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2 - Ali Loynachan
Ali Loynachan
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Whitby, Ontario, Canada
High School: Sinclair
Position: OH/RS

2010: Played in 21 matches, starting 17… Ranked fourth on the squad with 127 kills and fifth with a career-high 165 digs… Recorded a double-double with 11 kills and 18 digs at New Hampshire on Oct. 16… Hit double-digit kills five times, including a season-high 11 three times… Earned double-digit digs six times, including a career-high 20 at Stony Brook on Nov. 7… Named to the America East Honor Roll.

 

2009: Named to the 2009 America East All-Rookie Team after appearing in 19 matches, starting 11… Made her Retriever debut at the Madison Bingaman Memorial Tournament on Aug. 29, earning double-digit kills in both matches and a spot on the All-Tournament team… Recorded three-straight double-digit kill matches before missing a month of action due to mononucleosis… Finished first on the team in hitting percentage (.241)... Named conference Rookie of the Week for the week ending Sept. 6… Named to the America East Honor Roll.

 

Background: Won the 2009 Under-18 Provincial and National Championship with her club team, Durham Attack Black… Named to the All-Star team of the 2009 National Championship Tournament… Selected to attend the 2007 Canadian Youth National Team Training Camp… Selected to the 2008 Under-18 Team Ontario as a 17-year old… Led Sinclair Secondary to three straight Lake Ontario Secondary Schools Athletics titles from 2007 and 2009 and won the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations championship in 2008.

 

Personal: Daughter of Rod and Barb Loynachan… Has an older sister, Leah… Grandfather, Bob Goldham, played for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings of the NHL from 1941 to 1956 and won five Stanley Cups and was named an All-Star in 1955… Majoring in sociology... Born July 19, 1991.

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