13 Connor Drake
13 Connor Drake
Height: 6-8
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Granite Bay, Calif.
High School: Del Oro HS
Position: Middle Blocker
m 22
k/s 1.45
h % .316
a/s 0.09
b/s 1.04
sa/s 0.04
d/s 0.41

UC Santa Barbara

2017: Entered 21 matches and 63 sets as a redshirt sophomore, finishing with 90 kills (1.43 per set), a team-high 73 blocks (1.16 per set, also a team best), a .353 hitting percentage, and 16 digs ... Started 15 of the final 17 matches of the season ... Top offensive performance of the season came on Feb. 11 at Stanford, as he logged a season-high 12 kills on .524 hitting ... Had nine kills on 13 errorless swings (.692) along with six blocks in the season opener against McKendree on Jan. 6 in the UCSB Asics Invitational ... Had 25 blocks in a four-match span from Feb. 11-25, including a season-high eight against UCI and a two-solo, seven-total block night against UCSD ... Had six or more total blocks in seven separate matches, the most by any Gaucho ... Hit .407 and racked up 1.15 blocks per set in MPSF play. 

2016: In his redshirt freshman season, played in 16 matches spanning 46 games with 12 starts ... Started the first eight matches of the year and appeared in 16 of the team's first 22 contests ... Led the team with a 1.13 blocks per set average ... For the year, totaled 62 kills (1.35 per set), a .344 hitting percentage, two aces, 52 blocks (4-48), and 92 points ... Had a season-high eight blocks in a five-set loss to LBSU on Jan. 29 ... Had a season-high nine kills in back-to-back matches against UC Irvine and USC on Jan. 16 and 21, respectively ... Hit .538 (8-1-13) in a five-set win over Quincy on Jan. 8 in the Asics Invitational ... Recorded 4+ blocks in the first four matches of the season and eight times overall ... His .953 serving percentage (six errors in 129 attempts) was highest on the team ... Did not appear in a regular season game after Mar. 9. 

2015: Redshirted. 

High School
Totaled four varsity letters, two of which were in volleyball, at Del Oro High School ... Played under head coach Levi Oates ... In his senior year, recorded 250 kills, 47 blocks, and a .405 hitting percentage ... Named Team MVP his sophomore year ... First Team All-League and First Team All-City as a junior ... As a senior, was named League and Team MVP while earning Male Athlete of the Year awards from his high school ... Won a section championship with the Golden Eagles in 2014 ... Competed in basketball for four years and in water polo for two ... Named Team MVP of his water polo team in 2012 ... Named League MVP for basketball in 2014.

Club
Was a member of the Northern California Volleyball Club ... Made it to the Junior Olympics with NCVC in the Open Division.

Personal
Born on Aug. 2, 1996 to parents Sean and Gail ... Has a younger brother, Trevor ... Roots for the San Francisco 49ers and Sacramento Kings ... lists winning Athlete of the Year at Del Oro as his most memorable sporting moment ... Favorite movies include Limitless, No Cameras Allowed, and The Social Network ... Enjoys reading the Harry Potter series ... Listens to Porter Robinson, Jack Johnson, and Daft Punk ... Plays Rock Band in his free time ... Rajon Rondo and Michael Phelps are his favorite athletes ... Was also recruited by Pepperdine, Hawai'i, and Loyola ... Calls Phineas and Ferb his favorite TV show.

