Columbia Volleyball BIO
Ara Peterson
Player Profile:
Ara Peterson 2258044
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'1"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Menlo Park, Calif.
High School: Sacred Heart Prep

2015 (First-Year): Played in 14 matches, starting in a pair ... averaged 1.30 kills per set with an attacking percentage of .218 ... set a career-high with five blocks against American (Sept. 12) ... finished with six kills, a service ace, three digs and a pair of blocks in her first collegiate start against Northeastern (Sept. 11). 

Before Columbia: A 2015 graduate of Sacred Heart Prep in Atherton, California … Specialized as a middle hitter and opposite hitter for the Gators … Also spent time playing for the Redrock Volleyball Club … Did not play volleyball until high school, as she grew up playing soccer, gymnastics and dancing … Will attend the Fu School of Engineering and Applied Sciences …  Daughter of Jim and Teling Peterson.


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