December 7, 1998
HOW ACQUIRED: ACQUIRED VIA MULTI-PLAYER TRADE WITH PORTLAND FOLLOWING THE 2022 NWSL EXPANSION DRAFT; TRADE ALSO INCLUDED CHRISTEN WESTPHAL
COLLEGE: Ali attended Rutgers and led the Scarlet Knights to the NCAA College Cup during the 2021 season. During her 2017 freshman season, Ali was named Big 10 Freshman of the Year and All-Big 10 Freshman Team. During her 2018 sophomore season, Ali was selected to the Big 10 All-Tournament Team, First Team All-Big 10 and All-American Second Team. In 2019, Ali garnered All-American first team honors and was named to All-Big 10 First Team. During her 2020 senior season, Ali served as team captain and was a MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalist. She was also named First Team All-American, AllRegion First Team, and Academic All-Big Ten. Ali played a fifth season in 2021 and was a Big 10 Player to Watch, MAC Hermann Trophy Candidate, Academic All-Big 10, All-Big 10 First Team, Big Team AllTournament Team, All-Region First Team, All-America Third Team and College Cup All-Tournament Team.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Jameel and Kimberly … has one sibling, Jameel