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Ryan Wolf
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Ryan Wolf

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
York, Pa.

High School:
Central York

Height:
6-3

Position:
OH


04/21/2012

No. 7 Men's Volleyball Defeats Saint Francis on Senior Night

Penn State Finishes Regular Season with a Perfect 14-0 Record in the EIVA

04/20/2012

No. 7 Men's Volleyball Hosts Saint Francis in Regular Season Finale

The Nittany Lions will honor the squad's four seniors prior to the match

03/03/2012

No. 6 Penn State Sneaks Past No. 9 Ohio State, 3-2

Goodell was named the Mike Anderson Penn State Player of the Game

01/12/2012

No. 7 Men's Volleyball Opens Season at No. 8 Ohio State

Action is set for 7 p.m. in St. John Arena


Lion Career
2011 (Junior): EIVA Championship All-Tournament Team ... saw action in 18 matches, starting four, and 31 sets ... totaled 82 kills, 44 digs and 18 total blocks for the season ... pounded 15 kills and had six blocks vs. Lees McRae (2/19) ... had six kills and a team-best seven digs at Princeton (3/25) ... recorded six kills in nine errorless swings at Rutgers-Newark (3/26) ... pounded eight kills vs. Rutgers-Newark (4/28) ... second on the team with 11 kills vs. Springfield (4/30).

2010 (Sophomore): Academic All-EIVA ... EIVA Player of the Week (3/1) ... saw action in 29 matches, starting 22, and 80 sets ... was fourth on the team in kills with 124, averaging 1.55 kills per set ... also contributed 13 aces, 107 digs and 30.0 total blocks for the season ... had at least one kill in 22 matches ... posted 11 kills on 15 attempts vs. Rutgers-Newark (2/5) ... was second on the team with 10 digs against Springfield (2/6) ... recorded 11 kills and nine digs at Princeton (2/26) ... had a team-best nine digs at Saint Francis (3/19) ... registered a career-high 12 digs and four blocks at Ball State (4/1) ... posted a personal-best 12 kills against Springfield in the EIVA Semifinal match (4/29) ... put down seven kills vs. Princeton in the EIVA Championship (5/1) ... had six kills, six digs and four blocks against Cal State Northridge in the NCAA National Semifinal (5/6).

2009 (Freshman): Saw action in four matches, including against Harvard (2/13), NJIT (2/28 & 4/4) and Princeton (3/27) ... had one assist and one dig against Harvard (2/13) ... posted one kill, one dig and one block against NJIT (2/28) ... recorded two assists and two blocks versus Princeton (3/27).

High School
Three-year volleyball letterwinner and two-year year football letterwinner at Central York High School in York, Pa. ... 2007 and 2008 volleyball team captain and 2007 football team captain for the Panthers ... volleyball squad was the 2008 PIAA AAA state runners-up, also claiming the YAIAA championship and finishing third in District 3 ... 2008 District 3 All-Star in volleyball, also earning First Team All-YAIAA honors in football senior year ... during junior volleyball season, earned PVCA AAA All-State, PIAA AAA State Championship All-Tournament and YAIAA All-Star honors ... team finished third in District 3 in 2007 ... member of First Capitol USA Damon's Volleyball Club (for 2008 J.O.'s) programs ... team placed ninth at the 2007 J.O. Club 17 Nationals ... graduated in the top five percent of his class .. member of the Distinguished Honor Roll and the National Honor Society.

Personal
Born Ryan Zachary Wolf on Oct. 18, 1989 in York, Pa. ... parents are George and Nancy Wolf ... has one brother, Christopher (24) and one sister, Lindsey (21) ... brother Christopher played football at Shippensburg University ... uncle Steve Hoffman and cousin Phillip See both graduated from Penn State ... names Goo Goo Dolls as favorite musical entertainers, math as favorite school subject, the Green Bay Packers as favorite professional sports team, Tiger Woods as favorite athlete, steak as favorite food, "Harry Potter" as favorite book, "Man vs. Wild" as favorite television show, "Wedding Crashers" as favorite movie, Denzel Washington as favorite actor, Cameron Diaz as favorite actress and the Dominican Republic as favorite place to visit ... majoring in business.

Why Penn State?
"I chose Penn State for its good academic reputation and its great volleyball program."

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