David Lee (volleyball)

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David Lee
Personal information
Full name David Cameron Lee
Nationality American
Born (1982-03-08) March 8, 1982 (age 33)
Alpine, California, United States
Height 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
College(s) California State University
Volleyball information
Position Middle blocker
Current club Russia Lokomotiv Novosibirsk
Number 11
National team
2003 -  United States
Last updated: November 1, 2014

David Cameron Lee (born March 8, 1982 in Alpine, California, United States) is an American volleyball player, a member of the United States men's national volleyball team and Russian club Lokomotiv Novosibirsk, Olympic Champion 2008, NORCECA Champion (2007, 2013), gold medalist of the FIVB World League (2008, 2014).

Early life[edit]

Lee was born in Alpine, California. He attended Granite Hills High School in El Cajon, California, where he graduated in 2000.[1]


As a junior in 2003, he was named Named to the All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) second team and led the conference with a .483 hitting percentage. As a senior in 2004, he was named an American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) First Team All-American. He helped Long Beach State to the 2004 NCAA championship match, where they lost to BYU in the longest championship match in NCAA men's volleyball history. Long Beach State held two championship points, but did not convert and lost 3-2, 19-17 in the fifth game.[2]



Lee has played professionally in Puerto Rico, Portugal and Indonesia.[1] He won a national championship with the Indonesian professional team.

For the 2008-09 season, he is playing with Trenkwalder Modena in Italy.

U.S. national team[edit]

Lee joined the U.S. national team in 2005. He became a part-time starter in 2007, splitting time with Tom Hoff and finishing the season second on the team in blocks. Lee was the team's second-leading blocker and third overall at the 2007 World Cup, where the U.S. finished fourth.


Lee made his Olympic debut with the U.S. national team in 2008, helping Team USA to a gold medal.

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National team[edit]

Senior team[edit]



  1. ^ a b Evans, B. J. David Lee making a name for himself. USA Volleyball (June 8, 2008). Retrieved on August 18, 2008.
  2. ^ Reynolds, Jeff; Kauffman, Bill. BYU wins National Championship BYU Athletic Department (May 8, 2004). Retrieved on August 18, 2008.

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