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Ally Carda


Height: 5'8"
Position: P/1B - R/R
Hometown: Elk Grove, California
School: UCLA
Graduation: 2015

2014 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top 3 Finalist
2011 ISF Junior World Champion
2010 Pan American (18-Under) Gold Medalist

2011 ISF Junior Women's World Champion
- Hit .500 with seven RBI and eight runs scored
- Was 1-0 in the circle with 23 strikeouts
-2010 Pan American (18-Under) Games Champion
- Started in seven of eight games, seeing time at designated hitter, first base and pitcher
- Worked 6.0 innings in three appearances in the circle, twice in relief
- Went 6-for-17 (.353) with seven RBI and six runs scored

2014 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top 3 Finalist
2014 NFCA All-American
2014 Pac-12 Conference Player of the Year
2013 NFCA All-American
2013 All Pac-12 Conference
2012 NFCA Second-Team All-West Region
2012 All Pac-12 Freshman Team


Has played with the Lady Magic since age 8
16-Under ASA National Champion
14-Under ASA National Championships, Ninth
12-Under ASA National Championships, Third

Parents: Jim and Heather Carda
Siblings: Two brothers, Eric (14) and Jack (13)
What does it mean for you to represent the United States: It is an honor. To think about representing a whole nation is something I never thought I would be able to do. Being here shows just how you can represent something bigger than yourself and that is an amazing feeling.
What she loves the most about softball:I love that you can also learn something new, whether it's about yourself or about the game, you can always improve everyday.
On why she chose to attend UCLA: I chose UCLA because it is the best of both worlds. They hold you to a high standard academically and athletically everyday. Everyone on campus is striving to be the best in the classroom and on their field of choice.


Three people I'd like to have dinner with: James Franco and Ellen Degeneres
Three things I hate doing: Laundry and shopping
Three things I love doing: Dancing, softball, going to the beach and rearranging my room
Three things I must have when I leave the house: My car keys (I always forget them when I leave my house though), deodorant and my phone
Three favorite drinks: Coke, cookies and cream milkshakes and orange juice

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