8 - Weston Nielsen
Weston Nielsen
Born: 09/02/1992
Height: 6-6
Weight: 215
Year: RS Sophomore
Hometown: Corona del Mar, Calif.
High School: Corona del Mar
Position: Outside Hitter
Major: History
Honors: Corona del Mar, Calif./Corona del Mar
m 11
k/s 2.24
h % .227
a/s 0.12
b/s 0.36
sa/s 0.00
d/s 1.16

UC SANTA BARBARA

2013: Finished the season with 56 kills, 29 digs, nine total blocks and three assists in 11 matches. Set a career-high with 12 kills against Cal State Northridge. 

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 ... Majors in History and minors in Anthropology ... 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 Hawaii W, 3-0
Apr 3 at Cal Baptist L, 3-0
Apr 5 BYU L, 3-2
Apr 10 USC W, 3-1
Apr 12 Pepperdine L, 3-1
Apr 20 at UC Irvine L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 11 8
Sets 25 19
Kills 56 42
Kills per set 2.24 2.21
Errors 26 20
Total Attacks 132 94
Hitting Percentage .227 .234
Assists 3 1
Assists per set 0.12 0.05
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 14 13
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 5 5
Digs 29 21
Digs per set 1.16 1.11
Block Solo 1 0
Block Assist 8 6
Block Total 9 6
Blocks per set 0.36 0.32
Block Errors 2 2
Ball Handling Errors 1 1
Points 61.0 45.0
Points per set 2.4 2.4
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 4 UCLA L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 Lewis W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 Loyola (Ill.) W, 3-0 3 8 2 19 .316 2 0 1 0 5 1 2 0 3 0 10.0
Jan 9 Long Beach State W, 3-0 3 12 4 24 .333 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 1 1 0 12.5
Jan 11 at Cal State Northridge L, 3-2 2 7 2 11 .455 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Jan 18 UCLA L, 3-1 3 3 2 9 .111 1 0 3 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Jan 25 at Pacific L, 3-2 3 5 0 6 .833 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Jan 26 at Stanford L, 3-0 2 3 4 11 -.091 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 1 4.5
Jan 29 Princeton L, 3-1 2 6 4 19 .105 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Jan 30 UC Irvine L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 UC San Diego W, 3-1 2 6 4 18 .111 0 0 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Feb 5 Cal Baptist W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 at BYU L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at UC Irvine L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at UC San Diego L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Pepperdine L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 at USC W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at UCLA W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Long Beach State L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Stanford W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Pacific W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 Cal State Northridge W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 Harvard W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 Concordia W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 at Hawaii W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Hawaii W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Cal Baptist L, 3-0 3 6 4 15 .133 0 0 3 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 6.5
Apr 5 BYU L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 USC W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 Pepperdine L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Apr 20 at UC Irvine L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
  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
Total 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
Conference 8 19 42 2.21 20 94 .234 1 0.05 0 0.00 21 1.11 0 6 6 0.32 45.0 2.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 14 35 2.50 16 89 .213 3 0.21 0 0.00 21 1.50 1 3 4 0.29 37.5 2.7
Away 5 11 21 1.91 10 43 .256 0 0.00 0 0.00 8 0.73 0 5 5 0.45 23.5 2.1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 8 26 3.25 10 61 .262 2 0.25 0 0.00 14 1.75 1 3 4 0.50 28.5 3.6
Losses 8 17 30 1.76 16 71 .197 1 0.06 0 0.00 15 0.88 0 5 5 0.29 32.5 1.9