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31 - Ali Lixandru
Ali Lixandru
Height: 5-2
Year: So.-SQ
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Pinnacle
Position: F
Major: Exercise Science

Academic Notes: Plans to major in exercise science...3.74 weighted high school GPA...Member of high school's National Honors Society and Society of Women Scholars.

2013 (Freshman): Played in seven games with one start… Played against Lamar, UNLV, Grand Canyon, Colorado State, Hawaii, Southern Utah and North Dakota … Played a season-high 47 minutes against UNLV.

 

High School: Two-year letter winner and starter in soccer at Pinnacle HS...Received team's Most Improved award in 2012...Helped team to two consecutive state semifinal appearances in 2012 and 2013...Helped team compile 26-1 record the last two seasons...Team was the 2012-13 Arizona Showcase Tournament champions...Also played for three club soccer teams most recently SC del Sol...Helped SC del Sol win the 2012 Surf Cup College Showcase...Club team was a 2011-12 State Cup finalist.

Personal: Alexandra Alina Lixandru was born Nov. 1, 1995 in Glendale, Ariz....Daughter of Alex and Kim Lixandru...Father, Alex, played semi-professional soccer for five years for the Phoenix Hearts...One younger sister, Kaeli...Aunt, Christy, attended NAU...Most memorable moment was winning the Surf Cup College Showcase...Admires her parents because they've given her every opportunity to do what she loves...Chose NAU because of the good academic programs, good environment and college town and the soccer program...Also considered Arizona State and Grand Canyon.