June 29, 2010
Cal State Northridge men's volleyball coach Jeff Campbell has announced the addition of eight players to his 2011 roster. The 2011 class is highlighted by the signing of five freshman.
Campbell announced the signing of Kyle Stevenson, Greg Faulkner, Ian Zavala, Cory Wagner and Brandon Lebrock.
Stevenson, a 6-3 outside hitter from Palos Verdes High School, was a 2010 Daily Breeze All-Area selection and was a Volleyball Magazine Boys Fab-50 pick. Stevenson also competes for SMBC.
Faulkner, a 6-6 middle from Westchester High School, was named CIF Division II Player of the Year.
Zavala, a 6-5 middle from Quartz Hill High School, was an All-CIF Southern Section Division III third team selection in both 2009 and 2010.
Wagner, a 6-5 outside hitter from La Costa Canyon High School, was named first team All-Avacado League by the San Diego Union-Tribune in 2010 as well as Player of the Year. He also competes for Epic Volleyball Club.
Lebrock, a 6-1 outside hitter from Crespi High School, was named to the 2009-10 AVCA Boys' High School All-America second team and was a Daily News Top Players to Watch in 2010.
Campbell also announced that Ryan Musick, Alex Jones and Ryan Mason would also join the Matador men's volleyball program in the fall.
Musick, a 6-4 outside hitter from South Torrance High School, was a 2010 Daily Breeze All Area selection as well as a first team All-CIF Division 4 pick.
Jones, a 6-4 setter from Homestead High School, was a first team All-Mercury News selection in 2010.
Mason, a 6-7 setter from Saugus High School, was listed among the Top Players to Watch in 2010 by the Daily News who also competes for SMBC.
"This is really a great class of players," said Campbell. "They're a very talented group and we're excited to have them at Northridge and welcome them into the Matador volleyball family."
Cal State Northridge finished the 2010 season with a 23-10 record after fallin to Penn State in the NCAA National Semifinals. The Matadors lost five senior starters to graduation and return nine letterwinners next season.
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