Aly Ryan Biography
Career Notes: Finished her career ranking second all-time in program history in block assists (369), fifth in sets played (436), sixth in total blocks (402), seventh in total blocks per set (0.92) and 19th in points (1,023.5).
2015 (Senior) | Match-By-Match Stats: Shared YSU's Best Offensive Player award... Was one of three players to start all 31 matches and appear in all 114 sets... Had the best offensive season of her career, surpassing her previous career high in kills by 55 and her previous high in aces by 11... Finished the season with 276 kills, 25 aces and 80 total blocks for averages of 2.42 kills, 0.22 aces and 0.70 blocks... Her 2.42 kills per set came on an efficient .291 attack percentage... Averaged 2.45 kills on a .299 attack percentage and 0.78 blocks against Horizon League opponents... Ranked fifth in the conference in attack percentage... Reached double digits in kills 10 times and had a pair of aces in six matches... Hit better than .330 in eight of the 10 matches in which she had at least 10 kills... Set a new career high with 16 kills against Northern Kentucky while hitting .441 in the second-to-last home match of her career (11/7)... Posted a season-high seven blocks twice – at Pittsburgh (9/4) and against UIC (10/16)... Dug a career-best nine attacks against Valparaiso (10/17).
2014 (Junior) | Game-By-Game Stats: Started all 31 matches and played in all of YSU's 117 sets... Had the best offensive year of her career with 221 kills and a .292 attack percentage... Also set new career highs in aces, assists and digs... Posted 102 kills on a .313 attack percentage in league play while averaging 1.07 blocks per set... Her .292 attack percentage was the sixth-best mark in school history... Ranked 11th on YSU's single-season record list with 104 block assists, and her 117 total blocks ranked 18th... Ranked fourth in the Horizon League in both hitting percentage and blocks per set... In league play, ranked fourth in hitting percentage and fifth in blocks per set... Honored as the Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 20... Named to the all-tournament team at the Belmont Invitational and the Northwestern Wildcat Classic... Had eight matches with at least 10 kills, including a season-best 12 at Oakland (10/25)... Also had a career-high nine blocks against the Golden Grizzlies... Hit .529 with 11 kills in the season-opening win over Evansville (8/29)... Also had 11 kills at Robert Morris (9/5) and Kent State (9/16)... Posted 10 kills in 14 attempts without committing an error for a .714 attack percentage in the win at Cleveland State (10/17)... Notched a career-best seven digs in the five-set win over Indiana State (9/6).
2013 (Sophomore) | Game-By-Game Stats: Was one of four players to appear in all 31 matches and played in 113 sets... Set new career highs in almost every category while emerging as one of the top blockers in the Horizon League... Posted 119 block assists, which is the third-most for a single season in YSU history... Her 126 total blocks are tied for the 10th-most for a season in school history, and they are the second-most by a sophomore... Ranked third in the Horizon League with 1.12 blocks per set... Was slightly better in conference play with 1.15 blocks per set, which ranked sixth in the conference... Added 1.33 kills and 0.35 digs per set... Named the Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 23 when she averaged 1.30 blocks over 10 sets as YSU went 2-1 during the week... Set new career highs with eight block assists and eight total blocks in the Horizon League Tournament win over Green Bay (11/22)... Those were the highest block totals by a Penguin in Horizon League Tournament play... Posted a career-high 15 kills in the season opener at Coastal Carolina (8/30)... Followed that up with 11 kills a day later against Iowa... Had a career-best five digs at Valparaiso (11/9)... Had a career-best two aces against Oakland (11/2)... Had an assist in four different matches... Registered at least four blocks in 18 of her 31 matches... Averaged at least a block per set in 21 matches.
2012 (Freshman) | Game-By-Game Stats: Played in all 29 matches, six of which she started, while appearing in 92 sets... Finished with 113 kills, an average of 1.23 per set, on an attack percentage of .206 and 79 blocks... Her 79 blocks ranked second on the team and were the fifth-most by a YSU freshman in school history... Led all Horizon League freshmen in blocks and ranked seventh in kills among freshmen... Upped her blocking rate from 0.86 to 0.93 per set during league play.... Set a career high with nine kills against Green Bay (10/19)... Had eight kills twice, including at Coppin State *(when she hit .500... Also had eight blocks and a season-high seven blocks in a four-set victory UNC Greensboro... Registered one solo block in four matches, one assist in four matches and one dig seven times.
High School: Earned all-conference and all-region honors during her high school career, and Novi won district titles each of her first three seasons... Was named to the Under Armour Girls’ High School All-America Watch List prior to her senior year... Had 248 kills, 88 blocks, 58 aces and 100 digs for the Wildcats as a senior to lead them to a 41-6-1 record... Posted 181 kills and 93 blocks as a junior as Novi went 43-5-1... Played for the Legacy Volleyball Club.
