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Aliza was born and raised in Lakeport, California. She has been playing volleyball since the age
of 12. She attended Clear Lake High School, where she was a 3 year varsity player and earned
MVP during her junior and senior year. She attended Mendocino College for 2 years and was
starting middle blocker both her freshman and sophomore year. She earned All-Conference
honors both years; honorable mention as a freshman and first-team as a sophomore.
In 2018, she moved to Irvine to transfer and attend Westcliff University on scholarship as an
Indoor and Beach volleyball player. She has been the starting middle blocker for Westcliff during
her junior and senior season. She is now completing her senior year at Westcliff and will
graduate in summer 2020.
Her coaching career began at Mendocino College, where she assisted coaching the 10-12 year
old girls club/clinic. Since moving to Irvine, she has also been coaching at Saddleback
Volleyball Club, assisting with Volley High.

 aliza atkins - Coach