Men's Volleyball

5 Randy Ramirez
5 Randy Ramirez
Height: 6-3
Weight: 160
Year: So.
Hometown: Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
High School: Colegio Marista
Position: S

As a freshman (2011): Played in 24 matches, including 23 starts…Posted 811 assists, averaging 10.14 per set…Led the team in service aces (22), while tallying 62 digs and 41 blocks…Recorded at least 40 assists on eight occasions…Notched a season-high six blocks in his collegiate debut against Lewis (Jan. 15)…Season-high six kills on eight attempts against Carthage (Jan. 28)…Posted a double-double with 42 assists and a season-high 10 digs against Grand Canyon (Jan. 30)…Tallied a campaign-best three service aces against King (Feb. 8)…Recorded 45 assists against No. 11 Penn State…Three-straight matches with at least 41 assists (Mar. 27-Apr. 5)…Had six kills and 45 assists against Ball State (Mar. 27)…Season-high 46 assists against King (Apr. 5).

High School: Graduated from Colegio Marista Guaynabo in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico…Coached by Juan Aviles…Juan was All-American in 2008 for volleyball and All-American in 2010 for basketball.

Personal: Born on Jan. 29, 1992 in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico…Son of Roberto Ramirez and Jolynn Morales…Has one sister, Mariela… Grandfather Antonio “Tono” Morales played basketball for the Puerto Rican National team and for the Leones de Ponce in the Puerto Rican basketball league; named one of the top 50 greatest Puerto Rican players in basketball history…Played club volleyball for Borinquen Coqui, coached by Jan Class…Majoring in pre-medicine with a minor in athletic training…Plans on becoming a radiologist.

More about Randy: Favorite book: “The Outsiders”…Favorite midnight snack: Ice cream…Favorite movie: “Remember the Titans”…Favorite musical artist: Wisin y Yandel…Favorite sports team: Los Angeles Lakers…Favorite athlete: Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers…Favorite saying by Randy’s head coach: “100 percent of the little things”…Randy can’t live a week without: sports…Randy’s most memorable moment in sports: Beating Ball State University…Favorite color: Blue …Favorite foods: Rice and beans with cordon bleu…Favorite sport other than volleyball: Basketball…Person Randy most admires: His father…Best advice Randy has ever been given: “Enjoy the little things”…The toughest player Randy has ever played against: Leonardo Leyva Martinez of the Cuban National Volleyball team…When Randy was a kid, he tried to be like: Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers.