9 - Ryan Thompson
Ryan Thompson
Height: 6-9
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Costa Mesa, Calif.
High School: Costa Mesa
Position: Middle Blocker
Major: History
Honors : Costa Mesa, Calif./ Costa Mesa
m 25
k/s 1.36
h % .365
a/s 0.02
b/s 0.99
sa/s 0.04
d/s 0.20

UC Santa Barbara

2014: Competed in a total of 25 out of 27 matches and 89 sets for the Gauchos … Recorded 121 kills, 230 total attacks and four service aces … Brought in a total of 18 digs and 89 total blocks … Recorded a season-high 11 kills in a five-set win over then-No. 1 Stanford on Jan. 24 … Ranked 15th in the MPSF with his 89 total blocks.

2013: Played in 10 matches and 21 sets as a middle blocker. Finished the season with 21 kills, 14 total blocks and and four digs. 

2012: Saw action in eighteen matches, totaling 42 kills. Ended the season with 39 total blocks and 66 points. 

CLUB
Played for the Balboa Bay Volleyball Club, earning a silver medal with the club during the 2009 Junior Olympics.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played both middle blocker and opposite at Costa Mesa High School ... As a senior, was named second team All-CIF Division II and first-team All-Orange Coast League ... Voted to the Orange County South All-Star Volleyball Team ... Named the most improved player on his team during his senior year.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 15, 1990 ... Parents are Chris and Susan Thompson ... Has one sister, Taylor ... Intends to major in History, though he also has interest in Engineering ... Lists Grandma's Boy as his favorite movie ... Listens to The Offspring and Gang Starr ... Originally committed to Penn State, ended up playing his freshman year at Orange Coast College ... In his spare time, listens to music and hangs out with his friends ... Other sports he enjoys include soccer and basketball ... His favorite pro teams are La Liga's Real Madrid and the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers ... Lists participating in the 2009 CIF playoffs and the 2009 Junior Olympics as his most memorable athletic achievements.

