Matt Underwood Athlete Profile

#11 Matt Underwood

Position: Opposite Hitter Height: 6-6 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2010 | 2013-2014 Hometown: San Diego, CA Mission: Guatemala City North, Guatemala Last School: Rancho Bernardo High School

Personal

  • Son of Tom and Lorie
  • Married wife Jayci after 2014 season
  • Has two brothers and three sisters
  • Member of the school honor roll
  • Participated in the Best Buddies program
  • Majoring in exercise science
  • Served an LDS mission in Guatemala

Before BYU

  • Three-year varsity letterwinner at Rancho Bernardo HS under head coach Rachel Dixon
  • RBHS Male Athlete of the Year
  • All-CIF First Team selection in 2008 and 2009
  • 2009 CIF Division I Player of the Year
  • All-Palomar League in 2008 and 2009
  • 2009 Palomar League MVP
  • 2009 All-North County First Team selection
  • Member of Palomar League championship teams in 2007 and 2009
  • Named to Volleyball Magazine's Fab 50
  • Played with the Epic Volleyball Club under head coach Darrel Dillmore


2010 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted

2013 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 6 sets and 5 matches
  • Finished the season with 3 kills, 7 digs and 6 blocks
  • Recorded a season-high 2 blocks Mar. 9 vs. Cal Baptist and April 12 at Pacific
  • Recorded 3 kills April 12 at Pacific

2014 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in 18 matches for the Cougars
  • Started eight matches in 2014
  • Recorded 10 kills, .389 clip, four blocks vs. Cal State Northridge (Jan. 10)
  • Recorded seven kills, seven digs vs. No. 1 Long Beach State (Jan. 11)
  • Had 9 kills, two aces (career high), eight digs (career high), four blocks (tied career high) at UC San Diego (Jan. 18)
  • Recorded 15 kills (career high) on .542 clip, 24 attempts (career high), three digs vs. No. 7 USC (Feb. 28)
  • Had 6 kills, .556 clip vs. UC San Diego (Mar. 15)
  • Had 11 kills, .625 clip (career high), three digs vs. No. 5 UC Santa Barbara (Mar. 28)
  • Recorded five blocks (career high), four kills, four digs at No. 5 UC Santa Barbara (Apr. 11)
  • Had eight kills, five digs at No. 10 UCLA