Ben Patch Athlete Profile

#13 Ben Patch

Position: Opposite Hitter Height: 6-9 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2013 | 2016 Hometown: Provo, UT Mission: Columbus, OH Last School: Provo High School

Personal

  • Parents are Mike and Linda Patch
  • Born in Layton, Utah
  • Has three brothers
  • Communications major with an advertising emphasis
  • Also recruited by USC, UCLA, UCI, Hawaii

Before BYU

  • Named MVP in the NORCECA Championship
  • Member of the 2012 U.S. Junior National Team
  • Member of the 2011 USA Youth National Team
  • Named Volleyball's MVP for the state of Utah
  • Led Provo High School to a State Championship
  • Competed with the Mountain View Volleyball Club in Northern California
  • 2011 Youth Pan American Cup Participant in Mexicali Mexico
  • 2011 Youth World Championships Participant in Argentina
  • Named in Volleyball Magazine as a Fab 30 and Fab 50 member
  • Named by Volleyball Magazine as one of the Top 10 recruits for his class
  • Ranked in the Top 50 of his class academically

Athlete Stats

Year-by-Year stats
Year SP K K/G E TA PCT A SA SE SA/G RE D D/G BS BA TOT B/G
2013 116 418 3.60 149 866 .311 7 18 92 .155 2 126 1.09 4 97 101 .871


2013 | Freshman Year

  • AVCA Newcomer of the Year and first-team All-American
  • MPSF Freshman of the Year, All-MPSF First Team and All-MPSF Freshman Team
  • MPSF Player of the Week (2/25, 3/4)
  • AVCA Player of the Week (2/25, 3/4)
  • First play to ever earn back-to-back AVCA Player of the Week accolades
  • NCAA All-Tournament Team
  • Started every match as a true freshman
  • Finished the season with 418 kills, 18 aces, 126 digs and 101 total blocks
  • Second on the team in kills, attempts and blocks
  • Recorded a career-high, MPSF-high and BYU rally-scoring record 35 kills in BYU's comeback win over No. 1 UC Irvine Mar. 1 on the road
  • Recorded the fifth-best hitting percentage (.800) for a single match in the BYU rally-scoring era vs. Lewis
  • Recorded double-digit kills in 22 matches

2016 | Sophomore Year

  • Contributed a team-high 21 kills on a .462 clip vs. LUC (1/8)
  • Added 25 kills, five digs and two aces vs. STAN (1/16)
  • Collected 10 kills, five digs and five blocks vs. LBSU (1/22)
  • Went 16-0-24 for a .667 clip vs. UCI (1/29)
  • Had a match-high 17 kills and four digs vs. UCI (1/30)
  • Contributed a match-high 16 kills and a season-high nine digs vs. UCSB (2/6)
  • Added 17 kills and three digs vs. CBU (2/19)
  • Collected eight kills on a .667 clip and five digs vs. CSUN (2/26)
  • Had 22 kills on a season-high .700 clip vs. UH (3/2)
  • Named MPSF and AVCA Player of the Week (3/7)
  • Contributed a team-high 18 kills vs. PEP (3/18)
  • Went 14-0-21 for a .667 clip and five digs vs. UCSD (3/25)
  • Added 32 kills vs. UCSB (4/21)

  • Named the All-MPSF Tournament MVP

  • Named an AVCA First-Team All-American

  • Earned All-MPSF First Team honors

  • Named the 2016 Bryan Ivie Award recipient

  • Collected All-MPSF Academic honors