GENERAL: Quick and smart player...Has trained with some of the best water polo players in the country...Perfect fundamentals...Makes all the players around her better...Rarely makes a mistake...Has excellent pool vision.
BEFORE SIENA: Attended Palmetto High, but played water polo at Gulliver Prep where she was a teammate of current Saint, Monica Chaviano...Two-year team captain...Also competed on the swim team.
PERSONAL: Born December 26, 1990...The daughter of William and Cheryl McDowell... A business major.
HOWE ON MCDOWELL: "We are so fortunate to have Ali at Siena this year.She has phenomenal fundamentals and is a great facilitator of our offense. She will thrive as one of the top rookies in our conference."
GETTING TO KNOW ALEXANDRA MCDOWELL
My favorite TV show is: Entourage
My favorite artist (musician) is: Lil Wayne
Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Basketball
The player on the team who I relate to best is: Why? Monica Chaviano, because we have been playing water polo together since high school.
My favorite website is: Google
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: New Zealand
My favorite flavor of ice cream: Passion Fruit