2016 (Junior): Played in 32 matches and made six starts ... Finished the season with 38 kills, 45 digs, 11 blocks and 11 aces ... LBSU's only non-starter to reach double figures in aces ... Put together his best offensive performance of the year in the NCAA play-in match vs. Erskine (May 3) ... Totaled eight kills with no errors on 13 swings for a .615 clip ... Notched seven kills and five digs at Stanford on April 2 ... Registered six kills and six digs at UCLA (Jan. 27) ... Also had a season-best seven digs and three blocks to go along with five kills vs. BYU on Jan. 23 ... Recorded an ace in 10 matches, including a season-high two vs. UC Santa Barbara (March 23).
2015 (Sophomore): Appeared in 17 matches, earning the starting nod five times ... Totaled 10 kills and eight digs in his first career start at UCLA on March 6 ... Followed that performance with a career-high 11 kills and seven digs vs. Harvard (March 13) ... Reached double figures one more time with 10 kills vs. USC on March 20 ... Added five digs, four blocks and two aces against the Trojans ... Also finished with seven digs and five blocks at UC Santa Barbara (March 4).
2014 (Freshman): Played in 24 matches, primarily as a serving specialist ... Finished with four aces and nine digs ... Had a season-high three digs vs. Pepperdine on Jan. 24.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Valencia High School ... Led the Vikings to the 2012 CIF-Southern Section Division II semifinals and an appearance in the CIF Southern California Regional Championships ... Finished the season with a then school-record 464 kills ... Named the Foothill League Player of the Year and the All-Santa Clarita Valley Boys' Volleyball Player of the Year as a senior ... Also garnered All-CIF and L.A. Daily News All-Los Angeles Area honors ... Helped Valencia HS to three league titles as it extended its state-record league winning streak to 112 matches ... Earned second-team all-league recognition as a junior and was named to the All-Santa Clarita Valley Second Team as a sophomore ... Selected to the 2012 Volleyball Magazine Boys' Fab 50 list.
Quick Facts: Played for Legacy Volleyball Club ... Team finished 10th overall in the 18-Open division at the 2012 Boys' Junior National Championships ... Also helped his team to top-12 finishes in 2010 and 2011, while winning the gold medal in the 15-Club division at the 2009 junior nationals ... Selected to the USA U19 Youth Beach National Team.
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Kills: 11, vs. Harvard (3/13/15)
Attempts: 36, at UCLA (3/6/15)
Hitting Pct. (Min. 5 Att.): .800, vs. Quincy (1/9/16)
Aces: 2, 2x, last vs. UC Santa Barbara (3/23/16)
Digs: 8, at UCLA (3/6/15)
Blocks: 5, at UC Santa Barbara (3/4/15)
Assists: 2, 2x, last vs. Cal Baptist (1/15/16)
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