Volleyball

 
18 - Bridget O'Hara
Bridget O'Hara
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Presentation
Position: L/DS
Major: English

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AS A SENIOR IN 2011: As a captain, she played in 94 sets and led the team with 362 digs … recorded double-digit digs in all but five of the Broncos’ matches … had 18 digs against Seattle (Aug. 26) … tallied back-to-back 15 dig matches vs. Eastern Washington (Aug. 27) and Cal Poly (Sept. 2) … earned 20 digs with five assists against UTSA (Sept. 17) and collected 16 digs and four assists vs. Portland (Sept. 29) … had 23 digs against Gonzaga (Oct. 1) good for second-best on the season … earned a season-best 24 digs vs. San Francisco (Oct. 22) … registered 18 digs against LMU (Nov. 5) and had 16 digs with six assists vs. Saint Mary’s (Nov. 19).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2010: Played in 105 sets and averaged 4.71 dpg …  collected 447 digs on the season as the starting libero … dug 25 balls against Fresno State and 25 more that same day against UC Riverside (Aug. 28) … registered 24 digs and five assists vs. Sacramento State (Sept. 1) and the next day racked up 28 digs against Idaho …had one service ace, 24 digs and five assists vs. Pacific (Sept. 4) … earned a season-high 33 digs and dished out five assists vs. No. 20 Dayton (Sept. 17) … handled four assists and 20 digs vs. Delaware (Sept. 19) … dug 22 balls, had one service ace and two assists at Gonzaga (Oct. 9) … four assists and 20 digs vs. San Francisco (Oct. 22) … dug 28 balls, had one service ace and six assists vs. Gonzaga (Nov. 4) … earned one kill, one assist and 25 digs vs. Portland (Nov. 6) … stepped in as left-side hitter at No. 18 San Diego (Nov. 11) … earned four kills and six digs vs. St. Mary’s (Nov. 13).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009: Played in 56 sets and registered 194 digs and four service aces ...passed nine balls vs. St. Francis (Sept. 26) ... registered 10 digs against University of San Francisco (Oct. 2) and eight digs vs. USD (Oct. 11) ... In consecutive matches tallied 20 digs respectively against Portland (Oct. 15) and Gonzaga (Oct. 17) ... delivered 18 digs vs. USF (Oct. 30) and 18 digs vs. Gonzaga (Nov. 12).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Made her first appearance as a Bronco against Texas Tech (Sept. 5), dishing out an ace ... collected three digs and served another ace against Texas State (Sept. 6)

AT PRESENTATION: A 2008 graduate of Presentation High School in San Jose ... swam, played basketball and volleyball ... played volleyball for Ryan Cooling and Steve Santonastaso ... team captain the past three years ... MVP her junior year ... 2004 all-WCAL ... 2005 and '06 first team WCAL ... second team all-CCS ... team won the bronze medal at JO's open division ... on honor society and active in the community.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Terry and Mary Ann O'Hara, both attorneys who graduated from Santa Clara with her dad playing football for the Broncos .... has three younger brothers: Tim, Jack and Patrick ... enjoys reading and swimming ... major is English.