2 Ali Rambis
2 Ali Rambis
City: Manhattan Beach
State: California
ZIP Code: 90264
Height: 5-9
Weight: 130
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Mira Costa
Previous College: Santa Clara University
Position: DS
Major: Business

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010: Played in 85 sets … finished season with 17 service aces and 27 digs … had three service aces and three digs vs. Portland State (Sept. 10) … two aces and dug four digs vs. CSU Northridge (Sept. 10) … dug three balls vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 18) and three more vs. Pepperdine (Oct. 2) … two aces and one dig vs. Gonzaga (Oct. 9) … aced one ball and dug three vs. St. Mary’s (Nov. 13).

HIGH SCHOOL: 2010 graduate of Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, Calif., where she played volleyball for Coach Lisa Zimmerman ... team was 26-8 in 2009, including 7-0 in the Bay Conference in 2009, making the CIF semi-finals...Honor Roll member.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Kurt and Linda Rambis ... father Kurt is the head coach of the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves and is a Santa Clara graduate, where he played from 1976 to 1980, becoming its second leading rebounder and all-time leading scorer with 1,736 points. During his Santa Clara years he was awarded the WCC Freshman of the Year and the WCC Conference Player of the Year as a senior. His jersey #34 was retired on Dec. 29, 2008 ... mother Linda is a graduate of Florida State and is the Manager, Special Projects at the Los Angeles Lakers ... 
has two older brothers Jesse and Jordan (Jesse plays volleyball for AVP) ... her hobbies are volleyball, traveling and going to the beach ... she plans to continue to play volleyball after college and is majoring in Business.

Why She Chose Santa Clara University:
"I've loved Santa Clara my whole life and from the moment I stepped on campus on my recruiting trip, I knew this was the school I wanted to go to. The teahcers are all great and the students are all so nice too. Every aspect of this school is great and exactly what I was looking for in a college which made it an easy choice for me to come here."