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Garrett Muagututia


Garrett Muagututia

Hometown: Oceanside, Calif.
Birth Year: 1988
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6-5 (205cm)
Weight: 225 (92 kg)
College: UCLA ('10, history)
Joined Team: 2013

Twitter: GTM288
Instagram: KAA_LOWKEY


  • 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.


  • Was a member of the U.S. team that won the gold medal at the 2012 Pan American Cup in the Dominican Republic
  • Was a member of the U.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

“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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