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Rylee Rader

Middle Blocker

Player profile

  • Hometown Louisville, Ky.
  • Last School Assumption H.S.
  • Year Sophomore
  • Height 6-2

CAREER HONORS
• AVCA Northeast All-Region (2020-21)
• Second Team All-Big Ten (2020-21)
• Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2020-21)
• Big Ten Defensive Player & Co-Freshman of the Week (March 1, 2021)
• Big Ten Freshman of the Week (March 15, 2021)

YEAR-BY-YEAR

2020 (Freshman)
• Played in 17 matches and 67 total sets
• Totaled 162 kills (2.42 per set), 18 blocks, six digs and three service aces
• Had a season-high 14 kills against Nebraska, one of nine matches where she reached 10 kills
• Totaled a season-high 6.5 blocks against Rutgers

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Four-year letterwinner at Assumption High School
• Led Assumption to three straight Kentucky state championships
• 2019 Under Armour First Team All-American
• 2019 First Team All-Kentucky
• Kentucky’s Gatorade Player of the Year in 2017 and 2018
• Named All-USA Volleyball Player of the Year by USA Today as a junior
• 2018 PrepVolleyball.com, FloVolleyball and MaxPreps All-American
• Spent club career with KIVA

PERSONAL INFO
• Daughter of Bryan and Leslie Rader
• Has a younger brother, Drake
• Her father played football at Southern Illinois