Name: Ben Patch
Position: Opposite
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Height: 6-8 (203 cm)
Weight: 195 (88 kg)
Birthplace: Layton, Utah
Hometown: Provo, Utah
High School: Provo High School
College: BYU
World Championship Experience
  • 2018 FIVB World Championship (Bronze medal)
Other Career Highlights
  • A month after finishing with BYU in May 2017, Patch was traveling with the U.S. Men for the FIVB World League
  • Started 11 of 13 FIVB World League matches in 2017 and was the team’s second-leading scorer with 178 points in 52 sets
  • Member of the 2015 Men’s Indoor Team for the Pan Am Games in Toronto
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  • Helped the U.S. Men take bronze medals at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Nations League and World Championship
  • Helped the U.S. Men win the 2017 NORCECA Championship
  • Played his first season overseas during the winter of 2017-18 in Italy for Tonno Callipo Calabria Vibo Valentia
  • Left BYU after his junior season after leading it to the 2016 and 2017 NCAA DI-II National Championship match where it lost to Ohio State both years
  • Won the 2016 Off the Block Bryan Ivie Award as the nation's top DI-II collegiate opposite
  • AVCA First Team All-American in 2013 and 2016
  • Played in the 2015 Men's Pan American Cup
  • Named to the 2013 NCAA All-Tournament Team
  • At BYU, named the 2013 AVCA Newcomer of the Year and First Team All-American as a freshman
  • First player to ever win back-to-back AVCA Player of the Week awards
  • Took a hiatus from volleyball to serve on an LDS mission to Columbus, Ohio, in 2014 and 2015
  • Played with the Boys' Youth National Team at the 2011 FIVB U19 Boys' World Championship
  • Played for Mountain View Volleyball Club (Northern California Region)
Personal: Born in 1994... Parents are Mike and Linda Patch... Has three brothers... Has a photography business on the side