Chris Gorny Athlete Profile

#7 Chris Gorny

Chris Gorny
Positions: Outside Hitter, Middle Blocker Height: 6-6 Weight: 195 Roster Years: 2000-2004 Hometown: Palmdale, CA

Personal

Born in Panorama City, Calif. ... parents are Andrew and Valorie Gorny ... one of nine children ... sister, Alison, plays volleyball for Idaho State University ... enjoys rock climbing and fishing ... lists Lance Armstrong as his sports hero because, "he beats up the French,"...majoring in health science.

Before BYU

Attended Little Rock HS ... named Scholar Athlete in 1997 and 1998 ... earned Most Valuable Player honors in 1998 and 1999 ... a three-time All-Golden League performer (1997, 1998, 1999) ... set the league and CIF single-match record with 115 kills as a senior ... holds the league single-match record with 37 blocks ... earned high school All-America honors as a senior ... tallied over 1,000 kills and over 500 blocks in a three-year span ... earned Volleyball Magazine Fab-50 status as a senior ... participates on the US Junior Olympic Team ... played for Alvin Lammar on Team LA, earning All-America honors in 1999.

Summary

Gorny was a starter three of his four years and a member of the 2001 and 2004 national championship teams ... missed time both his junior and senior years due to injury ... known for blocking ability ... second on the team in blocks as a junior ... used as a blocking specialist in 2004 MPSF and NCAA tournaments ... finished his career with 276 total blocks and a 1.10 per game average ... earned All-MPSF Honorable Mention honors as a sophomore ... played in 72 matches finishing with a career .360 hitting percentage ... attended Little Rock High School where he earned All-American honors and Volleyball Magazine Fab-50 status as a senior.

Stats

Career Match Highs
Kills: 16 vs. Stanford, 1/12/02
Attempts: 26 vs. Stanford, 1/12/02
Hitting Percentage: .846 (11-0-13) vs. Hawaii, 4/24/03
Digs: 5 (twice) vs. UC San Diego, 2/8/03; at Pepperdine, 4/11/03
Block Assists: 9 vs. Ball State, 3/16/02
Block Solos: 3 at Long Beach State, 2/8/02 
Total Blocks: 9 (four times)
Service Aces: 4 (twice) vs. Pacific, 1/18/02; vs. Penn State, 5/18/03
Assists: 2 vs. Hawaii, 4/24/03
Year-by-Year Statistics
Year-by-Year stats
				Year
MP GP K K/G E TA PCT A SA SE RE D BS BA TB B/G BE BHE
2001^ 5 9 16 1.78 5 29 0.379 2 0 9 0 6 0 10 10 1.11 3 0
2002 30 108 204 1.89 68 415 0.328 2 7 75 0 40 11 136 147 1.36 18 5
2003 23 88 171 1.94 55 303 0.383 4 11 50 0 45 7 83 90 1.02 8 1
2004^ 14 47 57 1.21 12 109 0.413 3 0 9 0 7 4 25 29 0.62 1 1

