Penn State set to face an MPSF team for the third time this season
2012 (Junior): Played in 23 matches and 47 sets at middle hitter ... totaled 21 kills, 23 blocks and four digs for the season ... posted three blocks vs. Mount Olive (2/3) ... had two solo blocks vs. NJIT (2/11) ... had two blocks at USC (3/9) ... put up four blocks vs. Sacred Heart (4/6) ... pounded four kills at BYU (4/14) ... has three blocks vs. Saint Francis (4/21) ... had three kills vs. George Mason (4/28).
2011 (Sophomore): Mike Anderson Player of the Game vs. CS Northridge (2/5) ... started 28 matches and played in 77 sets ... totaled 56 kills and 65 total blocks for the season ... his 0.84 blocks per set ranked in the top 50 nationally ... put up four blocks in season opener against UCLA (1/13) ... had six kills in seven swings for a .714 attack percentage against Hawaii (1/14) ... posted a team-best six blocks vs. CS Northridge (2/5) ... had a match-high six blocks vs. Saint Francis (2/23) ... put up five blocks against George Mason (2/26) ... led the team with four blocks at Springfield (3/5) ... had a team-best six blocks at UCLA (3/9) ... tied for first on the team with four blocks at Long Beach (3/12).
2010 (Freshman): Played in 14 matches, starting eight, and 36 sets ... totaled 32 kills, three aces, 15 digs and 27.0 total blocks for the season ... had at least one kill in 12 matches ... posted two kills and three blocks in collegiate debut at Hawaii (1/8) ... recorded four blocks vs. Ohio State (1/9) in first career start ... had six kills on eight swings with five blocks against Juniata (1/26) ... totaled five blocks and two aces at Loyola (1/30) ... posted three kills in three attempts against George Mason (3/6).
Two-year letterwinner in volleyball, and captain his senior year at La Costa Canyon High School in Carlsbad, Calif. ... named Most Improved Player his freshman year ... guided La Costa Canyon to four league championships ... 2008 and 2009 CIF Champions ... La Costa Canyon finished third at States senior year ... played for Seaside Club in San Diego, Calif. and finished fifth at Junior Olympics.
Born Ian Victor Hendries on November 24, 1990 in Houston, Texas ... parents are Scott and Amy Hendries ... names riding bikes, kayaking, swimming, and snow boarding as favorite hobbies, "Ratatat" and "Notorious B.I.G." as favorite musical entertainers, history and art as favorite school subjects, Chargers, Pistons, and Red Wings as favorite professional sports teams, Tayshaun Prince as his favorite athlete, steak as favorite food, "That 70's Show" as favorite TV show, "Big Daddy" as favorite movie, Seth Rogan as favorite actor, Katherine Heigl as favorite actress, and Hawaii as favorite place to visit ... majoring in secondary education.
Why Penn State?
"I chose Penn State because of the great volleyball program and education, as well as to try something new out on the east coast."