Gracie Ryan - Volleyball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#21 Gracie Ryan

21 | S | Graduate | 5-9 | Marketing | Orlando, Fla. | Bishop Moore HS

2022 | Graduate
Played in every set and started 13 matches for the Hogs, including both of the team’s NCAA Tournament matches… Finishes her Arkansas career with 128 matches played in a Hog jersey, ninth-most overall and most in the current scoring era (2008-present)… Recorded 3,470 total assists, fourth-most in program history… Led Arkansas in assists in 16 matches on the season, including in the Razorbacks’ victory over No. 7 Georgia Tech on Sept. 15 and both of the team’s NCAA matches against Utah State and Oregon… Tallied 10+ assists in all but two matches and had 20+ in 17… Recorded a 2022 best of 13 digs against Colorado on Sept. 11… Set a season high of 29 assists against Texas A&M on Oct. 19… Had double-doubles on the season… Tallied aces in 13 matches with six multi-ace matches, including in Arkansas’ first NCAA win in 17 years over Utah State on Dec. 2… Had a kill in nine matches, and a season high of three against Missouri on Nov. 16

2021 | Senior
Made strides in the Arkansas record books and had an outstanding senior season at setter… AVCA All-South Region honorable mention… Started every match at Arkansas as setter and played 116 sets… Finished the season with 1,290 assists, ninth in Arkansas program history and most since 2017, also the most total assists in the SEC… Had 17 double-doubles, eighth at Arkansas and the most since 2012… Recorded the 30th 20-20 match in Arkansas history with 54 assists and 25 digs on Oct. 10 against Auburn, which was also her season and career high in digs… Had 27 matches with 30+ assists, 18 with 10+ digs… 2,913 total assists currently sits at fifth in Arkansas program history, just 749 away from the top three… Tallied no less than 25 assists in a match and had nine matches with 50+… Recorded five double-double streaks throughout the season, the longest at four matches from Oct. 9-23… Posted a new career high in blocks with six total against Portland on Sept. 4, had at least one block in all but six of the team’s 31 matches… Added 333 digs on the season, good for second on the team…. Put up 30 kills on the season, with a kill in over half of Arkansas’ matches and seven multi-kill matches… Received SEC Setter of the Week honors on Sept. 13 after recording two 50+ assist matches, three-straight double-doubles and six blocks at the Tulsa Tournament

2020 | Junior
Three-time SEC Setter of the Week… Started every match and set as the primary setter, recording a career-high 875 assists (10.54 assists per set) which ranked 2nd in the SEC… Registered 59 assists at Mississippi State (Oct. 18), second-highest in a match in the SEC… Three appearances with 50+ assists, 11 with 40+ assists… Tallied nine double-doubles on the year… Also earned 24 service aces (0.29 per set)… Recorded two new career highs: 5 kills at Mississippi State (Oct. 17), 59 assists at Mississippi State (Oct. 18)

2019 | Sophomore
Made four starts and appeared in 100 sets… Was second on the team with 441 assists (4.41 per set)… led the Razorbacks in assists seven times and notched 20+ assist matches seven times in addition to two 30+ assists performances… Set new career highs in both digs (17 vs George Mason on Sept. 24) and assists (32 vs NC State on Sept. 20)… Recorded 16 service aces and 191 digs for 1.91 digs per set… contributed 15 kills and three block assists as well.

2018 | Freshman
Appeared in 17 matches with two starts… Recorded 307 assists for a 5.03 assists/set average… Recorded 10 service aces including a career-high four against Georgia (Nov. 9)… Had a career-high 28 assists against Ole Miss (Oct. 5)… Recorded a career-high 13 digs and four kills against Missouri (Sept. 23) in her first collegiate match as a true freshman…had three double-double performances…recorded 114 digs for a 1.87 digs/set average…recorded two block assists.

Before Arkansas
Checking in as a Prep Volleyball Senior Ace Top 100 recruit, Ryan helped lead Bishop Moore High School to back-to-back Florida state titles. The Hornets were 5A champions in 2015 and continued their run with the 6A title during the 2016 season. Following her junior prep campaign, Ryan was an AAU national champion playing with Top Select Volleyball Academy. She was also an All-American performer at the prep and AAU level.

Gracie is the daughter of Scott and Kelly Ryan, and has two siblings, Mackenzie and Denny.