8 - Weston Nielsen
Weston Nielsen
Birth Date: 09/02/1992
Height: 6-6
Weight: 215
Year: RS Freshman
Hometown: Corona del Mar, Calif.
High School: Corona del Mar
Position: Outside Hitter
Honors : Corona del Mar, Calif./Corona del Mar
m 8
k/s 1.14
h % .026
a/s 0.33
b/s 0.57
sa/s 0.05
d/s 1.33

UC SANTA BARBARA

2012: Appeared in eight matches, picking up 24 kills as an outside hitter. Also contributed 28 digs, 7 assists, and 12 blocks. 

2011: Redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Coach Steve Conti at Corona Del Mar High School ... As both an outside hitter and opposite,  was named the Pacific League MVP in 2010, as well as being named to the All-CIF First Team ... Earned two gold medals, two All-Tournament team berths, and one Tournament MVP honor in three years at the Junior Olympics.

PERSONAL
Born Sep. 2, 1992 to Dave and Carol Nielsen ... Has two older siblings, sister Britta and teammate Blaine ... Has not yet declared a major at UCSB ... Enjoys playing ping-pong and going to the beach in his free time ... Favorite movie is "Wild America" ... Listens to Kings of Leon ... Favorite book is Hunger Games by Suzanna Collins ... Lists the 2011 UCSB Men's Volleyball run through the playoffs as his most memorable athletic achievement.

Recent Games
Mar 30 at UC Irvine L, 3-0
Mar 31 at UC San Diego L, 3-0
Apr 6 Hawaii W, 3-0
Apr 7 Hawaii W, 3-1
Apr 13 at Stanford L, 3-0
Apr 14 at Pacific L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 8 7
Sets 21 18
Kills 24 24
Kills per set 1.14 1.33
Errors 22 22
Total Attacks 78 78
Hitting Percentage .026 .026
Assists 7 7
Assists per set 0.33 0.39
Service Aces 1 1
Service Errors 5 5
Service Aces per set 0.05 0.06
Reception Errors 6 6
Digs 28 23
Digs per set 1.33 1.28
Block Solo 1 1
Block Assist 11 11
Block Total 12 12
Blocks per set 0.57 0.67
Block Errors 2 1
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 31.5 31.5
Points per set 1.5 1.8
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 4 Manitoba L, 3-2 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Jan 6 Ohio St. L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 Cal State Northridge W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 7 BYU L, 3-0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0.0
Jan 11 Cal Baptist W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 Pacific L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 Stanford L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 at UCLA L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at USC L, 3-0 1 1 2 5 -.200 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Feb 3 at Pepperdine W, 3-1 3 5 5 19 .000 3 0 1 2 3 1 4 0 5 0 8.0
Feb 10 UCLA L, 3-1 4 3 4 15 -.067 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Feb 15 Cal State Northridge W, 3-0 3 5 5 14 .000 0 0 1 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 5.0
Feb 17 at Long Beach State L, 3-1 4 5 4 14 .071 1 0 2 0 8 0 5 0 5 0 7.5
Feb 24 at BYU L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 25 at BYU W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 at Cal State Northridge L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Long Beach State L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 UC Irvine L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 UC San Diego L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 Pepperdine L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 USC L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UC Irvine L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at UC San Diego L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Hawaii W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Hawaii W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at Stanford L, 3-0 2 1 0 3 .333 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Apr 14 at Pacific L, 3-2 1 4 2 8 .250 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2011-12 8 21 24 1.14 22 78 .026 7 0.33 1 0.05 28 1.33 1 11 12 0.57 31.5 1.5
2012-13 11 25 56 2.24 26 132 .227 3 0.12 0 0.00 29 1.16 1 8 9 0.36 61.0 2.4
2013-14 26 78 208 2.67 93 476 .242 18 0.23 13 0.17 96 1.23 1 37 38 0.49 240.5 3.1
Total 45 124 288 2.32 141 686 .214 28 0.23 14 0.11 153 1.23 3 56 59 0.48 333.0 2.7
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 8 21 24 1.14 22 78 .026 7 0.33 1 0.05 28 1.33 1 11 12 0.57 31.5 1.5
Conference 7 18 24 1.33 22 78 .026 7 0.39 1 0.06 23 1.28 1 11 12 0.67 31.5 1.8
Exhibition 1 3 0 0.00 0 0 - 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0

Home 3 10 8 0.80 9 29 -.034 1 0.10 1 0.10 12 1.20 0 0 0 0.00 9.0 0.9
Away 5 11 16 1.45 13 49 .061 6 0.55 0 0.00 16 1.45 1 11 12 1.09 22.5 2.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 2 6 10 1.67 10 33 .000 3 0.50 0 0.00 6 1.00 1 4 5 0.83 13.0 2.2
Losses 6 15 14 0.93 12 45 .044 4 0.27 1 0.07 22 1.47 0 7 7 0.47 18.5 1.2

January 1 3 0 0.00 0 0 - 0 0.00 0 0.00 5 1.67 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
February 5 15 19 1.27 20 67 -.015 6 0.40 1 0.07 19 1.27 1 9 10 0.67 25.5 1.7
April 2 3 5 1.67 2 11 .273 1 0.33 0 0.00 4 1.33 0 2 2 0.67 6.0 2.0