Five High School Players Sign With USC Men's Volleyball
LOS ANGELES--Five high school players—Luke Hobus of Palos Verdes High in Palos Verdes Estates (Calif.), Noah Keelin of San Clemente (Calif.) High, Markus Olsson of Homestead High in Cupertino (Calif.), Austin Stuard of Mira Costa High in Manhattan Beach (Calif.) and Teddy Terrill of Loyola High in Los Angeles (Calif.)—have signed with the USC men's volleyball program and will join the team in the fall of 2021, Trojan head coach Jeff Nygaard announced today (May 3).
Hobus, a 6-5 middle blocker, made the 2019 South Bay Daily Breeze All-Area first team. He played on the varsity since his freshman year. He played with the MB Surf Volleyball Club. His brother, Kyle, is a sophomore outside hitter at Cal State Northridge, while his late father, Paul, played basketball at Cal State Northridge (1985-87).
Keelin, a 6-5 outside hitter, spent his freshman through junior years at Santa Margarita High in Rancho Santa Margarita (Calif.). As a sophomore, he made the 2019 All-Trinity League second team. He played for the 949 Volleyball Club and he helped his team advance to the USA Volleyball Boys Junior National Championship U18 Open title match. He was a member of the 2020 USA Volleyball Boys Youth National Training Team. He also played juniors beach volleyball.
Olsson, a 6-7 middle blocker, was a member of the 2020 USA Volleyball Boys Youth National Training Team. He played for the Bay to Bay Volleyball Club.
Stuard, a 6-0 libero, was a member of the 2020 USA Volleyball Boys Youth National Training Team and participated in the 2019 USA Volleyball Boys Youth Holiday Training Program. He played for the Rockstar Volleyball Club and his team won the USA Volleyball Boys Junior National Championship U15 Open. He also played juniors beach volleyball.
Terrill, a 6-7 middle blocker, played for the MB Surf Volleyball Club. He also played basketball at Loyola.
In its history, the USC men's volleyball program has captured 4 NCAA championships while appearing in 15 NCAA tourneys and has produced 20 Olympians, 34 All-Americans and 7 College Players of the Year.