NORTHRIDGE - 2008
Dan Tice appeared in six matches and 12 sets as a redshirt freshman ... earned a pair of starts at middle blocker ... finished the season with nine kills (0.75 kills/set) and hit .421 which was good for second on the team ... added six total blocks, including one solo block during the season ... knocked down a season-high three kills on two separate occasions; vs. No. 13 Hawai'i (Mar. 25) and against Hope International (Mar. 28) ... hit a season-high 1.000 against both Hope and No. 9 UC Irvine (Apr. 1) ... posted a season-high four total blocks (one solo) in the Matadors' five-set win over Hawai'i (Mar. 25).
Tice redshirted the 2007 season as a true freshman.
MISSION HILLS HIGH SCHOOL
Earned varsity letters in volleyball and basketball at Mission Hills High School in San Marcos, Calif. ... earned second team All-Valley League honors and was a San Diego County All-Star ... was a starter and elected team captain as a middle blocker in 2006 ... also competed as a center for the San Marcos basketball team ... graduated in 2006 with a 3.67 grade point average.
Born February 17, 1988 in San Diego, Calif. ... parents are Patti and David Tice ... has one younger sister, Kristin ... his father is a graduate of San Diego State ... competed for the San Diego Volleyball Club ... favorites include the San Diego Chargers, former NFL running back Marshall Faulk, actors Jim Carrey and Drew Barrymore and the TV show "Everybody Loves Raymond" ... says the toughest thing about being an athlete is the conditioning ... listens to music as a pre-match ritual ... major is Electrical Engineering.