Cal Volleyball BIO
Nikki Gombar
Player Profile:
Nikki Gombar 1250347
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'0"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Rome, Italy
High School: Marymount International School of Rome
Experience: 1 Letter

As a Sophomore (2013):

•Sat out the season as a redshirt

•Returned to play extensively on Cal's European Tour last summer

•Was member of the Bears' No. 3 doubles pair during sand volleyball season last spring

As a Freshman (2012):

•Played in all 31 matches, primarily in the back row

•Led the Bears with 26 service aces

•Ranked fourth on the team with 2.02 digs per game

•Tallied six aces in a win over Oregon State

High School/Club Ball:

•As a freshman, was named All-Europe Outside Hitter and All-European First Team

•Worked part time at American Embassy in community relations and volunteered with fellow Marymount students on activities such as clothing drives for earthquake victims in L'Aquila, Italy,

•Played on the Italian National Youth Team

•Selected to advance and play on Series B1 Regional Champion Club Team VolleyRo, Casal dei Pazzi


•Plans to major in Economics

•Brother Gianluca played rugby for Florida State

•Father played football and rowed at American International College in Massachusetts

•Mother played volleyball at Universita' di Varese in Italy

•Notes her best sports moment is being one of the players chosen to represent Italy on the Italian National Youth Team past two years

•Italian is her first language but also enjoys speaking Spanish and English

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