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#1 David Ryan Vander Meer
Position: Libero
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
High School: Home Schooled
Major: Public relations
Experience: 2 Letters
Vander Meer Photos
David Ryan Vander Meer Bio
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 12/14/2011

David Ryan Vander Meer's Career Statistics
Career Statistics in PDF Format
2012 Match-By-Match in PDF Format 

2013 (So.): Earned second letter at Ball State ... played in all 27 matches, making one start ... saw action in 85 of a possible 96 sets ... tallied a season-best four kills at Barton (Jan. 26) and registered a career-high 11 digs and three aces ... tallied at least one dig in 16 matches, collecting three-or-more three times. ... recorded at least one service aces in three matches.

2012 (Fr.): Earned first letter at Ball State ... played in all 26 matches, making one start ... saw action in 85 of a 95 possible sets ... blasted a career-high six kills and added six digs in his first collegiate start at Lindenwood (April 14) ... recorded a career-high seven digs and tallied his first two career blocks (one solo and one assist) versus Lewis (Feb. 5) ... collected at least one dig in 13 matches, with three-or-more four times ... served up his first collegiate ace at George Mason (Jan. 14) ... recorded at least one kill in five matches.

HIGH SCHOOL: Home schooled . . . member of the USA National Under-19 beach volleyball team in 2010, representing the United States at the FIVB Youth World Championships in Oporto, Portugal . . . member of the USA Juniors U-16 team, playing for the A-2 squad when he was 15 . . . played for Team USA in the 2007 High Performance Championships as a member of the youngest squad to advance to the final four . . . played club volleyball at Carpe Diem Volleyball Club where he was coached by his mother, Michelle . . . helped his teams to a first-place finish in Flight #3 at the junior Olympics, a second-place showing at the Adversity Volleyball Tournament and a third-place effort at the Asics Championships.

PERSONAL: Son of David and Michelle Vander Meer . . . has three sisters, Megan, Sydney and Jennifer, and one brother, Nathanael . . . mother played basketball and ran track at Aquinas College . . . majoring in public relations . . . born April 10, 1992 in Grand Rapids, Mich.