|Hometown:||Santa Barbara, CA|
|High School:||Santa Barbara|
2011 -- Played in 27 matches with 15 starts ... Named to the Outrigger Hotels All-Tournament Team after scoring 9.5 points in the finale vs. UH (1/15) ... Also received 73 serves without an error during that tournament ... Best match was a 17.0 point effort vs. LBS (1/8) in which he recorded 14 kills (.346), two aces and two block assists ... Scored 14.5 points off the bench vs. UCSD (1/7) on nine kills (.471), two aces and five total blocks ... Scored 12 points on 10 kills (.381) and four block assists vs. CSN (1/19) ... Led the Bruins with 10 kills (.364) vs. UCI (3/24) ... Led the regulars with a service reception percentage of .961 ... Earned a spot on the DHR in the spring.
2010 -- Played in 21 matches with 12 starts ... Recorded career-highs of 12 kills (.625) and 15.0 points vs. UOP (2/13) ... In a start vs. UCI (3/5), he recorded 11 kills, an ace and one block assist for 12.5 points ... Also passed 31 serves with just one error in that match ... In a start vs. Ball St. (3/10), he recorded eight kills, an ace and a career-high of seven total blocks for 12.5 points ... Recorded 10 kills and 11.0 points vs. BYU (1/30) ... Came off the bench vs. UH (2/4) and scored 10 points: eight kills (.889), four total blocks and three digs ... Passed 21 serves without an error vs. UH ... Recorded 13 matches without a reception error and ranked second on the team with a service reception percentage of .978.
2009 -- Redshirted the season due to a knee injury.
2008 -- Played in four matches and started once as a freshman ... In his only start vs. LBS (1/18), he recorded five kills, four digs, two total blocks and six points.
High School -- Four-year varsity letterman as an outside hitter for Coach Chad Anderson ... As a senior, he earned All-CIF and All-Channel League honors ... Led the Dons to a 35-4 record and a runnerup finish at the CIF Division II Championships in 2007 ... He recorded 13 kills in the finals ... Voted SBHS's MVP in 2007 and earned Most Improved Player honors in 2006 ... Served as team captain as a senior ... 2007 Volleyball Fab 50 selection ... Won a gold medal in the 2006 AAU U-18 Beach Olympics in Manahattan Beach.
Club -- Played for Club Santa Barbara.
Personal -- Chose UCLA "because of its dominance in athletics and its prestige" ... Lists his most memorable athletic moment as playing in front of a sold out crowd in Argentina against UCPN ... Admires Lithuanian phenom Zydrunas Ilgauskas for his finesse and all-around play ... Enjoys going to the beach and traveling in his spare time ... Has two older sisters ... Four-time member of the Director's Roll ... Graduated in March 2012 with a degree in Political Science.