Trojans conclude season on Friday at No. 3 UCLA.
Trojans drop a five-setter for fifth time in past seven matches.
Trojans serve 12 aces to beat Waves in 4 sets.
Trojans snap 4-match losing skid.
Trojans drop fourth match in a row for first time since 2008.
2014: Rysyk, who gained valuable experience in 2013, will battle for playing time at outside hitter as a sophomore in 2014 and could even be tried at opposite hitter ...
2013: He was a part-time starting outside hitter as a redshirt freshman in 2013 ... Overall in 2013 while appearing in 12 matches (starting 8), he had 90 kills (hitting .204), 28 digs, 10 blocks and 4 aces ... He was in double kill figures 5 times (including a career best 14 kills at Cal Baptist) ...
2012: He redshirted as a backup outside hitter as a first-year freshman in 2012 ... He had knee surgery in the summer of 2011 ...
HIGH SCHOOL: He made the 2011 Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 list and All-West Catholic Athletic League first team as a senior at Bellarmine Prep in San Jose (Calif.) ... He helped Bellarmine to its fifth consecutive CIF Central Coast Section Division I championship as a senior in 2011 ... As a junior in 2010, he was an All-WCAL honorable mention pick ...
PERSONAL: He and partner Skyler McCoy won a bronze medal at the 2013 USA Volleyball U21 Beach High Performance Championship in Hermosa Beach (Calif.)...He made the 2010 Junior Olympics Boys 17 Open All-Tournament team ... He led his team to the 2009 USA Volleyball Boys National Youth Division High Performance Championships title and also participated in the 2009 USA Volleyball Boys Youth National Holiday Training Camp ... He participated in the 2008 USA Volleyball Boys Select Division High Performance Championships ... He is a business administration major at USC ... Birthdate is April 19, 1993.
Career single-match highs: 14 kills (Cal Baptist, 2013), 5 digs (Cal State Northridge and Long Beach State, 2013), 3 blocks (Long Beach State, 2013)