Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6-4 Weight: 185
Birthdate: Jan. 15, 1970
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
Team USA Member Since: 1993
Major international competition: 1995 World Cup ... 1995 World League ... 1995 Pan American Games (silver) ... 1994 FIVB World Super Four ... 1994 World Championship (bronze) ... 1994 World League ... 1993 FIVB Grand Champions Cup ... 1993 NORCECA Zone Championship (silver).
Highlights with USA National Team: Recipient of first Tommy Haine Coaches Award (1995) ... named to full-time USA roster in Jan. 1994 ... originally joined USA national team in Aug. 1993 on an extended tryout basis after competing on the World University Games squad and 'B' team ... came off the bench to provide a brief spark in USA's loss to Italy in World Super Four opener (11-18-94) ... had eight kills and a stuff block in USA win over Canada (7-10-94) on Banana Boat outdoor tour ... saw extensive playing time during World League '94
Other volleyball achievements: Played at 1993 World University Games in Buffalo, N.Y.
College/high school: Set NCAA Tournament two-match record with .575 hitting percentage while guiding UCLA to 1993 national title ... earned third-team all-America accolades as senior with .418 hitting percentage ... led Bruins with 373 kills in 1992, and recorded career hitting percentage of .381 ... coached at UCLA by Al Scates (former USA national team head coach) ... three-time all-league and team MVP selection at Faith Academy, Manila, Philippines ... led team to three Philippines' championship crowns.
Personal: Born Jan. 15, 1970 in San Diego ... majored in history at UCLA.