Name: Alexis (Lexi) Shifflett
Position: Setter
Sport: Sitting Volleyball
Height: 5-4
DOB: 5/12/1996
Birthplace: Owatonna, Minn.
Hometown: Waseca, Minn.
High School: Waseca High School
College: DeVry University ‘21, Business Administration and Management
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2016, 2020); Two-time Paralympic medalist (2 golds)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, gold
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – silver
  • Years of participation: 2014, 2018
  • Medals: 2 (2 silvers)
  • Silver – 2018; 2014
Personal: Parents are John and Katie Shifflett...Has sisters named Natalie and Michaela...Played softball and volleyball all four years at Waseca High School and previously participated in gymnastics and dance...Favorite athlete is three-time beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings...Born with fibular hemimelia, and was born without her ankle bones and a few toes on her right leg...Named the 2015 USA Volleyball Female Sitting Team Most Improved Player...Hobbies include kayaking, rock climbing and make-up...Got engaged to Alex Patterson in October 2020.