Squad Profiles

2013 Profiles

Damisha CollinsImani GriffinJaclyn KreymborgMaiquel McLeishMaria Torres
Justine GananMichaela KellerHeather LeeKarlee TroehJasmine Wong
Makena GleedLisette KellyKarla MaciasSasheen TurnerCat Wright

88 damisha collins

  • Class:  Freshman
  • Position:  Middle Blocker
  • Height: 5-10
  • Hometown: Palm Springs, Calif.
  • High School: Mira Mesa
  • Birthday: June 1
  • Major: Liberal Studies
  • Season Goal: 8 kills and 8 blocks a game
  • Siblings: 3 brothers
  • Favorite Food/Restaurant: Chicken fettuccine alfredo
  • Favorite Movie: The Gladiator
  • Sports Idol/Mentor: The late Larry Wilson (my personal coach)
  • Hobbies: Roller coaster enthusiast

2 justine ganan

  • Class:  Sophomore
  • Position: Outside Hitter/Right Side
  • Height: 5-6
  • Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
  • High School: Mira Mesa
  • Birthday: August 30
  • Major: Biology
  • Awards: Scholar Athlete
  • Season Goal: First team all-league and transfer and play overseas
  • Siblings: Twin brother (Joshua) and two older sisters (Ashley and Victoria)
  • Pets: Shih Zhu named Neyo
  • Favorite Family Tradition: Every Christmas at my Grandma's casa 
  • Favorite Food/Restaurant: I love all kinds of food and my favorite restaurant is Roy's Hawaiian Cuisine
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Walking Dead
  • Sports Idol/Mentor: My Idols are Misty May and Kerri Walsh Jennings. My mentor would have to be my cousin and coach Tianna Taylor
  • Hobbies: I love to shop, play volleyball, surf, and tan

21 makena gleed

  • Class:  Sophomore 
  • Position: Middle Blocker
  • Height: 6-1
  • Hometown: Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
  • High School: Kealakehe
  • Birthday: June 13
  • Major: Nursing
  • Awards: Scholar Athlete (2012); Most Improved (2012)
  • Season Goal: To become a more dynamic player and to transfer with a scholarship
  • Siblings: One brother (Dylan)
  • Pets: Two dogs (Chili and Nakita)
  • Favorite Family Tradition: Everyone getting together for the holidays
  • Favorite Food/Restaurant: Sushi
  • Sports Idol/Mentor: Destinee Hooker/Chris Chappelle
  • Hobbies: Beach volleyball and soccer

32 imani griffin

  • Class:  Sophomore
  • Position: Middle Blocker
  • Height: 6-2
  • Hometown: Oceanside, Calif.
  • High School: Oceanside
  • Birthday: October 7
  • Major/Goal: Criminal Justice
  • Awards: Most Improved (2009), Most Spirited (2010), Leadership Award (2011), Most Influential (2012), All-PCAC Second Team (2012), PCAC Athlete of the Week (November, 2012)
  • Season Goal: To increase my vertical and unleash my full potential as a volleyball player.
  • Siblings: Two sisters (Brittany and Naima)
  • Pets: One bird (cookie) and two cats (Corta and Random)
  • Favorite Family Tradition: Sweet potato pie in the morning before Christmas and Thanksgiving
  • Favorite Food/Restaurant: Italian / Buco di Beppo
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Transformers
  • Sports Idol/Mentor: Foluke Akinrawedo
  • Hobbies: Singing, playing the piano and guitar, and writing

12 michaela keller

  • Class:  Freshman
  • Position: Outside Hitter
  • Height: 5-8
  • Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
  • High School: Serra
  • Birthday: March 4
  • Major: Business
  • Awards: Best Defensive Varsity Volleyball
  • Season Goal: Hit harder and be more consistent
  • Siblings: Marie, 20, and Megan, 11
  • Favorite Family Tradition: Summer beach house and Christmas baking
  • Favorite Food/Restaurant: Pizza/Pannera Bread
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Grease/Catfish
  • Sports Idol/Mentor: Misty May/Dad
  • Hobbies: Surfing, fishing, and other sports

8 lisette kelly

  • Class:  Freshman
  • Position: Right Side Opposite / Middle Back
  • Height: 5-8
  • Hometown: Lake Arrowhead, Calif.
  • High School: Rim of the World
  • Birthday: November 9
  • Major: Kinesiology/Journalism
  • Awards: 2013 CIF champions, Second Team All-League, 
  • Season Goal: Win, win, win, and fix my approach
  • Siblings: Luke, 13, Therese, 15
  • Pets: Cat
  • Favorite Family Tradition: Basque picnic, hunting trip
  • Favorite Food/Restaurant: Sushi
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: How I Met Your Mother
  • Sports Idol/Mentor: Blake Griffin
  • Hobbies: Swimming, fishing, hunting

50/4 Jaclyn Kreymborg

  • Class:  Sophomore 
  • Position: Libero / Setter
  • Height: 5-5
  • Hometown: Sacramento
  • High School: Franklin
  • Birthday: May 27
  • Major: Kinesiology
  • Awards: 2-time All-League Selection (DVC), Best Offensive Player, Second Team All-PCAC
  • Season Goal: Receive a scholarship and win state championship
  • Siblings: Lauren and Logan
  • Pets: Gertrude
  • Favorite Family Tradition: Family Sunday dinner
  • Favorite Food/Restaurant: My mom's pasta and gravy
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Pitch Perfect
  • Sports Idol/Mentor: Misty May-Treanor
  • Hobbies: Beach volleyball, coaching, baking, and hanging out with my team

