Ryan Sypkens
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Elk Grove, Calif.

High School:
Franklin HS '09

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195

Position:
G

Major:
Psychology

2012-13:ALL-BIG WEST HONORABLE MENTION... Set four new three-point shooting records: most field goals made in a season (106), career (220), attempts in a single-season (230) and career (521)... Now ranked No. 8 all-time in the Big West Conference with 106 3-point field goals made in a season... Ended the year with a NCAA ranking of No. 2 in three-point field goal percentage (.461), occupying the top spot for numerous weeks, and No. 4 with an average of 3.66 three-point field goals per game...

Ryan Sypkens with psychology graduate student Bartlett Moore at the Mrak Hall Mall.

Also finished No. 1 in the Big West in three-point field goal percentage and three-point field goals made and No. 13 in scoring (14.1 ppg)... Scored 20 or more points in three games and posted double-digit totals in all but six of his 27 games played... Set two new season highs with his nine field goals made and 25 points vs. Northern Arizona (11/18)... Tied a school record by making eight three-point field goals at Nevada (11/28)... Scored a career-high 28 points, tied another career high with nine field goals and made a season-high four free throws in as many attempts vs. Nicholls State (12/22)... Recorded his only block of the game in the final seconds to help preserve the Aggies' three-point cushion in their 74-71 victory at Cal State Northridge (1/17)... Set a new season high with two steals at Cal Poly (2/9)... With his first shot of the night vs. Hawai'i (2/14), Sypkens set new UC Davis single season and career three-point records... Scored 12 points and recorded six rebounds vs. UC Irvine (3/9).


2011-12: Played just four games, starting each one, before suffering a knee injury... Was sidelined for remainder of season and received medical hardship waiver, preserving his junior year of eligibility in the process... Prior to his injury, Sypkens averaged 14.5 ppg, 5.0 rpg and 2.5 assists... Opened the year with 19 pts against Southern Utah (11/11), 12 vs. Bryant (11/12) and 19 against host San Diego State (11/13) at Basketball Traveler's Tournament... Canned four treys in UC Davis' season opener, hit another four against the Bulldogs and added another five three-point field goals to his overall total when the Aggies faced the Aztecs... Shot .378 from beyond the arc becore injury... Had seven boards against Bryant and six at San Diego State... Dished four assists in each game... Averaged 33.0 min in the first four games.

2010-11: Played in all 30 games and was named a starter on 21 occasions, including the final 18 of this season... Started all 16 games against conference opponents... Averaged 9.7 ppg, 4th-best on the team... Drilled a team-high 66 treys, led conference in 3-point percentage (.420) and was 6th in threes made per game (2.2)... Finished with a double-digit point total 12 times, ending the year with a career-high 22-point effort against Cal State Northridge (3/3) and Cal State Fullerton (3/5)... Averaged 16.4 ppg during four-game tear near start of league season, draining 14 threes... Included was 5-for-7 effort from beyond the arc at Cal State Northridge (12/30)... Played at least 30 minutes in 10 games... Dished at least five assists in five games, tallying career-high seven at Pacific (2/12)... Blocked three shots at Sacramento State (11/23).

2009-10: ALL-BIG WEST FRESHMAN TEAM... One of four players to appear in all 32 games, starting 21 contests as a true freshman... Averaged 5.2 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game... Tallied 34 three point field goals, the second highest total on the team... Had seven games in double figures for points... Scored 11 points in his first collegiate game vs. Colorado State on Nov. 13... Set a career high with 16 points at Stanford on Dec. 13, after shooting 6-for-9 from the field and 4-for-5 from behind the arc... Recorded 14 points, shooting 5-for-6 from the field with a 4-for-5 mark from three, in a 66-43 win over UC Riverside (2/28).

FRANKLIN HS '09:
Led Delta Valley League with 14.6 ppg as a senior...Team advanced to Sac-Joaquin Section title game in 2009 after two previous trips to the quarterfinals...Had nine games with at least 20 points... Helped lead Wildcats to 24 wins as a senior after back-to-back 21-win seasons... Made 53 three-pointers as a senior... Franklin finished first in the Delta Valley League during his sophomore season and was second is junior year... Named first-team All-DVL as a junior and senior after collecting honorable mention distinction as a sophomore.

PERSONAL: Born in Folsom, Calif.... Majoring in psychology... Son of Rose and Jerry Sypkens... Favorite facility he has played in is Arco Arena (now Sleep Train Arena)... Proudest personal accomplishment is earning a scholarship to UC Davis.

Year G-GS FG-FGA/Pct. 3FG-FGA/Pct. FT-FTA/Pct. Rebs. A Blk. Stl. Pts. Avg.
2009-10 32-21 57-154/.370 34-97/.351 17-25/.680 45 47 5 14 165 5.2
2010-11 30-21 102-237/.430 66-157/.420 22-28/.786 59 70 7 19 292 9.7
2011-12 4-4 20-54/.370 14-37/.378 4-6/.667 20 10 0 5 58 14.5
2012-13 29-27 141-311/.453 106-230/.461 20-27/.741 95 47 5 12 408 14.1
Totals 95-73 320-756/.423 220-521/.422 63-86/.733 219 174 17 50 923 9.7