8 Kaipo Tagaloa
8 Kaipo Tagaloa
Height: 6-1
Weight: 205
Year: So.
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Position: S
Mission: Nashville, Tenn.
Previous School: Utah Valley Univ.
m 24
k/s 0.48
h % .245
a/s 9.66
b/s 0.35
sa/s 0.32
d/s 1.62

Career Highs
Kills: 4 (four times)
Assists: 53 (twice) 
Service Aces: 7 (1/26/18 vs. Arcadia)
Digs: 13 (2/17/18 vs. UC Santa Cruz)
Total Blocks: 5 (3/6/18 vs. Liberty)

2018 — Played in 85 sets ... led the team with a career-high 9.66 assists per set, top 15 in the NCAA, with 821 assists ... career-high in digs (138), third on the team ... led team in service aces (27) ... had seven service aces against Arcadia ... had over 50 assists three times.

2017 — Played in 85 sets as a setter … averaged 8.58 assists per set, top 10 in the NCAA, with 729 total assists … also had 124 digs and 27 service aces. 

Utah Valley University — Men's volleyball club president.

High School — Created the show choir program at Southwest and Maui High School in Hawaii.

Personal — Parents are Charlene Johnson-Whitted and Ina Tagaloa ... has 5 siblings ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nashville, Tennessee ... working towards a major in psychology and a minor in Athletic Training ... enjoys surfing, snowboarding, soccer, rugby, and traveling ... mom was a setter on the fourth-place women's national volleyball team in the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Recent Games
Mar 6 Liberty W, 3-2
Mar 16 Messiah W, 3-0
Mar 24 at No. 8 Marymount L, 3-2
Mar 30 Thiel W, 3-0
Mar 31 Rutgers-Newark W, 3-1
Apr 7 No. 4 Kean L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 24 13
Sets 85 45
Kills 41 15
Kills per set 0.48 0.33
Errors 17 7
Total Attacks 98 42
Hitting Percentage .245 .190
Assists 821 446
Assists per set 9.66 9.91
Service Aces 27 15
Service Errors 64 36
Service Aces per set 0.32 0.33
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 138 60
Digs per set 1.62 1.33
Block Solo 4 1
Block Assist 26 12
Block Total 30 13
Blocks per set 0.35 0.29
Block Errors 11 8
Ball Handling Errors 22 16
Points 85.0 37.0
Points per set 1.0 0.8
Matches started 23 12
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Nov 16 Southern Virginia   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 vs. No. 9 Carthage L, 3-0 1 3 3 0 5 .600 20 0 3 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Jan 19 at Wittenberg W, 3-1 1 4 3 0 6 .500 36 1 4 0 7 1 2 0 3 0 6.0
Jan 20 vs. Penn St.-Behrend W, 3-0 1 3 3 1 5 .400 31 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Jan 20 vs. Lancaster Bible L, 3-2 1 5 4 2 12 .167 49 1 4 0 10 1 0 0 1 1 6.0
Jan 26 Arcadia W, 3-1 1 4 4 1 6 .500 39 7 5 0 9 0 0 1 0 0 11.0
Feb 2 at No. 9 Juniata L, 3-2 1 5 2 1 5 .200 48 3 6 0 8 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Feb 3 at Thiel W, 3-0 1 2 0 0 0 - 20 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 1.0
Feb 7 at East. Mennonite L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 21 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Feb 10 at Neumann W, 3-0 1 1 1 0 2 .500 13 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2.0
Feb 16 No. 5 Marymount W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 1 1.000 25 3 3 0 7 0 1 2 1 0 4.5
Feb 17 No. 10 Juniata W, 3-1 1 4 1 1 6 .000 38 2 3 0 8 0 0 1 0 2 3.0
Feb 17 No. 4 UC Santa Cruz W, 3-2 1 5 2 1 6 .167 53 0 4 0 13 0 3 1 3 0 3.5
Feb 21 Liberty W, 3-1 1 2 2 0 2 1.000 20 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 3.5
Feb 22 Virginia Tech W, 3-0 1 3 1 1 3 .000 18 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 1 1.5
Feb 28 No. 14 East. Mennonite L, 3-2 1 5 3 2 6 .167 53 1 7 0 8 0 2 3 2 2 5.0
Mar 2 at Cairn W, 3-1 - 4 2 1 6 .167 37 0 1 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Mar 3 at Ramapo W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 3 .333 36 0 3 0 3 0 2 0 2 3 2.0
Mar 3 vs. No. 7 Dominican (IL) L, 3-0 1 3 2 1 5 .200 36 0 0 0 11 0 1 1 1 1 2.5
Mar 6 Liberty W, 3-2 1 5 0 1 2 -.500 48 1 3 0 9 1 4 0 5 2 4.0
Mar 16 Messiah W, 3-0 1 3 2 2 4 .000 25 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Mar 24 at No. 8 Marymount L, 3-2 1 5 0 1 3 -.333 42 1 3 0 1 0 2 0 2 4 2.0
Mar 30 Thiel W, 3-0 1 2 1 0 1 1.000 26 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2.0
Mar 31 Rutgers-Newark W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 4 .000 51 3 2 0 7 0 0 1 0 1 3.0
Apr 7 No. 4 Kean L, 3-1 1 4 3 1 5 .400 36 1 4 0 7 0 0 1 0 2 4.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 27 85 42 0.49 18 111 .216 729 8.58 27 0.32 124 1.46 9 28 37 0.44 92.0 1.1
2017-18 24 85 41 0.48 17 98 .245 821 9.66 27 0.32 138 1.62 4 26 30 0.35 85.0 1.0
Total 51 170 83 0.49 35 209 .230 1550 9.12 54 0.32 262 1.54 13 54 67 0.39 177.0 1.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 24 85 41 0.48 17 98 .245 821 9.66 27 0.32 138 1.62 4 26 30 0.35 85.0 1.0
Conference 13 45 15 0.33 7 42 .190 446 9.91 15 0.33 60 1.33 1 12 13 0.29 37.0 0.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 44 20 0.45 10 46 .217 432 9.82 20 0.45 75 1.70 2 14 16 0.36 49.0 1.1
Away 8 27 9 0.33 3 25 .240 253 9.37 6 0.22 30 1.11 1 11 12 0.44 21.5 0.8
Neutral 4 14 12 0.86 4 27 .296 136 9.71 1 0.07 33 2.36 1 1 2 0.14 14.5 1.0
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Wins 16 52 24 0.46 9 57 .263 516 9.92 20 0.38 83 1.60 3 20 23 0.44 57.0 1.1
Losses 8 33 17 0.52 8 41 .220 305 9.24 7 0.21 55 1.67 1 6 7 0.21 28.0 0.8
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January 5 19 17 0.89 4 34 .382 175 9.21 9 0.47 38 2.00 2 2 4 0.21 29.0 1.5
February 10 33 13 0.39 6 31 .226 309 9.36 11 0.33 54 1.64 0 11 11 0.33 29.5 0.9
March 8 29 8 0.28 6 28 .071 301 10.38 6 0.21 39 1.34 2 13 15 0.52 22.5 0.8
April 1 4 3 0.75 1 5 .400 36 9.00 1 0.25 7 1.75 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 1.0