2001 — Earned Outrigger Hotels Invitational All-Tournament Team honors after recording his third career double-double (13 kills, 11 digs) in the championship match vs. Hawaii (1/19) … For the tournament, he recorded 46 kills, 21 digs and nine blocks … Came off the bench to spike 22 kills (.514) vs. Long Beach State (4/26), including 11 kills in 12 attempts (.917) in Game 2 of the MPSF semifinals … Served three straight points, including an ace, in the Bruins’ 33-31 Game 2 victory at USC (3/7) … Served a career-high of six aces twice last season.
2000 - Played in 28 matches and 89 games as a sophomore and established career highs in three offensive categories...Started both NCAA Tournament matches and spiked 13 kills (.417) against Ohio State with seven digs and six blocks...Worked his way into the lineup against BYU...In the March 2 contest, he led the Bruins with 23 kills, a career high, and 10 digs, another career best, to go along with three blocks in his first career start...In the match on March 1, he spiked 14 kills and added four blocks in the four-game victory...He recorded 18 kills, seven digs and five blocks against Pepperdine (4/8)...Against UC Irvine (2/26) he slammed 16 kills (.393) and recorded eight digs and five blocks, and against UCSB (2/19), he contributed 14 kills (.300) with 10 digs and four blocks, including a career best two solos...Against UCSB (3/8), he spiked 16 kills (.333) to go along with four digs and three blocks...He slammed 11 kills (.292) in a reserve role against BYU (4/22)...Against LMU (4/27), he was the Bruins kill leader with 15 and also added a career high of six blocks...He recorded 11 kills (.333), seven digs, two aces (career high) and three blocks against Pepperdine (4/29).
1999 - Played in nine matches and 14 games as a true freshman...Served a career high three aces and spiked a season high seven kills vs. American University of Puerto Rico (3/12) in a starting role...Also hit .778 and recorded two digs...Recorded six kills and a season best four digs vs. UC San Diego (2/13).
High School - Six-time letterman in volleyball and basketball at Los Alamitos HS...Coached in both sports by Steve Brooks...In volleyball, he was a three-time All-Sunset League, two-time all-county and 1998 All-CIF selection...In basketball, he was the Sunset League MVP two years, a two-year all-county choice and All-CIF selection as a senior...Led the Griffins to a pair of Sunset League titles and a top 10 ranking in the CIF...In volleyball, he spiked a school record 540 kills as a senior...In basketball, he averaged 15.5ppg and 9.7rpg as a senior...Member of the Surf City Volleyball Club that won bronze medals in the U-16 and U-18 Boys Classic...Also a member of the 1998 USA Jr. National Team that finished third.
Personal - Chose UCLA over USC, Long Beach St., Stanford and Penn St. for its academic and athletic excellence...Lists his athletic thrill as beating Ohio State in three games for the 2000 NCAA title ...Hobbies include collecting baseball cards, playing tennis and swimming...Father Paul graduated from UCLA in 1973...Brother Chris played middle blocker at UCSB from 1998-2000...Psychology major.