BSU Men's Volleyball BIO
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6 Brendan Surane

2015: Earned second letter at Ball State ... Academic All-MIVA team member ... registered a team-high of 30 aces throughout the season, including a match-high of six aces in the 3-2 win over then-No. 10 Penn State ... the six ace match ranks Surane second in Ball State all-time rally scoring records in a five-set match ... tallied at least one ace in 19 of 29 regular season matches ... earned a total of 166 kills, averaging 1.66 kills per set, with a .418 hitting percentage ... held the second most total blocks on the Ball State roster, totaling 83 total blocks and 0.83 blocks per set ... was the only player for Ball State to make an appearance in all 100 sets in the season.

2014: Earned his first letter at Ball State ... named Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Freshmen of the Week Honorable Mention nods twice during the season (Mar. 3, Apr. 7) ... played in 25 matches, earning four starts ... saw action in 60 sets ... tallied a season-best 17 kills at Grand Canyon (Apr. 5) ... earned double-digit kills three times ... against Belmont Abbey (Mar. 7) he got under a season-best seven digs ... put up two blocks in matches against UC Irvine (Jan. 4), Barton (Feb. 28) and Quincy (Apr. 12) ... tallied a season-high two service aces against Quincy (Apr. 12).

YOUTH NATIONAL TEAM: Played for the USA Boys' Youth National team that won a bronze medal in the NORCECA U-19 Tournament in Tijuana, Mexico in 2012 ... played on the Boys' Youth A2 Gold team finished fourth at the High Performance Championships in Iowa.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner at Providence Catholic High School ... named his team's most valuable player in 2012 ... named to the All-Catholic League and Southtown Star All-Area team as a senior  ... played for the Ultimate Volleyball Club that finished fifth at Junior Nationals in 2011 and fourth in 2012 ... a two-year letterwinner in basketball.

PERSONAL: Son of Brian and Diane Surane ... born July 19, 1995 ... has two brothers.

Position: Outside Attacker
Height: 6'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lockport, Ill.
High School: Providence Catholic
Experience: 2 Letters
Brendan Photos:
Highlights vs. Harvard
Highlights versus Sacred Heart
Highlights vs. Alderson Broaddus
Highlights versus No. 14 Stanford
Men's Volleyball: Cards Open with Ranked Stanford
Sports Link: Day in the Life (MVB)
Men's Volleyball: '5 Things' Summer Update
Highlights: MVB vs. Grand Canyon (3/14/15)
Highlights: MVB vs. Ohio State
MVB vs. McKendree Highlights
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