Men's Volleyball

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    Chris McKniff
    Chris McKniff

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Tucson, Ariz.

    High School:
    Sabino High

    Height / Weight:
    6-10 / 200

    Position:
    Middle Blocker

    Birthdate:
    06/09/1983

    2005: McKniff returns as a starting middle blocker as a senior in 2005 ...

    2004: McKniff stated all of 2004 at middle blocker as a junior ... Overall, he hit .328 (tops among USC's regulars) with 241 kills (third on USC), a team-best 113 blocks and 37 digs ... He had double kill figures 12 times (including 18 at Stanford), hit .500-plus 6 times and had 5-plus blocks 7 times (with 9 versus Stanford) ...

    2003: He started 14 matches at middle blocker as a sophomore in 2003 ... Overall while appearing in 20 matches, he hit .335 with 82 kills (including a career-best 10 versus Lewis) and had 51 blocks (with a career-high 10 at Long Beach State) ...

    2002: He saw limited action in 10 matches at middle blocker as a freshman in 2002, but he did start 5 times ... Overall, he had 17 kills, 5 digs and 11 blocks ... HIGH SCHOOL: He was a 3-time (1999-2001) All-State pick at Sabino High in Tucson (Ariz.) ... As a senior, he made the 2001 Volleyball Fab 50 team ... He also played basketball at Sabino ...

    PERSONAL: Birthdate is June 9, 1983 ... He is majoring in psychology at USC and has a B average (3.03 GPA) ... He made the 2003 MPSF All-Academic team ... His club team, Club Cactus, won the bronze medal at the 2001 Junior Olympics ... His father, John, played basketball at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, while his mother, Sharon (Callahan), placed ninth in the high jump for the U.S. at the 1968 Olympics as just a 16-year-old.

    McKniff's Stats
    YearGMKETAPCTASTSASEREDGBSBABE
    2002 (Fr.)...2310171047.1490 1 7 3 5 0 112
    2003 (So.)...58208222179.3353 4 181 6 5 466
    2004 (Jr.)...1082924178497.328113 201 37149914
    CAREER... 18959340110723.318148 455 481915622

    Career singlematch highs: 18 kills (Stanford, 2004), 3 digs (UC Irvine and UCLA, 2004),10 blocks (Long Beach State, 2003)