|Hometown:||Apple Valley, Calif.|
|High School:||Apple Valley Christian HS|
Steve Messner was a redshirt during the 2009 season.
APPLE VALLEY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL
Messner was a four-year letterman in volleyball (setter), basketball (SG/SF), and baseball (LHP/1B), and was named captain of his volleyball and basketball team for three seasons, and captain of his baseball team for all four seasons ... earned All-League honors in 2006-08 and was named MVP as a member of the Warrior's volleyball team, earned All-League (2005-08), MVP (2006-08), All-Area (2008), All-CIF (2008), and League MVP (2008) honors for his achievements on the basketball court, and earned All-League (2004-08), All-Area (2006-08), MVP (2006-08), All-CIF (2008) and League MVP (2008) honors for his successes on the diamond.
Parents are Paul and Lopa Messner ... has two younger brothers Matt and Khanh ... both parents attended Cal State Long Beach ... was a member of the Under Armour National and OC Giants summer teams ... considered attending New Mexico State, UC Riverside, and UC Irvine but chose CSUN because he just loved everything Northridge had to offer ... favorites include Tiger Woods, San Francisco Giants, Christopher Walken, Jessica Alba, "SportsCenter", his grandmother's italian food, and Radiohead ... finds pressure-packed situations the best thing about being an athlete ... works on his homework and relaxes with friends in his free time ... will step on the chalk to fulfill his superstition ... would enjoy having dinner with Sandy Koufax and Nolan Ryan if ever given the opportunity ... "all girls are nuts" is the best piece of advice he has ever been given ... cannot imagine going a week without his phone ... considers his dad his greatest hero because of his work ethic ... majoring in Finance.