22 Jonah Seif
22 Jonah Seif
Height: 6-8
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, Calif.
High School: Thousand Oaks
Position: Setter
Major: Pre-Chemistry
Honors : Thousand Oaks, Calif./Thousand Oaks HS
m 30
k/s 0.66
h % .386
a/s 10.44
b/s 0.66
sa/s 0.32
d/s 1.72

UC Santa Barbara
2014, 2015, 2016 AVCA All-American
2014, 2015, 2016 All-MPSF First Team
2013 All-MPSF Honorable Mention
2013 MPSF All-Freshman Team

Career Stats: 113 matches, 417 sets, 4,332 assists, 10.39 assists per set, 118 aces, 0.28 aces per set, 755 digs, 1.18 digs per set, 331 blocks, 0.79 blocks per set, 207 kills, 0.50 kills per set

Career Accolades: Three-time All-American, Four-Time All-MPSF, Three-Time All-MPSF First Team

Career Ranks at UCSB: Aces (3rd: 118), Assists (4th: 4,332), Digs (5th: 755), Block Assists (9th: 309), Total Blocks (10th: 331)

2016: In his final season at UCSB, received an AVCA All-America Honorable Mention ... Was also named an All-MPSF First Teamer for the third time in his career ... Becomes just the fourth Gaucho ever – and the second setter – to earn All-America status three times in his career, joining Jared Huffman (1984-86), Donny Harris (1994-97), and Evan Patak (2004-05, 2007) ... Is the first Gaucho in program history to accrue three First Team All-Conference awards and just the fourth to be named All-MPSF in all four years of his career (Jeff Menzel, Aaron Mansfield, Theo Brunner) ... Started all 30 of the team's matches, the only Gaucho to do so ... Appeared in all 111 of UCSB's games in 2016 ... For the year, totaled 1,159 assists (10.44 per set), 35 aces (0.32 per set), 191 digs (1.72 per set), 73 blocks (0.66 per set), 73 kills (0.66 per set), and a .386 hitting percentage ... Led team in assists and digs ... Ranked third in the MPSF (11th nationally) in assists per set and 12th in aces per set ... Was named the MPSF Player of the Week on Apr. 11 after totaling 94 assists and 19 digs in a pair of wins over Pepperdine and Stanford ... Had a team-high seven double-doubles, more than all other Gauchos combined ... Had a season-high 57 assists in each of the final two matches of the year, at No. 5 Stanford and at No. 1 BYU in the MPSF Tournament ... Had five straight multi-ace performances to open the season, totaling 12 over five matches including a season-high of four in the season-opener at Lewis ... Also had four aces in a four-set loss at UC Irvine on Jan. 16 ... Had seven kills in a pair of matches, including a 7-0-8 (.875 hitting percentage) line against UC San Diego on Jan. 15 ... Came close to a triple-double against Pepperdine on Apr. 6, notching 47 assists, nine digs, and eight blocks ... Led UCSB to the No. 5 hitting percentage (.297) in the conference ... Recorded a season-high 11 digs against UCLA on Mar. 2 ... Averaged 11.13 assists per set over UCSB's six-match winning streak from Mar. 26 to Apr. 16 ... Had a season-best 13.5 assists per set (54 in four sets) against USC on Jan. 21 ... In the final match of the season, had seven kills and 57 assists at No. 1 BYU ... Had over 10 assists per set in 20 of the team's 30 matches.

2015: A third-year starter, Jonah started all 27 of UCSB's matches and played in all but one set ... Was named an AVCA All-America Second Teamer and All-MPSF First Teamer for the second consecutive season ... UCSB's first repeat All-American since Evan Patak (2004, 2005, 2007) ... Third consecutive year earning All-MPSF recognition ... Finished the year with 967 assists, 32 aces, 51 kills, 215 digs, and 77 blocks ... Led the squad in assists, aces, and digs ... Ranked third among the Gauchos in blocking, 0.81 per game ... Ranked ninth in the NCAA and fourth in the MPSF with 10.18 assists per game ... Ranked 10th in the conference in aces and fourth in digs ... Was a key factor in UCSB recording 12.32 digs per set as a team, second-best in the NCAA ... Led all MPSF setters in digs ... Recorded nine double-doubles on the season (all assists-digs), including five straight to close out the season ... Averaged over 10 assists per set in 17 of 27 matches ... Tallied 50+ assists twice and 40+ assists 10 times ... Tallied a season-high 55 helpers in just four games vs. Hawai'i on Jan. 16, his career-best for a match under five games ... Had 48 dimes and a career-best 19 digs vs. USC on Mar. 27, the most single-match scoops by a Gaucho in 2015 ... Tied a career-high with four aces on two separate occasions.

