|Hometown:||Santa Maria, Calif.|
|High School:||St. Joseph HS|
|Previous College:||San Diego State|
Transferred to UCSB.
Played middle blocker for San Diego State...NIRSA All-American.
Played middle blocker at Saint Joseph High School...Three-time All-Padres League...Third Team All-CIF in 2000...Single-match highs of 43 kills, 21 blocks and 12 digs.
Born August 1, 1981...Double major in math and global studies major...Minor in high school math teaching and education...Aspires to become a teacher...Parents are Steve and Rhonda Nelson.