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Get to know… Greg Faulkner

EARLY IMPACT: Freshman middle blocker Greg Faulkner leads the team with nine solo blocks and ranks fourth with 100 kills. Photo Credit: Courtesy of CSUN Athletics.

Date of Birth: July 30, 1992   Place of Birth: Long Beach, California

FAVORITES
Food: Junk food
Music: Anything that sounds good, but mostly smooth jazz.
Movie: Action packed, scary, or mystery.
Song: Trey Songz – “Holla If You Need Me”
Athlete: LeBron James
Book: The Goosebumps series

Life
Greatest Difficulty: Fighting procrastination.
Greatest Goal Accomplishment: Winning the L.A. City Championship and being named player of the year in Division II my senior year of high school.
Most Embarrassing Moment: Being ineligible my 11th grade year so I couldn’t play.
Hobbies: Longboarding, paintballing, and hanging with friends.

Volleyball
Best part of my game: I’ve been told I jump well and have a good armswing
Part of my game that needs improvement: Blocking and changing up where I hit
Best player I’ve played against so far: Thomas Amberg
Player I pattern my game after: Jacek ‘Jak’ Ratajczak, former CSUN middle blocker and 2010 AVCA All-American.
Pre-game rituals: None
Superstitions: None

Goals
Team: To go and win the Final Four.
Individual: To play on the men’s U.S. National Team.

Extras
My first sport: Basketball
Other sports I played while growing up: Football, soccer, tennis, and volleyball.
When I started playing volleyball: When I was in ninth grade.
Person I would like to meet: Leonel Marshall, who played for the Cuban men’s volleyball national team.

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