AT PENNSYLVANIA: Played two seasons for the Quakers ... averaged 4.8 points and 3.0 rebounds a game in 29 games as a sophomore during the 2004-05 season ... Pennsylvania won the Ivy League Championship that season and participated in the NCAA Tournament ... made 50.0 percent of his shots from the field (53-106) ... tied his career high with 10 points and had six rebounds in a victory at Brown (2/18/05) ... scored a career-high 10 points, had six rebounds, two assists, two blocked shots and one steal in a career-high 27 minutes at Villanova (12/31/04) ... scored seven points and had a career-high nine rebounds in a victory over Quinnipiac (11/16/04) ... played in 19 games as a freshman during the 2003-04 season ... averaged 2.8 points and 1.7 rebounds a game ... scored a season-high nine points and had four rebounds in a season-high 16 minutes against Harvard (2/6/04) ... scored eight points in eight minutes against Yale (2/21/04) ... scored six points against Lafayette (1/7/04) and at Harvard (3/06/04).
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years in basketball at McQuaid Jesuit High School and was captain of the basketball team as a junior and a senior ... named to the Class A All-Tournament team at the New York State/Federations Tournaments as a junior and a senior ... averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds a game as a senior ... named a third-team All-State All-Star as a senior in 2003 ... helped lead McQuaid Jesuit to sectional, regional and state championships during the 2002-03 season ... the team was ranked third nationally by USAToday in 2003 ... named Most Valuable Player at the 2003 Prime Time Shootout and was an All-Tournament selection at both the Beach Ball Classic and the McDonald's Classic that season ... earned NBC Scholar-Athlete Award and first-team academic honors.
PERSONAL: Ryan David Pettinella ... born July 12, 1984 in Rochester, N.Y. ... son of Elaine and Ed Pettinella ... younger brother Cory attends Syracuse.
Pettinella's Career Highs (at Pennsylvania)
Points-10 vs. Villanova (12/31/04), vs. Brown (2/18/05); Rebounds-9 vs. Quinnipiac (11/16/04); FG Made-4 on three occasions; FG Att.-8 vs. Quinnipiac (11/16/04); FT Made-6 vs. Villanova (12/31/2004); FT Att.-10 vs. Villanova (12/31/04); Assists-2 on five occasions: Turnovers-4 vs. Wisconsin (11/20/04); Blocks-2 on four occasions; Steals-2 vs. Wisconsin (11/20/04), vs. Yale (1/28/05); Minutes-27 vs. Villanova (12/31/04)
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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