AS A SENIOR IN 2014
Team tri-captain ... MPSF All-Academic ... Team's Coaches' Award ... Appeared in 25 matches and 61 sets ... Drew 17 starts as an outside hitter ... First career start came in season opener at UC Santa Barbara (1/4) ... Had a career night at Pacific (2/8), with career bests of a team-high 17 kills on .452 hitting (17-3-31), eight digs and two total blocks for 19.0 points ... Had eight kills each in back-to-back home dates with CSUN (3/29) and No. 7 UC Irvine (4/4) ... Two aces vs. UCLA (1/30) ... Handled all 31 receptions without an error vs. both CSUN and UCI.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013
Sat out the season due to injury.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2012
Appeared in 30 sets over 12 matches ... Put down a season-high five kills to go along with two digs in his collegiate debut vs. Pepperdine (1/27) ... Had two kills and two digs vs. BYU (2/9).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011
Redshirted the season ... Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll at the Bronze Level (GPAs 3.00 to 3.299).
Played for St. Louis High Performance VBC (2007-10).
A 2010 graduate of St. Louis University High School in St. Louis, Mo. ... The Missouri State Player of the Year in 2010 ... Guided the Jr. Billikens to state titles in 2007, 2008 and 2010 ... Also was a member of the football team.
Born Dec. 29, 1991 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Parents are Mark and Regina Metzger ... Has two older sisters named Melissa and Alexis ... Aerospace engineering major at Revelle College ... Interested in working in the aerospace industry after earning his degree from UCSD and eventually attending graduate school ... Counts winning the Missouri state volleyball title as a senior in high school among his top volleyball memories ... Hobbies include basketball, football, ping pong and golf ... Favorite sports teams are the St. Louis Cardinals, Rams and Blues, as well as Manchester City FC and the Los Angeles Lakers ... A fan of Rams quarterback Sam Bradford and MCFC midfielder David Silva ... Top movies include Happy Gilmore, Step Brothers and The Pianist ... Listens to Nelly ... Loves pancakes ... Lists Lillian Metzger and Brian Greene as his greatest influences.