|Hometown:||Palo Alto, Calif.|
|High School:||Palo Alto (Foothill College)|
AS A JUNIOR IN 2013: Played in 11 games, started in four … collected 47 blocks and seven steals … gained three blocks vs. Fresno Pacific on Feb. 2 … collected seven saves vs. Colorado St. on Apr. 7.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012: Played in 14 matches for the Broncos … recorded 38 blocks to go along with two steals and two assists … played the entire second half against both nationally-ranked Stanford and Indiana.
AS A FRESHMAN AT FOOTHILL COLLEGE IN 2010-11: Was terrific for Foothill College as a true freshman … named an All-American player and First Team All-Coast Conference selection … led Foothill to the 2010 Coast Conference Championship, winning the regular season title and the league’s postseason tournament … also named an All-Northern California player following the 2010 state championship … played with current SCU teammate Kendall Preston at Foothill.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from nearby Palo Alto High School … starred in both water polo and swimming for the Lady Vikes … three-year varsity water polo goalie and senior season team captain while also competing with the prestigious Stanford Club program … named honorable mention All-American at the 2008 Junior Olympics held in Irvine, Calif. … 2009 All-Central Coast Section (CCS) pick her senior season … 2009 First Team All-Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) De Anza Division player … helped the Palo Alto swim team to the SCVAL De Anza Division Championship as a junior - their seventh consecutive league title.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Shahdad and Patricia Afshar ... has two brothers, Ben and Cyrus … enjoys baking going to the beach and napping ... excellent student, having earned ACWPC All-Academic honors during her collegiate career as well as a Foothill Athletic Scholar in 2010 … majoring in Political Science with a double minor in Economics and AIMS.