UCLA Men's Volleyball BIO
Kene Izuchukwu
Player Profile:
Kene Izuchukwu 1263632
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 175
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Ladera Heights, Calif.
High School: Palisades Charter
2012 -- Played in seven matches and started two ... Against Springfield, he recorded six kills (.556) and two block assists for seven points, all career highs ... Also recorded five kills vs. Pepperdine (3/16) and two total blocks for 6.5 points ... Director's Honor Roll member all three quarters.

2011 -- Redshirted the season.

High School -- Four-year volleyball letterman for coach Chris Forrest at Palisades Charter HS ... Three-time First-Team All-City selection, who was voted 2010 Division I Los Angeles City Section Player of the Year ... Voted the 2010 Palisadian Post Outstanding Senior Athlete ... Voted Farmer's Prime Ticket Student-Athlete of the Week in 2010 ... Helped lead the Dolphins to the 2008 L.A. City Section Championship.

Club -- Played three years for the Pacific Palisades Volleyball Club and one year for the Manhattan Beach Surf Volleyball Club ... Member of the Boys Junior Olympic gold medal team with MBSVC.

Personal -- Second oldest of four siblings ... Chose UCLA for its great athletic tradition and "high standard of education" ... Admires former Bruin and NBA great Reggie Miller ... Born in Albany, NY ... Political Science/Economics major.

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