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Ricci Luyties:
 
Ricci Luyties
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Matt Barber
Birth Date May 14, 1962 (55 years old)
Home Town Pacific Palisades, CA
Resides San Diego, CA
Height 6'5"
College UCLA
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 1st (7 times) $813,674
   AVP 1st (7 times) $657,796
   P&R 2nd $0
   USAV 7th $2,375
   Bonus Money   $153,504
International 2nd $19,350
   FIVB 7th $17,750
   FIVB C&S 2nd $1,600
Overall 1st (7 times) $833,024
 
Bio Bits

Luyties (LOOT-EASE), who was a member of the United States’ Gold Medal team at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games, has seven domestic titles. Luyties was inducted into the UCLA Hall of Fame in 1995 and his jersey (11) was retired in 1996 at Pauley Pavilion. Los Angeles’ Player of the Year while attending Palisades High School, Luyties made a cameo appearance as himself in the Tri-Star Pictures release “Side Out!” in 1990. He is married (Lorrie). He is currently an assistant women’s volleyball coach at the University of Colorado.
 
 
Awards
 
  • CBVA Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame 2015
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 8th 9th Money Points Rank 12th 13th 14th 17th 21st 25th 33rd
1983 P&R 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 AVP 11 0 1 2 4 3 1 0 0 $1,400.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 AVP 13 0 1 1 5 5 1 0 0 $8,118.75     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 AVP 10 0 4 0 3 3 0 0 0 $6,625.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 AVP 10 0 0 3 0 7 0 0 0 $8,775.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 AVP 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $6,000.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 AVP 17 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 9 $22,500.50     0 2 0 0 0 0 0
1990 AVP 24 0 0 3 4 3 8 0 5 $51,831.25     0 1 0 0 0 0 0
1991 AVP 21 4 0 0 4 6 1 1 1 $141,911.50     0 2 0 2 0 0 0
1992 AVP 19 1 1 1 4 6 4 1 1 $112,780.75     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 8th 9th Money Points Rank 12th 13th 14th 17th 21st 25th 33rd
1993 AVP 25 0 4 3 3 10 3 0 2 $116,634.25     0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 AVP 26 1 3 4 1 8 4 1 1 $135,682.50     1 0 0 2 0 0 0
1995 AVP 23 0 1 2 3 5 2 1 5 $94,597.00     0 2 0 1 0 1 0
1996 AVP 21 0 0 1 2 1 3 1 8 $65,085.00     0 0 1 2 0 2 0
1997 AVP 15 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 $23,348.50     0 3 0 6 0 1 0
1998 AVP 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 $3,859.00     0 1 0 3 0 2 0
1999 AVP 9 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 $5,775.00     0 2 0 2 0 2 0
1999 USAV 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $2,375.00 85.0 25th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 AVP 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 $5,875.00 120.0 1st 0 2 0 2 1 1 0
2001 AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $500.00 72.0 83rd 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  269
(9th)
7
(52nd)
16 20 35 60 34 5 43 $813,674.00
(17th)
277.0   1 15 1 22 1 9 0
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 8th 9th Money Points Rank 12th 13th 14th 17th 21st 25th 33rd
1995 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 5.0 186th 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1998 FIVB C&S 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,600.00 27.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 FIVB 11 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 $17,750.00 576.0 38th 0 4 0 4 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  13
(706th)
0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 $19,350.00
(375th)
608.0   0 4 0 4 0 0 1
 
 
 
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  282
(11th)
7
(96th)
17 20 35 60 35 6 44 $833,024.00
(30th)
885.0   1 19 1 26 1 9 1
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Victory List
 
Victory Date Assoc Location Partner Seed Winnings
1 7/3/1988 AVP Manhattan Beach Karch Kiraly   $6,000
2 6/2/1991 AVP San Antonio Mike Dodd   $6,825
3 7/28/1991 AVP Milwaukee Adam Johnson   $7,875
4 8/4/1991 AVP Cleveland Adam Johnson   $6,825
5 8/24/1991 AVP Hermosa Beach Adam Johnson   $50,000
6 8/22/1992 AVP Santa Cruz Brent Frohoff   $50,000
7 6/19/1994 AVP Milwaukee Brent Frohoff   $10,000
 

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