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Ed Ratledge:
 
Ed Ratledge
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Ed Chan
Birth Date December 16, 1976 (41 years old)
Home Town Fountain Valley, CA
Resides Huntington Beach, CA
Height 6'8"
College UCLA
Web Site www.EdRatledge.com
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 3rd (5 times) $202,593
   AVP 3rd $177,843
   AVP HWN* $3,125
   NVL 5th (2 times) $3,625
   P&R 7th $1,000
   Pro Beach 3rd (3 times) $14,750
   Wide Open 3rd $2,250
International 9th $900
   FIVB 9th $900
NORCECA 1st (2 times) $2,400
   NORCECA 1st (2 times) $2,400
Continental Cup $500
   Cont Cup 9th $500
Overall 1st (2 times) $206,393
 
Bio Bits

Beach Bits:

• Ratledge has a career best of fifth place, which he has done five times with four different partners over the course of five seasons (2004-08).
• He was ranked in the top 10 in blocks per game each season from 2004-08, one of just three players to accomplish that (with Matt Fuerbringer and Jake Gibb).


2012: Ratledge and Mariano had two seventh-place finishes on the AVP Tour, and had a best of third place twice on the Cuervo Tour.
2011: In nine domestic events on three different tours, Ratledge and Mariano had a best of third twice, including in Manhattan Beach.
2010: In a repeat of the 2009 season, Ratledge and Mariano had a best of fifth in the season opener and added three seventh-place finishes.
2009: Ratledge and Mariano played in 14 AVP events, with a best of fifth in the season opener. The duo also had three seventh-place finishes, including in Manhattan Beach.
2008: Playing with Mariano the whole season, the duo placed fifth twice and seventh eight times as Ratledge chalked up his first season ranked in the top 20 in season points. He was fourth in kills per game (7.34) and eighth in blocks per game (1.63). 
2007: Split the season with two partners, Albert Hannemann and Ryan Mariano. In his second event with Hannemann he placed fifth, the third time he finished that high. In seven events with Mariano, he had a best of seventh place, in the season finale. Ratledge was seventh in blocks per game (1.61).
2006: After one event with Adam Roberts, played the next nine tournaments with Ty Loomis. Equaled his career best with a fifth-place finish in Tempe. Ended the year with four events with Jason Lee. He was sixth in hitting percentage (.459) and ninth in blocks per game (1.44).
2005: Played 12 events with six different partners. Ratledge had his season best finish, ninth place, with Aaron Wachtfogel, his partner for five tournaments. He ended the year ranked 10th in blocks per game (1.45).
2004: Playing with Mowrey all season, Ratledge logged a new career best with a fifth place in Tempe. He was seventh in both blocks per game (1.64) and kills per game (7.06).
2003: Competed with two different players in his first three events, with a best of 13th. He reunited with Mowrey for the final five tournaments, and logged his then-career best in Manhattan Beach with a seventh-place finish.
2002: Began the year with a pair of events alongside Chuck Moore, with a best of 17th. Then he partnered with David Fischer for four tournaments, placing 17th each time.
2001: Played five times, all with Chris Kosty, placing 25th three times.
2000: Began his pro beach volleyball career in Manhattan Beach, playing in the qualifier with Chad Mowrey, placing 33rd.

Hot Winter Nights: Played in his first Hot Winter Nights event in Uncassville in 2009.

College: Played at UCLA, where he received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and was named first-team GTE Academic All-American in 2000. That year UCLA also won the national championship. He set the school record for most kills in a game (21).

Personal: Ratledge was born in Kansas CIty, and has one brother. He is married to Jessica Graham. He has a Private Pilot/Instrument Rating and would like to fly commercial airlines for a living.

 
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 21st 25th 33rd 37th 45th
2000 AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2001 AVP 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $375.00 75.0 80th 0 0 0 3 0 1 1
2002 AVP 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,150.00 216.0 41st 0 5 0 0 1 0 0
2003 AVP 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $3,300.00 375.0 38th 2 3 0 2 0 0 0
2004 AVP 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 $5,625.00 553.0 27th 2 4 0 0 0 0 0
2005 AVP 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $5,925.00 587.0 40th 2 7 0 2 0 0 0
2006 AVP 14 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 $13,712.50 918.0 28th 4 6 0 0 0 0 0
2007 AVP 16 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 $18,075.00 1,096.0 25th 7 4 0 0 0 0 0
2008 AVP 17 0 0 0 0 2 8 5 $39,687.50 1,650.0 16th 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2009 AVP HWN* 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $3,125.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 21st 25th 33rd 37th 45th
2009 AVP 14 0 0 0 0 1 3 7 $26,830.00 2,140.0 21st 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
2010 AVP 7 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 $14,000.00 1,230.0 17th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 P&R 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $1,000.00 0.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Pro Beach 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 $6,750.00 576.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 NVL 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 $2,750.00 1,360.0   1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Wide Open 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 $2,250.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 $3,000.00 542.5 13th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Pro Beach 6 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 $8,000.00 790.0   2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 NVL 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $875.00 240.0   0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 AVP 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 $5,875.00 680.0 27th 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 21st 25th 33rd 37th 45th
2014 AVP 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 $6,000.00 695.0 32nd 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015 AVP 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 $6,975.00 810.0 28th 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 AVP 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $5,450.00 755.0 32nd 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
2017 AVP 8 0 0 1 0 2 3 2 $18,262.50 1,821.0 11th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 $3,600.00 395.0 20th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  163
(42nd)
0 0 5 0 11 27 43 $202,592.50
(65th)
17,504.5   29 35 1 7 2 1 1
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 21st 25th 33rd 37th 45th
2015 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 40.0 274th 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2017 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $150.00 30.0 249th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $750.00 90.0 318th 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Total   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $900.00 160.0   0 0 0 1 1 0 0
 
 
 
NORCECA
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 21st 25th 33rd 37th 45th
2008 NORCECA 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,500.00 200.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 NORCECA 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 $900.00 0.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 NORCECA 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0.00 70.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  5
(133rd)
2
(14th)
0 1 2 0 0 0 $2,400.00
(57th)
270.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  172
(61st)
2
(216th)
0 6 2 11 27 44 $206,392.50
(166th)
17,934.5   29 35 1 8 3 1 1
 
* AVP Hot Winter Nights events are exhibitions and only count for tournaments played and prize money won.
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Victory List
 
Victory Date Assoc Location Partner Seed Winnings
1 3/24/2008 NORCECA Boca Chica David Fischer   $750
2 4/28/2008 NORCECA San Salvador David Fischer   $750
 

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