11 - Weston Nielsen
Weston Nielsen
Born: 09/02/1992
Height: 6-6
Weight: 205
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Corona del Mar, Calif.
High School: Corona del Mar
Position: Outside Hitter
Major: History
Honors: Corona del Mar, Calif./Corona del Mar
m 24
k/s 2.74
h % .278
a/s 0.24
b/s 0.53
sa/s 0.14
d/s 1.21

UC SANTA BARBARA

2013: Finished the season with 56 kills, 29 digs, nine total blocks and three assists in 11 matches. Set a career-high with 12 kills against Cal State Northridge. 

2012: Appeared in eight matches, picking up 24 kills as an outside hitter. Also contributed 28 digs, 7 assists, and 12 blocks. 

2011: Redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Coach Steve Conti at Corona Del Mar High School ... As both an outside hitter and opposite,  was named the Pacific League MVP in 2010, as well as being named to the All-CIF First Team ... Earned two gold medals, two All-Tournament team berths, and one Tournament MVP honor in three years at the Junior Olympics.

PERSONAL
Born Sep. 2, 1992 to Dave and Carol Nielsen ... Has two older siblings, sister Britta and teammate Blaine ... Majors in History and minors in Anthropology ... Enjoys playing ping-pong and going to the beach in his free time ... Favorite movie is Wild America ... Listens to Kings of Leon ... Favorite book is Hunger Games by Suzanna Collins ... Lists the 2011 UCSB Men's Volleyball run through the playoffs as his most memorable athletic achievement.

Recent Games
Mar 26 at Cal Baptist W, 3-0
Mar 28 at BYU L, 3-2
Apr 3 at Long Beach State W, 3-2
Apr 5 at Cal State Northridge L, 3-1
Apr 9 Cal Baptist W, 3-0
Apr 11 BYU W, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 24 23
Sets 70 69
Kills 192 191
Kills per set 2.74 2.77
Errors 75 74
Total Attacks 421 418
Hitting Percentage .278 .280
Assists 17 17
Assists per set 0.24 0.25
Service Aces 10 10
Service Errors 37 36
Service Aces per set 0.14 0.14
Reception Errors 13 13
Digs 85 85
Digs per set 1.21 1.23
Block Solo 1 1
Block Assist 36 36
Block Total 37 37
Blocks per set 0.53 0.54
Block Errors 1 1
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 221.0 220.0
Points per set 3.2 3.2
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 4 UC San Diego W, 3-0 1 1 1 3 .000 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Jan 8 UC Santa Cruz (exhibition) W, 3-0 1 7 0 9 .778 0 2 1 0 2 1 2 0 3 0 11.0
Jan 10 Concordia (exhibition) W, 3-0 3 11 2 17 .529 1 0 4 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Jan 17 Pacific W, 3-0 2 2 0 5 .400 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Jan 18 Stanford W, 3-2 3 5 4 13 .077 0 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Jan 21 at UCLA L, 3-0 1 2 5 15 -.200 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Jan 25 UC Irvine L, 3-2 4 6 3 16 .188 1 0 0 0 5 0 4 0 4 0 8.0
Jan 30 Hawaii W, 3-1 2 4 4 13 .000 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Jan 31 Hawaii W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Feb 6 at USC L, 3-2 5 11 8 32 .094 0 1 3 0 8 0 5 0 5 0 14.5
Feb 8 at Pepperdine W, 3-2 5 18 5 36 .361 2 1 3 1 9 0 1 0 1 0 19.5
Feb 12 Cal State Northridge W, 3-0 2 5 4 13 .077 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Feb 14 Long Beach State W, 3-1 2 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Feb 21 at Stanford L, 3-0 1 2 3 8 -.125 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Feb 22 at Pacific W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at UC Irvine L, 3-1 3 12 6 30 .200 2 0 1 1 7 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Mar 1 at UC San Diego W, 3-0 3 6 3 18 .167 0 2 3 2 2 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Mar 5 UCLA W, 3-0 3 13 2 22 .500 1 1 3 1 5 1 1 0 2 0 15.5
Mar 7 UC San Diego W, 3-0 3 12 1 16 .688 2 1 3 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 14.5
Mar 12 USC W, 3-2 3 2 3 7 -.143 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Mar 14 Pepperdine L, 3-2 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 26 at Cal Baptist W, 3-0 3 12 1 17 .647 0 1 0 1 8 0 3 0 3 0 14.5
Mar 28 at BYU L, 3-2 5 15 6 32 .281 0 1 1 1 5 0 5 1 5 0 18.5
Apr 3 at Long Beach State W, 3-2 5 17 5 39 .308 0 0 1 0 11 0 2 0 2 0 18.0
Apr 5 at Cal State Northridge L, 3-1 4 16 7 37 .243 3 0 2 1 4 0 1 0 1 0 16.5
Apr 9 Cal Baptist W, 3-0 3 12 2 16 .625 1 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Apr 11 BYU W, 3-1 4 18 2 32 .500 2 0 5 3 7 0 1 0 1 0 18.5
Apr 19 UCLA   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at MPSF Semi Finals   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 at MPSF Championship   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 vs. NCAA Final Four   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 vs. NCAA Championship   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 24 70 192 2.74 75 421 .278 17 0.24 10 0.14 85 1.21 1 36 37 0.53 221.0 3.2
Conference 23 69 191 2.77 74 418 .280 17 0.25 10 0.14 85 1.23 1 36 37 0.54 220.0 3.2
Exhibition 2 4 18 4.50 2 26 .615 1 0.25 2 0.50 5 1.25 1 3 4 1.00 22.5 5.6

Home 14 35 81 2.31 26 157 .350 10 0.29 3 0.09 30 0.86 1 14 15 0.43 92.0 2.6
Away 10 35 111 3.17 49 264 .235 7 0.20 7 0.20 55 1.57 0 22 22 0.63 129.0 3.7
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 16 45 128 2.84 37 251 .363 11 0.24 7 0.16 55 1.22 1 18 19 0.42 145.0 3.2
Losses 8 25 64 2.56 38 170 .153 6 0.24 3 0.12 30 1.20 0 18 18 0.72 76.0 3.0