11 Matt Stork
11 Matt Stork
Birth Date: 02/06/1990
Height: 6-5
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Topanga, CA
High School: Crespi HS
Position: OH
Bats/Throws: 3V


Matt Stork appeared in a team-high 95 games and started 28 of 29 matches during his junior season ... spent just over half the season as the Matador starting setter before moving to outside hitter ... led the team with 552 assists (5.51 apg) and was also second in kills with 189 (1.99 kpg) ... wound up hitting .270 in 429 swings ... also led the team in aces with 26 (0.27 sapg), was second in digs with 132 (1.39 dpg) and was third in blocks with 51 (0.54 bpg) ... started 16 of the first 17 matches of the season at setter before starting the final 11 matches at outside hitter ... led the team with three double-doubles including a career-high and Northridge season-high 24 kill-11 dig performance at No. 15 Pacific (Mar. 26) ... wound up hitting .367 in 49 attacks against the Tigers ...had 18 kills and 12 digs against No. 12 Loyola-Chicago (Mar. 9) and had 42 assists and 10 digs in the Matadors' 3-1 win at No. 12 UC San Diego (Feb. 19) ... took a season-high 51 swings at No. 2 Stanford (Mar. 25) ... notched double figures in kills in nine of his 11 starts at outside hitter ... comes into his senior season ranked fifth in Northridge history with 3,766 career assists ... also has 75 career aces, 464 digs, 255 kills and 205 total blocks.

Stork was one of two Matadors (Mike Gaudino) to appear in all 33 matches and 123 games during the 2010 season ... has now started all 64 matches in his two-year Matador career ... heads into his junior season with 3,214 career assists (13.68 apg) which ranks sixth in Northridge history ... also has 49 career aces, 332 career digs (1.41 dpg) and 154 blocks (0.65 bpg) in two seasons ... led the Matadors with a career-best 1,626 assists which ranks fifth on the Matador single-season list ... ranked fourth in the MPSF and seventh in the NCAA in assists per game at 13.22 ... earned honorable mention All-MPSF honors ... led the Matadors to a .287 team hitting percentage which was sixth in the conference and 11th nationally ... also had 22 aces (0.18 sapg) and a career-high 212 digs (1.72 dpg) which ranked third on the team ... had the fourth-best blocking total with 84, including nine solo stuffs ... recorded three double-doubles which ranked second on the team and gives him five in his Northridge career ... posted 56 assists and a season-high 12 digs in the Matadors' five-set win over No. 2 USC (Feb. 3) ... also had 49 assists and 10 digs in the season-opening win at UC Santa Barbara (Jan. 7) and 41 assists and 10 digs at No. 9 Long Beach State (Jan. 15) ... dished out a season-high 72 assists in CSUN's 3-2 win over No. 11 UCSB (Apr. 7) ... notched 61 assists, seven digs and three blocks in the MPSF semifinal win over BYU (Apr. 29) and had 42 assists and four digs in the MPSF Championship against Stanford (May 1).

Started in all 31 matches at setter and was one of two Matadors (Eric Vance) to appear in all 112 games as a true freshman ... earned third team All-MPSF honors and was also named to the seven-player All-MPSF Freshman Team ... recorded 1,588 assists (sixth-best in Matador single-season history) while leading the Matadors to a .334 team hitting percentage which was third-best in the nation ... his assists per game total (14.18) led the NCAA as well as the MPSF ... already ranks ninth in Northridge history with 1,588 career assists ... also had 38 kills (0.34 kpg), 27 aces (0.24 sapg), 120 digs (1.07 dpg) and 70 total blocks (0.62 bpg) during a remarkable freshman season ... posted a career-high 81 assists in back-to-back matches (Feb. 20 vs. No. 7 Stanford, Feb. 25 at No. 1 Pepperdine) to earn MPSF Player of the Week honors ... also served a career-high five aces to go with eight digs in the 3-1 win over No. 7 Stanford (Feb. 20) ... posted a season-high four kills and 60 assists along with six digs, five blocks and one ace in Northridge's four-set win over No. 10 UC San Diego (Apr. 10) ... notched his first collegiate double-double with 74 kills and 12 digs at No. 7 Stanford (Mar. 27).

Earned varsity letters in volleyball as a setter/outside and opposite hitter at Crespi High School in Encino, Calif. ... was one of 12 high school seniors to earn AVCA All-American honors ... was also named Mission League MVP ... is Crespi High School's all-time leader in kills after wrapping up his career with 1,016 kills over four seasons ... had his jersey number retired by the school ... played all four seasons for coach Raissa Adolphe ... graduated in 2008.

Born February 6, 1990 in Parma, Italy ... parents are Sabine and Jeff Stork ... has one younger brother, Daniel and a younger sister, Nico ... his father is the head coach of the Cal State Northridge women's volleyball team and Daniel is playing for UC Irvine ... was also recruited by UC Irvine and Long Beach State ... favorites include the Green Bay Packers, former NFL quarterback Brett Favre, the TV shows "House" and "The Office" and the movie "The Dark Knight" ... says his greatest moment in sports was when "our team won the Junior Olympics in 2007" ... major is psychology.





KILLS24, at Pacific (3/26/11)

51, at Stanford (3/25/11)

ASSISTS81 (2x), last at Pepperdine (2/25/09)
SERVICE ACES5, vs. Stanford (2/20/09)
DIGS12 (3x), last vs. Loyola (3/9/11)
BLOCK SOLOS2 (2x), last at UC San Diego (2/19/11)
BLOCK ASSISTS5 (2x), last vs. UCLA (3/2/11)
TOTAL BLOCKS7 (2-5), at UC San Diego (2/19/11)
POINTS27.5, at Pacific (3/26/11)