Ben Patch

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Ben Patch is an Olympic volleyball player. He was an alternate for Team USA for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Patch was born on June 21, 1994, in Layton, Utah, and attended high school and college in Provo, Utah. He started playing volleyball at age 14. After playing for club or junior national teams, he played for Brigham Young University. At BYU, he was named the 2013 AVCA Newcomer of the Year and First Team All-American as a freshman. Patch left after his junior season to travel with the U.S. Men’s team for the FIVB World League. He started 11 out of 13 FIVB World League matches in 2017 and was the team’s second-leading scorer. The team won the 2017 NORCECA Championship. He played his 2017–2018 season for Vibo Valentia in Italy. He joined Berlin Recycling Volleys in 2018.

He left volleyball in 2014–2015 to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Columbus, Ohio.