Luke

La Mont

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#14

Outside Hitter
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Laguna Hills, CA
High School: Laguna Hills HS
Major: International Business
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

AS A SENIOR IN 2018
Team tri-captain ... Career-high four service aces vs. BYU (2/8), to go along with five kills, five digs and four block assists ... Missed first two matches with slight injury before starting home opener vs. UC Merced (1/11) at outside hitter and sharing match high with nine kills on career-best .750 hitting (9-0-12), adding four block assists.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2017
Appeared off the bench in 20 matches and 48 sets as an outside hitter and server ... Pair of kills in trio of matches, in home opener vs. Grand Canyon (1/7), vs. Hawai'i (2/10), and in season finale at California Baptist (4/12) on season-high 10 attacks ... Three digs vs. Ball State (3/11).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016
Appeared in 25 matches ... Recorded 21 kills, three service aces, 14 digs and 28 points ... Season-high four kills vs. Holy Names (2/20).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015
Appeared in 18 matches and 38 sets, with five starts at outside hitter ... Made college debut in season opener at Concordia (1/7), producing four kills and a dig ... Earned first collegiate start vs. Princeton (1/28), and also started the next three matches at an outside hitter spot ... Put down match highs of a season-best 12 and nine kills, respectively, in two contests at No. 7 BYU (1/30-31), hitting a season-high .346 (12-3-26) in first meeting and adding a team-best five digs in the latter ... Served two critical aces, the first of his career, in come-from-behind 3-2 triumph at Grand Canyon (1/10), as UCSD ended game four on a 5-0 run to overturn a 22-20 deficit, with the first to begin his rotation and tie the score at 22-22, and the second on set point ... Season-high six digs vs. UCLA (2/28), when he had two more aces.

CLUB
Played for Balboa Bay Volleyball Club from 2010-14 ... Was on the 2012 Junior Olympic team that earned a silver medal ... Competed on the 2014 Junior Olympic team that earned a bronze medal.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2014 graduate of Laguna Hills High School ... Sea View League (SVL) MVP in 2014 ... Made the Orange County All-Star Team (2014) and San Luis Obispo Invitation All-Tournament Team (2014) ... Named on the Fab 50 List in 2014 ... First-Team All-League (2013), Second-Team All-League (2012), and Top 25 Underclassmen List (2012) ... Team won the 2014 SVL championship ... Team kills leader for both 2013 and 2014 ... Also played basketball.

PERSONAL
Born Aug. 28 in Huntington Beach ... Parents are Dan La Mont and Tammy Fogarty ... Father was a rower at USC ... Has a younger sister named Elise ... International studies-international business major at Roosevelt College ... Aspires to either play professional volleyball overseas, or pursue medical school in the hopes of becoming an orthopedic surgeon after graduating from UCSD ... Most memorable sports moment was deciding to quit baseball for volleyball during his freshman year of high school ... Likes to surf, work out, play the ukulele, and hang out with friends in his spare time ... Roots for the Los Angeles Lakers, Clippers and Angels, and the Cleveland Cavaliers ... Favorite athlete is Shaquille O'Neal ... Top movie is Anchorman ... Listens to Jack Johnson, Kolohe Kai, Ice Cube and Jay Z.

MATCH-BY-MATCH STATISTICS
2015
2016
2017
2018

MATCH HIGHS
Kills 12 at BYU 1/30/15
Assists 3 vs. CSUN 4/14/18
Aces 4 vs. BYU 2/8/18
Digs 8 2 times 2/9/18
Blocks 4 3 times 2/9/18
Points 13.5 at BYU 1/30/15
Hitting % (min. 10 TA) .750 vs. UC Merced 1/11/18
   
CAREER STATISTICS
Season SP MP MS K E TA Pct. Ast. SA Digs BS BA TB Points
2015 38 18 5 59 46 170 .076 2 6 36 0 7 7 68.5
2016 53 25 1 21 23 90 -.022 6 3 14 2 4 6 28.0
2017 48 20 0 6 4 22 .091 0 4 6 1 0 1 11.0
2018 58 20 9 63 40 198 .116 18 10 51 0 21 21 83.5
Totals 197 83 15 149 113 480 .075 26 23 107 3 32 35 191.0
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