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Bryan Ivie
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Bryan Ivie

Position: Middle Blocker
Olympic #: 5
Height: 6' 7" Weight: 215 lbs.
DOB: May 5, 1969
Hometown: Manhattan Bch, CA
College: USC
Team USA Since: 1989

Major International Competition:
1995 World Cup
1995 World League
1995 Pan American Games (silver)
1994 FIVB Super Four
1994 World Championship (bronze)
1994 World League
1993 FIVB Grand Champions Cup
1993 NORCECA Zone Championships (silver)
1993 World League
1993 World Gala
1992 Olympics (bronze)
1992 World League (bronze)
1991 World Cup (bronze)
1991 NORCECA (silver)
1991 World League
1990 World Championship
1990 Goodwill Games
1990 World League

Highlights with USA National Team:
Regarded as the cornerstone of the USA national team program

had 22 kills to pace USA win vs. Cuba (10-4-94), that earned top-seed for eventual bronze-medalist Americans in World Championship playoffs and was consistently among the team's leading attackers and blockers in the tournament

led USA with 223 kills and 50 blocks in '94 World League

participated in '93 World Gala, and named team captain in 1993

named most valuable player at World Championship Qualification Tournament (Nov. 1993) by leading tournament in hitting percentage, blocks and service aces

named team MVP (w/Ctvrtlik) in 1995, also MVP in 1992 and 1993

his return from a knee injury was a key to USA's Olympic bronze-medal performance in 1992

registered 76 kills and 17 blocks in five Olympic matches, including team-best 23 kills in bronze-medal match vs. Cuba

recipient of 1992 and 1993 USOC Male Volleyball Athlete of the Year

led team with 326 kills and 66 blocks during '92 World League campaign

nominated for '92 Sullivan Award

underwent arthroscopic knee surgery following Olympics

competed in four-man beach tour in 1992

named best blocker at 1991 World Cup (54 total blocks)

returned to USA men's program in May, 1991 after making initial appearance in 1989

tallied team-high 390 kills and 65 total blocks during '91 World League

finished third among '91 World League leaders in aces per game (0.32) and sixth in kills per game (6.29)

saw considerable action during summer-1990 as starter at Goodwill Games and World Championships

in 1989, competed at USA Cup and Savvin Cup (USSR).

College/High School:
Twice-named national college player of the year, first-team All-America and All-WIVA (1990, 1991)

in 1991, USC won WIVA title and reached NCAA finals

set an NCAA career mark with 2,380 kills

as a junior in 1990, led USC to its second NCAA title of his career

averaged nation-leading 7.3 kills per match and ranked third nationally in hitting percentage (.411), while leading the Trojans with 715 kills and recording double-figure kill totals in 28 of 29 matches played in 1990

named WIVA most valuable player and member of NCAA all-tournament team (1990, 1991)

finished USC career with 2,380 kills, 661 total blocks and 117 aces

during sophomore campaign, earned third-team All-America and second-team All-WIVA honors as USC finished fourth at NCAAs

in 1988, Volleyball Monthly selected as Freshman of the Year and received third-team all-WIVA accolades, as Trojans captured NCAA title

coached at USC by Jim McLaughlin and Bob Yoder

a 1987 graduate of Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, Calif.

named to Volleyball Monthly's Fab 50 and All-Time Fab 50 lists

received All-Ocean League first-team and all-CIF second-team accolades as senior

did not begin his volleyball career until his junior year at Mira Costa

played on East squad at U.S. Olympic Festival-'87 and was a member of victorious team at the 17-and-under U.S. Junior Olympic Volleyball Championships

named to All-Rookie team at '89 U.S. Open Championship

coached at MCHS by Mike Cook.

Personal:
Born in Torrance, California

majored in business at USC

younger brother, Pat, plays volleyball at USC

made appearance on TV sitcom "Golden Palace" in 1993

placed ninth in AVP debut in 1993, and earned two seventh-place finishes in his other 1993 AVP outings

tied for fifth in '94 AVP opener

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