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Berna Dwyer
Berna Dwyer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tucson, Ariz.

High School:
Salpointe Catholic

Height:
6-3

Position:
MB

Major:
Hotel, Retail, and Tourism Management


2001 ALL-SEC SECOND TEAM

2000 ALL-REGION

2000 ALL-SEC FIRST TEAM

1999 ALL-SEC SECOND TEAM

Coach Christopher says - "Berna brings a great deal of experience to our program. We will rely on her to be a primary passer and secure the middle position. Berna is one of our most consistent players on and off the court."

2001 - Second team All-SEC (third straight year of making All-SEC) ... All-SEC Academic Honor Roll ... second on the team in kills (189) ... third on team in blocks with six block solos, 48 block assists, combining for 54 total blocks ... third on team in blocks per game with 0.63 ... third on team in service aces with 28 ... notched a season high 13 kills at Kentucky ... had a season and game high 13 digs against Illinois State ... recorded six service aces against Auburn ... had a season high eight blocks (all assists) against Santa Clara ... had double-digit kills in seven matches last season.

2000 - First team All-SEC ... all-region ... led the team in hitting with .378 (fourth-best single season hitting percentage in school history) ... finished 13th nationally in hitting percentage and was ranked in the top 10 most of the season ... led SEC in hitting percentage in overall matches and third in SEC matches at .267 ... led the team in kills for the second season with 319 and was second in kills per game with 3.43 ... second on the team in block assists with 42 and block solos with 14 ... played in 28 matches including 93 games ... had third best average on the team with 1.02 blocks per game ... had 14 digs against Florida ... hit an impressive .600 against Clemson and .615 against Georgia ... at LSU had 16 kills and hit .414... knocked down 19 kills at Arkansas with 38 total attacks ... put down 19 kills against New Mexico ... had 17 digs at Arkansas ... knocked down 12 kills and had 23 total attacks against George Washington ... hit .273 at Nebraska with 19 kills and 44 total attacks.

1999 - Led the team in kills with 300 and kills per game with 3.19 ... named second team All-SEC ... played in all 26 matches ... second on the team in digs with 231 ... recorded double figure kills in 16 matches ... had double figure digs in 10 matches ... tallied 20 kills, 10 digs and seven block assists in five games against Michigan ... 13 kills, nine digs, two aces and two block assists while hitting .455 against Mississippi ... recorded 19 kills and 16 digs against Mississippi State ... knocked down 20 kills for the second time while adding nine digs against Auburn ... put down 14 kills and 15 digs against Georgia ... hit a season-high 24 kills while adding 14 digs at Tennessee ... had five aces against Tennessee.

High School - A 1998 all-state and three-time All-Southern Arizona selection, she played for A.J. Malis at Salpointe Catholic High School ... her high school volleyball team played in the 1998 state quarterfinals and was the 5A Region Champions three times ... Tucson's MVP and Player of the Year in volleyball ... she was a member of Club Zona 18-1... club coaches were Chris Lamb, A.J. Malis and Liz Towne Gilbert.

Personal - Chose USC over Washington, Southern Cal and San Diego ... born January 30, 1981 in Tucson, Ariz. ... she is the daughter of Robert and Bernadette Dwyer and is the youngest of four daughters ... major is Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management ... career ambition is to play professional volleyball in Europe and travel the world.