Men’s volleyball: Get to Know Julius Hoefer

    Matador opposite Julius Höefer, left, averages a team-leading 3.95 kills per game. Photo Credit: Michael Cheng / Daily Sundial
    Matador opposite Julius Höefer, left, averages a team-leading 3.95 kills per game. Photo Credit: Michael Cheng / Daily Sundial

    Full name: Julius Höefer
    Date of Birth: March 10, 1992
    Place of Birth:  Steingaden, Germany

    Height: 6’9’’
    Position: Opposite hitter
    Major:  Engineering

    Year: Freshman
    Stats: 3.95 kills per game, 4.85 points per game

    FAVORITES
    Food: Lasagna
    Musician: Coldplay
    Movie: Into the Blue
    Show: How I met your mother
    Sport other than volleyball: Windsurfing and soccer

    LIFE
    Greatest difficulty: “Managing school and the German national team.”
    Greatest accomplishment: “Winning three national championships with the German national team.”
    Most embarrassing moment: “One time I hit the ball straight under the net in
    front of a lot of people.”
    Hobbies: Politics

    VOLLEYBALL
    Best part of your game: “Attacking.”
    Biggest area of your game that needs improvement: “My defense.”
    Pre-game rituals: “Showering before games.”

    GOALS
    Team: “To reach the NCAA Final Four”
    Future: “Hopefully, to get a good job as an engineer.”

    EXTRAS
    When did you start playing volleyball: “When I was 11.”
    How do you stay in shape during the offseason: “Playing beach volleyball and
    working out.”