Attended Clement High School...Four-year letterman on the varsity swim team...District Champion 100 breast (2006)... District Champion 200 IM (2007)... Junior National competitor 2006... 3 years All-State Team... Two-time All-American Team 400 free relay... School record holder 200 IM and 400 Free relay... Two-year captain of First Colony Swim Team...Academic All American...Three-year Scholastic All American.
Alina is originally from Walnut Creek, California. She has lived in Africa, New Orleans, and is currently living in Sugar Land, TX. She is the daughter of Lloyd and Loretta DeKay. She has a sister, Keara DeKay (2008), swims at Brandeis University.