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Spencer Wickens
Spencer  Wickens

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Irondequoit, N.Y.

High School:
McQuaid Jesuit HS

Height:
6-0

Position:
Libero

Experience:
1V


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.

03/15/2018

#7 Men's Volleyball Sweeps Past #14 Concordia, Irvine

David Wieczorek posted a career-high six aces in the match.

02/10/2018

Malibu Roofing Company Propels #11 Waves to 3-1 Road Win

The Waves marked 18.0 team blocks, denying the opposition to a low .148 success rate throughout the match.

04/14/2018

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

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

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)

03/08/2018

Men's Volleyball at UCLA

Men's Volleyball at UCLA

01/14/2018

#10 Pepperdine vs. #5 UC Irvine

#10 Pepperdine vs. #5 UC Irvine

AWARDS:

  • Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete – 2018

PEPPERDINE 2018: Played in 22-of-23 matches and 73 total sets as a true freshman … Averaged 0.51 digs/set, 0.16 assists/set and 0.07 aces/set … Posted five aces, 37 digs and 12 assists … Also put up 73 total serve receptions with four errors for a .945 reception percentage … amassed a season-best eight digs against Hawai’i (Mar. 18) and two aces at BYU (Mar. 1).

USA VOLLEYBALL/CLUB: Played for the USAV Select A1 Red Team and USAV Youth National Training Teams, playing in New Zealand for some of that time … Played for Rochester Pacebootlegger Volleyball Club for 12 years, helping the team to a 3rd place finish at the BJNC 16 Open Division and East Coast Championship titles in 2010, 2015 and 2017.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from McQuaid Jesuit High School in Rochester, N.Y. in 2017 … Lettered four years on varsity as a libero and outside hitter in the Section V league for MJHS under coaches Kevin O’Dell and Dr. Christopher Parks … AVCA High School All-American second team in 2017 … Named All-Greater Rochester, USAV Magazine Fab 50 and to the Section V Tournament All-Tournament team in his senior campaign … Earned All-Greater Rochester Player of the Year, Section V Tournament MVP and N.Y. State Tournament All-Tournament Team in his junior and sophomore seasons … As a freshman, earned All-Greater Rochester honorable mention … Led team to Section V and regional Championships in 2014 and 2015 … Helped team to New York State Championship honors in 2015 … Also named a scholar-athlete and academic first honors.

PERSONAL: Son of Cal and Tammy Wickens … Father Cal is the head men’s and women’s volleyball coach at Nazareth College and mother Tammy is the bookkeeper … Tammy also played volleyball at Rochester Institute of Technology … Has two siblings, Madisson and Owen … Plans to major in Sports Administration at Pepperdine and has aspirations of being an athletic director or head volleyball coach … Lists his biggest sports hero as his father because “he is one of the main reasons why volleyball has grown to be as big as it is in Rochester” … States the most interesting thing about himself is that he “hit a hole in one at Blue Heron Golf Club at hole number five, going 187 yards with a 6 iron.”

FAVORITES: Jordy Nelson (pro athlete) … Green Bay Packers (pro team) … Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan (book) … King Kong (movie) … The Office (TV show) … Coldplay (musical group) … Mexican (food) … golf (sport other than volleyball) … Favorite pastimes include golfing and going to the beach.

 

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