UCSD M Volleyball BIO
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5 Thomas DeStefano

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2018
Appeared in 16 matches and 51 sets as a libero ... Totaled 73 digs, or 1.43 per set, and 14 assists ... Made college debut in opener vs. McKendree (1/5), seeing action at libero in final three games of five-set win and producing first six digs ... Achieved double-figure digs once, with season-high 10 at Concordia (2/9) ... Eight digs vs. Concordia (1/20) and seven more at Lindenwood (2/17), both four-set victories ... Season-best three assists vs. BYU (2/8).

CLUB
Competed for 949 Volleyball Club ... Played with current teammate Bryce Curtis.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2017 graduate of Dana Hills High School in Dana Point ... Competed for Dolphins all four years ... All-South Coast League First Team ... Also played basketball as a freshman.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 25 in Laguna Beach ... Parents are Mark and Margaret DeStefano ... Father attended Long Beach State ... Has an older sister named Kayla ... International studies-international business major at Roosevelt College ... Would like to play volleyball overseas or find a job right after graduating from UC San Diego ... Most memorable volleyball moment was winning silver medal at Junior Olympics as 18-year-old ... Enjoys surfing ... Roots for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Chargers and Clippers ... Favorite athlete is Angels centerfielder Mike Trout ... The Matrix trilogy make up his movie favorites ... Listens to Chief Keef and Lil Yachty ... Loves chicken parmesan.

MATCH-BY-MATCH STATISTICS
2018

MATCH HIGHS
Kills - - -
Assists 3 vs. BYU 2/8/18
Aces - - -
Digs 10 at Concordia 2/9/18
Blocks - - -
Points - - -
Hitting % (min. 10 TA) - - -
   
CAREER STATISTICS
Season SP MP MS K E TA Pct. Ast. SA Digs BS BA TB Points
2018 51 16 0 0 0 0 .000 14 0 73 0 0 0 0.0
Totals 51 16 0 0 0 0 .000 14 0 73 0 0 0 0.0
Position: Libero
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 140
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Laguna Niguel, CA
High School: Dana Hills HS
College: Roosevelt
Major: Communication
Experience: 1 Letter
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