|Born||July 12, 1984|
Rochester, New York
|Nationality||American / Italian|
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||245 lb (111 kg)|
|High school||McQuaid Jesuit (Rochester, New York)|
|NBA draft||2008 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ryan Pettinella (born July 12, 1984) is a retired American-Italian professional basketball player. He stands 6'9" tall, weighs 245 lbs, and played as a forward-center. He played in the Italian Lega Basket Serie A with Premiata Montegranaro and was a two-time national champion with Icelandic club UMF Grindavík.
Pettinella graduated in 2003 from McQuaid Jesuit High School. He earned New York All-State selections for basketball in both his junior and senior year. During his senior season Pettinella led McQuaid Jesuit to the New York Class A State Championship, a 27-1 record, and a third ranking nationally in the USAToday poll.
Upon graduation, Pettinella enrolled at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania where he played two years for head coach Fran Dunphy before transferring to the University of Virginia. At Penn he helped lead the Quakers to an Ivy League Championship in 2005. The following year Pettinella transferred to Virginia where he played his final two seasons with the Cavaliers. In 2007 the Cavaliers won the ACC Regular Season Championship. Pettinella achieved a degree in political science and foreign affairs.
- Eiríkur Stefán Ásgeirsson (11 April 2013). "Pabbi er minn helsti aðdáandi". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 7 April 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Eiríkur Stefán Ásgeirsson (18 January 2012). "Grindavík þarf ekkert að borga fyrir Pettinella - Er huldumaðurinn pabbi hans?". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 7 April 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Kolbeinn Tumi Daðason (24 December 2012). "Pettinella til Grindavíkur á ný". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 7 April 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Icelandic statistics at kki.is
- Virginia Cavaliers bio at virginiasports.com
- Sutor Montegranaro Profile (Archived)
- Spanish statistics at competiciones.feb.es