5 Torrey Van Winden
5 - Torrey Van Winden
Height: 6-3
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Napa, CA
High School: Vintage HS (UCLA)

Junior (2019)

Played in four matches before missing the rest of the season due to injury

Sophomore (2018)

Compiled an overall record of 19-9, all at the No. 1 spot ... went 19-8 with Tiadora Miric ... won Big West's first-ever Pairs Championship at the Big West Tournament ... named AVCA Beach All-American and First Team All-Big West ... won the bronze medal with Emily Sonny at the Collegiate Beach Pairs Championship, earning the opportunity to compete for team USA ... also paired with Sonny to win a gold medal at Porec Open in Croatia and a bronze medal at the World University Games in Munich

UCLA (2017)

Helped lead UCLA to its best beach volleyball season in program history ... made it to the NCAA Championships in Gulf Shores, AL. beating LSU and Pepperdine

Vintage HS (Napa, Calif.)
Played high school volleyball for her first three years as a Crusher, as her squad won three straight Monticello Empire League championships with a combined 42-3 run (79-18 overall) culminating in a trio of Sac-Joaquin Section playoff appearances ... advanced to the Division 1 tournament third round her freshman year and then to the Division 2 final in her sophomore and junior seasons ... earned all-league honors every season, before graduating early and enrolling at UCLA ... played soccer at VHS her senior year ... played club volleyball for Five Starz VB ... in beach volleyball, took fourth place at the 2016 FIVB U-21 World Championships in Switzerland ... also was an honors student and sang in choir.
 
Personal
Born in Santa Rosa, Calif. ... parents, Jim & Kelly (Strand), are each Cal Poly alumni who were also student-athletes ... Jim was an All-CCAA honorable mention basketball player as a senior in 1985-86 when Cal Poly won a conference title, finishing his career No. 6 in program history in rebounds (498), while Kelly was an All-PCAA First Team selection for the volleyball team in 1984-85, and still holds the single-match school record for hitting percentage (.850, vs. LMU) ... older sister Adlee is a Cal Poly teammate, entering her junior year in 2017 as an all-conference outside hitter for the Mustangs ... chose Cal Poly because it “feels like home” ... majors in Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration ... aspires to play pro beach volleyball.