Briefly:"Julia is a defensive minded player who embraces challenges."
As a freshman in 2004: Contributed to the team's third-place finish at NCAAs... tallied one goal and several assists.
High School: 2003 Long Beach Poly CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Four-time scholar-athlete ... Was named the Most Valuable Player during senior season ... Earned First-Team All-Moore League honors in 2002 and 2003 for both water polo and swimming ... Captained swim team during senior season ... Was a four-year letterwinner in swimming and a three-year letterwinner in water polo ... Competed for the Golden West Water Polo Club that took third place in both 2003 U.S. Junior Nationals and 2003 Junior Olympics.
Personal: Born Oct. 23, 1985, in Long Beach, Calif. ... Daughter of Michael McKinney and Patrice Marcarelli ... Has one sister, Andrea (11) ... Most exciting sports moment was placing fourth overall and winning the women's division at the 2003 Three-Mile Naples Island Swim ... Hobbies include open-water swimming, reading and baking ... Undecided major.