UCLA Men's Volleyball BIO
Kevin Ker
Player Profile:
Kevin Ker 1266796
Position: Setter
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Valencia, CA
High School: Valencia

2010 -- Played in 29 matches with 22 starts and guided the Bruins a record of 14-8 as the starting setter ... Led the team with 40 aces (0.36 aps), which ranked seventh in league ... Recorded a season-high of three kills, three aces, 67 set assists, nine digs and 6.5 points vs. BYU (1/30) ... Served a career-high of five aces vs. LBS (4/9) ... Scored a career-high of 8.0 points vs. Pep (3/31) on two kills, four aces and three total blocks ... Also added 70 set assists, tying a career-high ... Scored 7.0 points vs. UCI (3/27) with two kills, four aces and two block assists ... Also connected on 67 assists for a percentage of .472 ... Scored 6.5 points vs. UH (2/4): two kills (.667), two aces and three block assists plus 50 assists ... Best assist percentage came against Grand Canyon: .621 ... Recorded an assist percentage of .565 vs. BYU (1/29) ... Earned spots on the Director's Honor Roll for Fall, Winter and Spring.

2009 -- Started 15 of 29 matches as a junior ... Recorded a season-high of four aces vs. UOP (1/9) ... Served three aces on Apr. 17 at UOP ... Recorded four kills (.375) and two block assists for five points vs. USC (4/10) and added 62 assists ... Recorded a season-high of 68 assists vs. UH (4/2) and added three kills (.750), three block assists and 4.5 points ... Dug a career-high of 10 balls and recorded 5.5 points on six total blocks vs. BYU (3/27) ... Ranked third on the team with 20 aces ... Earned a spot on the Director's Honor Roll in the Spring of 2009.

2008 -- Played in 30 matches and started seven times ... Recorded a career-high of 70 assists vs. UCSB (4/2), a total that was the most by a UCLA setter in 2008 ... Also recorded 59 assists vs. UH (1/5) and two kills, three block assists, five digs and 3.5 points ... Also recorded 44 assists in a start against LBS (3/29), which resulted in a four-game upset victory on the road ... Came off the bench and rallied the Bruins past BYU (3/14) with 39 assists and three block assists.

2007 -- Played in 28 matches and started 17 times, including the last 16 matches ... The Bruins hit .336 in their last 16 matches ... In his last 16 matches, he recorded 18 aces (0.33), a .436 hitting percentage and 667 assists (12.3 apg), and averaged 1.2 points per game ... Recorded a season-high of 61 assists vs. UCSB (4/21) and three kills ... Recorded a career-high of five kills (.714) vs. UCSB (2/23) and 59 assists, an ace and one solo block ... Twice served three aces in a match, including three straight vs. UOP (2/9) ... Ranked third on the team with 25 aces.

High School -- Four-time letterman in basketball (1) and volleyball (3) at Valencia HS ... Played forward for coach Rocket Collins in basketball and setter for coach Mark Knudsen (UCLA '92) in volleyball ... In volleyball, he was named an All-American and a Volleyball magazine "Fab 50" pick in 2006 after leading the Vikings to the CIF Division II championship ... Named Valencia's co-MVP as a senior with fellow UCLA teammate Teddy Goetz ... Valencia placed second in the CIF playoffs in 2005 ... Earned first-team honors from the Daily News in 2005 and '06.

Club -- Played five seasons for Synergy Volleyball Club and was a four-time all-tournament team selection.

Personal -- Played on the Southern California team that participated in the 2005 High Performance Global Challenge and was named the tournament's best server ... Younger brother of Tony Ker, the Bruins' four-time All-American libero ... Brother Jamey is a freshman on the Bruins' roster this season ... Mother Cathy was an All-American volleyball player at Cal State Northridge ... Father Walt coached Cal State Northridge to three national championships and served as the Bruins' volunteer assistant coach in 2006 ... Chose UCLA "because I can get a great education and play for the best program in the country" ... Lists winning the 2006 CIF championship as a career highlight ... Enjoys ping-pong, playing the guitar, going to the beach and hanging out with friends ... Full name is Kevin Michael Ker ... Graduated in the summer of 2010 with a degree in History.

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