3 Alanna Simpkins
3 Alanna Simpkins
Height: 5-8
Year: Junior
Hometown: Santa Cruz, Calif.
High School: Soquel
Position: Driver
College: 3V

AS A JUNIOR IN 2005: Scored a goal and added three steals in an 8-7 win over Sonoma State on Feb. 5 ... added two goals later in the day to a 16-3 victory over CS Monterey Bay ... netted two goals in a 7-3 win over CS San Bernardino at the Slugfest Tournament on Feb. 26 ... had another multi-goal game on April 2, this time in a 13-7 win over CS East Bay ... scored twice in a 13-6 WWWPA first-round win over CS San Bernardino on April 29 ... netted two goals in a third-place game 10-7 loss to UC San Diego on May 1

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004: Netted 31 goals and 25 assists... started all 37 contests.... added 26 steals and drew 25 kick outs... scored two goals in season opener against CS Hayward... added a pair against Hawaii at the Stanford Invitational... netted two more against Sonoma State at the Slugfest Invitational... drew four kick outs against CS San Bernardino later that afternoon... added three goals against Occidental... netted three goals against Pacific at the Davis Shootout... netted four steals and one goal at home against Sonoma State... added three goals against UC Santa Cruz... netted three assists against Chapman in the third round of the WWPA Championship... scored against CS San Bernardino in the fifth-place game.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003: Started all 38 matches... tallied 24 goals... scored two goals against No. 19 CS Bakersfield, Sonoma State, and McAlaster... drew three kick-outs against CS Northridge at the Slugfest Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Soquel (Calif.) High School under head coach Mark Garrett... helped team win the water polo league championships and compete in the Central Coast Section all four years... earned first-team CCS in 2001... was team captain her senior season... named County Freshman of the Year... awarded County Sophomore of the Year... swam all four years... led team to swimming league championship title in 1999 and 2000 while earning a second place finish in 2001... received the Coaches Award in 1999 and the Hardest Working Girl Award in 2000 for swimming... competed in CCS for swimming three years... volunteered at Jacobs Heart and Live Oak Family Resource Center... designed and sewed costumes for school play in 2000... member of Pier to Pier Committee, Youth Church Group, Rotary/Interact Club, and Key Club... was a Link Crew Leader and participated in Jr. Guards Program and Competitions... played club water polo for four years and was named high scorer in 2001... participated in Area Camp Water Polo for three years.

PERSONAL: Parents are Bill and Brigid Simpkins... has a younger brother Russell... father played water polo for Stanford... cousin Mike Bordoni runs track at Stanford... her uncle, Jim Bordoni also ran for Stanford... interests include sailing, going to the beach and dancing... is majoring in business.


Simpkins' Career Statistics

Year GP-GS Shots Goals Assists Shot Pct. Steals TO KO Against KO Drawn
2003 38-38 - 24 - - - - - -
2004 37-37 61 31 25 .508 26 18 9 25
Career 75-75 61 55 25 - 26 18 9 25