49ers and Anteaters will square off Thursday at 4 p.m. (PT)
49ers will face UC Irvine in semifinals next Thursday
Redshirt freshman leads the nation with 1.42 blocks per set
49ers host the Cardinal in MPSF Quarterfinals
Junior Taylor Crabb garners first-team honors
2013 ALL-MPSF HONORABLE MENTION
2013: Garnered All-MPSF honorable mention recognition and named to the conference's all-freshman team ... Finalist for the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Blocker of the Year Award ... Led the nation with 1.47 blocks per set ... Established an LBSU freshman record with 156 total blocks ... Also finished with 1.23 kills per set and a .394 hitting percentage ... Played in and started 27 matches ... Registered a career-high 11 blocks vs. Cal Baptist (March 21) and vs. UC Irvine in the MPSF Tournament (April 25) ... Added eight kills against the Anteaters ... Had eight kills and nine blocks in a non-conference win over George Mason on March 15 ... Hit over .400 on 14 occasions, including a season-high .857 (6-0-7) vs. USC on Feb. 8.
High School: Won three letters at Hart High School ... Three-time first-team All-Foothill League and All-Valley selection ... Led the league in blocks as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Finished the 2011 season with a career-high 270 kills, 181 blocks and 24 aces.
Quick Facts: Selected to the 2013 U.S. Men's Junior National Team ... Was an alternate to the U.S. Boys' Youth National Team in 2011 ... Won a bronze medal at the 2010 Boys' Youth A2 HP Championships ... Played three years of club for Legacy VBC ... Named to the 2011 Volleyball Magazine Boys' Fab 50 list.
Major: Kinesiology - Sport Psychology