2017 (Sophomore): Played in 11 sets over five matches … Helped pace the back row limiting opponents to a mere .189 attack percentage … Was utilized as a serving specialist in which he committed just one serve error in 12 attempts for a .917 efficiency.
Junior College: Played one season at Long Beach City College ... Led the Vikings to the state title in 2016 ... Named the CCCAA Men's Volleyball State Championship MVP ... Had 28 digs in a five-set semifinal win over Golden West and 14 vs. Orange Coast College in the final ... Team finished with a 21-2 overall record ... Averaged 2.48 digs per set.
2015: Redshirted at Long Beach State.
High School: Lettered three years at Carson High School ... Led the Colts to the 2014 L.A. City Section Division I championship as a senior ... Earned All-City and Marine League MVP honors ... Also a first-team all-area selection.
Quick Facts: Played three years for The HBC ... Won gold in the 15-Open (2012) and 16-Open (2013) divisions at the USAV Boys' Junior National Championships ... Also claimed bronze in 2014 (18-Open).
Major: Business Information Systems
Attempts: 1 at USC (1/11/17)
Digs: 7 vs. NJIT (1/5/18)
Assists: 2, Twice, Last vs. Saint Francis (Pa.) (1/6/18)
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5/17/2018 - M. Volleyball
DeFalco, Tuaniga Named VolleyballMag.com Co-Players of the Year
5/16/2018 - M. Volleyball
A Look Back at the 2018 National Championship Men's Volleyball Season
5/14/2018 - M. Volleyball
National Champion LBSU Men’s Volleyball Team to be Recognized at Long Beach Council Meeting
5/12/2018 - M. Volleyball
Alan Knipe Named VolleyMob Coach of the Year
5/11/2018 - M. Volleyball