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Ryan Ammerman

Volleyball

Ryan Ammerman

Hometown: Denver, Colo.
Birth Year: 1985
Position: Setter
Height: 6-9 (205cm)
Weight: 198 lbs (90kg)
College: UC Irvine
Joined Team: 2013

MOST NOTEABLE

  • Started and won two matches at the 2014 NORCECA World Championship Qualifier as the U.S. Men took the gold medal
  • Led UC Irvine to the 2009 NCAA National Championship with a comeback victory in the final after being down 2-1 in sets. Was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player and to the All-Tournament Team
  • AVCA First Team All American and All MPSF in 2009

DID YOU KNOW?

Ryan Ammerman
   Ryan Ammerman sets in 2014.
  • Selected to the preliminary roster for the 2013 and 2014 World League teams
  • Participated in the 2014 USAV Cup matches against Iran
  • Won two national championships with UC Irvine in 2007 and 2009
  • Attended UC Irvine 2005-09
  • Started playing volleyball in 2002 and played for Chaparral High School and the Colorado Gold club team, which finished second at the 2003 USAV Boys’ Nationals. Boys’ volleyball is not a sanctioned sport in Colorado high schools
  • Was an alternate for the 2003 Boys’ Youth National Team and MVP of the USAV Developmental Camp
  • Parents are Brett and Maria Ammerman. Maria played volleyball for the University of Alaska-Anchorage and Brett played club volleyball at Purdue
  • Is the oldest of eight children. Brothers are Luke (1991), Dalton (1991) and Sebastian (2005). Sisters are Sarah (1987), Hannah (2000), Emma (2002) and Mary (2007).
  • Brother Dalton played on the 2008 Boys’ Youth National Volleyball Team and also at Long Beach State. Sister Sarah played volleyball at Texas A&M
  • Was born in Anchorage, Alaksa

THE QUOTE

"I feel great. To be here with this team and these guys is great. This tournament is a nice stepping stone, and I'm happy to be here competing with some of the best players in America. I'm very fortunate to be a part of this." – Ryan Ammerman in the Colorado Springs Gazette on playing at the 2014 NORCECA World Championship Qualifier.

RELATED LINKS

Ryan Ammerman happy to be back in Colorado Springs – Colorado Springs Gazette
UC Irvine defeats Southern Calif. For NCAA volleyball title – USA Today

Last updated Jan., 2015

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