14 Sydney Gedryn
14 Sydney Gedryn
Height: 5-11
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, CA
High School: Willow Glen HS

Sydney Gedryn was one of three Matadors (Britney Graff, Mahina Haina) to appear in all 31 matches and all 118 sets during the 2012 season ... started all 31 matches at setter and was named first team All-Big West for the second straight season ... led the Matadors with 1,160 assists (9.83 aps) which is the fourth-best single season total in CSUN rally scoring history ... has a career total of 2,357 assists heading into her senior season which also ranks fourth in the rally scoring era and fifth all-time ... ranked sixth in the Big West in assists per set ... added a career-best 161 kills (1.36 kps) while hitting .281 in 406 swings ... had the fourth-best aces total with 19 giving her 53 in her CSUN career ... was also one the Matadors' leading blockers with 140 which was second only to Casey Hinger's 147 ... ranked fourth in the Big West in blocks per set at 1.19 ... already ranks 10th in CSUN history in career block assists with 248 in three seasons ... handed out a season-high 53 assists in the Matadors' 3-1 win over Idaho (Sept. 3) while also posting four kills, two aces and 15 digs ... led the team with 10 double-doubles which included a 40 assist-19 dig performance against UC Santa Barbara (Nov. 3) ... set a career-high with nine kills on three occasions and posted a career-best nine blocks against both UC Riverside (Sept. 22) and UC Davis (Nov. 16).

Gedryn appeared 28 matches and 93 sets in her first season as the Matador's starting setter ... was one of three Matadors named first team All-Big West ... led CSUN and finished fifth in the conference with 967 assists (10.40 assists per set) which ranks fifth in Northridge rally scoring era for a single season ... heads into her third season ranked fifth in Matador rally scorring era history with 1,197 career assists ... led the squad and ranked third in the Big West with 30 service aces (0.32 saps) ... also was one of the Matadors' top blockers with 83 total stuffs (five solo) which was second-best on the team and also recorded 164 digs and 85 kills for the season ... handed out a career-high 61 assists in CSUN's five-set win over Weber State (Aug. 27) and also reached the 60 assists mark at UNLV (Sept. 10) ... served a career-high five aces in a four-set win at UC Irvine (Nov. 11) ... had three double-doubles, including 38 assists and a season-high 12 digs at Sacramento State ... now has five career double-doubles.

Appeared in 25 matches, earning four starts in her first season at Northridge ... finished second on the team with 230 assists (3.90 aps) and also added 25 kills, four aces, 44 digs and 43 blocks on the season ... dished out 32 assists to go with five blocks and three digs in her first collegiate start at San Diego State (Aug. 27) ... posted her first double-double by handing out a season-high 38 assists to go with 10 digs at Cal Poly (Oct. 22) ... narrowly missed a triple-double with a season-high eight blocks against the Mustangs ... also notched a double-double against Pacific (Oct. 29) with 21 assists and a season-high 13 digs.

Gedryn competed in both volleyball and soccer at Willow Glen High School in San Jose, Calif. ... played the setter and hitter positions for the Rams ... was a two-time leage Most Valuable Player (2008, 2009) ... the Rams won league championships in 2008 and 2009 ... team was a combined 24-4 over her final two seasons ... graduated in 2010 with a 3.6 grade point average.

Born August 14, 1992 ... parents are Melinda and Bret Gedryn ... has one older sister, Brittany who attends Chico State and one younger brother, Jake who attends the University of San Diego ... favorites include the San Jose Sharks ... her best advice for young people is "never give up" ... major is Businees Marketing.

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