2014: First UCSB setter to receive All-American honors since Todd Rogers in 1996 ... One of three Gauchos to compete in all 27 matches ... Finished the year with 1,109 assists, 59 kills, 31 aces, 178 digs, and 100 total blocks ... Ranked sixth in the MPSF in assists and seventh in aces ... Named the MPSF Player of the Week on Feb. 10 after recording a triple-double (48 assists, 12 digs, 10 blocks) against USC on Feb. 6 ... Had double-digit digs on four occasions ... Had a career-high 61 assists in a five-set win over Long Beach State on Apr. 3, the most assists by a Gaucho since Vince Devany had 63 on Feb. 3, 2011. 

2013: Played in 29 matches and 105 sets as a freshman setter ... Led the team in assists (1097), placing him fourth in the MPSF ... Averaged 10.45 assists per set, ranking him 8th nationally ... Set a career-high of 55 assists against BYU and recorded at least 50 assists in five matches ... Was second on the team in digs (171) and service aces (20) ... Finished the season with 81 total blocks and 24 kills ... Voted as Santa Barbara Round Table Athlete of the Week after strong performances against Stanford and Pacific ... Named to the MPSF All-Freshman Team and received an All-MPSF Honorable Mention. 

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Thousand Oaks High School in 2012 after earning three varsity letters under coach Seth Burnham ... His strong play for the Lancers led him to be named MVP of the Marmonte League after his senior year ... Was named a second team All-American by Volleyball Magazine ... Reached the postseason in all three years on the varsity squad, including trips to the state regionals in 2010 and 2011.

CLUB
Played setter for the Spectrum and Legacy Volleyball clubs ... Won a gold medal at the 2011 Junior Nationals with Spectrum, earning a spot on the All-Tournament Team in the process ... Placed tenth in the open division with Legacy.

PERSONAL
Born October 30, 1994 in Sacramento, Calif. ... Parents are Ramona and Franco ... Has one older brother: Andrew ... Aspires to play volleyball professionally ... Currently a Pre-Chemistry major ... Follows the New England Patriots, Boston Celtics, and Boston Red Sox ... Lists Saving Private Ryan and I Love You, Man as his favorite movies ... Enjoys playing Madden football in his spare time ... Favorite TV shows include South Park and Family Guy ... Tom Brady, Rajon Rondo, and German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer are his favorite athletes ... Recalls beating Westlake HS during his junior year of high school as his most memorable athletic achievement ... Was also recruited by UCLA, Pepperdine, Ohio State, Cal State Northridge, and Harvard.

