Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6-0
Birthdate: Sept. 1, 1981
Birthplace: Fresno, Calif.
Hometown: Fresno, Calif.
Residence: Seal Beach, Calif.
Education: UCLA (2003)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
INTERNATIONAL/CLUB
: Halted 25 shots during 2007 Holiday Cup...Thwarted 19 shots during 2007 Pan American Games...Played the bulk of minutes in cage at Super Final 2007 denying 32 shots...Member of 2007 World Championship and 2006 Holiday Cup teams...Helped Team USA to silver-medal finish at the 2005 FINA World Championships where she blocked 56 percent of shots...First joined the National Team Program in 1998 as a member of the Youth National Team.

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION HIGHLIGHTS:
2008 Olympic Games, Beijing, China, 2nd place
2007 Pan American Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1st Place
2007 FINA World League Super Final, Montreal, Canada, 1st Place
2007 FINA World Championships, Melbourne, Australia, 1st Place
2006 Holiday Cup, Los Alamitos, Calif., 1st Place
2005 FINA World Championships, Montreal, Canada, 2nd Place

PROFESSIONAL: In 2004 and 2005 spent time playing club water polo in Australia for Fremantle Mariners and won two National League Championships...Joined C.N. Odarreta, Alcorcon, a Spanish club team, for the 2005-06 season.

COLLEGE: In her 2003 senior season, led UCLA to NCAA Championship and named to NCAA All-Tournament Team...Served as UCLA's starting goalkeeper and received All-American honors all four years...Earned All-MPSF second-team honors as a junior...Named to MPSF and NCAA All-Tournament second teams in 2002...Earned MPSF honorable mention and named to NCAA second-team All-Tournament team in 2001...Received second-team All-National Collegiate Tournament accolades in 2000.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters in both water polo and swimming under head coach Eric Sullivan...Three-time first-team all-league selection and two-time league MVP...Two-time all-league tournament MVP...Earned all league tournament first-team honors for two straight years...Captained team her senior year...Named the All-Valley first team...Helped team win the league championships.

PERSONAL:
Brother, Dan, was a goalkeeper for UC Irvine water polo team...Received a bachelor's degree in psychology with a minor in French...Married on Aug. 25, 2007 in Point Loma, Calif., to Matt Komer...Cites her beach-side marriage proposal as her happiest moment in life...In her spare time enjoys working on her own jewelry line...Believes in recycling...Best part about water polo is being outdoors, the sun, competition, and teammates...Started playing because her brothers played...Keeps playing because she loves the sport...Likes to drink coffee...Big fan of James Bond...Enjoys asking ‘would you rather' questions.

  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • Favorite Movie: "Lord of the Rings," "Casino Royale," "Nacho Libre"
  • Favorite Actor: Will Ferrell
  • Favorite Actress: Julia Roberts
  • Favorite Songs: "Sleeping to Dream" by Jason Mraz and "Hide and Seek" by Imogen Heap
  • Personal Theme Song: "Such Great Heights" by Postal Service
  • Favorite Musicians: Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, Gorillaz
  • Favorite Color: Blue
  • Facebook or MySpace: Neither
  • Coolest Person You Know: Matt Komer (husband)
  • Best Present Ever Received: Engagement ring
  • Best Halloween Costume: Every year has been great
  • Magical Power if Available: Gills and webbed feet (ability to explore the ocean, etc.)
  • Sport to Play Other Than Water Polo: Tennis and Beach Volleyball