Loyola coming off two consecutive victories over No. 1 UC Irvine and No. 3 BYU
Loyola will host the Cougars inside Gentile Arena
Ramblers searching for first NCAA Championship bid
2005 (Junior): Played in 105 games... named an All-MIVA First Team selection... two-time MIVA Player of the Week honoree (2/14 and 4/25)... second on the team in points with 474.0 and recorded 37 service aces for the year... sits fifth on Loyola's all-time career list with 90 service aces... hit double-digit kills in 23 matches, including a season-best 22 stops against IPFW (4/29) and Mercyhurst (4/8)... tied his career high of 14 digs against Ball State (4/15) and California Baptist (3/7)... tallied 186 digs and 77 blocks (seven solo, 70 assisted) for the year.
2004 (Sophomore): Appeared in 103 out of 104 games for the Ramblers... recorded 232 kills for the season, while posting nine double-digit kill matches... posted five service aces three times, while tying for the team lead with his total of 53 on the year... hit .692 (10-1-13) versus Quincy (4/3)... recorded 14 kills, four digs, and two block assists and hit .650 against Findlay (2/1).
2003 (Freshman): Saw action in eight games for the Ramblers, turning in his best performance versus Mercyhurst (3/15), when he recorded nine kills and hit .571 for the match... had five digs and two block assists on the season.
High School: Earned 2002 Player of the Year honors from the Chicago Sun-Times and the Daily Southtown... selected to the Chicago Tribune All-State First Team... honored as a Fab-50 player by Volleyball Magazine... three-time member of the Chicago Catholic League all-conference team... named 2002 Catholic League MVP... lauded with all-tournament team honors at the 16-under Nationals... member of National Honor Society and Who's Who Among High School Students.