Hometown: Oceanside, Calif.
Birth Year: 1988
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6’ 5”
Club Teams: Played for the San Diego and Seaside Volleyball Clubs
- Earned Second Team AVCA and Volleyball All-America honors and Second Team All-MPSF acclaim in 2010, his senior year at UCLA
- Played a key role in the Final Round of the 2014 FIVB World League as the U.S. Men won the gold medal.
DID YOU KNOW?
- Was a member of the U.S. Men’s Team that won the gold medal at the 2012 Pan American Cup in the Dominican Republic
- Was a member of the U.S. Men’s Team that took the silver medal at the 2011 Pan American Cup in Quebec, Canada
- Played in pool play matches during the 2013 FIVB World League
- Earned Honorable Mention All-America honors from Volleyball Magazine and was a second-Team All-MPSF selection in 2009
- Earned Second Team Volleyball All-America and All-MPSF honors in 2008
- Played in all 30 matches and 103 games as a freshman at UCLA
- Was an eight-time letterman in basketball (4) and volleyball (4) at Francis Parker High School
- In volleyball, led the Lancers to league and CIF championships, and earned divisional MVP honors as well as First-Team All-CIF and all-league honors
- Played for the San Diego and Seaside Volleyball Clubs
- Is the son of Faauuga and Kathleen Muagututia. Father was a three-sport athlete at Carson (Calif.) High School and went on to become a Navy SEAL. Mother played volleyball at UC Riverside
- Garrett is the second of three brothers. Younger brother Myles played volleyball and football for Stanford. Older brother’s name is Grant
- Hobbies include playing the ukelele
THE BIG BLURB
“He can do everything. He’s a digger, a setter, a blocker, a passer, a hitter. He can do it all. He’s the only five-tool player on the team that can just do everything, and those guys are rare … if he gets hot at the end hitting, along with the other stuff he does, it’s going to be a huge plus for us.” Former UCLA Men’s Head Coach Al Scates
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