Tri Bourne

USA Volleyball

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Position: Outside Hitter
Height:
6-5 (195cm)
Weight: 195 lbs (85kg)
College: U. of Southern California

PERSONAL: Born Tri Bourne in Kailua, Hawaii... Parents are Peter and Katie Bourne... Has a brother, Lars (1979) and two sisters, Kai (1985) and Britta (1987)... Began playing indoor volleyball in 2001 with the Outrigger Canoe Club... Graduated from Academy of the Pacific in 2007 but played for Maryknoll High because AOP did not have a volleyball team... He helped Maryknoll win the 2006 Division II state volleyball title... Tri and partner Riley McKibbin won the gold medal at the 2007 AAU Junior National Beach Volleyball Under-20 Championships... He made the All-Tournament team of the 18 Open Division at the 2007 U.S. Boys’ National Championships as he led his Outrigger Canoe Club team to the bronze medal… He also played basketball and was the 2007 Interscholastic League of Honolulu Division II Co-Player of the Year (with McKibbin) while averaging 10.3 points a game as a center, and was involved in canoe racing with the Outrigger Canoe Club... Favorite food is Hawaiian... Favorite music is reggae... Favorite sports team is the Minnesota Vikings... Favorite athlete is Lebron James... Interests and hobbies include surfing, body surfing, and canoe paddling... Most admired person is his mother... Currently attends USC and is majoring in urban planning.

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS: 2011 – Pan American Games... World University Games in Shenzhen, China. 2009 – FIVB Men’s Junior World Championship. 2008 – NORCECA Men’s Junior Continental Championship (Bronze Medal) 2007 – FIVB Boys’ Youth World Championship.

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2011 - Competed for the United States at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico... Competed for the United States at the World University Games in Shenzhen, China, where the team finished 13th. Tri played in 18 sets, starting six. Tri's hitting percentage was 0.482... He had four aces for an average of 0.22 per set. 2009 – Tri was a member of the U.S. Men’s Junior National Team that placed eighth at the FIVB World Championship in Pune, India. He was the United States’ fifth leading scorer with 45 points on 32 kills, 12 blocks and one ace. 2008 – Tri was a member of the U.S. Men's Junior National Team that took bronze at the Junior NORCECA Championships in El Salvador. 2007 – Tri was a member of the 2007 U.S. Boys Youth National team that competed in the FIVB Youth World Championships in Mexico.

CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2007 – Made the All-Tournament team of the 18 Open division at the 2007 U.S. Boys’ National Championships as he led his Outrigger Canoe Club team to the bronze medal... Made the Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 list, Honolulu Advertiser All-State first team and the All-Interscholastic League of Honolulu Division II first team. 2006 – Helped Maryknoll win the 2006 Division II state volleyball title

COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 – Tri played both outside hitter and libero for USC, but was sidelined by a broken thumb toward the end of the season. 2009 – After being slowed in the pre-season and the first half of the 2009 campaign with a sore back, Bourne started the final 14 matches of 2009 at outside hitter as a sophomore and was effective... Overall while appearing in 26 matches, he had 162 kills while hitting .236, plus 117 digs, 56 blocks and 11 aces... He was in double kill figures 9 times, had 5-plus blocks 13 times (including 6 times with 10-plus digs) and 5-plus blocks 4 times (with a best of 10)... 2008: Started the last eight matches of 2008 at opposite hitter as a first-year freshman... Overall while appearing in 16 matches, he had 59 kills, 99 digs, 24 blocks and 4 aces... Had 5-plus digs seven times, including five matches with 10-plus digs (including twice with a USC season-high 20, setting a school record for most 20-dig matches in a season)... He was slowed early in the 2008 season after having an appendectomy in the fall of 2007.

Last updated on Oct. 24, 2011

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