UCSD M Volleyball BIO
3 Gabe Avillion

Redshirted the season.

Competed for Yorktowne Volleyball Club (2015-17) and Keystone Region High Performance Team (2016-17).

A 2017 graduate of Central Dauphin High School in Harrisburg, Pa. ... Mid Penn Conference (MPC) All-Stars Second Team, District 3 Second Team and PennLive All-Area Second Team as a senior ... MPC All-Stars First Team and PennLive Big 15 Volleyball Team as a junior ... Aided Rams to 2017 District 3 final, 2016 District 6 final and 2016 District 6 title ... Produced 80 kills, 13 aces, 22 digs and 65 blocks as a senior and 183 kills, eight aces, 14 digs and 11 blocks as a junior.

Born Nov. 25 in State College, Pa. ... Mother is Kate Avillion ... Both parents attended Penn State ... Grandfather, Ron Avillion, played basketball at Penn State from 1963-65 ... Marine biology major at Marshall College ... Hopes to pursue a graduate degree in the sciences and eventually conduct research on the ocean and climate change ... Most memorable volleyball moment is taking fourth in international division at 2016 USA Volleyball High Performance Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. ... Enjoys swimming, reading and cooking ... Roots for USA Volleyball ... Top movie is Manchester by the Sea ... Listens to Fleet Foxes, Guster and Beach House ... Loves sushi ... Before coming to college, owned nine aquariums.

Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 215
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: State College, PA
High School: Central Dauphin HS
College: Marshall
Major: Marine Biology
Experience: Redshirt
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