"The strong community, challenging academics, and competitive athletics are what brought me to Princeton. After spending time on campus and staying the night with the team, I knew that Princeton was where I wanted to be. I love the people and look forward to experiencing all that the school has to offer."
Before Princeton — earned All-Orange County first-team honors … named the 2012-13 Trinity League Varsity Scholar Athlete Award recipient … 2013 Prep Volleyball Academic All-America … 2011 league MVP and first-team all-league honoree … captain of both Santa Margarita Catholic and the Laguna Beach 18s … Team MVP and Coaches Award recipient … played six years for nationally ranked Laguna Beach Club; competed each year in the Open Division of the USA Volleyball Junior National Championships … played on the SCVA High Performance Global Challenge Team in Pula, Croatia (2011) … National Merit Commended Scholar … member of the National Honor Society … National Charity League member; served four different positions, including president, over four years … earned Academic Achievement Awards in Math, Latin and painting … earned International Baccalaureate full diploma.
Personal — born Jan. 26, 1995 … daughter of Rick and Michelle Ptak … father is a partner and managing member of South Coast Baking Co.; mother is a homemaker … has a younger brother Ryan … enjoys visual arts, camping and wake surfing.