2009: Named to MPSF All-Academic Team ... Played in 80 games on the season ... Had 206 kills (2.48/game), 93 digs (1.16/game), 28 blocks and eight service aces ... Had a career-high 25 kills in a home win over UCLA (1/21) with a .413 (25-6-46) hitting percentage ... Career-high .643 (11-2-14) hitting percentage came in a win at UCLA (2/25) ... Finished with three double-doubles during the season, including a 16 kill/13 dig effort at Stanford (1/30), a 15 kill/14 dig match vs. UC Irvine (1/23) and a 12 kill/career-high 15 dig night against Pepperdine (3/6) ... Finished with a season-high three blocks vs. USC (3/4) and a career-high three assists vs. UC Irvine (1/23).
2008: Played in 58 games on the season ... Had 22 aces on the year, for an average of 0.38 aces per game ... Recorded a season-best eight kills, three blocks and a team-high nine digs in a win over UC San Diego on Feb. 8 ... In a win over UC Santa Barbara on March 1, had six kills and a career-high seven blocks ... At the NCAA Championships, came off the bench against Pepperdine and had five kills, two blocks and an ace while hitting .667 (5-1-6) ... On the season he averaged 1.33 kills and 1.19 digs per game.
2007: Appeared in 60 games as a true freshman ... Averaged 0.67 kills, 0.35 digs and 0.35 blocks per game ... Had a career-high 11 kills on April 7 vs. Hawaii, adding three digs and two blocks ... Had nine kills vs. Hawaii on April 6, while recording a career-high five block assists ... Season-high five digs vs. UCLA on Feb. 28... Hit .750 (3-0-4) at UCLA ... Had five kills and two digs against Pacific.
High School: Selected Orange County Player of the Year and CIF Player of the Year as a senior ... Prepped at Edison High School ... Was a two-time Sunset League MVP ... Selected first-team Los Angeles Times twice ... Helped lead Chargers to the CIF title in 2006, compiling a 30-5 record.
Quick Facts: Competed on the Surf City club team for six years where he played under head coach Alan Knipe ... Named a 49er Academic All-Star in Fall 2006 and Spring 2007.
Major: Communication Studies
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