2006 (Freshman): As a freshman, recorded career highs in kills and attacks against Kansas State with four and five, respectively... Recorded career high in blocks with three against Kansas State... Recorded an ace against Virginia.
2006 (Freshman): Sat out season as a redshirt.
High School: A graduate of Chino Hills High in Chino Hills, California... was named most improved player of Chino Hills High in 2004... honored with a place on the All-Sierra League in 2004 and 2005.
Personal: Born May 23, 1988, in Fullerton, Calif., to Michael and Shelley Minardo... father Michael is a printer and graduate of Cal Poly Pomona... mother Shelley works as a graphic artist and attended Cal Poly Pomona and Idaho State where she played volleyball ... has one brother, Chris, 23, who is currently a student-athlete at Cal State Fullerton and is currently working on his masters degree ... enjoys music, swimming, drawing and graphic design... majoring in architecture.