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    Caleigh Ryan
    Caleigh Ryan


    Glen Ellyn, Ill.

    High School:
    Glenbard West




    #B1GCats Lead Big Ten With 102 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Northwestern is the lone conference school to break 100 honors for the second-straight year


    Northwestern Claws Past Ohio in Five Thrilling Sets

    Akanbi returns to the lineup with career-high 21 kills Thursday


    Wildcats Celebrate 2013 Campaign at Year-End Banquet

    Northwestern honored 2013 squad at Hilton Orrington in Evanston


    Pair of Wildcats Garner AVCA North Region Honors

    Holthus named to All-Region Team; Ryan earns honorable mention


    Northwestern Outlasts Indiana, 3-2

    Monica McGreal's career-high 21 kills pace the Wildcats in victory

    2014: Shared time with freshman Taylor Tashima in a 6-2 offensive system .. Had 12 assists and five digs in season finale against Maryland (11/29) ... Tallied 21 assists in Wildcat win over the Hawkeyes (11/22) ... Handed out 21 assists and added four digs at Minnesota (11/12) ... Matched a career-high two aces and added 14 assists and five digs at No. 9 Illinois (11/8) ... Handed out 33 assists and added an ace and eight digs in upset victory over No. 9 Illinois (11/5) ... Narrowly missed a double-double against Michigan with 32 assists and nine digs (10/31) ... Also served a career-high two aces against the Wolverines ... Notched first double-double of the season behind 26 assists and a season-high 12 digs against Indiana (10/25) ... Had 26 assists and added 6 digs against No. 13 Purdue (10/24) ... Posted 29 assists, nine digs and added an ace and a block against Ohio State (10/11) ... Notched 33 assists and added two blocks and an ace in win over Ohio (9/18) ... Handed out a season-high 61 assists in the `Cats win over Ohio (9/18) ... Also added four blocks and seven digs against Ohio ... Made first start of the season against Virginia (9/13) ... Tallied 39 assists and eight digs in win over Virginia (9/13) .. Handed out four assists and added three digs in 2014 debut against Presbyterian.

    2013: Led the the Big Ten and ranked 24th in the NCAA (first amongst freshmen) with 11.23 assists per set ... One of four true freshmen to see action for NU ... Ranked sixth in NU single-season history with 1,314 assists ... Ranked second on the team with 11 double-doubles ... Tallied 33 assists and five digs against No. 13 Wisconsin (11/30) ... Scored a kill and and added 29 assists, five digs and two blocks against No. 18 Illinois (11/27) ... Turned in 52 assists, 11 digs and three blocks at No. 2 Penn State (11/22) ... Handed out 59 assists, nine digs and matched a career-high five blocks in Wildcat win over Indiana (11/17) ... Added 41 assists, nine digs and three blocks in upset of No, 18 Purdue (11/15) ... Posted 47 assists and 12 digs in tenth double-double of the season against No. 17 Michigan (11/10) ... Tallied ninth double-double of the season behind 44 assists and 11 digs againt No. 13 Michigan State (11/8) ... Added a kill, ace and block against the Spartans ... Handed out 46 assists and notched 7 digs against No. 11 Nebraska (11/2) ... Registered 42 assists and 10 digs in NU's road win over Iowa (11/1) ... Posted 46 assists and 10 digs at No. 7 Minnesota (10/27) ... Recorded a career-high 15 digs and a personal-best five blocks against Illinois (10/23) ... Tallied a match-high 58 assists against the Illini ... Handed out 43 assists in win over No. 17 Ohio State (10/16) ... Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week for the second time (10/14) ... Handed out a career-high 67 assists in win over No. 20 Purdue (10/12) ... Scored a pair ok kills and added 47 assists at Indiana (10/11) ... Handed out 44 helpers and added five digs and a pair of blocks at Michigan (10/4) ... Notched a double-double against Nebraska with 43 assists and 12 digs (9/27) ... Named Big Ten Setter and Freshman of the Week (9/23) ... Averaged 13.55 assists per set during the Wildcat Classic ... Helped NU hit .309 as a team during the tournament ... Recorded 61 assists against South Florida (9/20) ...Registered 13 digs and added 42 assists to record second consecutive double-double vs. Arizona (9/12) ... Named to the Wildcat Challenge All-Tournament Team (9/8) ...Tallied 11 digs and three blocks against Boise State (9/8) ... Handed out a career-high 57 assists in season's first win against Milwaukee (8/31) ... Made first collegiate start in that match ... Made collegiate debut against Oklahoma (8/31) ... Recorded eight digs in that match.

    High School: Four-year letterwinner and two-year team captain for Glenbard West ... Holds the Glenbard West record for most assists with 768 assists in her senior year ... Made the game-winning kill against Downers Grove North to win school's first conference championship since 1984 ... All-State in 2012 and All-State Honorable Mention in 2011... Two-time All-Conference and Daily Herald All-Area... Chicago Sun Times All-Area in 2012 ... Competed in the Sports Town Chicago All-Star Game ... Won the team award for Most Assists, Most Service Points, Most Aces, and MVP in multiple years ... Member of Sports Performance Team for three years and 1st Alliance Volleyball Club for four years... Helped team place 5th at AAU Nationals in 2012 ... Academic All-Conference in 2012... National Honors Society... Spanish Honor Society... State Scholar... Three-year Gold Bar Award.

    Personal: Born Caleigh Bridget Ryan... Daughter of Kelly and Kathleen Ryan... Father was captain of the football team at Yale... Mother swam at Yale... Majoring in journalism.

    Ryan's Career Statistics

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    Ryan's Career Highs

    Kills 2, at Indiana (Oct. 11, 2013)
    Total Attempts 5, twice last at Indiana (Oct. 11, 2013)
    Hitting Pct. (min. 10 att) .400, at Indiana (Oct. 11, 2013)
    Service Aces 2, twice, last vs. Illinois (Nov. 8, 2014)*
    Assists 67, at Purdue (Oct. 12, 2013)
    Total Blocks 5, twice, last vs. Indiana (Nov. 17, 2013)
    Digs 15, vs. Illinois (Oct. 23, 2013)

    Ryan's 2014 Highs

    Kills N/A
    Total Attempts N/A
    Hitting Pct. 9min. 10 att) N/A
    Service Aces 2, twice, last vs. Illinois (Nov. 8)*
    Assists 61, vs. Ohio (Sept. 18)
    Total Blocks 4, vs. Ohio (Sept. 18)
    Digs 12, vs. Indiana (Oct.25)