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Chase Budinger:
 
Chase Budinger
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Mpu Dinani
Birth Date May 22, 1988 (33 years old)
Home Town Encinitas, CA
Resides Hermosa Beach, CA
Height 6'7"
College Arizona
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 1st (3 times) $104,225
   AVP 1st (3 times) $101,725
   p1440 9th $2,500
   Wide Open 33rd $0
International 2nd $21,750
   FIVB 2nd $21,750
Overall 1st (3 times) $125,975
 
Bio Bits

2019: Budinger formed a partnership with Casey Patterson, playing in seven AVP events together. The pair won once, finished second twice, and third three times. Budinger and Patterson had an impressive 25-1 record when winning the first set. Budinger was fourth on the Tour in hitting percentage (.480) and fifth in blocks (1.60 per set). Budinger and Sean Rosenthal competed once on the FIVB Tour, then he paired with Patterson for 10 tournaments, getting a best of fifth three times.
2018: Budinger began playing on the AVP Tour with Sean Rosenthal. The duo played six times, with a best of second. Budinger ranked sixth on the Tour in kills (6.98 per set) and eighth in hitting percentage (.454). The tandem played five times on the FIVB Tour, with a best of ninth.
2011: Budinger competed in his first pro beach volleyball event in a domestic tour with Dane Jensen, finishing 33rd.

College: Budinger was a three-year starter in basketball at Arizona, playing in the NCAA Tournament each year.

Personal: Budinger was the 44th pick in 2009 NBA Draft with the Detroit Pistons and was then dealt on draft night to the Houston Rockets.  Budinger played 407 games in the NBA over seven seasons from 2009 until 2016 with the Houston Rockets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Indiana Pacers, and Phoenix Suns. He competed in the 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Budinger has an older sister, Brittanie, who played volleyball at San Francisco, and an older brother, Duncan, who plays on the AVP. In high school Budinger was rated as the No. 4 basketball player in the country by Rivals.com while also being named the Mizuno National Player of the Year by Volleyball Magazine.
 
 
Awards
 
  • VolleyballMag.com Rookie of the Year 2018
  • AVP Most Improved Player 2019
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd CQ
2011 Wide Open 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 1 0
2018 AVP 6 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 $14,975.00 1,480.0 20th 1 0 0 0 0
2018 p1440 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $2,500.00     0 0 0 0 0
2019 AVP 7 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 $47,000.00 3,414.0 1st 0 0 0 0 0
2020 AVP 3 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 $11,000.00 0.0   0 0 0 0 0
2021 AVP 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 $28,750.00 1,626.0 1st 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  21
(484th)
3
(83rd)
4 5 0 3 1 3 $104,225.00
(105th)
6,520.0   1 0 0 1 0
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd CQ
2018 FIVB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $5,750.00 650.0 169th 0 2 1 1 0
2019 FIVB 11 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 $12,500.00 1,420.0 86th 0 1 2 2 2
2020 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 0.0   0 0 0 0 1
2021 FIVB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 $3,500.00 540.0 90th 0 0 0 2 0
Total
(Rank)
  21
(630th)
0 1 0 0 3 0 3 $21,750.00
(416th)
2,610.0   0 3 3 5 3
 
 
 
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  42
(674th)
3
(187th)
5 5 0 6 1 6 $125,975.00
(258th)
9,130.0   1 3 3 6 3
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Victory List
 
Victory Date Assoc Location Partner Seed Winnings
1 7/28/2019 AVP Hermosa Beach Casey Patterson 3 $10,000
2 8/15/2021 AVP Atlanta Casey Patterson 3 $10,000
3 9/5/2021 AVP Chicago Casey Patterson 1 $10,000
 
Partner Summary
 
AVP Pro Beach Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money 13th 17th 25th
Casey Patterson 10 3 3 3 0 1 0 0 $75,750 0 0 0
Sean Rosenthal 6 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 $14,975 1 0 0
Chaim Schalk 3 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 $11,000 0 0 0
Total 19 3 4 5 0 3 1 2 $101,725 1 0 0
 
Wide Open Beach Volleyball
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money 13th 17th 25th
Dane Jensen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 0 0 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 0 0 0
 
Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money 13th 17th 25th
Casey Patterson 12 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 $11,500 0 1 1
Sean Rosenthal 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $6,750 0 2 2
Troy Field 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 $3,500 0 0 0
Chaim Schalk 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 0 0 0
Total 21 0 1 0 0 3 0 3 $21,750 0 3 3
 
Overall
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money 13th 17th 25th
Casey Patterson 22 3 3 3 0 4 0 1 $87,250 0 1 1
Sean Rosenthal 13 0 1 0 0 1 1 4 $24,225 1 2 2
Chaim Schalk 4 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 $11,000 0 0 0
Troy Field 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 $3,500 0 0 0
Dane Jensen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 0 0 0
Various 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 0 0 0
 
Total 43 3 5 5 0 6 1 6 $125,975 1 3 3
 
 

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