Princeton W. Volleyball BIO
19 Brittany Ptak

At Princeton — 2013: started eight matches and played 35 sets … recorded 45 kills, 16 assists, 15 digs and 12 blocks … had season-best 11 kills in win over USC-Upstate … had six kills in first Ivy start against reigning champion Yale … had season best five assists against Stony Brook and season highs in both digs (five) and blocks (three) against USC-Upstate.

Before Princeton — earned All-Orange County first-team honors … named the 2012-13 Trinity League Varsity Scholar Athlete Award recipient … 2013 Prep Volleyball Academic All-America … 2011 league MVP and first-team all-league honoree … captain of both Santa Margarita Catholic and the Laguna Beach 18s … Team MVP and Coaches Award recipient … played six years for nationally ranked Laguna Beach Club; competed each year in the Open Division of the USA Volleyball Junior National Championships … played on the SCVA High Performance Global Challenge Team in Pula, Croatia (2011) … National Merit Commended Scholar … member of the National Honor Society … National Charity League member; served four different positions, including president, over four years … earned Academic Achievement Awards in Math, Latin and painting … earned International Baccalaureate full diploma.

"The strong community, challenging academics, and competitive athletics are what brought me to Princeton. After spending time on campus and staying the night with the team, I knew that Princeton was where I wanted to be. I love the people and look forward to experiencing all that the school has to offer."

Personal — born Jan. 26, 1995 … daughter of Rick and Michelle Ptak … father is a partner and managing member of South Coast Baking Co.; mother is a homemaker … has a younger brother Ryan … enjoys visual arts, camping and wake surfing.

Year SP K K/s E TA Pct. A A/s SA SE D D/s BS BA TB B/s Pts.
2013 35 45 1.29 17 126 .226 16 .46 4 7 15 .43 3 9 12 .34 56.5
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'1"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Coto de Caza, Calif.
High School: Santa Margarita Catholic