UCLA Men's Volleyball BIO
Tom Hastings
Player Profile:
Tom Hastings 1266785
Position: Libero
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 150
Year: Senior
Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA
High School: Esperanza

2011 -- Started all 31 matches and played in every set ... Recorded a season high of 12 digs vs. UCSB (1/7), vs. Pepp (1/25), vs. LBS (3/4) and vs. PSU (3/9) ... Made 11 digs vs. LBS (1/21) ... Recorded 10 digs vs. UCSD (3/26) and vs. UCI (3/30) ... Recorded eight digs and zero reception errors in 11 attempts vs. CSN (1/19) ... Led the team with 234 digs and an average of 2.02 dps ... Ranked 7th overall among MPSF players and 7th in league matches ... Ended his career ranked fourth on the UCLA rally scoring chart with 584 digs (2.04 dps) ... Member of the DHR in Fall of 2010.

2010 -- Started all 30 matches and played in every set ... Recorded a service reception percentage of .943 ... Recorded nine matches in which he was not cited for a reception error ... Dug a career-high of 14 balls vs. UCSB (1/20) and tied that mark vs. UCI (3/5) ... Recorded 13 digs five times ... Recorded 13 double-digit dig matches in 2010 ... Led the team with 270 digs and a 2.3 dps average ... His digs total ranks fifth on the single season UCLA rally scoring charts ... His career total of 350 digs ranks 10th on that chart ... Member of the Director's Honor Roll in Spring and Winter.

2009 -- Missed much of the season because of academic issues and illness ... Started all seven of the matches in which he played ... Established a career-high of 13 digs vs. UCI (4/25) with no reception errors ... Recorded 10 digs vs. USC (4/10) ... Led the team with a digs per set average of 2.15 ... Compiled a reception percentage of .943.

2008 -- Played 13 matches with two starts ... Started vs. UH (2/14,15) and recorded 10 digs in each match ... Compiled a service reception percentage of .961 ... Earned a spot on the Fall Quarter Director's Honor Roll.

High School -- Earned three varsity letters as a Libero at Esperanza High for Coach Isaac Owens ... As a senior Libero, he earned All-Sunset League First-Team honors, First-Team All-County acclaim and First-Team All-CIF honors ... He also served as team captain ... The Aztecs won the Orange County Championships, the Sunset League crown with an undefeated record and the CIF Division I title ... Esperanza was voted the state and national team of the year.

Club -- Played for the Balboa Bay Club and won U1-7 and U-18 bronze medals at the Junior Olympics ... Was a teammate of Weston Dunlap.

Personal -- Chose UCLA for its "education and its athletic history" ... Lists beating Mira Costa in the 2007 CIF finals as his athletic highlight ... Enjoys surfing and beach volleyball in his spare time ... Youngest of four siblings ... Full name is Thomas Phillip Hastings ... History major.

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