2005 -- Earned MPSF Honorable Mention honors ... Finished second on the team with 37 aces, a figure that ranked in a tie for fifth on the single-season rally scoring aces list ... Served a career-high of seven aces vs. UOP (4/1) and added five kills (.300) and five block assists ... The seven aces was a league season high shared with two other players ... Slammed a season-high of 14 kills vs. LBS 1/7, and added three block assists ... Scored a career-high of 18.0 points vs. USC (3/10) on 14 kills (.414) and seven total blocks ... Pounded 13 kills (.500) and recorded four total blocks and an ace vs. UCSD (4/15) ... Recorded 13 kills (.385) with two aces, three total blocks and 16.5 points vs. PSU (3/8) ... Scored 14 points vs. PSU (5/5) in the NCAA semifinals: eight kills (.429), four aces and three total blocks ... In the NCAA championship match, he scored 6.5 points vs. Pep (5/7) on six kills and one block assist ... Recorded 10 other double-digit points matches.
2004 -- Played in 11 matches and 22 games ... Recorded a season-high of 15 kills (.385) vs. Stanford (1/16) to go along with three total blocks ... Had nine kills (.667), an ace and three blocks vs. CSN (1/10) ... Recorded five kills (.833) and one block assist vs. La Verne ... Had a line of 6-0-6 vs. UCSC ... Recorded a season-high of five total blocks vs. USC (1/29).
2003 -- Played in 14 matches and 32 games ... Smacked a career-high 27 kills (.386) against Pepperdine (2/12) with seven digs, two aces and a pair of blocks ... Recorded 16 kills vs. Long Beach St. (2/28) with two aces and two digs ... In his first career match as a Bruin, he spiked 15 kills vs. USC (1/13) with three digs and a career-high of six total blocks ... Averaged 3.3 kpg.
Junior College -- Played at Golden West College for Coach Steve Ukytill ... Led the Rustlers to a third place finish in the 2001 playoffs and earned first-team all-conference honors.
High School -- Lettered four years for Coach Todd Terzian at South Pasadena High, where he earned Pasadena Star News Player of the year honors in 1999 ... Two-year MVP for the Tigers and a two-time All-CIF selection ... Earned South Pasadena's Male Athlete of the Year award in 1999 and was inducted into his high school's Hall of Fame ... Spiked 1,554 career kills at SPHS and once spiked a record 60 kills in a match ... Also recorded 83 career aces and 250 digs ... Veteran Junior Olympics participant, who played on the 1999 Youth National Team.
Personal -- Competes in volleyball because of the feeling of being a champion when the match is on the line ... Biggest athletic thrill was being asked for an autograph ... Admires Hulk Hogan for his theatrics ... Favorite class is Poetry ... Enjoys board sports and drawing in his spare time ... Born in Hollywood ... Career aspiration is to work for National Geographic ... Graduated in 2005 with a degree in English Literature.
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