.


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