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Reid Priddy


Reid Priddy
  • 2004
  • 2008
  • 2012

Hometown: Richmond, Va.
Birth Year: 1977
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6-4 (196cm)
College: Loyola Marymount
Joined Team: May 2000
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  • Competed in the 2012, 2008 and 2004 Olympic Games and served as an alternate in 2000
  • In 2013, played in 11 sets, scoring 39 points on 31 kills, three blocks and five aces. Played in Turkey during the winter of 2012-13
  • Finished the 2012 Olympic Games with 55 points on 37 kills, 10 blocks and eight aces in 18 sets. His eight aces put him sixth among Olympic players
  • Played in 66 sets in 2012 and finished as team’s fourth-leading scorer with 196 points on 146 kills, 32 blocks and 18 aces. Hitting efficiency was .342
  • Although he only competed in two tournaments, Priddy finished the 2011 season as the U.S. Men’s third-leading scorer with 311 points on 262 kills, 31 blocks and 18 aces in 88 sets played
  • Played the winter of 2010-12 for Zenit Kazan in Russia’s Super League and helped them to the league championship
  • Finished the 2010 season as the team's third leading scorer with 161 points on 136 kills, eight blocks (0.19 per set) and seven aces (0.16 per set) in 42 sets played. Third on the team in kills and fifth in digs with 55 (1.31 digs per set)
  • Played the winter of 2008-09 for Lokomotiv Novosibirsk in Russia’s Super League
  • Helped the U.S. Men win the gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games and finished fourth among all scorers and second among U.S. scorers with 112 points on 93 kills, 10 blocks and nine aces. His kill efficiency percentage of 30.1 put him 10th among all hitters
  • Was the United States' leading scorer in 2007 with 525 points scored in 121 sets for an average of 4.34 points per set
  • Was the United States' scoring leader in the 2007 World Cup, World League and NORCECA Continental Championship
  • Led the 2006 team in overall scoring in 2006 with 416 and in overall kills with 343
  • Made his indoor season debut in Japan at the 2005 World Grand Champions Cup as the USA Men claimed the silver medal with a record of 4-1
  • Made his first-ever Olympic appearance in Athens, Greece as the U.S.Men finished fourth overall...Priddy finished second on the team and 11th overall in total scoring with 86 points on 72 kills, 11 blocks and three service aces
  • Served as the team captain at the 2003 Pan American Games
  • Finished the 2002 season first on the team in points per game (2.98) and sixth in total points (173)...Also had 92 kills, 66 digs, 21 blocks and 10 service aces
  • Led the team in kills (258) and digs (184)...Finished second on the team in blocks (41) and was tied for third in service aces (14) and played professionally for the Vienna Hotvolleys in Austria
  • Was one of four USA Men's Volleyball team alternates for the Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia.

– FIVB World League (Gold Medal)... NORCECA World Championship Qualifier (Gold Medal)
2013 –FIVB Grand Champions Cup... NORCECA Continental Championship (Gold Medal)
2012 – Olympic Games... FIVB World League (silver medal)... NORCECA Men’s Continental Olympic Qualification Tournament (gold medal)
2011 – FIVB World Cup… FIVB World League
2010 –FIVB World Championship... FIVB World League
2009 – NORCECA Continental Championship
2008 – Olympic Games (Gold Medal)... FIVB World League (Gold Medal)... NORCECA Continental Olympic Qualification Championship (Gold Medal)
2007 –FIVB World Cup... NORCECA Continental Championship (Gold Medal)... Americas' Cup (Gold Medal)... FIVB World League (Bronze Medal)
2006 –FIVB World Championships... FIVB World League... Pan American Cup (Gold Medal)... Argentina Tour
2005 – World Grand Champions Cup (Silver Medal)
2004 – NORCECA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (Gold Medal)... Japan Tour ... Houston Series... USA Global Challenge (Gold Medal)... Serbia and Montenegro Tour (Silver Medal)... Olympic Games (Fourth Place)
2003 – Colorado/Nebraska Tour... Canada Tour... Pan American Games (Fourth Place)... NORCECA Zone Championships (Gold Medal)... World Cup (Fourth Place). 2002 – Bulgaria Tour... Greece Tour... Florida Tour... World Championships
2001 – Japan Tour... World League... World Championship Qualifier... NORCECA Zone Championships... Jeep America's Cup
1999 – Pan American Games.

  • Earned American Volleyball Coaches Association first-team All-America honors as a senior at Loyola Marymount University
  • Graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in communication studies in 2000
  • Became the first All-American in LMU school history when he was named to the second-team AVCA All-American team
  • Reid married Lindsay Pierce in March 2007. The couple lives in Southern California and has a son, Caden, born in 2010
  • Reid started playing volleyball after his family moved from Richmond to Florida where he tried it in a summer-school PE class
  • Has played internationally in Greece, Russia and Turkey
  • Has an Internet radio show called The NET Live devoted to volleyball, which he hosts with former U.S. Men's player Kevin Barnett

Last updated: Sept. 2015

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