Men's Volleyball

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    Lucas Yoder
    Lucas Yoder

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    San Clemente

    High School:
    San Clemente

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 185

    Position:
    OH

    04/03/2014

    No. 8 USC Men's Volleyball Beats Concordia

    Tanner Jansen leads with 20 kills, 11 digs and 4 blocks on Senior Night.

    01/10/2014

    USC Men's Volleyball Sweeps UC San Diego In MPSF, Home Opener

    Alex Slaught had 14 kills to lead the Trojans

    2014: Yoder, whose USC volleyball ties are extensive, compete to start at outside hitter as just a freshman in 2014, his first year at USC ...

    HIGH SCHOOL: He made the 2013 Volleyball Magazine All-American second team, Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 list, All-CIF Division 1 first team, Orange County Register All-Orange County first team and All-South Coast League first team as a senior at San Clemente (Calif.) High despite missing part of the season with a head injury he suffered while skateboarding ... As a junior, he made the 2012 Orange County Register All-Orange County second team ...

    PERSONAL: He won a bronze medal at the 2013 FIVB U19 Beach World Championships in Portugal ... He was a member of the 2012 USA Youth National Training team, the 2011 USA Future Select A2 team and the 2010 USA Future Select team ... His 949 Volleyball Club team won a gold medal at the 2013 USA Junior National Championships (he was MVP of the 18 Open Gold Division All-Tournament team) and a bronze medal in 2012 after placing fifth in 2011 and winning a silver in 2010 ... He is one of 6 Yoders to play volleyball at USC and one of 8 Yoders to play collegiately ... He is the son of the late Dave Yoder, a 4-year starting outside hitter at USC who was a member of 3 NCAA runner-up teams (1985-86-87) and who earned All-American second team honors in 1987 before a brief pro career in Europe and on the beach ... His uncle, Bob, was a 1977 All-American who led the Trojans to the NCAA title that season and then as USC's head coach for eight seasons (1982-89) guided Troy to the 1988 NCAA championship ... His cousin, Erin, was a defensive specialist on the USC women's team (2009-12) ... His cousin, Paul, is a junior libero on the Trojan men's team ... His cousin, Jack, is a freshman setter on the Trojan men's team ... His cousin, Cory, was a 2011 All-American outside hitter at UC Irvine and was a member of the Anteaters' 2009 NCAA champions ... His sister, Molly, is a junior libero on the UC Irvine women's volleyball team ... Birthdate is Feb. 19, 1996.