Hometown: Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Birth Year: 1980
Height: 6-9
College: Stanford, 2003, Human Biology
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Most Notable

  • Won gold at the 2001 World University Games with the indoor U.S. men's team
  • Was a three-time All-American at Stanford, played three seasons and trained with the MNT during his senior year
  • Made his professional debut in 2000 at AVP Manhattan Beach, finishing 57th with David McKienzie
  • Did You Know

  • Placed second at the 2015 NORCECA North Bay tournament with partner Mark Burik, and third in Varadero, Cuba, their third international podium finish as a team
  • With Burik, placed fourth at NORCECA Grand Cayman and third at Punta Cana - they've finished in the Top 5 in all three 2015 NORCECA events they've competed in and the events mark his best career international finishes
  • In 2014, Burik played in three events, finishing seventh at NVL Hermosa Beach with Justin Phipps and 21st with Adam Cabbage at AVP Milwaukee
  • Played in five tournaments in 2013, best finish at AVP Tour came with Adam Cabbage at Huntington Beach, duo finished 21st
  • Had five partners in 2012 in six events; placed third with Lucas Wisniakowski at the USAV IDQ in LA and fourth with Weston Carico at NORCECA Toco
  • In nine events on five tours in 2011, top finish was second at the USAV IDQ in Playa del Rey and ninth at NVL Baltimore with Jesse Rambis and 25th on the Jose Cuervo Tour with David McKienzie
  • Made three appearances on the 2010 AVP Tour, finishing 13th in Hermosa Beach with McKienzie
  • Between 2009-08 Toppel played in eight events with four partners, finishing 13th at AVP Muskegon with Jeremie Holmes and third at AVP Young Guns
  • In 2007 and 08, played in seven AVP Tour events, finished 33rd at Hermosa Beach in 08 with Lucas Wisniakowski and in Seaside Heights (2007) with Jon Mackey
  • In his only event of 2000, his professional debut, finished 57th with David McKienzie at AVP Manhattan Beach
  • Made his international debut in 2011 at the FIVB World Tour Stavanger with Casey Jennings, duo lost in the country qualifier to Brad Keenan and Casey Patterson. Event is his only FIVB World Tour appearance
  • Played three seasons at Stanford, elected to not play his senior year while training with indoor Men's National Team
  • Was a Second-Team All-American his freshman and sophomore years, First-Team his junior season
  • Partners
    2015 - Mark Burik
    2014 - Justin Phipps, Adam Cabbage
    2013 - Levi Cabral, Adam Cabbage, Bryce Easter
    2012 - David McKienzie, John Moran, David Fischer, Lucas Wisniakowski, Weston Carico
    2011 - David McKienzie, Jesse Rambis, Casey Jennings
    2010 - Jeremie Holmes, David McKienzie
    2009 - Lucas Wisniakowski, Jeremie Holmes, Jeff Murrell
    2008 - Lucas Wisniakowski, Yariv Lerner
    2007 - Hawk Hatcher, Jon Mackey, Jesse Webster, Ryan Stuntz
    2000 - David McKienzie

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    Updated August, 2015