He was USC's only selection on the All-MPSF teams.
Young, injury-plagued Trojans finish with 6-18 record.
Trojans now return to Galen Center for final two home matches.
Trojans serve 12 aces to beat Waves in 4 sets.
It snaps the Trojans' 8-match win streak over the Tritons.
2013: Christenson returns for his second season as USC's setter as a sophomore in 2013 and should be among the nation's best players ... He is a USC co-captain ...
2012: He started at setter all season as a first-year freshman in 2012 and had an all-star showing ... Overall in 2012 while appearing in and starting 29 matches, he had a team-best 1,097 assists, 173 digs (second on USC), 76 blocks (third on USC), 12 aces (third on USC) and 29 kills ... He had 19 matches with 5-plus digs (including 4 with 10-plus digs) and 5 matches with 5-plus blocks ... He was eighth nationally in assists (10.75, fourth in MPSF) ... He was the 2012 AVCA and Volleyball Magazine National Newcomer of the Year and made the AVCA and Volleyball Magazine All-American second teams (the only freshman on the AVCA All-American squad), plus he was the 2012 MPSF Freshman of the Year and made the All-MPSF second team and All-MPSF Freshman team ...
HIGH SCHOOL: He was 2011 Volleyball Magazine All-American first team, Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 list and Honolulu Star-Advertister All-State Player of the Year as a senior at Kamehameha-Kapalama High in Honolulu, Hi. ... Kamehameha won the 2011 state Division I championship and was the 2009 and 2010 runnerup, and he was named to the All-Tournament team all 3 years (he was Most Outstanding Player in 2011) ... He was recognized in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" for his 2011 accomplishments in volleyball and basketball ... As a 2009 sophomore, he was Volleyball Magazine High School All-American first team, All-State first team and All-Conference first team ... He was All-Conference first team as a 2008 freshman ... He also played basketball at Kamehameha, which won the state Division I championship when he was a 2011 senior and 2009 sophomore, and reached the state title game in 2010 as a junior ... He averaged 19 points and 11 rebounds in 2011 ... He was the 2011 Gatorade Hawaii Player of the Year, Honolulu Star Bulletin All-State Player of the Year, Honolulu Star-Advertiser All-State Player of the Year and Interscholastic League of Honolulu Co-Player of the Year... He was the 2010 Gatorade Hawaii Player of the Year and Interscholastic League of Honolulu Player of the Year, and made the Honolulu Star Bulletin All-State Fab 15 team (and Co-Player of the Year) when he averaged 16.4 points and 7.3 rebounds ... He made the 2009 Honolulu Advertiser All-State and Honolulu Star Bulletin All-State Fab 15 teams ...
PERSONAL: He captained and started at setter on the U.S. Junior National Team that captured the gold medal at the 2012 NORCECA Men's Junior Continental Championship in Colorado Springs, Co., where he won the Best Setter Award ... He started at setter on the U.S. Junior National Team that placed fourth (the team's highest finish ever in the tourney) at the 2011 FIVB Volleyball Men's Junior World Championship in Brazil ... He was a starter on the U.S. Junior National Team that won a gold medal in the 2010 NORCECA Junior Championship in Canada (he was named Best Setter) ... He also started on the U.S. Youth National Team in 2009 and 2010; the 2009 squad finished 10th at the FIVB Boys Youth World Championship in Italy (he was the youngest starting setter to ever compete for the U.S. on a national team) and was named USA Volleyball's 2009 Indoor Team of the Year, while the 2010 squad won a silver medal at the NORCECA Youth Championship in Mexico ... His Outrigger club team was the silver medalist at the 2010 USA Volleyball Junior Olympics in the Under 18 Open Gold Division and he made the All-Tournament team ... In 2008, he captained the U.S. High Performance Select A1 Red team ... His father, Robert, played basketball at Hawaii-Hilo and his mother, Charlene, played volleyball at Hawa'i-Hilo, where she won3 national championships and was named a 2-time All-American ... He is a human performance major at USC ... Birthdate is May. 8, 1993.
Career single-match highs: 3 kills (Stanford twice and Cal State Northridge, 2012), 11 digs (UC Irvine, 2012), 6 blocks (Pacific and Penn State, 2012)