AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017
Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Freshman of the Week honorable mention (1/9) ... Made college debut in opener at No. 8 UC Irvine (1/5) as starting outside hitter, putting down match-high nine kills after producing four without an error on seven swings (.571) in first career set ... Became first Triton to reach double figures in kills in a match in 2017 with team-high 14 in home opener vs. Grand Canyon (1/7), adding career-best seven digs, first two collegiate aces and two total blocks.
Competed for WAVE Volleyball Club.
A 2016 graduate of El Camino High School in Oceanside ... Played for the Wildcats in the Avocado League, aiding them to CIF San Diego Section Division II title as a senior ... All-CIF SDS Second Team.
Born May 18 in San Diego ... Parents are Luisito and Shannon Pontigon ... Biochemistry/chemistry major at Revelle College ... Plans to attend graduate school for biochemistry at UC San Diego after completing his undergraduate degree.