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22nd Edition


 
- USA / United States of America - Player's biography
   
 
Team name  Patak
First name Evan
Last name Patak
Age (birth date) 29  (23/06/1984)
Hometown
Languages English
   
   
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Universal 201 cm 113 kg 363 cm 330 cm
             
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  0 0 79 79
 
Volleyball career
International debut  
Club debut
Actual Club Toulouse  
Personal
Hobbies Wakeboarding, mountain biking 
Favourites Books: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Food: Steak
Movie: Dumb and Dumber, Caddy Shack
Music: Killswitch Engage
Other sports: Tennis
 
   Profile
 

Opposite Evan Patak (Pleasanton, Calif.) has had a big impact during his short time on the U.S. Men’s National Team. In 2008 he was an alternate to the Olympic team and was named MVP and best server of the Pan American Cup in Winnipeg, Manitoba, as the United States won the gold medal.

 

Patak finished a four-year career at Cal State Northridge in 2007, when he led the country in kills (5.78/game), service aces (.948/game), and points (7.09/game). He was named a first team All-American that year, as he was in 2005. Later in 2007, Patak was the United States’ leading scorer on the World University Games team that won a bronze medal in Bangkok. He was also on the 2003 bronze-medal winning World University Games team.

 

Patak was born in 1984, in Santa Maria, Calif. His parents are Kim and Gloria Patak. He has an older sister named Jessica. Patak played basketball and volleyball for Foothill High School (1998-2002) in Pleasanton. He graduated from UC Santa Barbara in 2009. He majored in sociology and minored in sports management. He enjoys mountain biking, wakeboarding, and golfing.

 


 
 

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