AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009: Recorded a UCSD single season record 1,268 assists… Led the Tritons with 99 sets played and was second on the team with 107 blocks... Posted a season-high 67 assists against Pepperdine (3/7)... Had at least 50 helpers 11 times… At one point, had three straight matches with 60+ assists… Served up a career-high four aces in a win against St. Francis (2/13)... Tallied a career-best nine blocks on two occasions.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Saw action in 90 sets, leading the team with 961 assists... Had a career-high 71 assists in a five-set win at Pacific (4/5)... Recorded nine kills and 10.0 points, both career-highs, against Cal State Northridge (3/1)... Had four service aces and seven digs in a win at UC Irvine (1/19)… Lone double-double came in the form of 66 assists and 10 digs vs. Pacific (3/7).
CLUB: Won three bronze medals at Junior Olympics with Balboa Bay Volleyball Club from 2005-07.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Corona del Mar... Volleyball team won two CIF Championships in 2005 and 2007, going 33-2 in 2007... Four-time league champions... Earned MVP of the CIF and Pacific Coast League in 2007... Named a 2007 Volleyball Magazine First-Team All-American.
PERSONAL: Born Apr. 26, 1989… Parents are Jim and Jean Bannan… Father played volleyball at Santa Clara… Has two younger siblings named Connor and Hannah… A communication major in Thurgood Marshall College… Minoring in history… Lists Office Space and Jack Johnson's September Sessions as his favorite flicks… Favorite athlete is Ventura County pro surfer Dane Reynolds… Enjoys surfing and croquet.