Recent Games
Apr 3 at Long Beach State W, 3-2
Apr 5 at Cal State Northridge L, 3-1
Apr 9 Cal Baptist W, 3-0
Apr 11 BYU W, 3-1
Apr 19 UCLA W, 3-2
Apr 24 at BYU L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 25 22
Sets 89 78
Kills 121 109
Kills per set 1.36 1.40
Errors 37 36
Total Attacks 230 208
Hitting Percentage .365 .351
Assists 2 2
Assists per set 0.02 0.03
Service Aces 4 4
Service Errors 35 30
Service Aces per set 0.04 0.05
Reception Errors 1 0
Digs 18 16
Digs per set 0.20 0.21
Block Solo 7 5
Block Assist 82 71
Block Total 88 75
Blocks per set 0.99 0.96
Block Errors 9 9
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 173.0 153.5
Points per set 1.9 2.0
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 4 UC San Diego W, 3-0 3 4 0 8 .500 0 0 2 0 1 1 6 0 7 0 8.0
Jan 8 UC Santa Cruz (exhibition) W, 3-0 3 8 2 10 .600 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 9.5
Jan 10 Concordia (exhibition) W, 3-0 3 4 1 7 .429 0 0 2 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 6.5
Jan 17 Pacific W, 3-0 3 5 1 9 .444 0 0 1 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 7.5
Jan 18 Stanford W, 3-2 5 11 1 15 .667 0 0 1 0 1 1 5 0 6 0 14.5
Jan 21 at UCLA L, 3-0 3 3 3 11 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 4.0
Jan 25 UC Irvine L, 3-2 5 8 2 13 .462 0 1 2 0 3 0 5 0 5 0 11.5
Jan 30 Hawaii W, 3-1 4 8 3 11 .455 0 0 2 0 1 0 7 0 7 0 11.5
Jan 31 Hawaii W, 3-2 5 2 2 5 .000 0 1 3 0 2 1 6 0 6 0 7.0
Feb 6 at USC L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Pepperdine W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Cal State Northridge W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Feb 14 Long Beach State W, 3-1 4 4 1 9 .333 0 0 1 0 3 1 2 0 2 0 6.0
Feb 21 at Stanford L, 3-0 3 6 3 14 .214 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 7.0
Feb 22 at Pacific W, 3-0 3 3 3 10 .000 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 4.5
Feb 28 at UC Irvine L, 3-1 1 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Mar 1 at UC San Diego W, 3-0 2 3 2 8 .125 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Mar 5 UCLA W, 3-0 3 5 1 9 .444 0 0 3 0 0 0 5 2 5 0 7.5
Mar 7 UC San Diego W, 3-0 2 4 0 4 1.000 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Mar 12 USC W, 3-2 5 10 2 14 .571 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 0 7 0 14.0
Mar 14 Pepperdine L, 3-2 5 6 3 13 .231 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 8.0
Mar 26 at Cal Baptist W, 3-0 3 4 1 8 .375 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Mar 28 at BYU L, 3-2 5 5 2 11 .273 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 2 3 0 6.5
Apr 3 at Long Beach State W, 3-2 5 5 4 13 .077 0 1 1 0 3 1 5 1 6 0 9.5
Apr 5 at Cal State Northridge L, 3-1 4 5 1 9 .444 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 6.0
Apr 9 Cal Baptist W, 3-0 3 5 0 9 .556 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Apr 11 BYU W, 3-1 4 6 1 12 .417 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 8.0
Apr 19 UCLA W, 3-2 5 4 1 8 .375 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 6.5
Apr 24 at BYU L, 3-0 3 4 0 6 .667 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Apr 26 at MPSF Championship   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 vs. NCAA Final Four   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 vs. NCAA Championship   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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
2011-12 18 49 42 0.86 20 112 .196 2 0.04 2 0.04 10 0.20 5 34 39 0.80 66.0 1.3
2012-13 10 21 21 1.00 8 51 .255 0 0.00 0 0.00 4 0.19 1 13 14 0.67 28.5 1.4
2013-14 25 89 121 1.36 37 230 .365 2 0.02 4 0.04 18 0.20 7 82 88 0.99 173.0 1.9
Total 53 159 184 1.16 65 393 .303 4 0.03 6 0.04 32 0.20 13 129 141 0.89 267.5 1.7
  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 25 89 121 1.36 37 230 .365 2 0.02 4 0.04 18 0.20 7 82 88 0.99 173.0 1.9
Conference 22 78 109 1.40 36 208 .351 2 0.03 4 0.05 16 0.21 5 71 75 0.96 153.5 2.0
Exhibition 2 6 12 2.00 3 17 .529 1 0.17 0 0.00 2 0.33 0 8 8 1.33 16.0 2.7

Home 15 57 82 1.44 18 139 .460 0 0.00 3 0.05 12 0.21 6 61 66 1.16 121.5 2.1
Away 10 32 39 1.22 19 91 .220 2 0.06 1 0.03 6 0.19 1 21 22 0.69 51.5 1.6
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 17 60 83 1.38 23 152 .395 0 0.00 3 0.05 13 0.22 7 62 68 1.13 124.0 2.1
Losses 8 29 38 1.31 14 78 .308 2 0.07 1 0.03 5 0.17 0 20 20 0.69 49.0 1.7

January 7 28 41 1.46 12 72 .403 0 0.00 2 0.07 9 0.32 3 36 38 1.38 64.0 2.3
February 5 12 14 1.17 7 34 .206 1 0.08 0 0.00 4 0.33 1 7 8 0.62 18.5 1.5
March 7 25 37 1.48 11 67 .388 1 0.04 1 0.04 0 0.00 1 21 22 0.88 49.5 2.0
April 6 24 29 1.21 7 57 .386 0 0.00 1 0.04 5 0.21 2 18 20 0.83 41.0 1.7