Lisa Arce
Born: 7/8/69
Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
Currently: Redondo Beach, CA
Height: 5'11"
College: UC Berkeley
Seasons Played: 10th Season

Career Highlights
  • Won 18 tournament titles and over $434,000 in prize money in her career.
  • Last season, the first year of the BVA Tour, Arce and Barbra Fontana won two titles together -- the inaugural BVA Tour event at Oceanside, Ca., and Pismo Beach.
  • With partner, Fontana, also won the 1999 Oldsmobile Beach Volleyball OCS event in Huntington Beach, Ca., which was the inaugural OCS event.
  • Won the 1998 Best of the Beach Title in Huntington Beach, Ca., an event that determines the top female beach athlete of that year.
  • With former partner, Holly McPeak, won 11 domestic events together in 1996 and 1997 (four in 1996 and seven in 1997). They also won three tournaments on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
  • With McPeak, finished second at the 1997 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Los Angeles, Ca.
  • Named the WPVA's 1995 Most Improved Player and the 1994 Rookie of the Year.


  • Was a four-year starter at Cal-Berkeley after attending Mira Costa High School.
  • Was named All-Pac 10 two times in her college career.
  • Is among the school's all-time leaders in digs, kills, attack attempts, and service aces.


  • Arce's parents are Angel and Lenore Arce.
  • She is engaged to Andrew Zimmerman, with a planned wedding date of March 2001.
  • Her brother, Rick, was a former professional beach volleyball player and now is her coach.
  • She is a volleyball coach in the Manhattan Beach School District.
  • She is working to complete her teaching credentials

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