Trojans win 15th consecutive and now control destiny for MPSF title.
Jeff Carlson had 12 kills and 7 digs for Trojans.
Trojans have been in 2 of past 3 NCAA Final Fours.
2012: Carlson, who spent his first 3 seasons at USC as a setter, will also work at outside hitter as a junior in 2012 and is in the mix for a starting role ...
2011: He was the backup setter and a serving specialist as a sophomore in 2011 ... Overall in 2011, he appeared in 10 matches (starting once) and had 50 assists, 2 aces, 7 digs and 1 block ...
2010: He redshirted as a sophomore in 2010 after having rotator cuff surgery on his right shoulder in the fall of 2009 ... 2009: He was a backup setter as a first-year freshman in 2009 ... Overall while appearing in 3 matches, he had 25 assists, 2 kills, 1 dig and 1 block ...
HIGH SCHOOL: He made the 2008 Volleyball Magazine All-American second team, Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 list, All-CIF Division II first team and Orange County Register All-Orange County first team as a senior at Corona del Mar (Calif.) High ... He had 289 kills, 22 blocks, 171 digs and 50 aces in 2008 ... Corona del Mar reached the 2008 CIF Division II semifinals ... He made the 2007 All-Pacific Coast League second team as a junior ... Current Trojan Joey Booth also prepped at Corona del Mar ...
PERSONAL: He and current Trojan Tony Ciarelli tied for fifth at the 2011 World University Games beach competition in China ... He and Ciarelli were fifth at the 2011 USA Volleyball international development qualifier beach tourney in Playa Del Rey (Calif.) and then were 13th at the National Volleyball League beach tourney in Malibu ... He participated in the 2011 CBS Sports Alt Games Collegiate Beach Championships in San Diego ... He tied for fifth with partner Connor Hughes at the 2010 FIVB Junior World Beach Volleyball Championships ... He and Ciarelli participated in the 2010 AVP Hermosa Beach Open ... He teamed with Will Montgomery at the 2009 FIVB Junior (U-21) Beach World Championships in England, advancing to the second round of qualifying ... He was a member of the 2008 USA Volleyball Men's Junior National A2 team ... He and Ciarelli were runners-up at the 2008 FIVB Youth (U-19) Beach World Championships in the Netherlands and he was on the U.S. training team for the 2008 FIVB Junior (U-21) Beach World Championships ... He is a public policy, management and planning major at USC ... Birthdate is May 26, 1990.
Career single-match highs: 1 kill (Hope International and New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2009), 7 digs (Harvard, 2011), 1 block (New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2009, Harvard, 2011)