Oliver Knechciak Athlete Profile

#8 Oliver Knechciak

Position: Outside Hitter Height: 6-4 Weight: 195 Roster Years: 1997-1998 Hometown: Lausanne

Personal

Born July 18, 1973 ... parents are John and Maggy ... studied philosophy ... enjoys reading, watching movies, beach volleyball, mountain biking and listening to jazz and jungle-beat music ... has a cosmopolitan taste in food, he likes to eat Swiss "fondue," Italian Pizzas and American burgers ... was recruited by Hawaii, Cal State Northridge and Ohio State.

Before BYU

Four-time Swiss National Team selection (1992-1995) ... three-time Swiss Champion as a middle blocker on the Swiss Junior National Team ... 1995 Swiss Champion with Lausanne U. club ... winner of the Swiss Cup in 1995-96 as a member of the Senior National Team ... attended Cessrive Lausanne (high school) ... also competed in beach volleyball.

Stats

 

Year-by-Year stats
Year MP GP K K/G E TA PCT A SA SE RE D BS BA TB B/G BE BHE
1997 11 24 43 1.79 14 100 0.290 3 4 11 6 31 4 25 29 1.21 5 1
1998 14 25 31 1.24 12 83 0.229 0 2 14 2 28 3 20 23 0.92 1 0


1997 | Junior Year

Played in 24 games ... had 43 kills while hitting .290 ... contributed 31 digs and 29 total blocks.

1998 | Senior Year

Played in 25 games ... had 31 kills while hitting .229 ... added 28 digs and 23 total blocks.