AS A FRESHMAN IN 2018
Redshirted the season.
Competed for Bay to Bay Volleyball Club from 2014-17 ... Played with current teammate Wyatt Harrison.
A 2017 graduate of Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose ... Two-time varsity team captain (2016-17) ... Guided Bells to share of West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) title as a senior with current teammate Alex Biz's Saint Francis at 11-1 apiece in league play ... All-WCAL First Team as a senior, collecting 343 kills, 56 aces and 195 digs over 102 sets ... Third-seeded Bellarmine fell 3-1 at SFHS in 2017 CIF Central Coast Section (CCS) Division I final on May 16, and also wound up as NorCal runner-up ... Bells (33-9) won five-setter at Saint Francis in 2016 CCS Division I final ... Then put down 11 kills in 3-1 triumph over Granite Bay after dropping first set, 35-33, for program's first-ever CIF NorCal Division I championship ... Earned All-WCAL honorable mention as a junior, finishing with 276 kills, 41 aces and 179 digs in 110 sets ... Cal-Hi Sports Bay Area Player of the Week in April 2016 ... Two-time CIF Pursuing Victory with Honor award recipient for volleyball (2016-17) ... Also played basketball for two years.
Born Dec. 25 in San Jose ... Parents are Michael and Kendra Staskus ... Father attended Colorado and mother went to UC Santa Barbara ... Has an older sister named Kate who played water polo at Chapman from 2013-16 ... Engineering physics major at Roosevelt College ... Plans to attend graduate school and obtain a master's degree in areas of math or engineering ... Most memorable volleyball moments are aiding in Bellarmine's first NorCal championship as a junior in 2016, and beating rival Saint Francis in league play and CCS final that same year ... Enjoys golfing and listening to music ... Roots for the world champion Golden State Warriors ... Favorite athlete is Warrior superstar Stephen Curry ... Top movie is Grown Ups ... Listens to Drake and Kanye West ... Loves French fries.