2005 -- As a starter, he led the Bruins to a 13-2 record ... Led the team in hitting percentage at .583 ... In a start vs. PSU (5/5) in the NCAA semifinals, he recorded 2.0 points on a kill and two block assists ... Also recorded 47 set assists and four digs in the 3-0 victory against the Nittany Lions ... Started the 2005 NCAA championship match vs. Pepperdine and recorded a career-high of 60 assists ... Also added 3.0 points on two kills and a solo block ... Started vs. Rutgers and scored a career-high of 5.0 points on two kills (.667), two aces (career high) and a pair of block assists ... Recorded 59 set assists vs. Cal Baptist and 57 vs. CS Northridge (1/8) ... Came off the bench vs. UH (2/25) and recorded 16 assists, two digs and one block assist in a 37-35 Game 4 victory ... Left the team at the end of the season.
2004 -- Redshirted the season.
High School -- Earned seven varsity letters at Colegio Marista playing basketball and volleyball ... Two-time Puerto Rico High School Athletic Alliance Volleyball Championships MVP ... Led his team to three league championships.
Club Volleyball -- Three-time All-American with Torrimar ... Led his club volleyball team to a runner-up finish at the 2003 Junior National Championships ... Won four Junior Olympics gold medals in his club career ... Led his team to the NORCECA Zone Championships title ... Also led his team to a seventh place finish at the 2003 Youth World Championships in Thailand.
Personal -- Youngest of five children ... Chose UCLA for its combination of academics and athletics and the volleyball program's winning tradition ... Enjoys the strategy and technique of volleyball ... Admires the Brazilian setter Mauricio Lima ... Career aspiration is to be a lawyer ... Full name is Julio Gabriel Acevedo ... Born in his hometown.
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