Ivan Perez Athlete Profile

#8 Ivan Perez

Ivan Perez
Position: Outside Hitter Height: 6-4 Weight: 210 Roster Years: 2004-2008 Hometown: Mayaguez, PR Last School: Colegio San Benito



All-America

  • 2005 Asics/Volleyball Magazine Second Team
  • 2005 AVCA Second Team
  • 2007 AVCA First Team
  • 2008 AVCA Second Team

Personal

Born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico ... started playing basketball and volleyball coach asked him to play ... enjoys dancing and listening to Puerto Rican music ... majoring in electrical engineering with a minor in math.

Before BYU

Lettered three years at Colegio San Benito under Jose "Pepe" Velez ... team won high school league championship of Mayaguez in 2002 ... named team MVP in 2002 ... team earned first place at the NORCECA Championship and seventh place at the World championship, under 19 division ... played club volleyball for the Torrimar club under Carlos Rivera for one year ... club team won first place at the Kentucky Junior Championship ... earned club All-America honors.

Stats

 Career Match Highs
Kills: 27 (twice)
Attempts: 58 at UC Irvine, 2/15/08
Hitting Percentage: .733 (11-0-15) vs. Long Beach State, 3/30/07
Digs: 16 vs. Stanford, 2/23/08
Block Assists: 7 (twice)
Block Solos: 2 vs. UCLA, 1/12/07
Total Blocks: 7 (twice)
Service Aces: 4 vs. Penn State, 1/26/07
Assists: 4 at USC, 3/3/2007

 

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
2005 29 101 382 3.78 141 727 0.331 17 29 86 28 150 6 69 75 0.74 11 5
2006 25 89 326 3.66 142 663 0.278 24 15 70 13 140 2 61 63 0.71 8 1
2007 28 95 328 3.45 102 597 0.379 21 25 77 30 146 6 75 81 0.85 9 2
2008 28 106 458 4.32 169 901 0.321 20 22 107 31 236 3 69 72 0.68 14 4
Totals 110 391 1494 3.82 554 2888 .325 82 91 341 102 672 17 274 288 .737 42 12


2004 | Redshirt Year

Member of the 2004 National Championship team as a redshirt.

2005 | Freshman Year

Named a second-team All-American by the AVCA and Asics/Volleyball Magazine, the highest national honor for a BYU freshman ... earned All-MPSF Second Team honors, the highest league honor for a BYU freshman ... named Academic All-MPSF ... set the BYU record for most kills by a freshman with 382 ... finished first on the team averaging 3.78 kills per game ... hit .331 on the season, a BYU record for freshman outside hitters ... was named MPSF Player of the Week for his efforts against Hawai`i, March 18 and 19 when he recorded 32 kills in back-to-back sweeps of the Warriors ... registered a career-high 25 kills while hitting .526 in a win over Long Beach State, March 26 ... had 24 kills against Pacific, March 12, tied for third most in a four-game BYU rally-scoring match ... hit a career-high .588 and recorded nine digs against Pacific, March 12 ... recorded a career-high 13 digs to go along with 17 kills at UC Santa Barbara, Jan. 21 ... had 10-or-more kills in 20 matches ... had 20-or-more kills four times, including 24 in BYU's MPSF Tournament quarterfinal match against UC Santa Barbara, April 23 ... had 22 kills against Long Beach State, March 25, the second most in a three-game BYU rally-scoring match ... played in 29 matches and 101 games ... finished second on the team in digs with 150 for a 1.49 per game average ... was fourth on the team with 29 aces ... tallied 75 total blocks.

2006 | Sophomore Year

Named honorable mention All-MPSF ... was named the Sports Imports/AVCA player of the week and the MPSF player of the week for his play against UC Santa Barbara ... played in 25 matches and started 24 ... appeared in 89 games ... was second on the team in kills per game at 3.66 ... had a team-high 326 total kills ... hit .278 on the seasom ... was second in the team with 140 digs and added 63 blocks, 15 aces and 24 assists ... had double-digit kill 16 times ... had 20-or-more kills six times ... set a season high with 23 kills against UC Santa Barbara, Jan. 20 ... hit a season-high .571 against UC Santa Barbara, Jan. 21 ... had nine digs and seven blocks against Cal State Northridge, Jan. 13 ... had seven blocks against CS Northridge, Jan. 13, and UC Irvine, March 10, a career high ... had 21 kills and hit .500 in 3-1 win over UCLA, Ja. 26 ... had 20 kills on Jan. 28 against UCLA ... had 21 kills and 11 digs against Pepperdine, Feb. 3 ... recorded 10 kills, four digs and three blocks while hitting .467 against Stanford, March 3 ... tied career high with seven blocks against UC Irvine, March 10 ... had 17 kills and tied a career high with three aces against UC Irvine, March 11 ... had 18 kills, 10 digs and five blocks against Ohio State, March 17 ... named to the Long Beach State Active Ankle Classic All-Tournament Team ... had 16 digs and four aces in two matches against Long Beach ... had 16 kills and eight digs against Hawai`i, April 15.

2007 | Junior Year

A first team AVCA All-America honoree ... named to the All-MPSF Second Team ... Played in 28 matches, starting 27 ... ranked third on BYU in total kills (328), kills per game (3.45), total blocks (81) and blocks per game (.85) ... was second on the team in total digs (133) and digs per game (1.48) ... tied for second on the team with six block solos ... led the team with 25 service aces ... registered 10-or-more kills in 17 matches ... had a season-best 23 kills while hitting .529 in Feb. 23 win over Hawaii ... hit .500 or better 11 times during the season ... hit a season-best .733 on 11 kills in March 30 sweep over Long Beach State ... had 16 kills while hitting .542 against UCLA on Jan. 13 ... knocked down 21 kills and scooped up 12 digs in the Cougars' four-set match at Cal-State Northridge March 24 ... recorded a season-best six block assists twice during the season ... registered a career-high two block solos in the Cougars win over UCLA Jan. 12 ... had seven kills, hit .545, recorded nine digs and added five total blocks (one solo, four block assists) in the Cougars win over UC San Diego April 7.

2008 | Senior Year

Played and started in 28 matches ... missed the first two matches of the season as he was playing with the Puerto Rican National Team ... named AVCA Second-Team All-America ... also named to the All-MPSF First Team and All-MPSF Tournament Team ... set career high and school record with 16 digs in three sets against Stanford, Feb. 23 (rally scoring rules) ... 458 kills on the season is third on BYU's all-time list (rally scoring rules) ... 901 attack attempts is second on the school's all-time list (rally scoring) ... 236 digs beat the school's previous all-time rally-scoring record and is second only to teammate Joel Silva's 249 he racked up in 2008 as well ... ranks second all-time at BYU with 1,494 kills in his career behind Ryan Millar (1,797) ... 2,888 career swings is third all-time at BYU ... 82 career service aces is fourth all-time at BYU ... is atop BYU's all-time digs list with 672 and total games played with 391 ... recorded 11 double-doubles on the season ... had 20 or more kills in 11 matches and 10 or more in 23 matches ... recorded 10 or more digs in 12 matches ... set career bests with 27 kills on 58 swings at UC Irvine, Feb. 15.