LBSU men's volleyball student-athletes recognized for work off the court
49ers overcome adversity to make 17th MPSF Tournament appearance
LBSU comes back from 2-0 deficit but unable to close it out in fifth set
Trojans finish with 14 service aces on the night
49ers will honor five seniors after Saturday's match against the Waves
2010: Appeared in 23 matches and 68 sets ... Totaled 24 kills and 10 blocks ... Had a career-high 11 kills against St. Francis on March 12 ... Also registered a season-best four digs and four blocks vs. the Red Flash.
2009: Played in 29 games on the season ... Finished with 22 kills (0.76/game), four digs (0.14/game) and 15 blocks (0.52/game) ... Had season-high nine kills, a .222 (9-5-18) hitting percentage and a season-high five blocks at BYU on March 26 ... Matched the five blocks against Pacific (April 4), when he also had three kills ... Finished with eight kills and a season-high three digs against UC Santa Barbara (Jan. 10).
High School: Lettered three years in volleyball at Los Alamitos High School ... First-team Press-Telegram Dream Team selection in 2007 ... Averaged 2.8 kills and 1.7 blocks per game his senior campaign ... A two-time first-team All-Sunset League pick and named a Volleyball Magazine "Fab 50" recruit ... Helped lead team to the 2007 CIF quarterfinals and the 2005 CIF semifinals ... Griffins won the 2005 Sunset League championship ... Coach was former 49er Phillip White.
Quick Facts: Member of the 2008 Men's Junior National Team that won the bronze medal at the NORCECA Continental Men's Junior Championship in San Salvador, El Salvador ... Also competed at the 2007 Youth National Training Camp and was MVP at the 2006 High Performance Development Camp ... Played for the LBC Volleyball Club for Darrick Lucero for three years and led the team to a gold medal at the 2005 Junior Olympics ... Was named to the all-tournament team at the 2005 and 2006 Junior Olympics ... Selected to the Honor Roll all four years in high school.
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