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Bridget Bomhack

position

Setter

Height

6-0

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Waukesha, Wis.

High School

Catholic Memorial HS

• 2007 All-ACC Academic Team
• ACC Co-Player of the Week (Nov. 19-25)
• UM Muscle Milk Player of the Week (Nov. 19-25)

Junior – 2007
Had a breakout season in 2007, ranking in the Top 3 on the team in nearly every major statistical category … Became the first player in program history to record 250 kills, 100 assists, 300 digs, 50 blocks and 25 aces in a single season … Ranked second on the squad in attack attempts (850), kills (283), assists (149), total blocks (53) and digs (311) while ranking third in aces (28) and points (347.5) … Reached double-digit kills 16 times and double-digit digs 13 times … Recorded at least 20 assists on three occasions (25 at Marquette, 27 vs. UT-Arlington, 22 at Maryland) … Had a career match against UT-Arlington on Sept. 1, recording her first career triple-double with 17 kills, 27 assists and 10 digs … Also set career-highs in attack percentage (.483 vs. BC), aces (4 vs. Butler) and total blocks (6 at Marquette) … Tallied double-digit digs in seven straight matches from Aug. 25 – Sept. 8, averaging 14.7 digs per match over that span … Had eight double-doubles on the year, including a 12-kill, 12-dig performance against UNC and a 13-kill, 11-dig match against NC State on the season’s final weekend … Recorded double-digit kills in nine of UM’s final 13 matches, averaging 9.9 kills-per-match over that span.

Sophomore – 2006
Appeared in 22 matches, playing in 42 games … Posted a career-high 26 assists and two service aces against Jacksonville … Finished the season with 1.55 assists per game, placing her second on the team … Recorded four total blocks and 21 digs.

Freshman – 2005
Played a reserve role in 23 games during the season … Appeared in 17 matches … Recorded a season-high five assists against Sam Houston State … Tallied a season-high five digs against NC State … Posted a block against Michigan State and NC State.

Catholic Memorial High School
School record holder at Catholic Memorial High School where she set the career assists record with 2,987 assists … Finished her career with 113 aces, 477 kills and 188 blocks … As a senior, earned First Team All-State, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel All-Area First Team and Classic 8 Conference Player of the Year honors…named a Prepvolleyball.com High School All-American as a senior … Won the conference championship at Catholic Memorial in 2004 … Garnered Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Athlete of the Week and Preps Plus Athlete of the Week (WTMJ Channel 4) honors … Named one of the Top 50 Recruits in the U. S. by Prepvolleyball.com in 2003 … Member of the National Honor Society and a student ambassador.

Club – Milwaukee Sting
Competed in the Junior Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah where her team took third in the 15 Open in 2002 and she garnered all-tournament team honors … Placed second in the 16 Open at the Junior Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia in 2004.

Personal
Majoring in Broadcasting and Psychology … Brother Pat played volleyball at Stanford, and sister Marcie played volleyball at Notre Dame and is currently the head coach at Loyola University of Chicago.