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Tri Bourne



Height: 6-6
Born: June 20, 1989
Hometown: Kailua, Hawaii
Resides: Manhattan Beach, Calif
School: University of Southern California

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  • Won his first FIVB gold medal at the 2014 Berlin Grand Slam with John Hyden 
  • Named 2013 AVP Newcomer of the Year and Most Improved Player. Named 2014 AVP Offensive Player of the Year
  • Competed on both indoor and beach youth and junior national teams


Tri Bourne
   Tri Bourne blocks at a 2013 NORCECA Tour event.
  • A 2013 rally between Bourne and Hyden and Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson at the AVP Tour stop in Santa Barbara, Calif., made the ESPN Top 10 plays of the day. 
  • Bourne and Hyden finished 2014 ranked No. 5 on the FIVB World Tour (second among U.S. teams) and second on the AVP Tour
  • Bourne was second on the 2014 AVP Tour in blocks (150) and third in hitting percentage (.460)
  • Played outside hitter for USC from 2008-11. 
  • Played on the indoor U.S. Men's Team that finished fifth at the 2011 Pan American Games
  • A member of the indoor 2009 U.S Men's Junior National Team that placed eighth at the FIVB World Championship; the 2008 Junior National team that won a bronze medal at the 2008 NORCECA U21 Championship and the 2007 Boys' Youth National Team that competed in the FIVB U19 Youth World Championship
  • Made the All-Tournament team of the 18 Open division at the 2007 Boys' Junior Nationals as he led his Outrigger Canoe Club team to the bronze medal
  • In high school, he was named Honolulu’s Co-Player of the Year while playing basketball
  • Attended Academy of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii, but played for Maryknoll High because AOP did not have a volleyball team. Helped Maryknoll win the 2006 Division II state volleyball title as a senior
  • Won the gold medal at the 2007 AAU Junior National Beach Volleyball Under-20 Championship with Riley McKibbin
  • His father (Peter) and mother (Katie) were both triathletes. Tri is the youngest of four children

“We kept getting better toward the end of the year (in 2013). Having this whole offseason really helped us out. He’s more efficient with everything he does and I think that’s a big part of it. He learned some more ways to play offense inside out, he really picked up his blocking. He’s come a long way and I think there’s more to come.” John Hyden on Tri Bourne in the Daily Breeze

“I made the switch to beach, because I grew up in Hawaii and I’m used to being at the beach every day. I actually learned how to play volleyball on the beach, it kind of just makes me feel at home. I had a long time playing indoor, so I think it’s about that time for me. I always kind of wondered how I would match up with these guys, once I finally got to play them. So, I can put that to the test. My expectations are high, because I’ve grown up watching the AVP and it’s something that I’ve always wanted to do. It doesn’t matter what the courts or the event looks like, because I’ll come out and play and enjoy myself.” 


Twitter: @TriBourne
Instagram: tribourne


Video: 2013 AVP Santa Barbara rally that made ESPN Top 10
Only gap in volleyball team of Hyden-Bourne is generational - Los Angeles Times
Bourne tries to keep pace with generation gap - Daily Breeze
Video: SAYiWONTsports…. Bourne on the Beach 2014
Video: Universal Sports Network… Hyden and Bourne talk about Berlin win

Last updated Jan., 2015

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