Born in Provo, Utah ... parents are Thomas and JoLynn Rowley ... married to DeLana ... they have a daughter, Madelyn ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Salta, Argentina ... graduated in civil engineering ... started playing volleyball in middle school with mother and friends ... enjoys beach volleyball, surfing and computer programming ... recipient of the Edwin S. Hinckley Scholarship at BYU ... named the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Co-Outstanding Graduate in 2005 ... civil engineering master's student.
Attended Mt. Carmel High School in San Diego, Calif. ... lettered three years in volleyball ... MVP and spring athlete of the year senior year ... first team all-league both junior and senior years ... first team all-CIF senior year ... Rendondo Beach and Las Vegas All-tournament honors ... second team all-CIF during junior year ... United State Marines Distinguished Athlete Award ... San Diego Tribune first team all-academic.
Kills: 1 (four times
Attempts: 2 (twice)
Hitting Percentage: 1.000 (three times)
Digs: 16 vs. USC, 2/10/06
Assists: 3 (five times times)
2004 | Sophomore Year
Played all three games in the match against George Mason, March 27... posted two assists and four digs ... earned MWC scholar-athlete status.
2005 | Junior Year
Played in all 30 matches and 109 of 111 games ... named Academic All-MPSF ... named Academic All-District by CoSIDA ... led the team in digs with 206 and a 1.89 average ... is second at BYU for most digs in a rally-scoring season ... had 10-or-more digs seven times ... recorded a career-high 14 at USC, March 4, and at Stanford, April 15 ... registered 12 digs in BYU's MPSF Tournament quarterfinal match against UC Santa Barbara, April 23 ... added two kills and 25 assists ... had just 26 return errors, less than one per match and third best in the MPSF.
2006 | Senior Year
A Student Athlete Academic Center Scholar Athlete ... played in 25 matches and appeared in 90 games during the season ... led the team with 177 digs and averaged 1.97 digs per game ... added two kills and 20 assists ... had 11 digs against Cal Baptist, Jan. 6, and Cal State Northridge, Jan. 14 ... did not record a return error in the first three matches of the season ... totaled nine digs and three assists in two wins over UC Santa Barbara ... had seven digs against UCLA, Jan. 28 ... recorded eight digs in a 3-1 win over Pepperdine, Feb. 3 ... had 14 digs in 3-1 win against USC, Feb. 10 ... set career high and tied BYU rally scoring record with 16 digs in win over USC, Feb. 11 ... had nine digs and three assists in 3-0 win over Stanford, March 4 ... had seven digs in 3-0 win over Pacific, March 31 ... had nine digs against Long Beach State, April 7 ... had 15 digs, second-highest total in the rally scoring era, at Hawai`i, April 15.