AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014
Appeared in three matches and three sets ... Made college debut in hometown of Santa Barbara in season opener at UC Santa Barbara (1/4), with one attack attempt and one block assist in third set ... Also played in one set each at Hawai'i (1/24) and at Long Beach State (2/21) ... First two collegiate kills came at UH, on three swings ... Had one dig at LBSU.
Played for Santa Barbara Volleyball Club 18-1 (2012-13), SB Spikers Volleyball Club 18-1 (2011-12) and East Beach Volleyball Club 16-1 (2010-11) ... In July of 2012, traveled to Dallas, Texas for the USA Volleyball BJNC with the Santa Monica Beach Club 18-Black ... At the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships in Des Moines, Iowa later that same month, won a bronze medal in the Boys’ National Division with the USA Boys’ Youth Continental White select squad.
A 2013 graduate of Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta ... Two-sport standout in volleyball and basketball for the Chargers ... A two-time volleyball captain for head coach Chris Hughes ... Named All-Channel League First Team as a senior after second-team selection in 2012 and all-league honorable mention in 2011 ... Senior year, earned All-CIF Southern Section Division 2 First Team and Presidio Sports All-City Team recognition ... Averaged over 10 kills per match while leading DPHS to the CIF Southern Section Division 2 quarterfinals.
Born May 4, 1995 in Santa Barbara ... Parents are Ron and Kathy Wopat ... Father placed 12th at the 1980 Olympic Trials in the decathlon and was one of eight members of the 1981 U.S. decathlon team ... Mother was a gymnast and track and field thrower at UC Santa Barbara ... Has an older sister named Carly and a younger brother named Eli ... Carly was a star middle blocker at Stanford from 2010-13, earning AVCA All-America First Team distinction as a junior and senior ... Environmental systems major at Warren College ... Enjoys fishing, reading, hiking, surfing, traveling and photography ... Roots for the Green Bay Packers ... Listens to Jack Johnson ... Loves Hawaiian food ... His parents and coaches are among his biggest influences.