Hometown: Woodside, Calif.
Birth year: 1994
Height: 6-8 (203 cm)
Weight: 215 lbs (98kg)
College: Stanford (senior, science, technology and society)
- A member of the 2012 U.S. Junior National Team that won the NORCECA Championship
- Helped Stanford to the 2014 NCAA National Championship where it finished second and named to the all-tournament team
- Named 2012 area player of the year by the San Jose Mercury News
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- A member of the 2013 and ’12 U.S. Junior National Team
- A member of the 2011 Boys’ Youth National Team that won bronze at the U19 Pan American Cup and went on to compete at the FIVB World Championship
- Started as a freshman at Stanford
- AVCA second team All-American in 2014
- A 2012 graduate of St. Francis High School in Mountain View, Calif.
- Led the Lancers to the 2012 Central Coast Section Division I championship
- A member of the Mountain View Volleyball Club and won a bronze medal at the 2011 USA Junior National Championships, earning all-tournament honors
- Parents Donald and Carolyn Shaw
- Donald was a head coach of both men’s and women’s volleyball at Stanford University for a total of 27 years
- Has one older sister, Jordan (1992) who played volleyball at St. Mary’s College
- Enjoys golfing, playing basketball, table tennis, listening to music, creating music, playing video games traveling, fishing, and watching sports
Boys volleyball player of the year: James Shaw – San Jose Mercury News
Updated October, 2015
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