Alaina Bergsma
Personal information
Full nameAlaina Lynn Bergsma
NationalityAmerican
Born (1990-03-30) March 30, 1990 (age 31)
HometownChandler, Arizona, U.S.
Height6 ft 3 in (1.90 m)
Weight172 lb (78 kg)
Spike119 in (301 cm)
Block110 in (290 cm)
Volleyball information
PositionOpposite Spiker
Current clubDaejeon KGC
Number2
Career
YearsTeams
2013Mets de Guaynabo
2013–2014Minas Tênis Clube
2014–2015Petron Blaze Spikers
2015Gigantes de Carolina
2015Supreme Chonburi
2016–presentDaejeon KGC
National team
2013–2014United States

Alaina Bergsma (born March 30, 1990) is an American volleyball player. She is 6 feet 3 inches (1.90 m) tall and plays the position of hitter. She was on the United States women's national volleyball team.

Career

During her college career, Bergsma won the 2009 All-West Coast Conference Team and Freshman of the Year, 2010 All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention, 2011 AVCA Third-Team All-American, 2011 All-Pac-12/Region First Team and during the 2012 season, the AVCA National Player of the Year, Pac-12 Player of the Year, AVCA First-Team All-American, All-Pac-12/Region First Team and the Capital One Third-Team Academic All-American.[1]

While at Oregon, she won the Honda Sports Award as the nation's best collegiate female volleyball player in 2013.[2][3]

Bergsma won the 2014 Philippine Superliga Grand Prix Finals Most Valuable Player award[4] and the Superliga crown.[5]

She joined the Korean V-League club Daejeon KGC for the 2016/17 season.[6] and helped Daejeon to the silver medal in the Korean Cup.[7] She scored 55 points in the Korean League second semifinal match against IBK Altos, scoring 50 points in attack and 5 blocks, tying as the third major total points ever recorded.[8] Her team lost the semifinal 2-3 to IBK and settled with the bronze medal.[9] In May 2017 she renewed her contract with Daejeon.[10]

Personal

Bergsma went to University of Oregon and studied sports business.[11] In 2012, she won the Miss Oregon USA pageant and represented Oregon in Miss USA 2012, she did not place and was awarded Miss Photogenic.[12]

Clubs

Awards

College

Individuals

Clubs

References

  1. ^ "Alaina Bergsma". University of Oregon. 2012. Archived from the original on October 5, 2016. Retrieved October 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "Alaina Bergsma, Oregon". CWSA. Retrieved March 31, 2020.
  3. ^ ralphamsden (July 21, 2013). "Alaina Bergsma Recognized at 2013 Honda Cup Awards". C-Town Rivals. Retrieved March 31, 2020.
  4. ^ "Sacrifices worth it for MVP Bergsma". ABS CBN. December 2, 2014. Retrieved October 2, 2016.
  5. ^ Navarro, June (December 2, 2014). "Bergsma, Petron nail S. Liga crowns". Inquirer. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  6. ^ Berlanda, Marco (November 17, 2017). "Corea F: Sconfitta a sorpresa per le Hyundai E&C" (in Italian). Volleyball.it. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  7. ^ Berlanda, Marco (October 4, 2016). "Coppa Kovo F.: Terzo titolo per le IBK Altos" (in Italian). Volleyball.it. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  8. ^ Berlanda, Marco (March 21, 2017). "Record: Bergsma da podio con 55 pt/gara. La classifica aggiornata" (in Italian). Volleyball.it. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  9. ^ Berlanda, Marco (March 22, 2017). "Korea F.: La finale sarà tra Love e le IBK di Kingdon" (in Italian). Volleyball.it. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  10. ^ Tarse, Giacomo (May 12, 2017). "Korea F.: Definite le 6 straniere per la prossima stagione" (in Italian). Volleyball.it. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  11. ^ "Alaina Bergsma: Volleyball". United States Olympic Committee. Retrieved March 21, 2015.
  12. ^ "Oregon: Alaina Bergsma". Miss USA. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 21, 2015.
  13. ^ "Volleyball". CWSA. Retrieved March 27, 2020.