2004 Match-by-Match Statistics |-------ATTACK------| SET |-SERVE-| PASS DEF |-------BLOCK------| GEN Date Opponent GP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Jan 28, 2004 at No. 2 Long Beach St. 5 12 2 17 .588 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 0 Jan 30, 2004 at No. 2 Long Beach St. 5 11 2 22 .409 0 0 1 0 4 1 8 0 9.0 0 Feb 06, 2004 NO. 12 PACIFIC......... 3 9 1 12 .667 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 3.0 0 Feb 07, 2004 NO. 12 PACIFIC......... 3 8 1 15 .467 0 0 3 0 0 2 6 0 8.0 1 Feb 20, 2004 NO. 11 STANFORD........ 2 5 2 14 .214 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2.0 0 Apr 08, 2004 at No. 3 UCLA.......... 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Apr 09, 2004 at No. 3 UCLA.......... 3 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Apr 15, 2004 USC.................... 2 3 1 10 .200 1 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 2.0 0 Apr 17, 2004 USC.................... 5 2 0 2 1.000 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 Apr 24, 2004 NO. 8 UC IRVINE........ 2 2 0 4 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Apr 29, 2004 NO. 4 PEPPERDINE....... 3 3 1 4 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 May 01, 2004 NO. 2 LONG BEACH ST.... 4 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 May 06, 2004 vs No. 4 Lewis......... 3 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 May 08, 2004 vs No. 2 Long Beach St. 5 1 2 8 -.125 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 Totals.............................. 47 57 12 109 .413 3 0 9 0 7 4 25 1 29.0 1 Games played: 47 Kills per game: 1.21 Assists per game: 0.06 Digs per game: 0.15 Blocks per game: 0.62 2003 Match-by-Match Statistics |-------ATTACK------| SET |-SERVE-| PASS DEF |-------BLOCK------| GEN Date Opponent GP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Jan 17, 2003 at No. 12 Stanford..... 5 7 1 11 .545 0 1 5 0 1 0 1 0 1.0 0 Jan 18, 2003 at No. 12 Stanford..... 5 12 4 24 .333 0 0 4 0 3 0 2 2 2.0 0 Jan 20, 2003 at No. 15 Pacific...... 5 10 3 23 .304 0 0 5 0 3 0 5 0 5.0 0 Jan 21, 2003 at No. 15 Pacific...... 5 9 2 14 .500 0 0 5 0 1 0 3 0 3.0 0 Jan 31, 2003 NO. 7 UCLA............. 3 7 4 14 .214 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 4.0 0 Feb 01, 2003 NO. 7 UCLA............. 3 3 1 4 .500 0 1 1 0 2 0 7 1 7.0 0 Feb 07, 2003 UC SAN DIEGO........... 3 7 2 11 .455 0 0 1 0 3 0 7 0 7.0 0 Feb 08, 2003 UC SAN DIEGO........... 4 5 5 11 .000 0 1 2 0 5 2 7 1 9.0 0 Feb 14, 2003 at No 13 UCSB.......... 3 6 1 8 .625 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 0 Feb 15, 2003 at No. 13 UCSB......... 3 7 1 9 .667 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 0 Feb 20, 2003 NO. 2 HAWAII........... 3 7 4 14 .214 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 2 5.0 0 Feb 21, 2003 NO. 2 HAWAII........... 4 8 3 15 .333 0 2 2 0 3 1 5 0 6.0 0 Mar 01, 2003 at USC................. 3 7 0 10 .700 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 2.0 0 Mar 07, 2003 NO. 10 PENN STATE...... 4 4 1 9 .333 0 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 4.0 0 Mar 28, 2003 NO.4 LONG BEACH ST..... 3 5 1 9 .444 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 4.0 0 Mar 29, 2003 NO.4 LONG BEACH ST..... 3 7 1 11 .545 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 4.0 0 Apr 11, 2003 at No. 1 Pepperdine.... 5 12 4 19 .421 0 0 1 0 5 0 4 0 4.0 0 Apr 12, 2003 at No. 1 Pepperdine.... 3 3 5 10 -.200 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1.0 0 Apr 19, 2003 NO. 10 CS NORTHRIDGE... 4 8 2 13 .462 1 0 4 0 1 0 3 1 3.0 1 Apr 24, 2003 vs No. 2 Hawaii........ 3 11 0 13 .846 2 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 0.0 0 Apr 26, 2003 at No. 1 Pepperdine.... 5 15 4 23 .478 0 1 4 0 2 2 3 0 5.0 0 May 01, 2003 NO. 10 PENN STATE...... 4 4 3 11 .091 0 4 2 0 2 1 5 1 6.0 0 May 03, 2003 vs Lewis University.... 5 7 3 17 .235 0 1 3 0 3 0 4 0 4.0 0 Totals.............................. 88 171 55 303 .383 4 11 50 0 45 7 83 8 90.0 1 Games played: 88 Kills per game: 1.94 Assists per game: 0.05 Service aces per game: 0.12 Digs per game: 0.51 Blocks per game: 1.02 2002 Match-by-Match Statistics |-------ATTACK------| SET |-SERVE-| PASS DEF |-------BLOCK------| GEN Date Opponent GP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Jan 11, 2002 #4 STANFORD............ 4 7 3 16 .250 0 0 3 0 2 0 3 3 3.0 0 Jan 12, 2002 #4 STANFORD............ 5 16 2 26 .538 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 6.0 1 Jan 18, 2002 #15 PACIFIC............ 4 5 4 18 .056 0 4 4 0 3 1 3 0 4.0 2 Jan 19, 2002 #15 PACIFIC............ 4 7 1 12 .500 0 0 4 0 0 1 4 0 5.0 0 Jan 25, 2002 #12 USC................ 3 2 1 10 .100 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 1 2.0 0 Jan 26, 2002 #12 USC................ 3 8 3 17 .294 0 1 3 0 0 0 5 1 5.0 0 Feb 01, 2002 #12 OHIO STATE......... 3 2 5 8 -.375 0 0 4 0 2 0 5 1 5.0 1 Feb 02, 2002 #12 OHIO STATE......... 4 5 3 17 .118 0 0 5 0 2 1 7 2 8.0 0 Feb 06, 2002 at # 14 Long Beach St.. 3 3 3 7 .000 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 1 4.0 0 Feb 08, 2002 at # 14 Long Beach St.. 5 7 4 14 .214 0 0 2 0 1 3 6 1 9.0 0 Feb 09, 2002 at # 14 Long Beach St.. 4 7 1 12 .500 0 1 2 0 1 1 6 0 7.0 0 Feb 20, 2002 at #8 UC Irvine........ 4 6 1 11 .455 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 0 Feb 21, 2002 at #1 UCLA............. 4 9 0 16 .562 0 0 2 0 1 1 5 0 6.0 0 Feb 23, 2002 at #1 UCLA............. 5 13 4 21 .429 0 1 5 0 1 0 6 1 6.0 0 Mar 01, 2002 PEPPERDINE............. 3 1 0 7 .143 0 0 5 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 0 Mar 02, 2002 PEPPERDINE............. 3 6 4 16 .125 1 0 2 0 1 1 4 0 5.0 0 Mar 08, 2002 CONCORDIA.............. 2 5 3 10 .200 0 0 4 0 2 0 1 0 1.0 0 Mar 09, 2002 #9 LEWIS............... 4 6 3 15 .200 0 0 4 0 2 0 6 1 6.0 0 Mar 15, 2002 #9 BALL STATE.......... 3 9 1 11 .727 0 0 2 0 0 1 5 0 6.0 0 Mar 16, 2002 #9 BALL STATE.......... 4 10 2 17 .471 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 0 9.0 1 Mar 21, 2002 #9 CS NORTHRIDGE....... 3 6 4 16 .125 0 0 1 0 3 0 5 1 5.0 0 Mar 22, 2002 #9 CS NORTHRIDGE....... 3 4 1 9 .333 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 5.0 0 Mar 28, 2002 #5 UC SANTA BARBARA.... 3 4 1 7 .429 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 2.0 0 Mar 29, 2002 #5 UC SANTA BARBARA.... 3 5 3 9 .222 0 0 4 0 2 0 5 1 5.0 0 Apr 09, 2002 at UC San Diego........ 4 11 0 19 .579 0 0 2 0 3 0 6 0 6.0 0 Apr 10, 2002 at UC San Diego........ 3 4 1 9 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 4.0 0 Apr 12, 2002 at No. 2 Hawai'i....... 3 9 2 18 .389 0 0 3 0 2 0 4 1 4.0 0 Apr 13, 2002 at No. 2 Hawai'i....... 3 12 2 18 .556 0 0 1 0 2 0 5 0 5.0 0 Apr 20, 2002 #4 STANFORD............ 5 11 4 17 .412 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 2 2.0 0 Apr 25, 2002 at Pepperdine.......... 4 4 2 12 .167 0 0 2 0 0 1 5 0 6.0 0 Totals..............................108 204 68 415 .328 2 7 75 0 40 11 136 18 147.0 5 Games played: 108 Kills per game: 1.89 Assists per game: 0.02 Service aces per game: 0.06 Digs per game: 0.37 Blocks per game: 1.36