15 heather lee

  • Class:  Sophomore 
  • Position: Middle Blocker
  • Height: 5-10
  • Hometown: California City, Calif.
  • High School: Desert
  • Birthday: July 26
  • Major: Medicine/Biochemistry
  • Awards: Most Improved, "Big Block" Award, Coaches Award, Most Dramatic and most likely to become an actress
  • Season Goal: Improve all the way around on each skill & perfect a slide hit
  • Siblings: Adrian, Courtney & Melissa (all sisters)
  • Pets: Bear, my dog
  • Favorite Family Tradition: Camping and laughing at the dinner table after a family meal
  • Favorite Food/Restaurant: Italian food, Olive Garden
  • Favorite Movie TV Show: Phineas and Ferb, NCIS, Bad Girls Club
  • Sports Idol/Mentor: Misty May
  • Hobbies: Cooking, hiking, laughing, dancing, listening to music

1 karla macias

  • Class:  Freshman
  • Position: Outside Hitter
  • Height: 5-6
  • Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
  • High School: Castle Park
  • Birthday: April 20
  • Major: Business
  • Season Goal: Be smarter on the court and become an all-around better player
  • Siblings: Jose (15), Fernanda (14), Sophia (13), Isabella (6)
  • Favorite Family Tradition: Going to Disneyland every year
  • Favorite Food/Restaurant: Sushi and Italian food/ Panera and Olive Garden
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Black Swan/Modern Family
  • Sports Idol/Mentor: Misty May/My mom
  • Hobbies: Ballet, dance, hiking, singing, movies, hanging out with my friends
22 maiquel mcleish

  • Class:  Freshman
  • Position: Outside Hitter
  • Height: 5-11
  • Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
  • High School: Newport Harbor
  • Birthday: August 22
  • Major/Goal: Political Science / History
  • Awards: MVP for Varsity basketball
  • Season Goal: To improve as a team and individually
  • Siblings: Shanay (19)
  • Favorite Family Tradition: Trip to Jamaica
  • Favorite Food/Restaurant: Anything my mom cooks. Jamaican, Hawaiian, Mexican foods
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Blow, The Vampire Diaries, Scandal, Hawaii Five-O
  • Sports Idol/Mentor: Bryce Harper, April Ross, Misty May-Treanor, and Kerri Walsh Jennings
  • Hobbies: Snowboarding, traveling, going to the beach, beach volleyball, and watching my little sister play soccer.

9 karlee troeh

  • Class:  Freshman
  • Position: Setter / Outside Hitter / RS
  • Height: 5-8
  • Hometown: Puyallup, Wash.
  • High School: Gov. John R. Rogers
  • Birthday: December 28
  • Major: Education
  • Awards: GPA Award; athletic awards
  • Season Goal: Learn new skills and get better at those skills (mostly setting)
  • Siblings: Sister, Karen
  • Pets: Dog (Kobe) and cat (Madison)
  • Favorite Family Tradition: Sitting around the dining room table cracking jokes and playing games with the whole family on Christmas or Thanksgiving
  • Favorite Food/Restaurant: All types
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: I like all movies; NCIS and Criminal Minds are my favorite shows
  • Hobbies: Volleyball, softball, cooking, and baking

6 sasheen turner

  • Class:  Sophomore
  • Position: Outside Hitter
  • Height: 5-8
  • Hometown: Portland, Ore.
  • High School: Parkrose
  • Birthday: June 6
  • Major: Public Relations / Cosmetology
  • Season Goal: Receive a scholarship and transfer
  • Siblings: Cabrea, Bryce, and Essence
  • Pets: Red Nose Bulldog (hopefully)
  • Favorite Family Tradition: Having barbecue's at home and inviting everyone
  • Favorite Food/Restaurant: Pasta & Sushi/ Chipotle
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Jumping The Broom/Say Yes to the Dress
  • Sports Idol/Mentor: Kobe Bryant, Doug Anderson/Jon Mason
  • Hobbies: Makeup, Shopping, Beach Volleyball, Cooking

88 maria torres

  • Class:  Freshman
  • Position: Middle Blocker / Outside Hitter
  • Height: 5-11
  • Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
  • High School: Belmont
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5 jasmine wong

  • Class:  Sophomore
  • Position: Outside Hitter / DS
  • Height: 5-7
  • Hometown: Lake Arrowhead, Calif.
  • High School: Rim of the World
  • Birthday: September 22
  • Major: Criminal Justice
  • Awards: Most Athletic, Scholar Athlete (4 years), Second Team All-League, All-PCAC Honorable Mention
  • Season Goal: Win conference
  • Siblings: Two brothers (Jason and Jared), and one sister (Josel)
  • Pets: Dog named Bear
  • Favorite Family Tradition: Going back to the Philippines
  • Favorite Food/Restaurant: All
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Up/Chicago Fire
  • Sports Idol/Mentor: Misty May
  • Hobbies: Volleyball, beach volleyball, basketball, wake boarding, and snow boarding

11 Cat wright

  • Class:  Sophomore
  • Position: Setter / Right Side
  • Height: 5-9
  • Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
  • High School: Olympian
  • Birthday: June 20
  • Major: Psychology
  • Awards: MVP, Most Inspirational
  • Season Goal: Have more assists than in my last season
  • Siblings: John (18) and Andreya (16)
  • Pets: Dog (Bruise)
  • Favorite Movie/TV Show: Pretty Little Liars
  • Sports Idol/Mentor: Jeff Hardy
  • Hobbies: Swim, surf, writing, drawing