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  Theo Edwards

Theo Edwards

Player Profile


Northridge, Calif.

High School:
Alemany HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 220



NORTHRIDGE - 2009 Theo Edwards appeared in 21 matches and 52 games during his junior season ... earned his lone start of the season against Lees-McRae on Mar. 18 ... finished the season with 52 kills (1.00 kpg) and 30 errors in 125 swings for a .125 attacking percentage ... also contributed three assists, six aces (0.12 sapg), 24 digs (0.46 dpg) and 15 total blocks (0.29 bpg) for 66.5 points ... had 27 of his 52 kills during MPSF play ... had a season-high 13 kills while hitting .333 with four digs in Northridge's 3-0 win over NJIT (Mar. 17) ... also reached double figures in kills with 11 in 25 attacks to go with a career-high seven digs against No. 10 UC San Diego (Apr. 10) ... notched eight kills and matched his career-high with three aces in the Matadors 3-0 win over Pacific (Feb. 19) ... was one of five Matadors named 2009 MPSF Academic All-Conference.

2008 Edwards appeared in two matches and three sets as a sophomore ... earned a start in the season-opener against No. 13 Stanford at the UCSB/Elephant Bar Invitational where he recorded two block assists in two sets ... also saw action against No. 9 Stanford on Feb. 9 when he contributed one block assist ... took a total of three swings during the season.

2007 Appeared in eight matches and 20 sets as a redshirt freshman ... posted 63 kills during the season and finished second on the squad averaging 3.15 kills per set ... also added five aces, nine blocks and 22 digs ... recorded double figure kill totals in two of the first three matches of the season, including a season-high 20 against UC Santa Barbara in the UCSB/Elephant Bar Invitational (Jan. 6) ... notched 16 kills while hitting .310 to go with five digs in the season-opening, five-set win over Long Beach State (Jan. 5) ... had 10 digs, two aces, four digs and five blocks in the Matadors' four-set win at Stanford (Jan. 12).

2006 Redshirted as a true freshman.

BISHOP ALEMANY HIGH SCHOOL Lettered in volleyball and basketball at Bishop Alemany High School in Mission Hills, Calif. ... played the middle, opposite and outside hitter positions in his four years ... earned All-Mission League honors in volleyball and was also team MVP ... the Hawks finished 2005 with a 13-3 record in volleyball and were 15-5 in basketball ... also picked up all-league accolades in basketball in 2005 ... graduated in 2005.

PERSONAL Born May 17, 1987 in Woodland Hills, Calif. ... mother is Gretchen Edwards-Gordon and stepfather is Kelsey Gordon ... has one older brother, Ian ... favorites include the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavalier Shaquille O'Neal ... favorites include the movie "The Hangover", sushi and Lil Wayne ... listens to his iPod as a pre-match ritual ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "being a role model to kids" ... major is Urban Studies.