Scott Morrow
Scott Morrow

Player Profile

Encinitas, Calif.

High School:
La Costa Canyon

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 210

Quick Hitter


2002 — Earned Honorable Mention All-MPSF, despite suffering a knee injury vs. George Mason (3/16) … Had surgery in November 2002, and is expected to return to the lineup in Februrary 2003 … Played in 26 matches overall, including 16 conference matches … Led the team in blocking at 1.23 bpg and total blocks (106) … Ranks seventh on the UCLA career total blocks list with 457 … Ranked 10th nationally and sixth in league blocking … Assisted on two blocks for the final points in the Bruins’ 35-33 Game 4 victory over UCSB (2/19) … Assisted on two blocks vs. Hawaii (1/19) that helped the Bruins rally from a 29-27 deficit to capture Game 1, 31-29 … Led the team with a season-high of 17 kills (.556) vs. BYU (2/21) and recorded a team-high of four block assists and two digs … Spiked 15 kills vs. Pepperdine (2/7), and recorded four block assists … Recorded 14 kills (.565), seven total blocks and one dig vs. UCSB (3/1) … Boasted a line of 13-0-18 (.722) vs. Stanford (3/9) with four total blocks and four digs … Member of the Director’s Honor Roll all three quarters last season and seven times in three previous seasons … Earned 1st-Team Academic All-MPSF honors last season.

2001 — Earned NCAA All-Tournament Team honors after recording 22 kills and hitting .527 in two NCAA Tournament matches … Spiked a season-high of 14 kills (.706) in the championship match … Recorded eight kills (.368) and two blocks vs. Ohio State in the semifinals … Earned All-MPSF Honorable Mention honors as a sophomore … In the two-match league series vs. Hawaii, he recorded 22 kills in 39 swings (.538, one error) and added 14 blocks and an ace … Spiked 12 kills vs. UCSD (.435) and recorded 10 kills twice … Recorded 12 total blocks vs. LBS in the MPSF semifinals and 11 total blocks vs. UCSB … Hit .400 or better 16 times and blocked six or more balls 10 times … Served his first career ace vs. Pepperdine on Feb. 3, which was Coach Scates’ 1,000th career victory … Served a career-high of two aces vs. USC, (3/7) … Earned a spot on the Director’s Honor Roll all three quarters.

2000 — Earned All-MPSF Third Team honors in his first season as a starter … Recorded 220 total blocks for the season, a freshman record that ranked second on the single season UCLA charts … In the NCAA Tournament, he recorded eight kills (.400) and two blocks vs. Penn State and slammed 12 kills (.625) and blocked five balls vs. Ohio State … In blocking, he ranked third nationally (1.94bpg) and finished the league season ranked third (2.05bpg) … His final season blocking average of 1.85bpg ranked in a tie for sixth on the single season UCLA charts … In hitting percentage, he ranked in a tie for 18th nationally (.422) and finished seventh in league (.449) … Pounded a career-high of 20 kills (.720) against LMU (4/5) … Spiked 18 kills vs. SDSU (2/16) and 17 kills (.727) against Stanford … Added 16 kills (.625) and 10 total blocks vs. Hawaii (1/28) … Recorded seven other double-digit block matches, including a career-high 12 vs. Pepperdine (4/8) … Against Pepperdine (2/10) he blocked nine balls, including a career-best four solos … In the MPSF Championship against the Waves, he recorded 10 kills (.471) and nine blocks.

High School — Five-time letterman in volleyball (3) and basketball (2) at LaCosta Canyon High … Played volleyball for coach Darrin Brown and basketball for coach Tom Gorrel … Volleyball magazine Fab 50 … In volleyball, he led his team to a pair of CIF championships, three league championships, a CIF runnerup finish and a record of 188-6 … Led LaCosta Canyon High to 50 consecutive league victories over three years, a conference record … Two-time, first-team all-league and All-CIF selection … 1999 San Diego Union/Tribune All-Academic Team member … San Diego and North County (San Diego) Player of the Year … Played for the Seaside Volleyball Club … Was a member of the U.S. Youth National Team in 1998.

Personal — Chose UCLA because “it offers the best combination of academics and athletics” … Enjoys skiing, fishing and going to the beach in his spare time … Favorite academic class is Economics … Brother Kevin is a UCLA student … Full name is James Scott Morrow … Business/Economics major.