5 Keenan Sanders
5 Keenan Sanders
Height: 6-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Scripps Ranch HS
Position: Opposite
m 28
k/s 1.68
h % .466
a/s 0.07
b/s 0.79
sa/s 0.16
d/s 0.37

UC Santa Barbara
2018 All-Big West Honorable Mention
2017 Freshman All-American
2017 MPSF All-Freshman Team

 2019: Appeared in all 28 matches and 104 sets as an opposite…Led the team in blocks with 82 total and .79 blocks per set… Served 104 times to go along with 17 service aces…Amassed 175 kills with 1.68 kills per set…Total hitting percentage was .466…Had a team and season high 12 blocks against CSUN in the Quarterfinals of the Big West Tournament on (April 18)…Had 9 kills to go along with an .818 hitting percentage and 5 blocks against Pepperdine on (Jan 9)…. A key offensive factor  with 7 kills in a win vs UCSD on (March 1)… 5 kills to go along with 8 blocks in a win at Purdue Fort Wayne on (Jan 19).

2018: Followed up a sensational freshman campaign with an All-Big West Honorable Mention selection as a sophomore opposite … Played in 20 matches and 73 sets … Led UCSB and ranked eighth in the Big West with an average of 3.52 kills per set … Totaled 257 kills … Recorded a .247 hitting percentage (257-112-586) … Third on the team with 121 digs … Also added 36 total blocks … Named Big West Player of the Week twice (Feb. 5 and Mar. 5) … Rattled off a streak of 12 straight double-digit kill matches that lasted from Jan. 27 to Mar. 28 … Racked up a career-high 24 kills on a .302 percentage in the second match of the year at No. 10 Lewis (Jan. 27) … Followed up an 18-kill night at Pepperdine (Feb. 21) with back-to-back 21-kill performances vs. UC San Diego (Feb. 23) and at USC (Mar. 1) … Reached double-digit kills in 16 of his 20 matches played … Hit a season-best .517 with 17 kills and just two errors on 29 attacks in a 3-0 sweep over UC San Diego on Mar. 2 … Posted back-to-back double-doubles with an 11-kill, 10-dig performance at Long Beach State (Mar. 15) and an 11-kill, 11-dig double-double vs. Long Beach State (Mar. 16) … Had a season-high five blocks to go with 11 kills and nine digs in an all-around performance vs. CSUN (Mar. 31).

2017: Burst onto the scene as a true freshman, earning Freshman All-America honors and MPSF All-Freshman Team honors ... Entered 23 matches and 77 sets ... Finished the year with 171 total kills (2.22 per set), a .373 hitting percentage, 11 aces (0.14 per set) and 52 total blocks (0.68 per set) ... His .373 hitting percentage ranked fifth in the MPSF and 10th in the nation among all players, and ranked third nationally among freshmen ... Led all MPSF middles in digs (0.58 per set) and was second in kills per set ... Ranked second in the league among all freshmen in kills per set ... Standout performances from the San Diego native included a season-high 14 kills on .632 hitting against UC Irvine on Feb. 25 and a 10-kill performance on a season-best .643 hitting percentage against USC on Jan. 18 ... Notched 10 kills on just 15 swings in his NCAA debut against Mount Olive on Jan. 6 in the UCSB Asics Invitational ... Had a season-high five total blocks in just three sets against Lees-McRae on Mar. 4 ... Hit over .300 in each of the first three months of the season, including a standout .463 clip in January ... Hit .400 or better in seven straight matches from Feb. 24 to Mar. 15.

Club/High School
Played prep volleyball at Scripps Ranch High School under coaches Ronni Olsen and Alyssa Kroeger ... Won the 2014 Western League Championship with Scripps Ranch ... Was named to the Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 ... Played middle blocker and opposite for the Falcons ... Was Second Team All-League and Second Team All-CIF as a junior ... First Team All-League and First Team All-CIF as a senior ... Won the silver medal at the SCUA Boys Invitational in 2016.

Personal
Keenan Edward Sanders was born on Aug. 10, 1998 in San Diego, Calif. to parents Marc and Cyrise ... Has one older brother named Ben and a younger sister named Kodie ... Roots for the San Antonio Spurs and the Washington Redskins ... Calls Last of the Mohicans his favorite movie ... Catcher in the Rye is his favorite novel ... Likes to listen to Lonely Island ... Parks and Rec is his favorite show.

