2 - Ben Brockman
Ben Brockman
Born: 11/15/1984
Height: 5-9
Weight: 155
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Clairemont
Position: Libero
Career Highs
Assists: 2, multiple times
Digs: 17 at Hawai'i, 2/8/07

2007
An MPSF Academic All-Conference selection as a junior...Played in 28 matches and 85 games at libero...Totaled a team high 178 digs...Posted a .942 reception percentage with 28 errors in 486 attempts...Led the Gauchos in digs in 14 matches...Had double-digit dig totals seven times...Set a new career high with 17 digs at Hawai'i (2/8)...The 17 digs vs. the Warriors tied Tyson Norton and Evan Patak for the most in a single 2007 match...Had 15 digs vs. Penn State (3/12) and again vs. UCLA in an MPSF Tournament quarterfinal (4/21)...Finished 10th in the MPSF with 1.98 digs per game in league matches...Gauchos were third in the MPSF with 9.12 digs per game in conference tilts...Tied his career high with two assists on four occasions. 2006
Played in eight matches and 20 total games...Posted a career high with 10 digs at UC Irvine (4/15)...Had a seven dig, two assist performance vs. UCLA (4/12)...Recorded four digs at UCLA (4/19)...Finished the season with five assists and 23 scoops...Had 74 reception attempts and three errors.

2005
Did not play.

2004
Redshirt.

High School
A 2003 graduate of Clairemont High School in San Diego...Played setter and outside for coach Jerry Knuppel...A two-time Harbor League Player of the Year (2002, 2003)...Also a two-time First Team All-CIF selection (2002, 2003)...A first team all-section performer as a senior...A three-time MVP for the Chieftains...Selected to Volleyball Magazine's Fab 50 in 2003...Guided Clairemont to Harbor League titles in 2000, 2002, and 2003...Chieftains were the CIF Division IV runner-up in 2003...Played four years of varsity soccer and captained the 2003 squad...Graduated among the top ten in his class.

Club
Played six years of club ball for Seaside and coach Fred Featherstone...Captained the 2001 team...Garnered all-American status at the 2001 Junior Olympics...Team placed fifth at the 2000 and 2001 JOs.

Personal
Benjamin Joel Brockman was born Nov. 15, 1984 in San Diego...Parents are Dan and Debby Brockman...Has an older brother, Nick, and a younger sister, Amber...Majoring in physics at UCSB...Cheers for the San Diego Chargers and star running back LaDainian Tomlinson...Likes to watch reruns of "Seinfeld"...Led Zeppelin's "Babe I'm Gonna Leave You" is his favorite tune...Most memorable sporting moment was winning a AAA beach event with Gaucho teammate Theo Brunner...When asked why he chose UCSB, he simply responds "look at it".

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