The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball program hasadded former San Francisco standout Rheina Ale as theprogram’s Director of Operations prior to the start of the2012-13 season.
Ale was a four-year starter and three-year team captain for theDons and will assist with academics, video and other administrativeduties with the Matadors.
Originally from Carson, Calif., Ale recently completed hereligibility with the Dons on the court and graduated from theUniversity of San Francisco in May of 2012 with a degree inCommunications.
As a member of the Dons’ women’s basketball program,Ale holds the top spot in school history for minutes played and issecond in both free throw percentage and 3-pointers. She totaledthe fifth most starts in USF history and finished ninth in scoringin school history.
With the Matadors, Ale will be responsible for a number ofadministrative duties. Ale ha some familiarity with the Matadorsand the Big West Conference. Her cousin is former Matador standoutAnalee Viena-Lota and her sister Kristen is a member of thebasketball program at Cal Poly.
Ale will be pursuing a Master’s Degree in Journalism andresides in Los Angeles County.