Recent Games
Mar 31 Cal State Northridge W, 3-1
Apr 6 Hawai'i L, 3-0
Apr 7 Hawai'i L, 3-1
Apr 12 UC Irvine W, 3-2
Apr 14 at UC Irvine L, 3-0
Apr 19 vs. Cal State Northridge L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 22 10
Sets 80 38
Kills 116 55
Kills per set 1.45 1.45
Errors 35 18
Total Attacks 256 132
Hitting Percentage .316 .280
Assists 7 3
Assists per set 0.09 0.08
Service Aces 3 1
Service Errors 15 10
Service Aces per set 0.04 0.03
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 33 15
Digs per set 0.41 0.39
Block Solo 6 1
Block Assist 77 36
Block Total 83 37
Blocks per set 1.04 0.97
Block Errors 8 5
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 163.5 75.0
Points per set 2.0 2.0
Matches started 22 10
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 4 NJIT W, 3-1 1 4 7 2 13 .385 2 0 0 0 2 3 6 0 9 0 13.0
Jan 5 Saint Francis (PA) L, 3-1 1 4 6 5 17 .059 1 0 1 0 3 2 2 0 4 0 9.0
Jan 6 Stanford W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 at Pepperdine W, 3-1 1 2 3 1 6 .333 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Jan 25 at Loyola (Ill.) L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 at Lewis L, 3-1 1 4 4 1 8 .375 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 6.0
Feb 2 at BYU W, 3-0 1 3 3 0 5 .600 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Feb 3 at BYU L, 3-0 1 3 3 0 7 .429 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Feb 21 Pepperdine L, 3-2 1 5 5 1 9 .444 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 7.0
Feb 23 UC San Diego W, 3-2 1 5 12 2 24 .417 0 0 1 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 14.0
Mar 1 at USC W, 3-1 1 4 6 0 12 .500 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 6 0 9.0
Mar 2 at UC San Diego W, 3-0 1 3 7 2 16 .313 1 0 1 0 4 0 3 1 3 0 8.5
Mar 9 Fort Wayne W, 3-0 1 3 10 3 19 .368 0 0 2 0 2 0 6 0 6 0 13.0
Mar 10 Ball St. W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 8 .500 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 1 3 0 6.5
Mar 15 at Long Beach State L, 3-0 1 3 5 3 12 .167 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 5.5
Mar 16 Long Beach State L, 3-1 1 4 5 0 13 .385 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Mar 28 at UCLA L, 3-0 1 3 6 1 11 .455 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Mar 30 at Cal State Northridge L, 3-1 1 4 3 2 10 .100 0 1 2 0 3 0 9 0 9 0 8.5
Mar 31 Cal State Northridge W, 3-1 1 4 4 3 13 .077 1 0 1 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 6.5
Apr 6 Hawai'i L, 3-0 1 3 3 2 7 .143 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 4.5
Apr 7 Hawai'i L, 3-1 1 4 5 3 13 .154 0 0 1 0 2 1 3 2 4 0 7.5
Apr 12 UC Irvine W, 3-2 1 5 7 0 14 .500 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 1 4 0 9.0
Apr 14 at UC Irvine L, 3-0 1 3 4 1 10 .300 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Apr 19 vs. Cal State Northridge L, 3-1 1 4 3 2 9 .111 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 8 0 7.0
Apr 28 at NCAA Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 16 46 62 1.35 20 122 .344 4 0.09 2 0.04 10 0.22 4 48 52 1.13 92.0 2.0
2016-17 21 63 90 1.43 24 187 .353 1 0.02 4 0.06 16 0.25 6 67 73 1.16 133.5 2.1
2017-18 22 80 116 1.45 35 256 .316 7 0.09 3 0.04 33 0.41 6 77 83 1.04 163.5 2.0
Total 59 189 268 1.42 79 565 .335 12 0.06 9 0.05 59 0.31 16 192 208 1.10 389.0 2.1
  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 22 80 116 1.45 35 256 .316 7 0.09 3 0.04 33 0.41 6 77 83 1.04 163.5 2.0
Conference 10 38 55 1.45 18 132 .280 3 0.08 1 0.03 15 0.39 1 36 37 0.97 75.0 2.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 44 69 1.57 22 150 .313 5 0.11 0 0.00 18 0.41 6 43 49 1.11 96.5 2.2
Away 10 32 44 1.38 11 97 .340 2 0.06 3 0.09 15 0.47 0 26 26 0.81 60.0 1.9
Neutral 1 4 3 0.75 2 9 .111 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 8 8 2.00 7.0 1.8
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Wins 10 36 64 1.78 14 130 .385 5 0.14 1 0.03 19 0.53 3 39 42 1.17 87.5 2.4
Losses 12 44 52 1.18 21 126 .246 2 0.05 2 0.05 14 0.32 3 38 41 0.93 76.0 1.7
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January 4 14 20 1.43 9 44 .250 4 0.29 2 0.14 7 0.50 5 10 15 1.07 32.0 2.3
February 4 16 23 1.44 3 45 .444 0 0.00 0 0.00 7 0.44 0 12 12 0.75 29.0 1.8
March 9 31 51 1.65 15 114 .316 2 0.06 1 0.03 15 0.48 0 36 36 1.16 70.0 2.3
April 5 19 22 1.16 8 53 .264 1 0.05 0 0.00 4 0.21 1 19 20 1.05 32.5 1.7