|High School:||Hemet HS|
David Massey could contribute at the five spot for UCSB as a freshman...Has the potential to develop into a good shot blocker and rebounder but his role could be limited this season.
Massey redshirted his first year at UCSB.
Massey attended Hemet High School...Though he was on the team, he played little basketball at Hemet...Massey did, however, play football and volleyball...As a football player, he was a starting strong tackle for three seasons and he helped lead Hemet to a pair of Sunbelt League titles...He was also a three-year starter as a middle blocker on a Hemet volleyball team that had just one regular season loss during his final two seasons...Massey was twice named First Team All-San Andreas League at middle blocker...He was also a two-time Second Team All-Area (San Bernardino and Riverside Counties) selection as a volleyball player...Helped Hemet advance to the CIF quarterfinals on two occasions.
David Wilson Massey was born on August 24, 1987 in Hemet, Calif....Graduated high school with Highest Honors and he was selected Hemet High's Most Outstanding Boy...Massey earned CIF All-State Academic Honors in football, basketball and volleyball for three years...While he had the opportunity to play at the collegiate level in both football and volleyball, he also had interest from several NCAA Division I basketball program and he chose to go that direction...His favorite movies include "The Sandlot" and "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy...Hobbies include computers and reading...The son of Dennis and Beatrice Massey...Would someday like to be a real estate broker...Hopes to major in business economics with a minor in history.