|League||West Coast Conference (WCC)|
|Born||February 5 1990|
|Listed height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|High school||Bishop Montgomery|
Rheina Ale (born February 5, 1990) is an American basketball player who played guard for the University of San Francisco women's basketball team.
Ale is the daughter of Leroy and Sandra Ale. Her father Leroy played college football at the University of Oregon and her uncle Arnold played collegiate football at UCLA and Notre Dame before an NFL career with the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers.
Ale attended Bishop Montgomery High School in Torrance, California. Ale was a four-year starter for Bishop Montgomery and the was a four-time First Team Del-Rey, First Team All-Area selection (2009-12) and a two-time Second Team Division I-AA. As a senior she averaged 16.2 points, 8.0 rebounds. 4.0 assists, and 2.0 steals per game. She was named Del-Rey MVP and Bishop Montgomery Athlete of the Year, also played club basketball for the Cal Sparks in Southern California.
Freshmen Year Edit
Ale appeared in all 29 games, earning 28 starts, led the team with a .381 shooting percentage, hit 39 three's at a .390 clip, and posted a team-best .796 average at the free throw line. She scored in double-digits on 16 occasions, recorded a season-high 23 points, including four 3-pointers at Cal Poly (12/7/08), and became the second player in USF history to record a perfect 1.000 shooting percentage from the field, connecting on 9-for-9 from the field, including three 3-pointers against Northern Colorado (11/29/08).
Sophomore Year Edit
Ale elevated her game in her sophomore year. She earned All-West Coast Conference honorable mention accolades, and started all 32 games for USF. Ale ranked 33rd in the national in free throw percentage (.842), led the Dons in scoring (13.2), steals (34), field goal percentage (.369), three point percentage (.368) and free throw percentage while averaging 32.9 minutes per game. She also ranked 11th in the West Coast Conference in scoring, third in free throw percentage, sixth in 3-point field goal percentage and 3-point field goals made, and seventh in minutes played against all opponents, ranked 10th in assists (2.4), eighth in free throw percentage (.806) ninth in 3-point baskets made (20), eighth in defensive rebounds (60) and 10th in minutes played against league foes.
Alie paced USF in WCC action with 12.6 points, 4.9 rebounds per game, played 1,052 minutes for the most USF single season history, and led San Francisco for the second straight season with 60 3-point baskets, to rank third in the single season record books, and ranks sixth all-time in the single season record book for field goal percentage. She recorded 25 games with 10-plus points, including 14 straight games, was the USF leading scorer 23 times, and tallied a career-high 25 points, including 24 in the second half, at Pacific (12/10), and was named to the 2009 Basketball Traveler's Tip-off All-Tournament Team.
Junior Year Edit
Ale led the Dons in assists (62/2.4) and steals (39/1.5), led the squad in assists for the third straight year… led USF in steals for the second straight season. She appeared in 26 games, earning 23 starts, averaged 29.3 minutes per game, averaged 6.0 points per game, with 2.9 rebounds per game during WCC action, and tallied seven games with 10-plus points. She ranked tied for eighth in the West Coast Conference in free throw percentage (.765), 10th in assists and 11th in steals against all opponents…ranked ninth in steals (26/1.9) and 10th in free throw percentage (.787) against league foes…named Team MVP…2010 Preseason All-West Coast Conference honoree.
Personal Life Edit
Ale would like to become a broadcaster for ESPN after graduation and major is communications. Her favorite movie is Love and Basketball and ATL, favorite musical artist is Trey Songs, favorite food is chocolate covered strawberries. Ale has been in a relationship with NBA player, Seth Curry.