Steve Klosterman
Steve Klosterman

Player Profile

Long Beach, CA

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 200

Graduate Assistant Coach

2007 -- Earned 2nd Team All-America honors from the AVCA and Volleyball Magazine ... Was a 3rd Team All-America selection by Spike/Volleyball ... Second Team All-MPSF selection ... Led the team in kills (472) and points (553.0) ... Finished his career ranked fourth on the all-time kills list with 1,513 and first on the rally-scoring era kills chart ...Also ended his career ranked second on the career rally-scoring era aces chart with 79 ... Recorded 76 career double-digit kill matches, including 27 in 2007 and 21 straight ... Ranked seventh in points per game (4.9) and kpg (4.16) ... Scored 20 or more points 14 times ... Selected AVCA and MPSF Player of the Week (2/26) after victories against CS Northridge and UCSB ... Against CSN (2/21), he pounded a career-high of 31 kills, including 22 straight through three games ... His total of 35 points that night was a career-high.

2006 -- Named Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Championship after scoring 32 points and hitting .379 in two matches at the tournament ... Also earned Second-Team All-America honors from Spike/Volleyball and Volleyball magazines ... Named All-MPSF Honorable Mention ... Entering the season he boasted 49 career double-digit kill matches, including 25 last season ... Ranked ninth on the all-time UCLA career kills list with 1,041 entering his senior year ... Ranked first on the UCLA career rally-scoring kills chart ... His 466 kills last season ranked seventh in UCLA history ... Also on the career rally-scoring charts, he ranked first in attacks (2,268), fourth in solo blocks (28), fifth in block assists (170) and total blocks (198), sixth in digs (345), eighth in aces (50), and 10th in attack percentage (.287) ... On the season charts, he ranked first in kills (466) and attacks (1016), and second in points (528.0) ... Ranked in a tie for 19th nationally at 4.12 kpg ... Recorded his career high of 32 points and 30 kills (.390) vs. CSN (4/15) ... Blocked a career high of nine balls vs. USC (3/17) ... Also recorded 27 kills (.511) and 28.5 points vs. Pepperdine (3/1) ... Recorded a double-double vs. CSN (2/10) with 12 kills and a career high of 14 digs.

2005 -- Led the Bruins with 20 kills (.308) vs. UH (2/25) and added four block assists for a season-high of 22.0 points ... Slammed 17 kills (.500) vs. UOP (2/19) with two block assists ... Pounded 16 kills (.517) vs. CS Northridge (4/6) and added an ace and two total blocks ... Tied his career-high for total blocks (5) twice ... Established a season-high of eight digs vs. UCI (1/15) ... Recorded eight double-digit kill matches ... Underwent shoulder surgery in June 2005.

2004 -- Earned MPSF Honorable Mention honors as a freshman ... Led the Bruins with 397.0 points, 4.6 ppg, 3.8 kpg and 346 total kills ... Set season bests for points (25.5 vs. CSN, 1/10), kills (24 vs. UCSB, 2/18), total blocks (5 twice) and aces (3 vs. CSN, 1/10) ... Led the team in kills and points 10 times and boasted eight matches of 20 or more points ... Recorded 16 double-digit kill matches and three matches with 20 or more kills ... Had two matches of 40 or more attempts, including 42 attempts vs. Stanford (1/16) ... Tied a single-match UCLA record by hitting .900 (9-0-10) vs. La Verne (1/14) ... In nine matches, he recorded a hitting percentage of .400 or better.

High School -- Three-sport, six-time varsity letterman at Marina HS in Huntington Beach ... Played football, basketball and volleyball ... Three-time first-team all-league performer in volleyball, who was voted the Sunset League MVP as a senior.

Club -- Member of the USA Youth National Team, the Jr. National Team and the World University Games training team ... Once slammed 72 kills in a match, and boasted 12 matches with 45 kills or more ... Two-time Junior Olympics MVP, who led his team to three straight gold medals ... High school and club teammate of Beau Peters.

Personal -- Brother Chris was drafted by the New York Yankees ... Chose UCLA because of its location, academics and people ... Enjoys volleyball because of the fierce competition and strategy ... Lists winning the Junior Olympics as a career highlight ... Admires former UCLA great Karch Kiraly ... Favorite academic class is Art ... Full name is Steven Robert Klosterman ... History major.