 
Recent Games
Apr 5 at Hawai'i L, 3-0
Apr 6 at Hawai'i L, 3-1
Apr 12 at UC Irvine L, 3-0
Apr 13 UC Irvine L, 3-1
Apr 18 vs. CSUN W, 3-2
Apr 19 vs. Long Beach State L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 10
Sets 104 37
Kills 175 68
Kills per set 1.68 1.84
Errors 36 20
Total Attacks 298 133
Hitting Percentage .466 .361
Assists 7 3
Assists per set 0.07 0.08
Service Aces 17 8
Service Errors 50 16
Service Aces per set 0.16 0.22
Reception Errors 1 0
Digs 38 19
Digs per set 0.37 0.51
Block Solo 5 2
Block Assist 77 27
Block Total 82 29
Blocks per set 0.79 0.78
Block Errors 7 3
Ball Handling Errors 1 0
Points 235.5 91.5
Points per set 2.3 2.5
Matches started 28 10
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Dec 29 vs. University of Alberta W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 vs. McMaster University W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 31 vs. McMaster University W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 31 vs. University of Alberta W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 3 Harvard W, 3-2 1 3 4 3 7 .143 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Jan 4 Grand Canyon W, 3-0 1 3 3 2 5 .200 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Jan 5 Concordia (Calif.) W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 12 .583 0 0 2 1 0 1 4 0 5 0 11.0
Jan 9 Pepperdine L, 3-2 1 5 9 0 11 .818 0 0 3 0 2 0 5 0 5 0 11.5
Jan 11 at Pepperdine L, 3-1 1 3 4 1 7 .429 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Jan 16 at UCLA L, 3-0 1 2 4 0 5 .800 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Jan 18 at Ball St. W, 3-2 1 5 5 0 8 .625 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 7.0
Jan 19 at Purdue Fort Wayne W, 3-1 1 4 5 0 7 .714 0 1 1 0 1 0 8 0 8 0 10.0
Jan 25 Lewis W, 3-2 1 5 8 1 11 .636 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 10.5
Jan 26 Loyola (Ill.) W, 3-1 1 4 2 1 6 .167 1 1 2 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 4.0
Feb 1 BYU W, 3-0 1 3 5 2 12 .250 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 5.5
Feb 2 BYU W, 3-0 1 3 4 0 7 .571 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Feb 8 vs. Ohio St. W, 3-0 1 3 9 0 10 .900 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Feb 9 vs. Penn St. W, 3-0 1 3 5 0 5 1.000 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 1 1 0 5.5
Feb 13 UCLA W, 3-2 1 5 8 1 13 .538 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 8.5
Feb 15 at UC San Diego W, 3-0 1 3 7 3 14 .286 0 0 4 0 1 1 4 1 5 0 10.0
Mar 1 UC San Diego W, 3-0 1 3 7 0 10 .700 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Mar 8 Lindenwood W, 3-1 1 4 5 1 9 .444 0 3 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 8.5
Mar 14 at Long Beach State L, 3-2 1 5 7 2 12 .417 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 1 3 0 8.5
Mar 15 Long Beach State L, 3-1 1 4 9 2 15 .467 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Mar 29 CSUN W, 3-0 1 3 2 2 7 .000 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 1 2 0 4.0
Mar 30 at CSUN W, 3-2 1 5 14 4 28 .357 0 2 2 0 2 1 7 0 8 0 20.5
Apr 5 at Hawai'i L, 3-0 1 3 6 1 10 .500 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Apr 6 at Hawai'i L, 3-1 1 4 8 3 20 .250 2 1 0 0 6 0 5 0 5 0 11.5
Apr 12 at UC Irvine L, 3-0 1 3 2 2 8 .000 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 4.0
Apr 13 UC Irvine L, 3-1 1 4 6 1 9 .556 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Apr 18 vs. CSUN W, 3-2 1 5 12 1 17 .647 1 0 1 0 3 0 12 0 12 0 18.0
Apr 19 vs. Long Beach State L, 3-1 1 4 7 2 13 .385 0 0 2 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 9.0
  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
2016-17 23 77 171 2.22 49 327 .373 2 0.03 11 0.14 39 0.51 1 51 52 0.68 208.5 2.7
2017-18 20 73 257 3.52 112 586 .247 6 0.08 4 0.05 121 1.66 6 30 36 0.49 282.0 3.9
2018-19 28 104 175 1.68 36 298 .466 7 0.07 17 0.16 38 0.37 5 77 82 0.79 235.5 2.3
Total 71 254 603 2.37 197 1211 .335 15 0.06 32 0.13 198 0.78 12 158 170 0.67 726.0 2.9
  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 28 104 175 1.68 36 298 .466 7 0.07 17 0.16 38 0.37 5 77 82 0.79 235.5 2.3
Conference 10 37 68 1.84 20 133 .361 3 0.08 8 0.22 19 0.51 2 27 29 0.78 91.5 2.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 52 80 1.54 17 134 .470 3 0.06 12 0.23 14 0.27 2 21 23 0.44 104.5 2.0
Away 10 37 62 1.68 16 119 .387 3 0.08 5 0.14 17 0.46 3 36 39 1.05 88.0 2.4
Neutral 4 15 33 2.20 3 45 .667 1 0.07 0 0.00 7 0.47 0 20 20 1.33 43.0 2.9
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Wins 18 67 113 1.69 22 188 .484 3 0.04 13 0.19 20 0.30 5 53 58 0.87 157.5 2.4
Losses 10 37 62 1.68 14 110 .436 4 0.11 4 0.11 18 0.49 0 24 24 0.65 78.0 2.1
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January 10 37 52 1.41 9 79 .544 3 0.08 4 0.11 9 0.24 3 26 29 0.78 72.0 1.9
February 6 20 38 1.90 6 61 .525 0 0.00 2 0.10 6 0.30 1 11 12 0.60 46.5 2.3
March 6 24 44 1.83 11 81 .407 1 0.04 9 0.38 8 0.33 1 13 14 0.58 60.5 2.5
April 6 23 41 1.78 10 77 .403 3 0.13 2 0.09 15 0.65 0 27 27 1.17 56.5 2.5