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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

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

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

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

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

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

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.”

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