VBM 2011 Boys Fab 50

Tommy Carmody

Narrowed down and voted on by a list of distinguished college and club coaches from around the country, the Fab 50 is a list of the top boys prep players in 2011.

Matt Aiello

Height: 6’5”
Position: MB-Opp.
High School: Bellarmine (San Jose, Calif.)
Club: Bay to Bay
College Commitment: Stanford

Jason Agopian

Height: 6’7”
Position: MB-OH
High School: Deer Valley (Antioch, Calif.)
Club: Diablo Valley
College Commitment: UC Irvine

Clifford Anderson

Height: 6’8”
Position: MB
High School: Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Club: MB Surf
College Commitment: UCLA

Nikola Antonijevic

Height: 6’8”
Position: OH-MB
High School: Stevenson (Lincolnshire, Ill.)
Club: Adversity
College Commitment: Pepperdine

Ryan Baine

Height: 6’5”
Position: OH
High School: Santa Margarita (Calif.)
Club: Balboa Bay
College Commitment: Loyola Chicago

Mitch Beal

Height: 6’5”
Position: OH
High School: Cheyenne Mntn. (Colo. Springs, Colo.)
Club: Front Range
College Commitment: George Mason

Michael Brinkley

Height: 5’9”
Position: Libero
High School: Edison (Huntington Beach, Calif.)
Club: Balboa Bay
College Commitment: UC Irvine

Spencer Buckley

Height: 6’4”
Position: OH
High School: Santa Margarita (Calif.)
Club: OCVC
College Commitment: UC Santa Barbara

Cody Caldwell

Height: 6’6”
Position: OH
High School: Newport Harbor (Newport Beach, Calif.)
Club: Balboa Bay
College Commitment: Loyola Chicago

Tommy Carmody

Height: 6’9”
Position: MB
High School: Sandburg (Orland Park, Ill.)
Club: Ultimate
College Commitment: Pacific

Micah Christenson

Height: 6’5”
Position: S
High School: Kamehameha-Kapalama (Hawaii)
Club: Outrigger
College Commitment: USC

Robert Chilcoat

Height: 6’5”
Position: OH
High School: Atlee (Mechanicsville, Va.)
Club: RVC
College Commitment: Loyola Chicago

Tyler Cundiff

Height: 6’5”
Position: MB-Opp.
High School: Iolani (Hawaii)
Club: Outrigger
College Commitment: USC

Grant Currey

Height: 6’2”
Position: S
High School: Rocklin (Calif.)
Club: NCVC
College Commitment: UC San Diego

Evan Dean

Height: 6’4”
Position: Opp.
High School: Corona del Mar (Newprt Bch, Calif.)
Club: Balboa Bay
College Commitment: Pepperdine

Tony Ensbury

Height: 6’1”
Position: Lib.
High School: Mira Costa (Manhattan Beach, Calif.)
Club: SCVC
College Commitment: Princeton

Robert Feathers

Height: 6’8”
Position: MB
High School: Loyola (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Club: MB Surf
College Commitment: USC

Carter Franciskovic

Height: 6’6”
Position: OH
High School: Oaks Christian (Westlake
Vlge., Calif.)
Club:MB Surf
College Commitment: UCLA

Daniel Glamack

Height: 6’6”
Position: OH
High School: Victor (N.Y.)
Club: Pace
College Commitment: Long Beach State

Taylor Gregory

Height: 6’7”
Position: MB
High School: Hart (Santa Clarita, Calif.)
Club: Legacy
College Commitment: Long Beach State

Spencer Haly

Height: 6’6”
Position: MB
High School: Corona del Mar (Newport Beach, Calif.)
Club: Balboa Bay
College Commitment: Stanford

Taylor Hammond

Height: 6’3”
Position: S
High School: Santa Margarita (Calif.)
Club: Balboa Bay
College Commitment: Penn State

Ryan Hardy

Height: 6’8”
Position: MB
High School: El Toro (Lake Forest, Calif.)
Club: OCVC
College Commitment: Pepperdine

Michael Henchy

Height: 6’8”
Position: OH
High School: Ventura (Calif.)
Sectrum
College Commitment: Ohio State

Sean Kemper

Height: 6’7”
Position: MB
High School: Torrey Pines (San Diego Calif.)
Club: Shorebreak
College Commitment: Stanford

Austin Kingi

Height: 6’5”
Position: OH
High School: Thousand Oaks (Calif.)
Club: SMBC
College Commitment: UC Santa Barbara

Nathan Knuuttila

Height: 6’5”
Position: Opp.
High School: Allen (Tex.)
Club: Shorebreak
College Commitment: Ohio State

