Joe Kauliakamoa Athlete Profile

#8 Joe Kauliakamoa

Position: Setter Height: 6-5 Roster Years: 2008-2012 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV Last School: Palo Verde High School

Personal

  • Born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Parents are Joe and Debbie
  • Physical Education major
  • Sisters Tamara and Trina also play college volleyball
  • Enjoys watching movies
  • Cousin BJ Hiapo is also on the men's volleyball team

Before BYU

  • Lettered four years at Palo Verde High School
  • Team was regional and state champion in 2006
  • Named Region MVP in 2005, 2006, and 2007 seasons
  • Nevada State Player of the Year 2005, 2006, and 2007
  • Played one year for High Line Volleyball Club and four years for the Molten Warriors
  • Member of the USA Youth National Team which traveled to Dominican Republic and Mexico in 2006 & 2007
  • Member of USA Junior National Team which traveled to El Salvador in 2007 and 2008

Stats

Career Highs
Kills: 6 vs. UCSB on Feb. 24, 2012
Attempts: 9 vs. UCSB on Feb. 24, 2012
Hitting %: .667 vs. UCSB on Feb. 24, 2012
Digs: 15 vs. Hawaii on March 16, 2012
Block Assists: 6 vs. UC San Diego on 2/24/2011
Block Solos: 2 vs. UCLA on April 6, 2012
Total Blocks: 7 (twice)
Service Aces: 2 (twice)
Assists: 66 vs. Hawaii on 3/25/2011

Year-by-Year stats
Year G K K/G E TA PCT A SA SE SA/G RE D D/G BS BA TOT B/G
2009 79 1 .01 2 3 -.33 43 5 6 .06 0 13 .16 0 1 1 .01
2010 30 6 .20 7 18 -.06 16 0 5 .00 3 6 .20 1 4 5 .17
2011 93 44 .47 16 92 .304 961 12 31 .13 1 113 1.22 4 69 73 .78
2012 107 65 .60 12 98 .531 1178 6 30 .06 3 155 1.45 7 81 88 .82
Total 309 116 .38 37 211 .374 2198 23 72 .07 7 287 .93 12 155 167 .54

            


2008 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted 2008 season

2009 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 28 of the team's 30 matches on the season and saw action in 79 sets on the year
  • Recorded 43 assists on the year along with five service aces and 13 digs

2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in 30 sets, tallying six kills, 16 assists, six digs and five total blocks
  • Had a career night against UC San Diego on 2/19/10 posting six kills, 15 attempts, three digs, two block assists, one solo block and three total blocks
  • Had a season-high 15 assists against Cal Baptist

2011 | Junior Year

  • Played in 93 sets and started 22 matches
  • Tallied 44 kills, a team-high 961 assists, 113 digs and 73 total blocks
  • Recorded career-highs in kills, attempts, hitting %, digs, block assists, block solos, total blocks and assists at some point during his Junior year
  • Named to the All-MPSF Honorable Mention Team

2012 | Senior Year

  • Named to the All-MPSF Second Team
  • Played in 107 sets and 29 matches, starting 26
  • Finished the season with 88 blocks, 64 kills and a .531 hitting percentage
  • Also contributed 1,178 assists to bring his career total to 2,198 and put him in 5th place for career assists in the Rally Scoring Era
  • Season-high 62 assists were recorded on Jan. 21 against USC
  • Season-high 15 digs recorded on Mar. 16 against Hawaii were also a career high