CALIFORNIA: Enters her fourth season as a middle hitter for the Golden Bears...has started every match of her Cal career (93) and is a 2005 team captain...was invited to the USA National Team tryouts in Colorado Springs in February 2005...is sixth on the Cal all-time career hitting percentage list (.232) and seventh on the Bears' career block list (310)...
as a JUNIOR in 2004 was named honorable mention All-Pac-10 and honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic...was second on the team with 109 blocks (ninth in Pac-10, 1.05 bpg)...had 15 kills, a .371 hitting percentage (15k, 2e, 35att) and seven block assists against Saint Mary's in the NCAA second round Dec. 3...finished with 12 kills and 10 digs versus Pacific in the NCAA first round Dec. 2...recorded 12 kills with six block assists versus Washington Nov. 19, and had 15 kills, 13 digs and three block solos versus UCLA Nov. 5...hit .343 with a season-high 16 kills and 19 digs versus Stanford Oct. 31...had a career-high three block solos versus Oregon State Oct. 16 and a season-high eight block assists versus Oregon Oct. 15...finished with 14 kills at Stanford Oct. 1...hit .556 (10k, 0e, 18att) versus Arizona State Sept. 23...hit .500 (11k, 1e, 20att) versus UC Irvine Sept. 19...was named to the Golden Bear Invitational all-tournament team with 17 kills against UC Santa Barbara and Texas A&M Sept. 10-11...hit .400 (12k, 2e, 25att) at Houston Sept. 5...
as a SOPHOMORE in 2003 hit .284 with 25 service aces, 163 digs and 119 total blocks...had eight kills and two service aces against Georgia Tech in the NCAA Regional Dec. 12...had two solo blocks and five block assists versus Saint Mary's Dec. 5, and seven kills with only one error in 12 attempts (.500) versus Michigan Dec. 6 in the NCAA first and second rounds...recorded a career-high 10 block assists at Long Beach State Nov. 29...had a career-high 17 kills versus Oregon State Nov. 20...recorded 10 kills and seven total blocks versus Arizona State Nov. 1, and 14 kills at Washington State Oct. 23...had 14 digs and nine block assists versus UCLA Oct. 17...hit .692 with nine kills versus Washington State Sept. 25...had a .800 hitting percentage with nine kills and one error in 10 attempts versus Cal Poly Sept. 13...was named honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic...
as a FRESHMAN in 2002 finished third on the team in service aces (28), digs (323) and total blocks (82)...had seven kills versus Santa Clara, and 12 digs and four total blocks versus UC Santa Barbara in the NCAA Tournament first and second rounds...recorded eight kills and a career-high 22 digs at Washington Nov. 16...had 21 digs at Arizona State Oct. 11, and nine kills with a .412 hitting percentage at Oregon State Sept. 28.
HIGH SCHOOL: At Carondelet High School was first team All-Bay Valley League, first team All-East Bay in the Contra Costa Times and team MVP as a senior...as a junior was first team all-league and second team All-East Bay...helped her team to North Coast Section titles in 1999 and 2001...competed for the Golden Bear volleyball club team along with Cal teammate Alexis Kollias.
PERSONAL: Alicia Ryan Powers was born August 28, 1984 in Berkeley, Calif....parents are Robert and Suzi Powers...has a sister, Monica, 17, and a brother, Jeff, 15...is majoring in public health and integrative biology and was accepted to the Education Abroad Program to study biology in Northeastern Australia next spring.
Career Highs Kills: 17 vs. Oregon State, 11/20/03 Attempts: 44 vs. USC, 11/4/04 Service Aces: 3 vs. Northern Arizona, 8/30/02 Digs: 22 at Washington, 11/16/02 Block Solos: 3 vs. Oregon State, 10/16/04; vs. UCLA, 11/15/04 Block Assists: 10 at Long Beach State, 11/29/03 Total Blocks: 10 at Long Beach State, 11/29/03