Ryan Ratelle
Ryan Ratelle

Player Profile
Huntington Beach, CA

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 170



2009 -- Played in 20 matches with three starts ... Recorded a season-high of five kills vs. LBS (1/21) in a relief role ... Tied his season-high of five kills off the bench vs. BYU (3/28) ... Served aces vs. UOP (2/6), GCU (3/4) and USC (4/10) ... Three-time member of the Director's Honor Roll and a nine-time DHR nominee during his career ... Graduated in Spring 2009 with a degree in Economics.

2008 -- Played in 28 matches and started 17 times, both career-highs ... Established career-highs for kills (23) and points (25.0) vs. Pep (1/25) ... Recorded 16 kills (.333), one ace and one block assist for 17 points vs. UCSB (2/20) ... Also recorded 14 kills (.400), an ace, 10 digs, two total blocks and 16.5 points in a four-game victory against BYU (3/14) ... Recorded 15 double-digit kill matches and hit better than .300 nine times ... Also recorded three double-doubles, matching his career-high of 10 digs four times ... Three-time member of the Director's Honor Roll and has been named to the list six consecutive quarters ... Grade point average of 3.39 earned him a spot on the MPSF All-Academic Team.

2007-- Played in one game as a sophomore vs. UCI (1/6) ... Three-time member of the Director's Honor Roll in 2006-07.

2006 -- Earned a varsity letter by playing in eight matches and 11 games ... Recorded season highs for kills (4) and points (4.5) vs. UH (1/20) ... Recorded a season high of six digs vs. UCI (3/3) in one game ... Posted a service reception ratio of 100% and took nine serves without an error against UCI (3/3).

High School -- Four-year letterman for Coach Brad Simon at Marina HS ... Two-year First-Team All-Sunset League selection ... Member of Volleyball's Fab 50 list ... Three-year team MVP.

Club -- Played for Balboa Bay Volleyball Club and won a bronze medal at the 2005 Junior Olympics.

Personal -- Son of retired Long Beach State Coach Ray Ratelle, who is now a professor ... Grandmother Marilyn Belcher and aunt Cissy Belcher attended UCLA ... Admires tennis great Andre Agassi ... Chose UCLA because "it is a well-rounded (education) and an amazing place to be" ... Lists his greatest thrill as participating in the 2005 Junior Olympics playoffs ... Has one younger sister.