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Bridget Wallenberger

position

Middle Blocker

Height

6-2

Class

Junior

Hometown

Carpentersville, Ill.

Previous School

Milwaukee

High School

Jacobs

Bridget Wallenberger - Volleyball - University of Miami Athletics

2018 (Junior): Debuted for the Canes with nine kills, six blocks and one service ace (Aug. 24)… Posted five kills against FGCU and UCF while having three blocks against the Knights to conclude the Sunshine State Challenge (Aug. 25)… Recorded seven kills, one service ace, two digs and a season-high four solo blocks against Towson at the Puerto Rico Classic (Aug. 31)… Had a season-high in both kills (11) and digs (4) and finished with four total blocks against Missouri (Sept. 1)… Tallied 11 kills off 15 attacks, totaling a .667 attack percentage, recorded one assist and six blocks against TAMUCC (Sept. 7)… Recorded five kills and two blocks against Texas Southern (Sept. 8)… In her first ACC match, Wallenberger recorded three kills, one service ace and two blocks against Wake Forest (Sept. 21)… Recorded three kills against Duke and two service and eight blocks (Sept. 23)… Finished with three kills against the No. 8 Pitt Panthers (Sept. 28)… Finished with a season-high 13 kills against Virginia and tallied four block assists (Sept. 30)… After four sets, Wallenberger finished with 11 kills and a .526 hitting percentage and four block assists against UNC (Oct. 5)… Added five block assists against NC State and five kills (Oct. 7)… Recorded four kills and four blocks against Syracuse (Oct. 12) and five kills, four blocks and one ace in the 3-0 win against Boston College (Oct. 14)… Was dominant on offense converting eight of her 10 attempts into kills against Clemson tallying a .800 attack percentage and two blocks (Oct. 19)… Finished with six kills, one assist and five blocks against Georgia Tech (Oct. 21)… In her first match against the Seminoles, Wallenberger recorded a season-high 14 kills and seven blocks (Oct. 24)… Finished with five kills, two digs and four blocks against Virginia Tech (Oct. 26)… Registered nine kills and tied a season high in blocks with eight against then-No. 24 Louisville (Nov. 2)… Finished with three kills, one dig and three blocks at Notre Dame (Nov. 4)… Finished with 13 kills, one assists and four blocks at Wake Forest (Nov. 9)… Totaled four kills and seven blocks, surpassing her 100th block with the Canes at UNC (Nov. 11)… Logged a season-high 15 kills against No. 10 Pitt at home and finished with seven block assists (Nov. 18)… Registered 15 kills and five blocks in the final match of the season at Duke (Nov. 23).

Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 6)
2017 Pepsi Panther Invitational All-Tournament Team

2017 (Sophomore) (Milwaukee): Started the season being named to the Panther Invitational All-Tournament Team after averaging 13 kills and five blocks in the season-opening tournament … also hit .476 (13-21) against Virginia Tech in the tournament finale Aug. 26 … started off a big weekend with a match-high 19 kills while hitting .325 in a five-set thriller over Fairfield Sept. 1 … followed that up with 10 kills and five blocks in a sweep of Samford later that day … had another seven kills, four blocks and two aces in a quick 3-0 win over Loyola Sept. 2 … had five blocks against Northwestern Sept. 8 … one day later, had 10 and 19 kills in wins over DePaul and Army … had a career-high 10 blocks – five solo – in just three sets against NC State Sept. 16 … had a match-high 20 kills and five blocks in a win over Oakland Sept. 23 … set a new career-best hitting percentage at .579 (11-19) to go with four blocks at Green Bay Sept. 29 … tied a career best with 24 kills to go with seven blocks against UIC Oct. 1 … registered 17 kills and five blocks at NKU Oct. 7 … was dominant over the weekend with 15 kills in a swep of Youngstown State Oct. 14, followed by another 19 kills and seven blocks to take down Wright State one day later … continued her hot streak with another 21 kills, four blocks and four digs in a win at Oakland Oct. 20 … again had the match high with 19 kills and another four blocks at Cleveland State one day later … finished with a match-high 20 kills against Green Bay Oct. 28 – the 10th most in program history for a three-set match … had another outstanding weekend, tallying 23 kills on .429 hitting in a three-set win over NKU before another 21 kills on .457 hitting one day later against IUPUI Nov. 3-4 … the 23 kills against NKU were second-most in program history in a three-set match … picked up match-high-tying 13 kills and half of the Panthers’ 10 blocks at Wright State Nov. 10, while also contributing four digs and two aces … a day later, capped the season with match-high 22 kills (.364), five blocks (two solo) and three digs.

2016 Horizon League Freshman of the Year
2016 All-Horizon League Team
2016 Horizon League All-Freshman Team
2016 Hampton Inn Shelton Invitational All-Tournament Team

2016 (Freshman) (Milwaukee): Started all 28 matches as a true freshman … named Horizon League Freshman of the Year after an incredible first season on campus … also named to the All-League and All-Freshman teams … finished the season ranked in the top-10 in freshman history in blocks (115 / third), kills (308 / third), kills/set (2.91 / third), blocks/set (1.08 / t-fourth) and attack percentage (.259 / t-fifth) … made collegiate debut Aug. 26, starting in a win over Bradley and contributing five kills and four blocks … later that day, had nine blocks and eight kills in a sweep of Akron … closed out the home tournament with another seven blocks and five kills against Western Illinois one day later … registered 14 kills, three blocks and a service ace at Sacred Heart Sept. 3 … later that day, had 11 kills, two blocks and three more aces in a sweep of George Mason … had 13 kills in a win over tournament hosts Western Michigan Sept. 10 … notched seven kills and three blocks against Missouri State Sept. 16 … hit an impressive .417 with 11 kills at Marquette one day later … had a match-high 24 kills and hit .360 to go with seven digs and five blocks in a win over Northern Kentucky Sept. 23 … one day later, added nine more kills and four blocks in a sweep of Wright State … hit a season-best .476 with 11 kills and seven blocks in a sweep of UIC Oct. 1 … added 13 more kills and four more blocks one day later against Green Bay … had 15 kills and six blocks in back-to-back matches at Cleveland State and Youngstown State Oct. 7-8 … notched 11 kills at Oakland Oct. 14 … followed that up with a monster game, tallying 20 kills and eight blocks in a four-set win at Valparaiso Oct. 15 … hit an impressive .393 with 13 kills, four blocks and three aces in a sweep of Youngstown State Oct. 21 … followed that up with 14 kills and eight blocks against Cleveland State one day later … had six blocks – including two solo – against Green Bay Oct. 30 … posted 17 kills and four blocks in a win at Wright State Nov. 4 … led all players with 19 kills to go with five blocks against Oakland in the league tournament Nov. 18.

High School: A four-year player at Jacobs High School, where she started on the varsity team as a freshman … captained the team in her final three seasons, where she also led Jacobs in kills and blocks … named to the all-area and all-conference teams junior and senior years … won All-Star award at club level and helped her team take third place at AAU championship in 2015 … graduated with honors

Personal: Daughter of Joe Wallenberger and Colleen Wallenberger … has volunteered at the animal shelter, food shelters and at the Special Olympics