|Hometown:||San Ramon, Calif.|
|High School:||Mater Dei|
UC SANTA BARBARA
2009: Started 22 matches at setter during his sophomore season ... Led the Gauchos in total assists (1223) and assists per set (13.15) ... His 1223 assists in the 2009 campaign is the 11th highest season total in school history ... Dished out a personal-best 79 assists versus Hawai'i (3/5) ... Totaled 10 service aces, 24 digs, 40 blocks, and 46.0 points over 93 sets ... Had 50 or more assists in ten matches.
2008: As a true freshman, platooned with Max Klineman at setter ... Played in 19 matches and started 10 ... Led the Gauchos in assists per set (10.40) and was second in total assists (489) ... Posted a team-best .469 setting percentage ... Totaled seven service aces, 43 digs, 21 blocks, and 25.5 points over 47 sets ... Recorded a personal-best 60 assists at Long Beach State (3/1) ... Had eight matches with 30 or more assists and 12 with at least 20 helpers.
Played six years at setter for the James Brown Sultans of Soul Super Bad Volleyball Club under head coach Darrick Lucero.
A 2007 graduate of Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Calif. ... Played four years at setter for coach Darrick Lucero ... Garnered AVCA High School All-American honors as a senior ... A Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection ... Named First Team All-CIF in 2007 ... A two-time First Team All-Serra League pick (2006, 2007) ... Tabbed Mater Dei's Most Valuable Player as a senior ... Captained the Monarchs as a junior and senior ... Served as president of Mater Dei's Ping Pong Club.
Born Aug. 16, 1988 in San Luis Obispo, Calif. ... Parents are Tom and Kelly ... Has an older sister, Genna ... Majoring in communication ... A fan of the Los Angeles Lakers and Tampa Bay Ray outfielder B.J. Upton ... Favorite television show is It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and top movie is The Shawshank Redemption ... Enjoys the work of Clint Eastwood and Denzel Washington ... Lists Outkast as his favorite musician ... Reads National Geographic ... Loves to visit Hawai'i ... Most admired volleyballer is Ricardo Garcia ... Ping pong and video games are his hobbies ... Downing sushi is also a favorite pastime.