2 - Kali Nelson
Kali Nelson
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Palos Verdes, Calif.
High School: Peninsula
Position: OH

2007: Switched from outside to opposite hitter and earned honorable mention All-Ivy recognition...Played in 86 games and all 26 matches, making 16 starts...Finished fourth on the team with 164 kills...Averaged 1.93 kills, 1.01 digs, 0.75 blocks and 0.51 assists per game...Recorded double-digit kills five times, including a season-high 12 at Cornell (Nov. 3)...Tallied a career-high eight assists in a five-game win over Dartmouth on Oct. 27...Had a career-high seven blocks against Princeton (Nov. 11) on Senior Day.

2006: Slowed by an injury early in the season, but still appeared in 51 games...Finished third on the team with 139 kills and 2.73 kills per game...Also tallied 61 digs and 12 aces...Named to the Courtyard by Marriott Yale Classic all-tournament team after posting at least 12 kills in all three matches...Reached double-digit kills seven times, and had nine on three other occasions...Posted a season-high 15 kills in wins over Central Connecticut (Sept. 23) and Harvard (Oct. 13)...Had a season-high seven digs four times...Registered three service aces and three blocks at Brown on Sept. 29.

2005: Appeared in 51 games...Picked up 97 kills and 41 digs...Had a season-best 13 kills on Sept. 10 against Ball State in the Georgetown Invitational...Also picked up 18 blocks and six assists on the season.

2004: Started for most of the season, playing in 91 games...Led the Bulldogs with a career-best 26 kills on .375 hitting in the regular-season finale against Brown that clinched a share of the Ivy League championship for the Bulldogs...Added 16 kills and 10 digs in Yale's win against Cornell to claim the NCAA berth...Notched 15 kills in the NCAA Tournament against Albany...Finished the season ranked fourth on the team with 222 kills (2.44 per game) and third with 55 blocks (0.60 per game).

Before Yale: Named team MVP at Peninsula High School during her senior season...Tabbed the most outstanding player of the Bay League and an all-area first team selection in 2003...A 2003 All-CIF Division I Southern Section second-team pick...Competed for the Southern California Volleyball Club in 2003 and 2004...Named Most Improved Player following the 2002 season at Peninsula...A State of California Governor's Award Program recipient.