Ali Nelson
Ali Nelson
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Santa Rosa, CA
Position: Port/Starboard

2011-12: Rowed 3rd seat for the Novice 4 line-up at Lexington Reservoir vs. Mills and Sonoma State … team finished third with a time of 9:41 … rowed 3rd seat for the II Eight race line-up at Sacramento vs. Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s, Portland, Creighton, LMU and University of San Diego … team finished 7th with a time of 7:45.

ATHLETIC EXPERIENCE:  First-year rower for Santa Clara as a sophomore transfer from Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. … she was a sprinter on the track and field team at CUA … participated in track and field, tennis and soccer in high school, earning honors in track and tennis.

PERSONAL: Born in Palo Alto, CA … Parents are Bill and Christine Nelson … attended Ursuline High School … she enjoys running, hiking and filming … majoring in Communication.