Phil Fuchs Athlete Profile

#7 Phil Fuchs

Position: Outside Hitter Height: 6-4 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2009 | 2012-2014 Hometown: Lindon, UT Mission: Apia, Samoa Last School: Brookfield East High School

Personal

  • Born in Provo, Utah
  • Son of Ray and Val Fuchs
  • Entire family is outside hitters
  • Loves reading
  • Dad Ray played for BYU in 1989
  • His two sisters play volleyball at Weber State and Central Michigan
  • Served a two-year LDS mission in Apia, Samoa
  • Knows four languages
  • Plays the piano, guitar and ukulele
  • Majoring in business management with an emphasis in strategy

Before BYU

  • Attended Brookfield East HS
  • First team all-conference and second team all-state in his one season playing high school volleyball
  • Team MVP
  • Scholar athlete
  • Recipient of the President's Award for Academic Excellence
  • Played basketball as a sophomore, tennis as a junior and track and field as a senior
  • Played one year at Twin Peaks Volleyball Club under Barry Larsen and two years at North Shore Milwaukee Volleyball Club
  • Member of the Junior National A2 team.

Athlete Stats

Year-by-Year stats
Year SP K K/G E TA PCT A SA SE SA/G RE D D/G BS BA TOT B/G
2012 10 11 1.50 5 34 .176 0 0 4 0.00 3 8 .80 0 8 8 .80
2013 25 36 1.44 15 80 .263 2 2 11 0.08 5 20 .80 0 11 11 .44

2009 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted the 2009 season.

2012 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 5 matches and 10 sets
  • Finished the season with 11 kills and 34 attempts
  • Also contributed 8 digs and 8 blocks
  • Season-high 6 kills came on Feb. 18 against Cal Baptist
  • Season-high 4 blocks came on Feb. 18 against Cal Baptist and on Feb. 24 against UC Santa Barbara
  • Season-high 5 digs came on Feb. 24 against UC Santa Barbara

2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Won the Elite 89 award at the NCAA tournament, given to the athlete with the highest GPA in the Final Four (3.8)
  • Started 4 matches and played in 14
  • Finished the season with 36 kills, 20 digs and 11 blocks
  • Career-high 8 kills on April 12 vs. Pacific
  • Career-high 7 digs on April 5 vs. UCSB

2014 | Junior Year

  • Had 2 kills vs. Loyola (1/3/14)
  • Recorded 2 kills vs. CSUN (1/10/14)
  • Played vs. No. 1 LBSU (1/11/14)
  • Played vs. UCI (1/17/14)
  • Had 5 kills, .455 clip, 1 assist, 1 ace vs. UCSD (1/18/14)
  • Had 5 kills vs. Pacific (1/25/14)
  • Played vs. Pepperdine (1/31/14)

  • Had 3 kills, 4 digs (season high) vs. Cal Baptist (2/3/14)

  • Had 11 kills (career high) on .421 clip, 3 digs, 5 blocks (career high) vs. Pacific (2/14/14)