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#5 Alissa Santa Maria
Position: Setter
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
City/State: Yorba Linda, Calif.
High School: El Dorado
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Santa Maria Photos

Senior Year (2012)
Santa Maria concluded her collegiate career by appearing in 24 sets for the Big Green...Totaled 89 assists and was second on the team in assists per set...Registered one ace and 31 digs... Had a season best 10 digs against Penn on Oct. 27...Had at least 10 assists in four matches... Tallied 23 assists against Fairfield on Sept. 1.

Junior Year (2011)
Santa Maria had her best season yet for the Big Green with 676 assists in 75 sets ... The season assist total marked a career high for the California native, surpassing her previous high of 392 set her freshman year ... Named Honorable Mention All-Ivy, after leading Dartmouth in assists ... Was third in the conference in assists per set at 9.01 ... Was second on the team in service aces with 24 ... Had a season-high 59 assists in a five-set loss to NJIT ... Totaled at least 50 assists in five matches ... Recorded nine double-doubles, including a 59 assist 20 dig performance against NJIT ... The 20 digs also marked a career high ... Ended the year third on the team in digs with 192 ... Her 676 assists marked the ninth-highest single-season total in program history ... Is fifth on the all-time assists list with 1,434.

Sophomore Year (2010)
Recorded 366 assists and 98 digs in 40 sets ... Tallied a career-high 32 kills and eight service aces ... Averaged 2.45 digs per set and had 98 digs ... had a career-high eight kills at Penn on Oct. 15 ... Recorded a season-high 57 assists at Cornell on Oct. 30 ... The 57 assists were the highest total by any Big Green player in 2010.

Freshman Year (2009)
Played in 40 sets for the Big Green … Had 16 kills with a .255 kill percentage … Recorded 392 assists along with four service aces … One of six to record triple digit digs with 131 … Hit over .500 in two seperate matches … Had a season-high four kills against Columbia … Had 60 assists against Brown for a season-high … Recorded a season-high 17 digs against Yale … Was named the Ivy League's Rookie of the Week twice.

Before Dartmouth
Letterwinner in volleyball, softball and basketball at El Dorado High School … Team was the Century League champions two years in a row and was CIF participants.

Off the Court
A scholar athlete two years in a row … Was honorable mention Century League as a senior … Member of the national honor society and the California Scholarship Federation … Was a distinguished/collegiate scholar and valedictorian of her senior class … Named the 2009 Scholar Athlete as well as the mathematics student for the class of 2009.

Personal
Daughter of Al and Sandy … Has one sister, Amanda whoe played softball at Mercer University … Is interested in studying engineering while at Dartmouth … Would like to be involved in dance, science club or outdoor club … Enjoys traveling and biking … She studied gymnastics for seven years and competed at the state level, taking sixth place at a regional competition.

 

Santa Maria's Career Statistics
Year Sets K K/S A A/S SA SE D D/S BA BS
2012 24 0 0.00 89 3.71 1 2 31 1.29 0 0
2011 75 6 0.08 676 9.01 24 26 192 2.56 14 0
2010 40 32 0.80 366 9.15 8 14 98 2.45 15 0
2009 40 16 0.40 392 9.80 4 11 131 3.28 1 7
Totals 179 54 0.35 1,523 8.51 37 53 452 2.52 30 7
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