2001 | Freshman Year

A member of the 2001 NCAA National Championship team ... saw limited action behind All-American Scott Bunker and Matt Olsen at middle blocker ... played in five games as a redshirt-freshman ... recorded six kills on 11 attempts with just one error ... credited with five blocks during the season.

2002 | Sophomore Year

Earned All-MPSF honorable-mention honors ... led BYU with 147 blocks on the season, averaging 1.36 blocks per game ... competed in 108 of 109 games during the season ... recorded match-highs with six blocks and a .727 hitting percentage (nine kills on 11 swings) against Ball State ... led the team with a .556 hitting average (12-18-2) against Hawaii (April 13) ... registered double-digit kills in five matches during the season ... recorded a season-best 16 kills against Stanford (Jan. 12 ) ... posted seven service aces for the season...ranked fourth in the nation in blocking.

2003 | Junior Year

Competed in 88 games on the season ... second on the BYU roster for blocking with 90 blocks on the season ... registered six or more blocks on five occasions ... hit over .500 in eight matches, including a personal-best .846 in the MPSF semi-final match against No. 2 Hawaii (11-0-13) ... recorded double-digit kills in five matches ... recorded a personal-high 4 aces against Penn State on May 1st ... finished the regular season ranked 10th in the MPSF for blocking, averaging 1.08 per game ... registered 45 digs and 11 service aces on the season.

2004 | Senior Year

Member of the 2004 National Championship team...competed in only 47 games this season due to shoulder and ankle injuries...recorded 57 kills on the season, while hitting 1.21 kills per game...finished with 29 blocks and seven digs...in his first match back from shoulder surgery, he racked up 12 and 11 kills in two wins over Long Beach State...in the second match against the 49ers he recorded eight blocks and four digs, while hitting a .409 average...provided key blocks for the Cougars during crucial times of the MPSF tournament...hit his season-best .667 percentage against Pacific on Feb. 6...had recorded five kills into the second game against Stanford on Feb. 10, while he tore ligaments in his ankle...tied his career high of nine blocks against LBSU on Jan. 20.