2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team 2014 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2014 (Junior) Only player to see action in all 119 sets played … started 29 of the 32 matches played … finished the season first on the team in assists with 836 and was ranked No. 9 in the Big 12 with 7.03 assists per set … in conference-only matches, Heist led the team with 473 assists and was ranked No. 8 in the league standings with 7.63 assists per set … finished third on the team with 243 digs and 2.04 digs per set … also finished third in service aces with 25 on the year … led the team in assists on 26 occasions, aces on five occasions and digs once … finished the season with seven double-doubles, including three in a row against Baylor, Iowa State and Texas Tech … set career-highs in kills (4 vs. WVU 10/29), assists (55 vs. Kansas 11/1), service aces (3 vs. HPU 9/20), digs (17 vs. ISU 11/15) and blocks (2 vs. Baylor (11/12) … notched 50+ assists three against WVU (52), Kansas (55) and Oklahoma (54) … dished out 20+ assists 22 times throughout the season … member of the Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2013 (Sophomore) Played in all 31 matches and 113 sets ... started in 28 matches ... finished first on the team with 647 assists ... second on the team in service aces with 27 ... third on the team in digs with 213 ... led the team with 10 double-doubles ... finished 10th in the Big 12 with 5.73 assists per set ... recorded double-digit assists in 29 matches and double-digit digs in 10 matches ... dished out a season- and career-high 32 assists in the five set win over Ole Miss ... notched a season- and career-high 13 digs four times, all coming in Big 12 matches ... recorded her first career block at Marquette ... finished out the season with three straight double-doubles ... tied her career-high in service aces (3) twice ... put down a season- and career-high three kills in four matches ... dished out 20 plus assists in 20 matches ... named TCU Scholar Athlete of the Month in September after leading the team to an 8-0 record to close out nonconference tournament action ... member of the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.
2012 (Freshman) Appeared in all 29 matches and made 11 starts ... played in 94 of TCU's 97 sets ... recorded nine matches in double digits for assists ... had four assists and 12 digs in her TCU debut against Northern Colorado ... notched her first-career double-double (15 assists, 10 digs) in the win over Alabama A&M ... posted 10 digs against Belmont for double digits in the first three matches of the season ... served up three aces against Texas A&M Corpus Christi ... tallied 12 digs and three aces in the win at Arizona ... added 11 assists against Iona ... served three aces for the third time in her season against UTA ... notched the first kill of her career against Prairie View A&M ... added another against Lehigh ... her 10 digs against Lehigh marked the sixth time she had hit double-digits in digs ... had nine digs and an assist against Texas Tech ... tallied one of TCU's three aces against Kansas State ... set a career high with 16 assists at Kansas (Oct. 20), while also chipping in seven digs ... with 11 assists against Iowa State (Oct. 27), had back-to-back games in double digits ... grabbed seven digs and chipped in two assists against Texas ... added in 11 assists at Texas Tech to go along with eight digs and an ace ... tied her career high with 16 assists against Kansas (Nov. 17) to go along with seven digs as she started at setter for the first time ... tied her career high for the second-straight match with 16 assists at Oklahoma while tallying her second-career double-double (10 digs) ... assisted on 10 kills against West Virginia to close the season with three-straight double-digit assist matches.
High School Attended Eastwood High School in El Paso, Texas ... was captain of her volleyball team all four years of high school ... named all-district and all-city in volleyball in her freshman, sophomore and junior seasons ... added all-region and all-state honors as a junior ... served as captain of her club volleyball team, the El Paso Wildfire ... racked up 164 kills, 260 digs and 824 assists as a senior ... had 167 kills and 283 digs as a sophomore ... named a top-80 recruit by Prep Volleyball ... appeared on the watch list for the AVCA 2011-12 Under Armour Girls High School All-Americans ... also an accomplished high school golfer, finishing second at the state tournament as a junior.
Personal Full name is Alexia Renee Heist ... daughter of Chuck and Bea Heist ... has two sisters, Andrea and Alyssa ... father played baseball at UTEP and in the minor leagues for three years ... majoring in business and entrepreneurship, with hopes of opening her own business or working in the golf industry ... hobbies include golf, ping pong, tennis and baking.