Jillian Bergeson
Jillian  Bergeson


Friendswood, Texas

High School:
Friendswood HS




No. 2 Pepperdine Sweeps Past the Competition at Zuma Classic

Anika Wilson and Deahna Kraft clinched two of the Waves' three matches throughout the day.


Sand Volleyball Opens National Championships on Friday

Pepperdine opens defense of its national title on Friday morning vs. Georgia State.


#4 Waves Overpower #6 Long Beach State at Zuma Beach

Pepperdine concludes the regular season at the USAV Collegiate Challenge in Hermosa Beach on Saturday and Sunday.


Sand Volleyball Hosts Long Beach State on Wednesday

The Waves hosts the 49ers on Wednesday, before concluding the regular season in Hermosa Beach this weekend.


#3 Waves Host #1 USC on Saturday

Pepperdine in action twice more at home, April 4 and April 8, before concluding the regular season at the USAV Collegiate Challenge in Hermosa Beach.

CAREER: Through two seasons of indoor volleyball is averaging 1.80 kills and 3.22 digs … Has appeared in 54 matches and 199 sets … Enters junior season with 641 digs and 359 kills.

SAND 2015: Went 1-1 in first season in the sand.

INDOOR 2014: Started in all 30 matches as an outside hitter and appeared in all 111 sets … Paced the Waves with 314 kills and 368.5 points … Averaged 2.83 kills/set to rank second on the squad … Charted a .216 (314-101-988) season hitting percentage … Ranked second on the team with 328 digs for a 2.95 per set average … Ranked sixth in the WCC with an aces average of 0.32 … 35 total aces in 2014 ranks ninth in the Waves’ single-season rally scoring era records … Led Pepperdine in kills in 10 matches … Led squad with 13 kills-digs double-doubles … Surpassed double figures in digs a team-best 22 times … Put down 10 or more kills in 17 matches … Credited with a season-best 17 kills three times (vs. Nevada, 8/30; vs. Oral Roberts, 8/30; at San Francisco, 11/13) … Dished a career-high six aces at Gonzaga (10/2) … Residence Inn Invitational All-Tournament Team … Tallied 12 aces at the UC Irvine Tournament, including five in a 3-2 win vs. Utah State (and three in the fifth set) … Picked up a season-high 17 digs in a three set match vs. San Diego (11/25) … Swung at a .368 (17-3-38) clip vs. Oral Roberts (8/30) … Other season totals include 38 assists and 34 blocks.

INDOOR 2013: West Coast Conference All-Freshman team selection … Started 15 matches at the libero position and four matches as an outside hitter … Ranked seventh in the conference with 3.56 digs/set … That stat also ranks ninth in the program’s single season (rally scoring era only) record book … Played in 88 total sets and 24 matches … Totaled 313 digs … Earned a double-double in her first collegiate start vs. Iona (8/31) with 11 kills and 11 digs … Season-high kill total came at Pacific (10/10) with 19 kills … Picked up 10 or more digs in 16 matches … Surpassed the 20 digs mark on eight occasions … Tallied a season-high 23 digs vs. Gonzaga (10/24) … Hit .450 (11-2-20) vs. Iona (8/31) … Earned a second double-double vs. San Francisco (9/21) with 10 assists and 21 digs … Ended season with a receiving percentage of .946 (25 errors-465 attempts) … Totaled 45 kills, 67 assists, 13 aces and 11 blocks.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Friendswood High School in 2013 … Four-year varsity athlete in both volleyball and basketball … 2012-13 AVCA Under Armour Second Team All-American … 2012 Mizuno/Volleyball Magazine All-American third team honoree … Ranked #90 on prepvolleyball.com’s list of Senior Aces … Named to the 2012 UIL Volleyball State All-Tournament Team as selected by the Texas Girls Coaches Association Volleyball Committee … Led team to the semifinals of the Class 4A state volleyball championship as a senior … Named the Houston Chronicle Girls Athlete of the Week after putting down 49 kills to go with 34 digs in two matches at the Class 4A Region III tournament, leading the Mustangs to the title and state berth … Two-time District 24-4A MVP and four-time first team selection … Two-time All-Galveston Country Player of the Year … All-Greater Houston Player of the Year as a senior after a first-team selection as a junior … Twice named a first-team all-state performer by the Texas Girls Coaches Association and the Texas Sports Writers Association … Lone Star Volleyball All-Texas team … Founder of the Bergeson Work Ethic Award at Friendswood High School … Also very accomplished in basketball with several all-district and all-county awards to her credit … Academic All-State.

PERSONAL: Born in Pasadena, Texas to parents Keith and Bonnie Bergeson … Younger sister to Matthew, Michelle, Cody and Shane … Majoring in nutritional science.

FAVORITES: Favorite professional athlete is Destinee Hooker … Favorite book is the Bible … Favorite food is Chinese food … Favorite pro team is the Houston Texans … Favorite sport other than volleyball is basketball.

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