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Bridget Denson-Dorman
Bridget Denson-Dorman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Golden Valley, Minn.

High School:
Hopkins

Last College:
Connecticut

Height:
5-9

Position:
S

Experience:
2L

Denson-Dorman's South Carolina Statistics
Denson-Dorman's 2008 Match-by-Match Statistics
Denson-Dorman's 2009 Match-by-Match Statistics

  • 2008 AVCA All-South Region Honorable Mention
  • 2009 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Leaves South Carolina ranking eighth in career assists and sixth in career assists per set...Also finished with just under 500 digs in two seasons in the Garnet and Black.

2009 (SENIOR): Started the year as the primary setter for the Gamecocks before the squad transitioned into the 6-2...Led the Gamecocks in assists in 28 matches and digs once...One of two Gamecocks that played in all 109 sets...Had 11 double-doubles, second-most on the squad...Dished out a season-best 58 assists in the first match of the season at Clemson (8/28)...Followed that with 50 assists against the College of Charleston and 40 vs. Winthrop (8/29)...Garnered a spot on the Gamecock Invitational All-Tournament Team after leading the Gamecocks to sweeps of Eastern Kentucky, Coastal Carolina and UNC Greensboro (9/4-5)...Had 9.5 points in the win over EKU...Had six kills and hit .545 against both Alabama (9/25) and Mississippi State (9/27)...Posted a season-best 10 points in the outing against the Crimson Tide, adding three aces and two block assists...Compiled double-doubles in four straight matches against the top four teams in the SEC (10/2-9)...Posted two more double-doubles after the squad shifted its system to two setters, with both coming on the road at Mississippi State (10/30) and Alabama (11/1)...Earned placement on the 2009 Southeastern Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2008 (JUNIOR): Earned American Volleyball Coaches Association All-South Region honorable mention after her first year at South Carolina...Started 27 matches and played in 29...Played in 106 sets, fourth-most on the squad...Led the team and the SEC and stood 52nd in NCAA Division I with a 10.57 assists-per-set average...During league action, she had a 10.75 assists-per-set average, more than 0.5 assists better than the person following her...Helped the Gamecocks to their highest team hitting percentage in over six years...Personally compiled a .253 hitting percentage herself with a 0.61 kills-per-set mark...Ranked fourth on the team with a 2.12 digs-per-frame average...Guided the team to hitting percentages north of .400 on six occasions and above .500 twice...Both of those were record-setting performances, first with a overall program-best .587 hitting percentage against South Carolina State (10/23) and a team record in an SEC match of .536 against Mississippi State (11/23)...The team put away 66 percent of her set attempts against the SCSU Bulldogs...Collected 50+ sets on seven occasions...Tallied double-doubles on eight occasions...Two of those came at the Arizona State Sheraton Invite (8/29-30), with 37 assists and a season-best 15 digs against Dayton and 52 assists and 12 digs against UNLV...Had 50 assists and a season-best four blocks in the three-set win over the College of Charleston (9/12)...Followed that with 52 helpers and 13 digs in the win over Clemson (9/12)...Had assists on 52 percent of her attempts, while matching her season-best with four blocks in the Winthrop sweep (9/13)...Named to the Carolina Challenge All-Tournament Team...Tallied 52 assists and 11 digs at Mississippi (9/26)...Made 37 assists and 12 digs in the victory over Tennessee (10/10)...Compiled 39 assists and 10 digs at Auburn (10/19)...Had a season-best 59 assists in the match at LSU (10/26)...Dished out 50 assists to go with 11 digs in the win over Mississippi (11/2)...Had a season-high seven kills, 54 assists and 12 digs at Tennessee (11/16)...Followed that with six kills and 39 assists in the sweep of Alabama (11/21).

2006-07 (UCONN): A two-time second-team All-BIG EAST setter for the Huskies...Averaged 12.59 assists per game and 2.70 digs per game during her two years in Storrs...Totaled 89 blocks in two seasons (0.43 per game)...Ranked 46th in the nation in both 2006 and 2007 in assists per game...Left Connecticut standing fifth on the Huskies' all-time assist charts with 2,631...Her 2007 total of 1,324 was the fourth-best season in program history, while her freshman year stands sixth (1,307 assists)...Voted as UConn's team MVP as a freshman...Earned BIG EAST Rookie of the Week once (9/12/06)...Finished second on the team with a 2.96 digs-per-game average as a sophomore and third as a freshman (2.43)...One of the leading servers for the Huskies, averaging 0.36 aces per game (75 total)...Also dangerous herself in scoring, compiling a 0.73 kills-per-game average in two years with a .259 hitting percentage...During her freshman season, she ranked in the BIG EAST top 10 in both assists and service aces.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Hopkins High School...Earned all-state accolades in 2005...Picked to the all-state tournament team in 2003 and 2005...A Minneapolis Star-Tribune second-team all-metro selection in 2005...The St. Paul Pioneer Press picked her for their top all-metro team the same season...Named team captain in 2004.

PERSONAL: Bridget Marie Denson-Dorman was born Nov. 27, 1987...Pursuing a sociology degree.

DENSON-DORMAN'S SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHS
Kills:
7, Tennessee (11/16/08)
Attacks: 17, Tennessee (11/16/08)
Hitting Percentage (Min. 12 Attacks): .353, Tennessee (11/16/08)
Assists: 59, LSU (10/26/08)
Service Aces: 3, twice, last Alabama (9/25/09)
Digs: 17, College of Charleston (8/29/09)
Block Solos: 1, eight times, last Arkansas (9/20/09)
Block Assists: 4, Winthrop (9/13/08)
Total Blocks: 4, twice, last Winthrop (9/13/08)

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