2 Chelsey Lowe
2 - Chelsey Lowe
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Yorba Linda, Calif.
High School: Esperanza HS
Position: L

As a junior, Chelsey tallied 312 total digs, third on the team ... She had an average of 2.81 digs per set... She was one of four Gauchos to appear in all 111 sets... She totaled 19 aces, placing her third among her teammates... On Nov. 13, Chelsey recorded 30 digs against Pacific, a career-high, and followed up that performance with a 29-dig match against UC Riverside ... She had four games in which she recorded at least 18 digs.

As a sophomore - her first season as a Gaucho - she made the move to libero ... Finished eighth in the Big West with her 3.71 digs per set ... Tallied 442 total digs, over 100 more than her next closest teammate ... Was one of only four players to see action in all 119 of UCSB's sets ... Was third on the team with 27 service aces, holding an average of 0.23 per set ... Her 0.29 aces per set in Big West action was eighth in the conference ... In conference play, Chelsey averaged 3.52 digs per set ... Had a career-high 26 digs twice - on Oct. 13 vs. Pepperdine and Oct. 23 at UC Irvine ... Had double-digit digs in all but five matches ... Picked up at least 20 digs in five matches and had at least 15 digs in 15 matches ... In NCAA Tournament match vs. St. Mary's had 18 digs ... Had three service aces on three occasions, all against nationally-ranked teams - Sept. 4 at San Diego, Sept. 26 vs. UC Irvine and Oct. 23 at UC Irvine ... Posted 23 digs on three separate occasions.

University of San Francisco
Played in 67 games, spanning 27 matches in her freshman season...Averaged 1.40 digs per set and finished sixth on the team with 94 total digs...Tallied nine service aces...Had 37 kills, an average of 0.55 per set...Assisted on four blocks...Also had 12 assists...Team finished second in West Coast Conference before losing in first round of NCAA Tournament to Duke (3-2).

High School
A 2008 graduate of Esperanza High where she was a three-year letter-winner... three-time All-Sunset League, including a first team selection as a senior... won team MVP honors after averaging a double-double as a senior...Played for coach Isaac Owens...Lifted the Aztecs to a pair of Sunset League titles...Helped Esperanza to CIF Division 1-AA title in 2005 where the Aztecs were state regional finalists...Named All-Tournament Team at the Torrey Pines Tournament in 2005...Named to Orange County All-Star Team in her senior season...Also competed in the high jump where she finished second in the Sunset League and qualified for the CIF championships.

Played for Golden West for five years under Kevin Hitt and Craig Pizanti...Also played one year for the Long Beach Volleyball Club for coach Carlos Briceno...Helped Golden West club team to a Junior Olympics runner-up showing and earned all-tournament honors... also competed on the beach and took third in the AAU in Huntington Beach.

Chelsey Anne Lowe was born April 3, 1990 in Anaheim, Calif. to Jerry and Kathy Lowe ... Is a global studies major at UCSB ... Career aspiration is to become a teacher or do something in business/design ... Was a Scholar Athlete (3.0 GPA or higher) at USF ... Was also on Principle's List at Esperanza and High Honor Roll ... Nickname is C-Lowe ... Enjoys going to the beach, eating frozen yogurt, taking naps, reading, snowboarding, vacationing in Mexico and going to the lake ... Favorite movie is "Zoolander" ... Enjoys reading the Twilight and Harry Potter series and also lists each among her favorite flicks ... Calls her parents her personal heroes...Most memorable athletic achievement is making the NCAA Tournament in 2009 with the Gauchos ... Sister, Brittany, was a two-time All-WCC First Team outside hitter at Santa Clara.