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Brittany Hochevar


Brittany Hochevar

Hometown: Fowler, Colo.
Birth Year: 1981
Resides: Hermosa Beach, Calif.
Height: 6-0
College: Long Beach State

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INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 – Competed in 11 FIVB events, nine with Lauren Fendrick... Took fifth with Fendrick in Stare Jablonki, Poland, Long Beach, Calif. and Sao Paulo, Brazil... Won the silver medal with Summer Ross at the NORCECA Beach Circuit event in the Dominican Republic. The pair lost to the U.S. team of Jennifer Fopma and Brooke Sweat in the final.... Took bronze with Emily Day at the NORCECA Tour event in Guatemala. 2012 – Hochevar and Angie Akers competed in 10 FIVB  World Tour events with their best finish 17th in Stare Jablonki, Poland, their final international tournament of the year... As a team they won $8,050 and were ranked 40th on the FIVB World Tour… Hochevar played the FIVB World Tour event in Thailand with Emily Day. The team finished 13th and won $2,125. 2011 – Hochevar competed in 12 FIVB World Tour events with four different partners. Hochevar and Jennifer Fopma competed in three events together, with the best finish 17th in Shanghai, China… Hochevar and Kerri Walsh placed seventh in Myslowice, Poland… Hochevar and Lisa Rutledge competed in seven events together, with the best finish ninth in Quebec, Canada… The pair also finished ninth at the Olympic test event in London… In the final event of the season, Hochevar and Nicole Branagh finished ninth in The Hague, Netherlands… Hochevar and Fopma placed sixth at a NORCECA Circuit event in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. 2010 – Hochevar competed in the country qualifiers of FIVB events in Sanya, China and Phuket, Thailand but did not qualify. 2009 – Hochevar and Jenny Kropp competed in the qualifying bracket of the FIVB event in Phuket, Thailand, but did not qualify.

DOMESTIC HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 – Competed in seven AVP events with Hochevar... Took second in Salt Lake City and Huntington Beach... Finished third in Manhattan Beach, Atlantic City, St. Petersburg and Santa Barbara. 2012 – Hochevar and Angie Akers placed third at the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Series event in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and fifth in Huntington Beach, Calif. Hochevar and Nicole Branagh finished third at the Pro Beach Series event in Manhattan Beach, Calif. … Hochevar and Akers finished seventh at the AVP event in Cincinnati and 10th in Santa Barbara. Hochevar’s teams won $11,000 and Hochevar finished the season ranked 19th on the USA Volleyball Beach Player Rankings. 2011 – Hochevar and Lisa Rutledge finished first at the Wide Open event in Siesta Key, Fla., and third in Cincinnati… Hochevar and Nicole Branagh placed third at the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Series event in Miami. 2010 – Hochevar and Dianne DeNecochea competed in seven AVP tournaments before the tour ceased operations on Aug. 13. Their best finish was second in Santa Barbara. They finished fifth in Huntington Beach, Calif… The team won $21,200 and Hochevar was ranked 11th. 2009 – Hochevar and Jennifer Fopma competed in 15 AVP events with their best finish second in Brooklyn. It was their only podium finish of the season. They finished fifth in Atlanta and San Francisco… The team won $42,695. Hochevar was ranked 15th. 2008 – Hochevar competed in 13 AVP events with Keao Burdine and Jennifer Fopma. Her best finish was seventh in Long Beach with Fopma… Hochevar’s teams won $14,912.50 and Hochevar was ranked 35th. 2007 – Hochevar competed in 16 AVP events with Lauren Fendrick, Keao Burdine and Holly McPeak. Her best finish was fifth in Mason, Ohio with Burdine. She also placed seventh in Glendale, Ariz., with Fendrick. Her teams earned $17,100 and Hochevar was ranked 27th. 2004-06 – Hochevar competed in her first AVP event in 2004 with Sarah Drury. The pair did not get out of qualification. In 2005, Hochevar won her first prize purse with a 17th place finish in Huntington Beach, Calif., with Kimberly Coleman. That year she also finished seventh in Chicago with Paula Roca. In 2006, she competed in five events and finished 13th four times.

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: As a freshman, Hochevar replaced Misty May-Treanor at setter for Long Beach States… Hochevar was a three-time all-Big West honoree, and a second-team All-American her senior season… Left Long Beach ranked in the top 10 in career aces, assists, digs and block assists… Selected to the 2002 Verizon Academic All-District team, and graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Marketing.

OTHER VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Was an alternate on the 2004 U.S. Women’s Indoor National Team… Won a bronze medal with the U.S. Women’s National Team at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic… Won a silver medal with the U.S. Women’s National Team at the 2004 Pan American Cup… Finished fourth with the U.S. Women at the 2004 Montreux Volley Masters… Won a gold medal with the U.S. Women at the 2003 NORCECA Championship... Played professionally in Puerto Rico.

PERSONAL: Born in 1981 in Pueblo, Colo. … Father, Brian, played for the Denver Nuggets and coached college baseball and mom, Carmen, played Division II volleyball and basketball at Southern Colorado… Has two brothers, Luke and Dylan…. Luke pitched for the University of Tennessee and was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2006 First-Year Player Draft. He made his major league debut on Sept. 8, 2007 with the Kansas City Royals, with whom he still plays… Brittany went to Fowler High School Brittany graduated from Long Beach State with a degree in broadcast journalism and marketing.

PARTNERS: 2013 – Lauren Fendrick, Emily Day, Summer Ross. 2012 – Angie Akers, Emily Day, Nicole Branagh. 2011 – Nicole Branagh, Lisa Rutledge, Jennifer Fopma. 2010 – Dianne DeNecochea, Jaimi Gregory. 2009 – Jennifer Fopma, Jenny Kropp. 2008 – Keao  Burdine, Jennifer Fopma. 2007 – Lauren Fendrick, Keao Burdine, Holly McPeak. 2006 – Angie Akers, Logan Tom. 2005 – Krystal Jackson, Kimberly Coleman, Paula Roca. 2004 – Sarah Drury.

Updated January 2014

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