Freshman Daniel Stork, a high school All-American out of Crespi High in Encino, could solidify the setting role that may also include senior Anthony Spittle.
Stork's father, Jeff, was a three-time Olympian and the starting setter for the U.S. national team that won a gold medal in Seoul in 1988. Jeff Stork is the women's coach at Cal State Northridge, where Matt Stork, Daniel's older brother, is a junior setter on the men's team.
"His strength and speed are very freshman-esque," Speraw said of Daniel Stork. "But his hands are better than a typical freshman and maybe some of his experience, because of growing up with his dad and seeing a lot of high-level volleyball."
Clark, a 6-foot-5 opposite, competed with the national team in the Federation Internationale de Volleyball World Championships in Rome, Italy in October. A high-flying left-hander, he led the nation with 50 service aces last season and his 5.04 kills per set ranked No. 3 nationally. He was a first-team All-American in 2010 and has earned first-team All-MPSF honors the last two seasons.
"Clearly, the [national team] experience has made him a better volleyball player," Speraw said of Clark. "We all know that he can become a great player. The expectations people will place upon him are something he is going to have to manage."
DuFault, a 6-4 outside hitter, was second-team All-American and All-MPSF last season, when he averaged 4.06 kills per set and led the team with 243 digs.
"Jordan had really quite a remarkable year last year," Speraw said. "Considering our setting wasn't consistent, the fact that he hit at the percentage he hit (.333) was quite remarkable."