Name: Jennifer Fopma
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Beach Volleyball
Height: 6-3
Birthplace: Leiden, Netherlands
Hometown: Costa Mesa, Calif.
College: Pepperdine/Cal State Northridge, '05 sociology
Other Career Highlights
  • Career best FIVB World Tour finish was bronze in 2013 with Brooke Sweat
  • Has three career international medals, including gold on the NORCECA Continental Tour from 2013
  • Was Cal State Northridge's first volleyball All-American in school history
  • DID YOU KNOW
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  • In 2017, Fopma played exclusively on the AVP Tour, with two third-place finishes, two fifth and two ninth
  • In 2016, Fopma finished ninth on three occasions on the FIVB World Tour; on the domestic AVP Tour, she earned one silver and one bronze in five events
  • On the domestic AVP Tour, Fopma has three first-place finishes, earning two in 2015
  • Between 2014-15, Fopma had top finishes of fourth and fifth on the FIVB World Tour
  • In 2013 with partner Brooke Sweat, top finishes on the FIVB World Tour came in Rome (9th), Gstaad (5th), Long Beach (9th) and Berlin (3rd)
  • Began her pro beach career in 2005
  • Fopma began her college career at Pepperdine (1999-2000) before transferring to Cal State Northridge in 2001
  • Was a first-team all-Big West selection and a third-team All-American, becoming the first Division I All-American in CSUN's history
  • Helped both Pepperdine and CSUN to the NCAA Tournament and was named All-Region with both teams
  • Started playing indoor volleyball in 1995 with Ichiban Long Beach
Personal: Graduated from Cal State Northridge in 2005 with a degree in sociology...Married to Jeff Conover, who coached Jennifer Kessy and April Ross during their silver medal performance at the 2012 Olympic Games...Father Everett Fopma played pro basketball in Europe. Mother is Anita Fopma. Jennifer has two brothers, Brandon and Garret and a sister, Katy...Was born in Leiden, Holland, due to her family living there because of her father playing professional basketball; family moved to California when Fopma was one