Position: Outside Hitter
Hometown/Birthplace: Tampa, Fla./Fort Myers, Fla.
Club Team/Coach: Tampa Bay Juniors/Randy Dagostino
High School/Grad Year: Berkeley Preparatory School/2012
College Status: Stanford University
USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 – Selected to the Women’s Junior National Team. 2011 – Named to U.S. Girls’ Youth National Team that placed ninth at the FIVB Girls’ Youth World Championship. 2010 – Started four of five matches at the NORCECA Girls’ Youth Continental Championship, helping the U.S. to the gold medal for the event with 27 individual points… MVP of USAV High Performance Championships. 2009 – Attended U.S. Girls’ Youth National Training Team Camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs in December…Selected for the U.S. Girls’ Select A1 Program, but an injury prevented participation. 2008 – Helped U.S. Girls’ Select A1 Red Team to the silver medal in the International Youth Division at the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships…Named Best Server award at the 2008 USA Volleyball High Performance Championships.
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: 2011 – FIVB Girls’ Youth World Championship in Turkey. 2010 – NORCECA Girls’ Youth Continental Championship (Gold) in Guatemala.
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2012 – Selected to the All-Pac-12 Conference team… Selected to the All-Pac-12 Freshman team… Led the team with 2.87 kills per set and 13 double-doubles…Ranked second on the team with 3.41 digs per set.
CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2011 – Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year (POY)… ESPN High School and Volleyball Magazine POY… First Team Under Armour All-American Selection (Team East MVP)… Florida Gatorade POY… Miss Volleyball by the Florida Dairy Farmers Association (and Class 4A POY)… All Sun-Coast, All-Hillsborough and Tampa Tribune POY… 4A State Champions, Berkeley Preparatory School… Sarah Kirkwood Award… Berkeley Prep named her to the Frank Lindeman Award, Athlete of the Year and 2011-2012 Female Athlete of the Year. 2010 – Led Tampa Juniors to an 11th-place finish in the 17 Open Division of the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships…Helped Tampa Juniors to a third-place finish at the AAU Nationals in the 17 Open Division…Helped lead Berkeley Preparatory to the Florida Class 3A State title…Selected MaxPreps and ESPN RISE First-Team All-American…Chosen PrepVolleyball.com and ESPN RISE National Junior of the Year…Named all-Florida State during junior year of high school…Selected All-County, All-Suncoast, All-Hillsborough and Tampa Tribune Player of the Year… Tabbed Florida Gatorade High School Player of the Year…Chosen Miss Volleyball by the Florida Dairy Farmers Association and 3A Player of the Year… Honored as 2010 Outstanding Female Amateur Athlete by Sports Club of Tampa Bay. 2009 – Selected first-team all-state while playing for Berkeley Preparatory School in Tampa, Fla., after leading team to first place at state tournament…Selected Florida Dairy Farmer Class 3A Player of the Year...Named First-Team All-Florida State…Chosen to PrepVolleyball.com’s Top 25 Sophomores list….Candidate for Florida High School Gatorade Player of the Year…Named First-Team High School All-American. 2008 – Assisted Tampa Bay Juniors 16 Black to an 11th-place finish in 16 Open Division at USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships…Helped Berkeley Preparatory to the silver medal at the Florida State High School championships…Honored as first-team all-Florida State High School…Tabbed as PrepVolleyball.com’s 2008 National Freshman of the Year Finalist. 2007 – Started playing club volleyball for USA South 14 Purple.
Born Jordan Joann Burgess (1994) in Fort Myers, Florida
Family: Parents are David and Deanna Burgess… Has a twin brother, Nicholas (1994)
Hobbies/Interests: volleyball, baking and reading and working out
College Major: Human Biology
Admires: Her twin brother, Nick Burgess, the most because “he’s an amazing leader and is the most caring, charismatic, and giving person I know. He strives to be the best he can be in all parts of life.”
Book: Hunger Games
Movie: Pride and Prejudice
Music/Musician: R&B/ Frank Ocean and Justin Timberlake
Professional Team: Miami Heat
Athlete: Logan Tom
Moment in Life: “Making the 2011 U.S. Girls’ Youth National Team.”
Updated May 2013