Name: Madi Bugg
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Position: Setter
Height: 6-0
Hometown: Apex, North Carolina
High School: Cardinal Gibbons Catholic High School (Raleigh, North Carolina)
College: Stanford University
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Most Notable

  • AVCA All-America First-Team (2014), Second-Team (2013) and Third-Team (2015) at Stanford University
  • Three-Time Pac-12 Setter of the Year in 2013, 2014 and 2015

Major Competitions

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Did You Know

  • Finished her Stanford career with 5,014 assists for second most all-time
  • Named best setter of the 2010 NORCECA Women's U18 Continental Championship as she led the team to gold
  • Chosen North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year in 2010 and 2012 while at Cardinal Gibbons Catholic High School before going to Stanford University
  • Mother, Robin Bugg, was a middle blocker on the University of Tennessee volleyball team and earned all-conference three times, she held the school record for career aces and blocks, and blocks in a single match
  • Father is Richard Bugg
  • Siblings are brother Logan and sister Avery

Madi Bugg's Favorites
Food: Donuts, Guacomole, Pineapple ... Book: Catcher in the Rye ... Music Type: all of it ... Musical Person/Group: The Lumineers, Justin Timberlake ... Movie: Good Will Hunting, Beautiful Mind, Mean Girls ... Actor/Actress: Matt Damon/Meryl Streep ... Professional Team: San Francisco 49ers ... Athlete: Serena Williams

Hobbies and Interests: reading, animals, pretending I'm a yogi, trying new restaurants, making people laugh

Most Admired Person: Her parents because "they built my whole family/life from the ground up. They have made countless sacrifices for me and my siblings. They are hilarious and they are the most selfless people I know. I love them endlessly and I like them a lot, too."

Happiest Moment in Life: "Every time I'm around good food and people that make me laugh"

Other Interesting Notes on Madi Bugg

  • Worked for Condoleeza Rice her junior and senior years while at Stanford University
  • Parents ran North Dallas Juniors Volleyball Club when she was born

Path to the Podium

  • Started playing organized volleyball in 2004 with ACE 14s in New Hampshire, though she has been around volleyball since birth
  • Finished her youth club career with Triangle Volleyball Club
  • Chosen North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year in 2010 and 2012 while at Cardinal Gibbons High School
  • Selected to U.S. Girls’ Youth National Team in 2010 and 2011, resulting in gold at the 2010 NORCECA U18 Championship and a place on the 2011 FIVB Women’s U18 World Championship roster
  • Three-time AVCA All-America and Pac 12 Setter of the Year at Stanford University
  • Joined U.S. Women’s National Team in 2017

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