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    Ally Arca
    Ally Arca

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    San Leandro, Calif.

    High School:
    Head-Royce School

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    D



    2010: Played in 14 games and started nine ... Moved into the starting lineup midway through her senior year and gave the Wildcat defense a huge boost ... Helped Northwestern back line record shutouts against #3 UCLA (8/29), Illinois State (9/17) and Iowa (10/21) ... Recorded first career shot against the Hawkeyes ... Named Northwestern's Most Improved Player ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2009: Made lone appearance of the year in season finale vs. Illinois (11/6) ... Played 19 second-half minutes in NU's rivalry victory.

    2008: Did not compete in any games ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007: Appeared in eight games ... First collegiate appearance came in 3-2 win over UNC Greensboro (9/7).

    High School: Four years on Bay Oaks club team ... Team finished second place at 2006 Cal Cup ... Advanced to second round of 2006 State Cup ... Three-year letter winner on defense ... Team won league championship from 2003-06 ... Three-year letter winner in basketball ... Honorable Mention All-League in basketball ... Won Oakland Tribune Athlete of the Week for basketball ... Team won league basketball championship from 2003-06.

    Personal: Born Alexandra Arca ... Daughter of Sherry Smith and Philip Arca ... Mother Sherry Smith played volleyball and basketball at Santa Clara ... Uncle Terry Smith played basketball at Stanford ... Played with current Wildcat Kay Sampson ... Majoring in social policy.

    Arca's Stats

    Year GP/S Shots G A Pts GWG
    2007 8/0 0 0 0 0 0
    2008 0/0 0 0 0 0 0
    2009 1/0 0 0 0 0 0
    2010 14/9 1 0 0 0 0
    CAREER 23/9 1 0 0 0 0