Personal: Daughter of James and Kirsten Ryan... Major is marketing... Is the 2014-15 recipient of the George E. Gasser Memorial Scholarship.
|Oct 30||Cleveland State||L, 3-0|
|Nov 6||Oakland||L, 3-0|
|Nov 7||Northern Kentucky||L, 3-2|
|Nov 10||Wright State||L, 3-2|
|Nov 13||at Valparaiso||L, 3-0|
|Nov 14||at UIC||W, 3-0|
|Kills per set||2.42||2.45|
|Assists per set||0.08||0.05|
|Service Aces per set||0.22||0.17|
|Digs per set||0.72||0.69|
|Blocks per set||0.70||0.78|
|Ball Handling Errors||2||2|
|Points per set||3.0||3.0|
|Aug 28||vs. Bradley||L, 3-2||1||5||8||3||26||.192||1||0||2||0||2||1||3||0||4||0||10.5|
|Aug 29||vs. Portland||L, 3-0||1||3||8||3||25||.200||1||1||1||0||0||0||1||0||1||0||9.5|
|Aug 29||at Toledo||W, 3-0||1||3||6||1||15||.333||0||2||0||0||4||0||0||0||0||0||8.0|
|Sep 1||Saint Francis (Pa.)||W, 3-1||1||4||15||1||30||.467||0||1||0||0||6||0||3||0||3||0||17.5|
|Sep 4||at Pittsburgh||L, 3-0||1||3||6||1||19||.263||0||0||1||0||2||0||7||1||7||0||9.5|
|Sep 5||at Duquesne||L, 3-2||1||5||14||1||29||.448||0||2||1||0||5||1||2||0||3||0||18.0|
|Sep 5||vs. Colgate||W, 3-1||1||4||12||2||29||.345||1||2||0||0||2||2||1||0||3||0||16.5|
|Sep 7||at Canisius||W, 3-1||1||4||11||2||24||.375||1||1||1||0||4||0||2||1||2||0||13.0|
|Sep 11||at Illinois State||L, 3-0||1||3||7||3||20||.200||0||1||0||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||8.0|
|Sep 11||vs. Toledo||W, 3-1||1||4||10||4||32||.188||1||2||0||0||4||0||2||0||2||0||13.0|
|Sep 12||vs. IUPUI||L, 3-0||1||3||7||3||21||.190||0||1||0||0||2||0||1||0||1||0||8.5|
|Sep 18||at Butler||L, 3-0||1||3||6||2||17||.235||0||1||1||1||2||0||0||0||0||0||7.0|
|Sep 19||vs. Southern Illinois||L, 3-2||1||5||7||2||27||.185||0||0||0||0||3||0||4||0||4||0||9.0|
|Sep 19||vs. Missouri||L, 3-0||1||3||5||2||18||.167||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||5.0|
|Sep 24||Green Bay||L, 3-1||1||4||10||2||31||.258||0||0||0||0||4||0||1||0||1||0||10.5|
|Sep 25||Milwaukee||W, 3-0||1||3||9||4||22||.227||0||0||0||0||3||0||5||0||5||0||11.5|
|Sep 29||Robert Morris||W, 3-1||1||4||12||3||27||.333||1||1||2||0||2||1||4||0||5||0||16.0|
|Oct 2||at Cleveland State||L, 3-0||1||3||7||1||21||.286||0||1||0||0||0||1||0||0||1||0||9.0|
|Oct 9||at Northern Kentucky||L, 3-0||1||3||4||1||18||.167||0||1||0||0||1||0||2||0||2||0||6.0|
|Oct 10||at Oakland||L, 3-0||1||3||9||2||20||.350||0||2||1||0||0||0||2||0||2||0||12.0|
|Oct 13||at Wright State||W, 3-0||1||3||9||0||19||.474||1||0||0||0||1||0||3||0||3||1||10.5|
|Oct 16||UIC||L, 3-1||1||4||12||5||31||.226||0||1||0||0||0||0||7||0||7||0||16.5|
|Oct 17||Valparaiso||L, 3-2||1||5||9||0||24||.375||0||1||0||0||9||0||2||1||2||0||11.0|
|Oct 23||at Milwaukee||L, 3-2||1||5||12||2||30||.333||0||0||1||0||3||0||4||1||4||0||14.0|
|Oct 24||at Green Bay||W, 3-0||1||3||8||2||23||.261||0||1||0||0||1||0||3||0||3||0||10.5|
|Oct 30||Cleveland State||L, 3-0||1||3||8||3||20||.250||0||0||0||0||2||1||2||0||3||0||10.0|
|Nov 6||Oakland||L, 3-0||1||3||9||1||18||.444||1||1||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||10.0|
|Nov 7||Northern Kentucky||L, 3-2||1||5||16||1||34||.441||1||0||0||0||4||0||3||0||3||0||17.5|
|Nov 10||Wright State||L, 3-2||1||5||6||3||28||.107||0||2||0||0||4||0||5||1||5||0||10.5|
|Nov 13||at Valparaiso||L, 3-0||1||3||7||3||18||.222||0||0||0||0||3||1||1||0||2||0||8.5|
|Nov 14||at UIC||W, 3-0||1||3||7||0||17||.412||0||0||1||0||4||1||1||0||2||1||8.5|