NORTHRIDGE - 2009
Ari Feldman joined the Matadors mid-year as a redshirt freshman ... appeared in three matches and four games as a middle blocker ... posted three kills without an error in six swings, hitting .500 for the season ... also had one dig and three blocks in the three matches in which he appeared ... had a season-high two kills in four attacks to go with two blocks in Northridge's 3-0 win over NJIT (Mar. 17) ... also posted one kill and one block assist against Hope international (Mar. 21) ... came off the bench to serve in the match at No. 8 Long Beach State (Apr. 11).
Feldman redshirted as a true freshman.
SANTA MONICA HIGH SCHOOL
Played both volleyball and basketball at Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, Calif. ... earned first team All-Ocean League and All-CIF honors in 2006 and 2007 ... the Vikings won the CIF championship as well as the Ocean League volleyball title 2006 ... led the team in both kills and blocks ... also earned All-CIF and all-league honors in basketball ... graduated in 2007.
Born February 16, 1989 in Los Angeles, Calif. ... parents are Lisa and Shimon Feldman ... has two younger sisters, Maya and Leor ... mom is a graduate of UCLA and is a Northridge grad ... was also recruited by Pepperdine and UC San Diego ... favorites include Dwyane Wade, the TV show "Seinfeld" and the movie "Legally Blonde" ... says Chase Budinger is the best athlete he's ever played against ... lists Bill Walton as the most famous person he's ever met ... major is Management.