NORTHRIDGE - 2007
Junior Isaac Kneubuhl was the only Matador to appear in all 33 matches and 119 games during the 2007 season ... has now played in 95 matches and 338 games in his career ... finished fourth on the team with 245 kills and was fifth in kills per game at 2.06 ... took the third-most swings (621) of all Matador hitters ... led Northridge with a career-high 195 digs and also posted a career-high 37 assists over the course of the season ... pounded a career-high 22 kills in a Northridge season-high 59 attempts against fourth-ranked Pepperdine (Jan. 31) ... posted two double-doubles (the fourth and fifth of his career); against No. 4 Pepperdine (Jan. 31) and against No. 13 Long Beach State (Feb. 15) ... his 13 digs against the Waves on Jan. 31 was a career-high ... had double figures in kills 11 times ... was moved to the libero spot for the final four matches of the season ... earned a spot on the MPSF Academic All-Conference Team for the third consecutive season.
Kneubuhl appeared in all 29 matches and 101 of 111 games as a sophomore ... finished fourth on the team with 194 kills (1.92 kpg), was also fourth in digs with 150 (1.49 dpg), ranked fifth in aces with 16 and was seventh in blocks (44) ... pounded a season-high 21 kills while hitting .417 in Northridge's five-game win at No. 15 IPFW (Jan. 20) ... also had 16 kills and eight digs in the second match at IPFW (Jan. 21) ... had double figures in kills in five of the Matadors' first seven matches of the season ... posted his only double-double of the season with 12 kills and a season-high 12 digs against Long Beach State (Jan. 6) ... matched his season-best with 12 digs at No. 2 Pepperdine (Feb. 18) ... notched eight kills, four aces and six digs in Northridge's 3-1 win against No. 14 Pacific (Jan. 28) ... was one of eight Northridge players named MPSF Academic All-Conference.
Was the only player to appear in all 33 matches for the Matadors ... also saw action in a team-high 118 games as a redshirt freshman ... finished third in the team in kills (260) and was sixth in kills per game (2.20) ... also was fifth with 150 digs ... recorded 30 assists, 19 aces and 58 blocks ... had double figure kill totals in three of his first four collegiate matches, including a season-high 19 against Stanford (Jan. 7) ... knocked down 14 kills while hitting .345 at top-ranked UCLA (Apr. 6) ... had double figures in kills 11 times which tied for fourth on the squad ... had a pair of double-doubles, including a 12-kill and season-high 11-dig performance in a 3-2 win over No. 11 UC Irvine ... was one of seven Northridge players named MPSF Academic All-Conference.
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2004.
KAMEHAMEHA HIGH SCHOOL
Was a three-year starter as an outside hitter at Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu, Hawai'i ... earned first team All-State and All-ILH honors in 2002 ... was also named Player of the Year in 2002 ... earned the same accolades as a junior in 2001 ... the Warriors won ILH and State Championships in 2001 and 2002 ... graduated in 2003 with a 3.5 grade point average.
Born January 1, 1985 in Kahului, Maui, Hawai'i ... parents are Robyn and Benjamin Kneubuhl ... has two older sisters, Hina and Alesa ... favorites include the Brazilian National Volleyball team, actor Ben Stiller, the movie "Snatch" and the TV show "American Choppers" ... lists Giba as his favorite professional athlete and sushi as his favorite food ... major is Kinesiology.