49ers and Anteaters will square off Thursday at 4 p.m. (PT)
49ers host the Cardinal in MPSF Quarterfinals
Junior Taylor Crabb garners first-team honors
49ers can secure home court advantage for MPSF quarterfinals with one win this week
Junior Taylor Crabb surpassed the 1,000-kill mark
High School: Lettered three years at Agoura High School ... Two-time team captain and three-time All-Marmonte League selection ... Earned first-team All-CIF honors as a junior ... Also named to the all-area team by the Daily News and the Ventura County Star ... Recognized by Volleyball Magazine as part of its "Fab 50" list and Top 25 Underclassmen to Watch.
Quick Facts: Played six years for the Santa Monica Beach Club ... Led his team to a second-place finish in the 18-Open division of the Boys' Junior National Championships in 2010 and 2011 ... Earned all-tournament team honors in 2011 ... Also a member of the U.S. Youth and Junior National Teams for three years ... Comes from a volleyball family ... Father, Gary, has been involved with the U.S. Men's National Team for over 20 years ... He was an assistant under Alan Knipe at the 2012 London Olympics ... Also served as an assistant coach for the 1988 Olympic team that won the Gold Medal in Seoul, Korea, and for the 1992 squad that claimed bronze in Barcelona, Spain ... Uncle, Eric, was a player on both the 1988 (Gold) and 1992 (Bronze) U.S. Olympic teams, while aunt, Liane, also played in two Olympics, winning bronze in 1992.
Major: Sport Pyschology