Recent Games
Apr 1 Hawai'i W, 3-1
Apr 2 Hawai'i W, 3-0
Apr 6 Pepperdine W, 3-1
Apr 9 Stanford W, 3-1
Apr 16 at Stanford W, 3-2
Apr 21 at BYU L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 30 22
Sets 111 78
Kills 73 49
Kills per set 0.66 0.63
Errors 19 13
Total Attacks 140 93
Hitting Percentage .386 .387
Assists 1159 814
Assists per set 10.44 10.44
Service Aces 35 23
Service Errors 93 68
Service Aces per set 0.32 0.29
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 191 154
Digs per set 1.72 1.97
Block Solo 6 3
Block Assist 67 54
Block Total 73 57
Blocks per set 0.66 0.73
Block Errors 3 1
Ball Handling Errors 5 5
Points 147.5 102.0
Points per set 1.3 1.3
Matches started 30 22
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 2 at Lewis L, 3-1 1 4 3 0 3 1.000 43 4 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Jan 3 at Loyola (Ill.) W, 3-1 1 4 3 0 7 .429 33 2 3 0 8 1 3 1 4 0 7.5
Jan 8 Quincy W, 3-2 1 5 1 0 2 .500 48 2 6 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Jan 8 NJIT W, 3-0 1 3 0 1 1 -1.000 32 2 4 0 4 0 3 0 3 0 3.5
Jan 9 Sacred Heart W, 3-0 1 3 4 0 5 .800 31 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6.0
Jan 15 at UC San Diego W, 3-0 1 3 7 0 8 .875 32 0 2 0 8 0 2 1 2 0 8.0
Jan 16 at UC Irvine L, 3-1 1 4 1 0 5 .200 43 4 4 0 10 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Jan 21 at USC W, 3-1 1 4 1 0 2 .500 54 0 4 0 10 0 4 0 4 1 3.0
Jan 22 at Cal Baptist W, 3-2 1 5 1 0 4 .250 54 1 3 0 9 0 4 0 4 0 4.0
Jan 27 Cal State Northridge W, 3-0 1 3 2 3 5 -.200 31 0 3 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Jan 29 Long Beach State L, 3-2 1 5 2 0 5 .400 40 3 3 0 15 1 1 0 2 1 6.5
Feb 5 at BYU L, 3-0 1 3 1 1 5 .000 28 0 3 0 10 0 3 0 3 1 2.5
Feb 6 at BYU L, 3-0 1 3 2 0 3 .667 35 0 4 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 3.5
Feb 10 UC Irvine W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 1 .000 28 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1.0
Feb 12 UC San Diego W, 3-0 1 3 4 0 4 1.000 35 1 3 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Feb 17 at Pepperdine W, 3-2 1 5 6 1 10 .500 48 0 3 0 8 0 4 0 4 0 8.0
Feb 19 at Stanford L, 3-0 1 3 0 3 4 -.750 26 3 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 4.5
Feb 24 USC W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 2 .500 35 1 3 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Feb 26 Cal Baptist W, 3-0 1 3 3 1 4 .500 35 2 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Mar 2 at UCLA L, 3-1 1 4 1 2 4 -.250 37 1 4 0 11 0 2 0 2 1 3.0
Mar 4 UCLA L, 3-0 1 3 2 0 2 1.000 23 1 2 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Mar 9 Concordia (CA) W, 3-1 1 4 1 2 4 -.250 44 0 3 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 2.5
Mar 23 at Long Beach State L, 3-0 1 3 2 1 3 .333 31 0 4 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Mar 26 at Cal State Northridge W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 2 1.000 36 2 3 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Apr 1 Hawai'i W, 3-1 1 4 2 0 3 .667 40 2 5 0 7 0 4 0 4 0 6.0
Apr 2 Hawai'i W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 2 .500 29 1 3 0 8 0 4 0 4 1 4.0
Apr 6 Pepperdine W, 3-1 1 4 4 1 7 .429 47 1 1 0 9 1 7 0 8 0 9.5
Apr 9 Stanford W, 3-1 1 4 4 0 8 .500 47 0 4 0 10 0 4 0 4 0 6.0
Apr 16 at Stanford W, 3-2 1 5 5 0 11 .455 57 0 5 0 10 1 2 0 3 0 7.0
Apr 21 at BYU L, 3-2 1 5 7 3 14 .286 57 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
  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
2012-13 29 105 24 0.23 6 48 .375 1097 10.45 20 0.19 171 1.63 5 76 81 0.77 87.0 0.8
2013-14 27 106 59 0.56 10 97 .505 1109 10.46 31 0.29 178 1.68 10 91 100 0.94 145.5 1.4
2014-15 27 95 51 0.54 12 96 .406 967 10.18 32 0.34 215 2.26 2 75 77 0.81 122.5 1.3
2015-16 30 111 73 0.66 19 140 .386 1159 10.44 35 0.32 191 1.72 6 67 73 0.66 147.5 1.3
Total 113 417 207 0.50 47 381 .420 4332 10.39 118 0.28 755 1.81 23 309 331 0.79 502.5 1.2
  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 30 111 73 0.66 19 140 .386 1159 10.44 35 0.32 191 1.72 6 67 73 0.66 147.5 1.3
Conference 22 78 49 0.63 13 93 .387 814 10.44 23 0.29 154 1.97 3 54 57 0.73 102.0 1.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 53 31 0.58 8 55 .418 545 10.28 18 0.34 87 1.64 4 30 34 0.64 68.0 1.3
Away 15 58 42 0.72 11 85 .365 614 10.59 17 0.29 104 1.79 2 37 39 0.67 79.5 1.4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 20 74 52 0.70 9 92 .467 796 10.76 19 0.26 124 1.68 5 48 53 0.72 100.0 1.4
Losses 10 37 21 0.57 10 48 .229 363 9.81 16 0.43 67 1.81 1 19 20 0.54 47.5 1.3
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January 11 43 25 0.58 4 47 .447 441 10.26 20 0.47 79 1.84 2 22 24 0.56 58.0 1.3
February 8 26 17 0.65 6 33 .333 270 10.38 7 0.27 36 1.38 1 15 16 0.62 32.5 1.3
March 5 17 8 0.47 5 15 .200 171 10.06 4 0.24 28 1.65 1 7 8 0.47 16.5 1.0
April 6 25 23 0.92 4 45 .422 277 11.08 4 0.16 48 1.92 2 23 25 1.00 40.5 1.6