The Waves ranked No. 5 in the AVCA and MPSF preseason polls earlier this month.
PEPPERDINE 2016: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete … Did not see any action as a freshman.
CLUB: Played for Balboa Bay Volleyball Club from age 13 to 18 … Helped team to silver medals at Junior Opens in 2013 and 2014 and a bronze medal in 2015.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Corona del Mar High School in 2015 … Throughout his career and three years on varsity, Miller posted 372 kills and 136 blocks … In his senior campaign, he was picked to the Pacific Coast League First Team … He was a Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection, a Dave Mohs Orange County All Star and was selected to the LA Times Boys Volleyball Dream Team … Earned Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions All-Tournament team and Orange County Championships All-Tournament team selection … Tallied 230 kills and 68 blocks in his senior season … Named to Pacific Coast League Second Team in junior season after amassing 142 kills and 68 blocks … Helped the team to Pacific League Titles in 2013, 2014 and 2015 … Led the squad to Division 2 State Titles in 2014 and 2015 … Also, tabbed as an AP scholar as a junior, and earned Academic Lamp award as a junior and senior … As a senior, garnered the Bronze Presidential Service Award.
PERSONAL: Majoring in Sports Administration at Pepperdine … Son of Kim and Dave Miller … Has one sibling, Fritz … Career goals include being a part of a professional team’s front office … Chose Pepperdine “because of the amazing coaching staff and the strong tradition that we have here, as well as the beautiful location.”
FAVORITES: Favorite professional athlete is Kobe Bryant … Favorite pro team is the Lakers … Favorite book is any book in the Harry Potter series … Favorite movie is Benchwarmers … Favorite TV show is Friends … Favorite musical artist is Jack Johnson … Favorite food is Mexican food … Favorite sport other than volleyball is basketball … Favorite hobbies or pastimes away from volleyball include watching and playing basketball and being at the beach with friends … Stated his favorite sports memory was sweeping Loyola in their gym in the CIF Division 1 semifinals in his senior year – the team was the first CdM team ever to win a game in the Loyola gym.