Josh Taylor reaches 1,000 career kills milestone in 3-1 win over Hawaii.
Pepperdine will host its first-round MPSF Tournament match on April 19.
Matt Tarantino sets new career high with 11 blocks tonight vs. the Trojans.
Pepperdine sits in second place in the MPSF with a 1.5 match lead on UC Santa Barbara, Long Beach State and Stanford, all tied for third place.
Kyle Gerrans ties Fred Winters' 2004 record with six aces in a three-set match.
Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. Hawaii, Senior Night. Photos by Martin A. Folb.
Pepperdine def. BYU 3-2. (Photos by Martin A. Folb)
Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. UC San Diego (Photos by Martin A. Folb)
PEPPERDINE 2013: Transferred to Pepperdine prior to the 2012-13 academic year ... Appeared in six sets and six matches in his first season in blue and orange ... Posted one kill vs. Pacific (3/1), Hope International (3/8) and UC San Diego (3/15) ... Also credited with a dig and a block against the Tritons ... Hit .286 (3 kills-1 error-7 attempts) in limited play time.
HAWAII 2012: Redshirted his freshman season with Warriors.
CLUB: Competed for Legacy Volleyball Club ... Led team to a fifth place finish at Junior Nationals in the 18 Open Division and was later voted to the all-tournament team ... Placed ninth at Junior Nationals the year prior ... As part of the 16-1 squad, helped team qualify for Junior Nationals in the club's inaugural season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Hart High School in 2011 ... Was a utility player on the squad, seeing action as a setter, opposite side hitter, outside hitter and middle blocker ... Three-time All-Foothill League first team selection ... Three-time All-Santa Clarita Valley first team awardee ... Was a three-year captain and team MVP ... Holds school records for most kills in a match (30), most kills in a season (362), most aces in a season (67) and career hitting percentage (.428) ... Led Hart to back-to-back playoff appearances for the first time in school history ... Placed second in the Foothill League during junior and senior seasons ... A Volleyball Magazine "Fab 50" selection ... Also lettered in basketball.
PERSONAL: Born in Valencia, Calif. ... Son of Bill and Lori Mosolf ... Named after two grandfathers ... Has a younger sister, Rachel ... Majoring sports medicine ... Dad's cousin Jeff Conine was a baseball player for UCLA and later played in the major leagues for the Florida Marlins, Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles ... Chose Pepperdine because "I've realized that the academic excellence, Christian atmosphere and integrity in the men's volleyball program are all equally important to me" ... Saw first men's volleyball match at Pepperdine and grew up attending basketball games inside Firestone Fieldhouse as well ... Traveled to Slovenia, Italy, Austria and Czech Republic as part of the Boys Global Challenge ... On that trip, played against youth and junior national teams from Serbia and Slovenia, as well as the Cameroon National Team.
FAVORITES: Favorite pro volleyball player is Ivan Miljokovic ... Favorite pro sports team is the Oklahoma City Thunder ... Favorite book is the Bible ... Favorite tv show is Lost ... Favorite movie is Remember the Titans ... Favorite musical artist is Gabe Bondoc ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is basketball ... Favorite food is steak ... Enjoys playing disc golf and traditional golf, beach volleyball and spending time with friends.