Weston Barnes
Weston  Barnes

RS Junior

Laguna Beach, Calif.

High School:
Laguna Beach HS

Last College:
George Mason





Big Offensive Leads #9 Waves to 3-1 Win at Cal Baptist

The Waves hit for a .429 success rate with 53 kills and only 11 errors on 98 swings throughout four sets.


Stewart's Big Night Pushes #9 Waves Over #12 UCSB, 3-1

The Waves posted a .386 hitting percentage (58-9-127), including a .647 output (11-0-17) in the second set alone to earn the win.


No. 5 Waves Open 2017 in Reverse Sweep Fashion Over McKendree

David Wieczorek led the Waves with 19 kills on a .581 offensive success rate.


Pepperdine Opens 2017 with McKendree, McMaster at Home

This will be the first time the Waves face both of these squads.


2017 Men's Volleyball Outlook

The Waves ranked No. 5 in the AVCA and MPSF preseason polls earlier this month.


Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete … Played in 23-of-24 matches throughout the season with 88 total sets logged at libero … Averaged 2.02 digs/set with 178 total digs and 0.62 assists/set with 55 total assists for the Waves … Had a Pepperdine career-high 15 digs vs. UC Irvine at home (1/22) and a season-best six assists twice against Long Beach State (3/31) and CSUN (4/2) … Led the Waves in digs in 13 separate matches … Amassed double-figure digs in seven matches … Tabbed six or more digs on 17 occasions … Posted 12 digs and one assist at UC Santa Barbara (4/6).

GEORGE MASON:  Attended George Mason University in Fairfax, Vir. From 2013-2015 … Recorded 83 digs in his sophomore campaign … Amassed a season-high 17 digs against Harvard on April 29, 2015 in the EIVA semi-final match … Helped team to the 2015 EIVA Championship match … Named to Dean’s List in the fall of 2013 and 2014.

CLUB: Played for Balboa Bay Volleyball Club from 2007 to 2013 … Tabbed to 15U Junior Olympics All-Tournament Team … Earned a 16U Junior Olympics Gold Medal (open) and an 18U Junior Olympics Silver Medal (open).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Laguna Beach High School in Laguna Beach, Calif. … Posted 685 career kills in three seasons on the varsity squad … Listed fourth in all-time career kills and third in all-time career kills/set (rally scoring era) … Named to All-CIF First Team, Orange Coast League First Team and was an Orange County All-Star selection in his senior campaign … Tabbed 294 kills in his senior season … In his junior campaign, tallied 301 kills and earned All-Orange County League First Team and Laguna Beach Athlete of the Week once … Helped LBHS go undefeated throughout 2011-13 and led the team to a Division 3 Regional State title in 2011. 

PERSONAL: Son of Brad and Maria Barnes … Has one brother, Brad II … Majoring in economics … Mother, Maria, played volleyball at San Diego State University … Father, Brad, played volleyball at Orange Coast College … Stated “the moments when I am able to connect with my teammates and everything seems to flow on the court” as his biggest love of volleyball.

FAVORITES: Favorite professional athlete is Kobe Bryant … Favorite professional team are the LA Lakers … Favorite book is Unbroken … Favorite movie is Whiplash … Favorite TV show is Suits … Favorite musical artist is Flume … Favorite food is Mexican … Favorite sports other than volleyball are tennis and basketball … Favorite hobbies/pastimes apart from volleyball include: spearfishing, stand-up paddle boarding and DJ-ing.

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