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Erik Shoji

Volleyball

Erik Shoji

Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
Birth Year: 1989
Position: Libero
Height: 6-0
College: Stanford
Joined Team: 2013

MOST NOTABLE
  • Named Best Receiver at 2015 NORCECA Champions Cup
  • Started every set of the 2014 World League Final Round where the U.S. Men won the gold medal
  • Named tournament MVP, Best Libero, Best Digger and Best Receiver at the 2014 NORCECA World Championship Qualifier
  • Started all 39 sets of the FIVB World League and led all players in pool play with 118 digs
  • Member of the Men's Junior National Team that took bronze at the NORCECA Continental Championships in El Salvador and was named Best Passer, Best Defender, and Best Libero of the Tournament
  • Member of the Boys' Youth National Team that took silver in the NORCECA Continental Championships in the Dominican Republic

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION:
2015
– NORCECA Champions Cup
2014 – FIVB World Championship... FIVB World League (Gold Medal)... World Championship Qualifier (Gold medal)
2013 NORCECA Continental Championship (Gold Medal)... FIVB World League
2011 World University Games
2009 – FIVB Men’s Junior World Championship
2008 – NORCECA Continental Championship (Bronze Medal)
2007 – FIVB Youth World Championships in Baja, Calif. and Mexico
2006 – NORCECA Continental Championships, Dominican Republic (Silver Medal)

DID YOU KNOW
  • Played the winter of 2012-13 for CV Mitteldeutschland in Germany's top league
  • Became the first four-time first-team All-America in the history of AVCA honors
  • While playing for Stanford, had a "kick set" featured on ESPN's Plays of the Week
  • Set the unofficial national record for digs in a season (2008), with 447 (the NCAA began to keep official records in 2009)
  • Competed for the United States at the World University Games in Shenzhen, China
  • Erik and brother Kawikia became the first brothers ever to earn first-team honors in the same year 

Updated Sept. 2015

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