Ali Daley
Ali Daley

Player Profile

Grass Valley, CA

High School:
Nevada Union HS/Long Beach State

Last College:
Long Beach State




Daley earned All-Pac-10 honorable mention accolades after placing second on the team with 3.69 kills per game and 3.66 digs per game and first with 4.48 points per game, 39 aces and 16 block solos ... recorded a team-high 23 double-doubles, including nine straight from Oct. 27 to Nov. 24 ... started all 32 matches she appeared in, playing in 118 games ... was third in total blocks (94), averaging 0.80 blocks per game ... was fifth in the Pac-10 in aces per game (0.33) and 10th in digs per game ... had a team-high 1,413 attempts, the third highest single-season total in UCLA history ... her 432 digs were the seventh-most in a single season and her 3.66 digs per game were the eighth-highest total for one year ... led the Bruins in kills during 16 matches, including a career-high 26 against Oregon State on Oct. 12 ... also had a career-best 25 digs against the Beavers, making her the first Bruin to post a 20-20 match since Nov. 2, 2001 (Ashley Bowles) ... posted 21 kills in a win at San Diego, one of 28 double-figure kills matches, which tied for the team lead ... surpassed the 1,000 career kill mark at Oregon State (Nov. 8) ... had 24 straight matches with at least 10 kills (Sept. 3-Nov. 24) ... swung a season-best .364 (15-3-33) in a victory against Arizona State on Sept. 21 ... recorded double figures in digs a team-best 25 times, posting at least 20 digs in matches against Oregon State (25) on Oct. 12, at California (21) on Sept. 27 and at Pepperdine (20) on Nov. 20 ... led the team in digs nine times ... had an ace in 25 of 32 matches, including three on four occasions ... registered at least five blocks in seven contests, tying a career high with seven blocks (two solos, five assists) in a win against Arizona (Sept. 20) ... set a career best with three solo roofs in a victory at Arizona State (Nov. 23) ... led the Bruins in points 14 times, posting a career-high 29.5 against Oregon State (Oct. 12).

Started 26 of the 36 matches she appeared in, playing in 111 of a possible 128 games ... was fourth on the team with 2.92 kills per game, third with 23 aces and fifth with 2.29 digs per game ... posted six double-doubles, 15 double-figure kills matches and nine double-figure digs contests ... led the Bruins with 16 kills and a season-high 15 digs in the National semifinal against Nebraska, hitting .366 for the match ... also had double-doubles against Florida on Sept. 2 (15 kills, 11 digs), Florida International on Sept. 15 (10, 10), Oregon on Sept. 21 (16, 13), Oregon State on Sept. 22 (11, 14) and Arizona on Oct. 6 (14, 10) ... posted season highs in kills (19) and points (20) against Maryland on Sept. 16, also hitting .531 ... made a season-high seven blocks and tied a year-best with three aces in the Regional semifinal victory over Oklahoma on Dec. 8.

Named Big West Conference Freshman of the Year and All-Big West first team during her 2005 campaign at Long Beach State ... was a two-time Big West Player of the Week (Sept. 26 and Nov. 7) ... ranked sixth in the conference in hitting percentage at .314 and ninth in kills per game at 3.47 ... also averaged 2.16 digs per game ... had a season-high 24 kills against Saint Mary's on Sept. 24 ... went three consecutive matches (Oct. 14-22) without an attack error, recording 30 kills on 55 attacks for a .545 hitting percentage during that stretch.

Daley attended Nevada Union High School in Grass Valley, Calif. ... was the first freshman to make the varsity volleyball team, starting at outside hitter ... broke numerous scoring records in her junior season with 562 kills, helping the Miners to Metro, Sac Joaquin and Northern California Division I Championships ... Nevada Union placed second in the state championship, where Daley was named to the All-Tournament Team ... named to Prep Volleyball Top-15 list and also earned All-American honors ... compiled 814 kills, 439 digs, 164 blocks and 105 aces in her senior campaign, leading the state in each category, earning league, school and Sacramento Bee MVP honors and helping the Miners to another sweep of the Metro, Sac Joaquin and Northern California Championships ... was a member of the 2004 and 2005 A-2 Junior National Team.

Born Allison Nichole Daley on Dec. 16, 1986 in Grass Valley, Calif. ... parents are Janice and Gary Daley ... brother, Gary Jr., is a right-handed pitcher who was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals with the 106th pick of the 2006 Major League Baseball draft ... also has two older sisters, Kacy and Angela ... uncle, Pete Daley, was a major league catcher for seven seasons ... Ali played 10 years of Little League baseball, playing second base, pitcher and catcher ... once led her marching band down Main Street at Disneyland ... majoring in sociology.

Ali Daley's Career Statistics
2005 Stats at Long Beach State


Ali Daley's Match Highs
Italicized are Highs at LBSU

KILLS26, vs. Oregon State (10/12/07)
TOTAL ATTACKS66, vs. Oregon State (10/12/07)
HITTING PCT (MIN. 10 KILLS).733 (11-0-15), at UC Davis (10/22/05)
.531 (19-2-32), at Maryland (9/16/06)
SERVICE ACES3, 7 Times (1 at LBSU, 6 at UCLA)
DIGS25, vs. Oregon State (10/12/07)
BLOCK SOLOS3, at Arizona State (11/23/07)
BLOCK ASSISTS7, vs. Oklahoma (12/8/06)
TOTAL BLOCKS7.0 (0-7), vs. Oklahoma (12/8/06)
7.0 (2-5), vs. Arizona (9/20/07)
POINTS29.5, vs. Oregon State (10/12/07)