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Colby Harriman
Colby  Harriman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rochester, N.Y.

High School:
McQuaid Jesuit HS

Height:
6-4

Position:
Outside Hitter

Experience:
3V


05/08/2018

Five Waves Earn MPSF All-Academic Honors

Alex Harthaller was named one of Pepperdine's five Valedictorians this year.

04/07/2018

#4 Waves Sweep Stanford on Senior Night

Colby Harriman, Weston Barnes, Daniel Vaziri, Alex Harthaller and Owen Yoshimoto were honored for senior night prior to first serve.

03/29/2018

Mullahey Dishes the #5 Waves to Sweep over USC

Robert Mullahey posted 38 assists in three sets for the Waves.

03/18/2018

Wieczorek, Harthaller Lead #7 Waves to Upset over #3 Hawai'i

Wieczorek posted a season-high 22 kills and Harthaller marked his first-career double-double at Pepperdine with 14 kills and 11 digs.

03/17/2018

Big Offense Results in #7 Waves' Sweep over #13 Grand Canyon

David Wieczorek led the Waves for the 12-match with 15 kills on a .500 success rate.

04/14/2018

Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. USC (MPSF Quarterfinal)

Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. USC (MPSF Quarterfinal)

04/07/2018

Men's Volleyball: #4 Pepperdine vs. Stanford - Senior Night

Men's Volleyball: #4 Pepperdine vs. Stanford - Senior Night

04/05/2018

MVB vs. BYU (04/05/2018)

MVB vs. BYU (04/05/2018)

03/15/2018

MVB vs. Concordia (3/15/2018)

MVB vs. Concordia (3/15/2018)

03/10/2018

Men's Volleyball: #7 Pepperdine vs. #6 Loyola Chicago

Men's Volleyball: #7 Pepperdine vs. #6 Loyola Chicago

AWARDS:

  • MPSF All-Academic first team – 2018
  • Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete – 2015, 16, 17, 18

PEPPERDINE CAREER: After four seasons, started in 49-of-64 matches played and has seen action in 211 total sets … Averaged 2.36 kills/set, 0.79 digs/set, 0.509 blocks/set, 2.85 points/set and 0.19 service aces/set … Has a .195 success rate on the offensive after putting down 498 kills and 272 errors on 1,160 swings … Also has produced 41 aces, 167 digs, 124 total blocks including two solo rejections and 602.0 points … Posted his career-best 18 kills in the five-set upset at #3 Stanford and his career-high four aces against Concordia-Irvine (1/10/16) … Tallied a career-high .600 hitting percentage (13-1-20) against USC (April 7)  … Marked a career high eight blocks twice, first against UC Irvine (1/22/16) and again at USC (1/26/16) … Amassed a career-high 10 digs versus CSUN (4/2/16).

PEPPERDINE 2018: One of three players to start in all 23 matches ... In 84 sets, averaged 2.73 kills/set, 0.93 digs/set, 0.67 blocks/set and 0.31 aces/set for 3.37 points/set … Amassed 229 kills on a .203 success rate, while adding 26 aces, 78 digs and 56 total blocks to total 283.0 total points … Led the team in aces in four matches, kills and hitting percentage in three, blocks in two and digs once… Posted double-figure kills 14 times including a season-best 17 kills against UC Santa Barbara (Jan. 20) … Ranked nationally in six separate categories, including 50th nationally and 11th in the MPSF with 3.37 points/set … Tabbed a season-high .600 hitting percentage (13-1-20) and seven blocks against USC (April 7) … Posted a season-best three aces at UC Irvine (Feb. 14) and eight digs at UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 21).

PEPPERDINE 2017: Played in 38 sets and 14 total matches, while earning two starts as a junior … Averaged 1.13 kills/set, 0.47 digs/set and 0.21 blocks/set for 1.29 points/set Tabbed 43 kills and 19 errors on 87 swings for a .276 success rate … Amassed a season-best 16 kills on a .520 clip at Cal Baptist (2/16) … Posted 14 kills, four digs and three blocks at USC (2/18).

PEPPERDINE 2016:
One of three Waves to start all 24 matches … Played in 84 total sets … Averaged 2.61 kills/set, 3.10 points/set, 0.80 digs/set, 0.68 blocks/set and 0.14 aces and assists/set as a sophomore … Finished the season with a .173 hitting percentage after posting 219 kills and 127 errors on 532 total swings … Also amassed 12 aces, 67 digs, 57 blocks including two solos and put up 422 total service reception attempts … Had double-figure kills on eight occasions and double-figure digs once … Led the team in kills four times, aces four times, hitting percentage three times and digs twice … Tabbed a career-best 18 kills in the five-set upset over #3 Stanford in Palo Alto … Tallied a career-high .571 (10-2-14) hitting percentage and four aces in the season-opener versus Concordia-Irvine (1/10) … Picked up a career-high eight blocks twice, first against UC Irvine (1/22) and then again at USC (1/26) … Posted a career-best 10 digs against CSUN (4/2) … Tallied 16 kills and a .323 offensive success rate, with one ace, two digs and eight blocks including one solo denial against UC Irvine (1/22).

PEPPERDINE 2015: Appeared in three matches and five sets as a freshman ... Totaled seven kills while hitting .231 (7 kills-4 errors-13 attempts) ... Posted five kills in season opener vs. North Greenville (1/3) ... Other season totals include two assists, one ace, four digs and three blocks for 9.5 points ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

USA VOLLEYBALL: Member of the 2013 USA Volleyball Boys' Youth National team and Youth A1 team ... Paced BYNT in kills at the 2013 FIVB Youth World Championships

CLUB: Member of the Pace Bootlegger Volleyball Club.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from McQuaid Jesuit High School in 2014 ... Spent four seasons on
the varsity squad as an outside hitter, leading McQuaid Jesuit to three New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) state championships ... Led the Knights to the 2010, 2011, 2012 Section V championship titles, preceding the state titles ... Section V MVP in
2012 ... AVCA High School All-American first team selection as a senior ... Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 ... All-Greater Rochester Player of the Year as a senior ... New York State All-Star as a junior ... Mentioned in Volleyball Magazine's "25 Underclassmen to Watch" while a junior ... NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete ... An All-Greater Rochester honorable mention in tennis ... Co-director of the campus ministry ... National Honor Society and Simba Society member.

PERSONAL: Son of Mark and Marie Harriman ... Has two older sisters, Adrienne and Rachael ... Born and raised in Rochester, N.Y. ... Majoring in international studies (political science) ... Chose Pepperdine because "It is a perfect blend of high-quality academics, national championship-contending athletics, an amazing location and an incredible opportunity to play for Coach Marv Dunphy."

FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Reid Priddy ... Favorite pro team is the Boston Red Sox ... Favorite book is The Kite Runner ... Favorite movie is Nacho Libre ... Favorite tv show is So You Think You Can Dance ... Favorite musical artist is Dave Mathews ... Favorite food is paella ... Favorite sports other than volleyball are beach volleyball, tennis, baseball and basketball.

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