Jenna Hagglund

Volleyball

Position: Setter
Height: 5-10
Weight: 68 kgs
Hometown/Residence: West Chester, Ohio/West Chester, Ohio
Birth Date: May 28, 1989
College/Major/Grad Year: Washington/Business Marketing/2010
Joined Team: May 2013

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: 2013 – Pan American Cup (Gold)...USA Volleyball Cup...FIVB World Grand Prix (6th)...NORCECA Championship (Gold)...FIVB Grand Champions Cup (Silver).

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 - Played in 78 of a possible 118 sets during her first year with the team in 2013…Made senior level international debut at Pan American Cup, starting the first two matches and helping the Americans the event for the second straight year…Turned in 87 assists and two blocks during the Pan Am Cup…Helped U.S. to a 63 kill percent versus Trinidad & Tobago in Pan Am Cup opener…Played in seven sets of USA Volleyball Cup with one match start versus Japan on July 13…Averaged 8.00 assists per set during the Cup, including 47 in the five-set win on July 13 and helping Team USA to 41 kill percent…Played in 34 of 54 sets of FIVB World Grand Prix mainly as a serving sub or part of a double-switch…Recorded 33 assists with a 0.97 average…Credited with five aces in FIVB World Grand Prix…Played in nine sets during NORCECA Championship mainly as serving sub, which led to four aces in helping Team USA to the gold medal…Added 18 running sets and four digs in the NORCECA Championship…Played in 15 of 21 sets during FIVB Grand Champions Cup as a serving specialist, recording one ace against Thailand and three digs versus Japan.

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 - Finished outstanding career by playing all 113 sets for the Huskies as the starting setter, leading the Dawgs to the NCAA Elite Eight for the second time in her four years ... Finished with 5,326 career assists, second-most in Washington history and 10th-most in Pac-10 Conference history ... Ranked 11th in the NCAA and third in the Pac-10 with an 11.77 assists per set average ... 12.19 assists per set career average also ranks second in school history. 2009 - Selected AVCA All-America Third Team for the second-straight season … Averaged 11.30 assists per set for the season, ranking 19th nationally. 2008 - Named AVCA All-America Third Team and Honorable mention All-Pac-10 ... Led the Pac-10 and finished second in the nation in assists per set, averaging 12.17 ... Fourth all-time in career assists at Washington. 2007 - Pac-10 All-Freshman Team pick ... honorable Mention All-Pac-10 selection ... played in 105 games and 30 matches ... Ranked second in the Pac-10 and 10th in the nation in assists per game at 13.54, which was also the fifth-best single season mark in UW history.

CLUB/PREP CAREER: Played club volleyball for Team Z from 2005-06 under the direction of Ron Mahlerwein and Steve Aird ... Played club for Cincy Classics from 2002-05 under Lisa and Ron Mahlerwein and Torn Hogan ... Led team to fifth place finishes at the 2004 and 2005 USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships in the 15 open and 17 open divisions ... Member of USA Junior National Red team that won the Women’s Junior International Division of the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships and was named Best Setter of the tournament ... A four-year letterwinner at Lakota High School ... Earned Cincinnati Player of the Year and first team all-state awards as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born Jenna Hagglund on May 28, 1989, in New Brunswick, N.J…Parents are Stu and Susan Hagglund…Younger brother Nick…Majored in business marketing at University of Washington and graduated in 2010…Nicknames/What Teammates call me are Jen, J-Hagg, Calves…Favorite food is Skyline Chili and Chai Tea Lattes, but separately for sure… Favorite sports team is Cincinnati Bengals…Hobbies are baking, cooking, shopping, reading, watching TV series, photography…Favorite movie A League of Their Own…Favorite book is The DaVinci Code…Favorite musician and songs are Sugarland – Baby Girl, Mumford and Sons, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals…Favorite athletes are Misty May-Treanor and Nick Hagglund…Favorite place to play volleyball is The American Sports Centers, where the team trains in Anaheim…Favorite volleyball moment was telling my parents I made my first National Team roster…Started playing volleyball at age 10…Interesting note about herself most people do not know is “The first thing my brother and I do when I visit home is play video games…and it tends to be Call of Duty or Resident Evil.”...Another interesting note is “When I am bored or stressed I like to whip something up in the kitchen…and generally pawn it off on my roommates or teammates.”

LAST UPDATED: Nov. 27, 2013

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