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Alaina Bergsma

Volleyball

Position: Opposite
Height: 6-3
Weight: 77 kgs
Hometown/Residence: Chandler, Arizona/Chandler, Arizona
Birth Date: March 30, 1990
College/Major/Grad Year: Oregon/Sports Business/NA
Joined Team: May 2013

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: None

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: None

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2012 - AVCA National Player of the Year and Pac-12 Player of the Year…Selected AVCA First-Team All-American and Capital One Third-Team Academic All-American…Ranked fifth nationally and first in Pac-12 in kills (4.85 per set) and points (5.35 per set). 2011 - AVCA Third-Team All-American…Ranked 12th and 14th nationally in kills and points (4.51 / 5.12 per set). 2010 - All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention. 2009 – Named All-West Coast Conference Team and WCC Freshman of the Year at Loyola Marymount before transferring to Oregon…Ended the season ranked ninth nationally in points (5.24 per set), 14th overall (and second among freshman) in kills (4.47 per set) and 45th in service aces (0.40).

CLUB/PREP CAREER: A 2007 Arizona High School All-American and member of the Arizona Juniors Volleyball Club team…Earned All-League, All-Metro Region and All-State Tournament team honors as a sophomore, junior and senior…Team advanced to the state tournament quarterfinals in 2005 and semifinals her junior and senior campaigns. Four-year volleyball letterman, she also lettered one season in both track (in high jump and hurdles) and in basketball.

PERSONAL: Born Alaina Bergsma on March 30, 1990…Parents are David and Shawna…Brothers are Mathew and Benjamin…Engaged to Kevin Coble, former All-Big Ten basketball player at Northwestern University...Nicknames are Bergs and Laina…Personal hero is Jenna VanWeelden…Most prized possession is her Bible…Wanted to be a doctor when growing up…Favorite place visited was Lake Shafer, Indiana…Favorite place would like to travel to is England or Italy…Favorite food is steak or ribs…Favorite ice cream is Ben & Jerry’s Peanut Butter Cup…Favorite snack is popcorn…Favorite drink is Dr Pepper…Favorite type of food is Mexican…Favorite movie is Gladiator…Favorite actor is Denzel Washington…Favorite actress is Jennifer Aniston…Favorite TV comedy is That 70s Show…Favorite cartoon character is Spiderman…Favorite singer is Britney Spears…Favorite book is Harry Potter series.

LAST UPDATED: July 2, 2013

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