Zach La Cavera

Height: 6’5”
Position: Opp.
High School: Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.)
Club: Balboa Bay
College Commitment: UC Irvine

Ben Lam

Height: 6’4”
Position: MB
High School: Punahou (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Outrigger
College Commitment: USC

John LaRusch

Height: 6’6”
Position: OH-Opp.
High School: Long Beach (Calif.) Poly
Club: OCVC
College Commitment: Long Beach State

Tien Le

Height: 6’2”
Position: S
High School: Carlsbad (Calif.)
Club: Shorebreak
College Commitment: Uncommitted

Patrick Lilly

Height: 6’5”
Position: Opp.
High School: Commack (N.Y.) Club: Long Island
College Commitment: Lewis

Travis Magorien

Height: 6’4”
Position: S
High School: Westlake (Westlake Village, Calif.)
Club: SMBC
College Commitment: Cal St. Northridge

Matt Marsh

Height: 6’7”
Position: Opp.
High School: Mission Viejo (Calif.)
Club: OCVC
College Commitment: UC Santa Barbara

William McCall

Height: NA
Position: OH
High School: Sebastian River (Sebastian, Fla.)
Club: Orlando Gold
College Commitment: Lewis

Robbie McKnight

Height: 6’1”
Position: Opp.-S
High School: Laguna Beach (Calif.)
Club: Balboa Bay
College Commitment: USC

Kurtis Mirick

Height: 6’0”
Position: S
High School: Loyola (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Club: MB Surf
College Commitment: Loyola Chicago

JJ Moslof

Height: 6’6”
Position: Opp.
High School: Hart (Santa Clarita, Calif.)
Club: Legacy
College Commitment: Hawaii

Greg Petty

Height: 6’6”
Position: OH
High School: Downers Grove (Ill.)
Club: North Sports Performance
College Commitment: Lewis

Matt Pohlman

Height: 6’7”
Position: OH
High School: Brophy (Phoenix, Ariz.)
Club: Arizona Fear
College Commitment: Ohio State

Scott Rhein

Height: 6’5”
Position: OH
High School: Aaron (Hendersonville, Tenn.)
Club: Impact VBC
College Commitment: Pepperdine

Aaron Russell

Height: 6’8”
Position: MB
High School: Centennial (Ellicott City, Md.)
Club: MVP
College Commitment: Penn State

Kyle Russell

Height: 6’8”
Position: OH
High School: Del Oro (Loomis, Calif.)
Club: NCVC
College Commitment: UC Irvine

Austin Rysyk

Height: 6’7”
Position: OH Opp.
High School: Bellarmine (San Jose, Calif.)
Club: Bay to Bay
College Commitment: USC

Andrew Sato

Height: 5’10”
Position: Libero
High School: Agoura (Agoura Hills, Calif.)
Club: SMBC
College Commitment: Long Beach State

Matthew Seifert

Height: 6’10”
Position: MB
High School: Exeter (Reading, Pa.)
Club: Yorktowne
College Commitment: Penn State

Ian Sequeira

Height: NA
Position: S
High School: Newport Harbor (Newport Beach, Calif.)
Club: Balboa Bay
College Commitment: UCLA

Keats Stanley

Height: 6’6”
Position: Opp.
High School: Westlake (Westlake Village, Calif.)
Club: SCVC
College Commitment: USC

Hunter Stevens

Height: 6’7”
Position: MB
High School: Council Rock No. (Newtown, Pa.)
Club: Yorktowne
College Commitment: George Mason

Matt Tarantino

Height: 6’8”
Position: Opp.
High School: Alemany (Mission Hills, Calif.)
Club: SMBC
College Commitment: Pepperdine

Josh Taylor

Height: 6’8”
Position: OH
High School: Punahou (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Club: Ku’ikahi
College Commitment: Pepperdine

Matt West

Height: 6’6”
Position: S
High School: Shorewood (Shoreline, Wash.)
Club: Space Needle
College Commitment: Pepperdine

DJ White

Height: 6’5”
Position: OH
High School: Mira Costa (Manhattan Beach, Calif.)
Club: MB Surf
College Commitment: Harvard

Jim Zaluski

Height: 6’7”
Position: MB
High School: Pennsbury (Fairless Hills, Pa.)
Club: Yorktowne
College Commitment: Loyola Chicago

*Five players tied with the same amount of votes for the final position on the Fab 50 team. Instead of breaking the tie, all five are included on the list—thus there are 54 names listed for the 50 spots.

Originally published in July 2011

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