Brenden Sander
Outside Hitter #15
Ht
6'
4"
Class
Senior
Hometown
Huntington Beach, 
California
Last School
Huntington Beach Union High School
Roster Years
2015-2018


Personal

  • Parents are Steve and Kera Sander
  • Brother Taylor played volleyball for BYU from 2011-14
  • Also has one sister, Britney Wardle
  • Also recruited by UCLA, USC, Stanford, UC Irvine, UCSB, Hawai'i

Before BYU

High School

  • Played under coach Craig Pizanti
  • Back-to-back CIF and state championships in 2013 and 2014
  • CIF and state MVP
  • Went 40-0 one season

Club

  • SCVA MVP 2011-13
  • Played for U21 USA Junior National Team
  • Earned silver and two bronze medals in Junior Olympics
  • Played for Balboa Bay VBC under Andy Reed
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2015

  • Added three kills, a dig and a block in his first collegiate start vs. Loyola (1/9)
  • Contributed two kills and three digs vs. UCSB (1/23)
  • Had nine kills, 17 attempts and a .412 clip vs. UCSD (1/30)
  • Added 11 kills, 23 attempts, two aces and six digs vs. Cal Baptist (2/6)
  • Contributed a team-high 10 kills and season-high four digs vs. Cal Baptist (2/7)
  • Collected 15 kills, 35 assists and five digs vs. LBSU (2/21)
  • Had a team-high eight kills and a season-high .467 clip vs. BSU (2/27)
  • Contributed 11 kills, four blocks, five digs and three assists vs. STAN (3/7)
  • Had a team-high 14 kills and career-high five blocks vs. UH (4/17)
  • Added a career-high 16 kills and 10 digs vs UH (4/18)
  • Collected a career-high 47 attempts and three service aces vs. USC (4/25)
  • Added to the All-MPSF Freshman Team
Sophmore Year 2016

  • Added 12 kills, five digs and four blocks vs. LUC (1/8)
  • Collected 14 kills, four blocks and three digs vs. STAN (1/16)
  • Contributed 14 kills and three digs vs. LBSU (1/22)
  • Had nine kills, three digs and two aces vs. UCI (1/30)
  • Added a .545 clip, six blocks and 15 kills vs. UCSB (2/6)
  • Collected six kills on a career-high .667 clip and five blocks vs. PU (2/12)
  • Contibuted 10 kills, three blocks and a career-high four aces vs. CBU (2/19)
  • Had 15 kills and four blocks vs. CSUN (2/27)
  • Added 12 kills, four aces and six digs vs. UH (3/4)
  • Collected 14 kills and a season-high eight digs vs. PEP (3/19)
  • Had 16 kills and seven digs vs. UCSD (3/25)
  • Added 10 kills and seven blocks vs. UCLA (4/1)
  • Contributed a career-high 19 kills vs. UCSB (4/21)
  • Had 14 kills and no errors for a .583 clip vs. LBSU (5/5)
  • Collected 14 kills on a .500 clip vs. OSU (5/7)
  • Named to the All-MPSF Tournament team
  • Received AVCA First-Team All-America honors
  • Named to the All-MPSF First Team
Junior Year 2017

  • Contributed nine kills and four digs vs. LUC (1/7)
  • Added 15 kills and five digs vs. CSUN (1/20)
  • Had 15 kills and five blocks vs. UCI (1/27)
  • Collected 12 kills, two aces and four digs vs. UCLA (2/3)
  • Contributed seven kills on a .600 clip in two sets vs. USC (2/10)
  • Added 10 kills, four digs and three blocks vs. STAN (2/23)
  • Had 14 kills, five digs and four block vs. CBU (3/3)
  • Collected 14 kills and four aces vs. PEP (3/10)
  • Contributed 14 kills and four blocks vs. UH (3/17)
  • Added 13 kills, five digs and six blocks vs. LBSU (3/24)
  • Had 11 kills on a .625 clip and six digs vs. PU (3/21)
  • Collected eight kills, four aces and five blocks vs. UCSB (4/6)
  • Contributed 11 kills and eight blocks vs. BC (5/2)
  • Added 15 kills on a .619 clilp and four digs vs. LBSU (5/4)
  • Named an AVCA Honorable Mention All-American
  • Received All-MPSF Second Team honors
Senior Year 2018

  • Added 14 kills and three blocks vs. LUC (1/5)
  • Had 11 kills and three aces vs. LU (1/6)
  • Contributed a team-high 17 kills vs. BSU (1/12)
  • Collected 12 kills, six digs and four blocks vs. OSU (1/13)
  • Added 16 kills and six digs vs. UCI (1/27)
  • Had 10 kills and four blocks vs. UCSB (2/3)
  • Contributed his second-career double-double of 15 kills and 11 digs vs. UCSD (2/8)
  • Collected 23 kills and five aces vs. USC (2/10)
  • Added 14 kills on a .545 clip vs. GCU (2/15)
  • Had 16 kills and six digs vs. STAN (2/21)
  • Contributed 17 kills and four blocks vs. PEP (3/1)
  • Collected 20 kills and five digs vs. PSU (3/8)
  • Added 12 kills, three aces, six digs and four blocks vs. UH (3/10)
  • Had a career-high 24 kills and four aces vs. CUI (3/29)
  • Contributed 18 kills and five blocks vs. UCLA (4/21)
  • Named AVCA First-Team All-America
  • Named Volleyball Magazine First-Team All-America
  • Named VolleyMob Third-Team All-America
  • Named All-MPSF First Team
  • Named AVCA Player of the Week (4/24)
  • Named MPSF Offensive Player of the Week twice (2/12 & 3/12)
  • Named Off the Block Player of the Month for March
  • Named VolleyMob Player of the Week (2/13)
  • Named Off the Block National Outside Attacker of the Week (2/12)
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year



Career & Season Stats

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