Name: Chad Riorden
Family: Parents, Michele and Edward; brother, Troy, 19; twin sister, Shaughnessy, 17; sister, Brynn, 14.
Academics: 92 average.
Last week: Team captain finished with 25 assists and four aces Wednesday during a three-set win over Victor. Also had 31 assists last Thursday during a win over Rush-Henrietta. Fairport (12-2) plays at Penfield on Monday for a share of a Monroe County division title.
“This team is really senior-oriented and we’ve been playing together for a long time,” Riorden said.
About me: Third-year varsity member. … 5-foot-10 inches, 155 pounds. … Also plays with Victor Volleyball Club. … “It’s funny, I’m a big baseball player. (Volleyball) kind of hit me by surprise. In seventh-grade, my brother was like ‘Dude, you have to try out this sport volleyball.’ It’s a great sport. I started playing it and instantly fell in love with it.” … Undecided on college, but plans to play volleyball at Endicott College in Massachusetts or Elmira College or Johnson & Wales (Rhode Island). … He plans to major in business finance. … Shortstop on Fairport’s baseball team. … “I’m a lifeguard.” He learned how to swim at the age of 5.
Girls Athlete of the Week: Erin Norton