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1. Gatorade National Player of the Year
2. The 6-foot-1 senior outside hitter led the Buccaneers to a 30-2 record and a third consecutive state championship
Congrats to our own Jordan Burgess, who had the distinct honor of being named Gatorade's National Player of the Year! pic.twitter.com/ds1bJPAc— Berkeley Prep (@BerkeleyPrep) January 10, 2012
The state's returning Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year, the first player from Florida to win the award
Meet Jordan Burgess, the Gatorade National Volleyball player of the year! Her secret talent? Dance! http://t.co/hVw2TVjJ— Gatorade (@Gatorade) July 11, 2012
Burgess amassed 553 kills, 366 digs, 48 service aces, 38 assists and 32 blocks while recording a .457 hitting percentage
Volleyball prep player Jordan Burgess is the returning ESPNHS National Junior of the Year
Burgess produced 29 service receptions, 15 kills, 13 digs and four blocks in the 3-1 Class 4A state title win over Bishop Moore
PrepVolleyball's National Junior of the Year and ESPNRise (2011)
Congratulations to Jordan Burgess ’12, who was named the National Junior of the Year by PrepVolleyball.com and ESPN Rise!— Berkeley Prep (@BerkeleyPrep) March 3, 2011
St. Pete's Time All Suncoast Volleyball Team
PrepVolleyball.com All American (2010)
Jordan Burgess ’12 was named to PrepVolleyball.com All-American Team. She was 1 of 150 players named nation-wide. Congratulations Jordan!— Berkeley Prep (@BerkeleyPrep) February 1, 2010
Florida Dairy Farmer's Player of the Year (2009)
Florida Dairy Farmers names Jordan Burgess ’12 the 3A Player of the Year and Coach Randy Dagostino 3A Coach of the Year. Congratulations!— Berkeley Prep (@BerkeleyPrep) December 3, 2009
ESPN Rise All American, First Team
Jordan Burgess ’12 was named first team All-American by ESPN Rise & Mackenzie Dagostino ’12 was named to the second team. Congratulations!— Berkeley Prep (@BerkeleyPrep) February 1, 2011
A 2011 USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships All-Tournament selection
Two-time Amateur Athletic Union Junior National Girls' Volleyball Championships All-American
Member of the U.S. Girls' Youth National Olympic Team
Jordan Burgess is named to 2010 U.S. Girls’ Youth Olympic Team. Congratulations, Jordan!— Berkeley Prep (@BerkeleyPrep) May 25, 2010
Burgess has maintained a 4.00 GPA in the classroom.
A founding director of the "Everyone Should Play" Foundation, a charitable initiative formed in 2009 to assist the area's disadvantaged youth offset sports registration fees and equipment costs
Burgess has also volunteered locally as a youth volleyball coach
Team manager of the Berkeley Prep boys volleyball squad since 2009
A participant in a community literacy-outreach program
Served as a team leader at a two-week youth business leadership summer camp in 2007 and 2008.
Burgess has also donated her time fundraising on behalf of Heifer International
About winning the National Gatorade Player of the Year award
“Today has been a complete surprise,” Jordan said. “This award, more than any other, is so prestigious. Only the best of the best receive it, and I think I have a lot to live up to. The entire experience has been extremely humbling, and I am honored.”
“To be a part of a group of such accomplished athletes and to have my name be associated with them in any way, is an honor,” said Jordan. “It is amazing to me the effort that so many people have put into this day. I am so grateful for all of it."
About her teammates:
“My teammates have supported me through everything and have always wanted to help me become the best player that I can be. I hope that they enjoy this day as much as I will, because the truth is that I could not have done any of this without them.”
HUGE RECRUITING NEWS: Top 10 WVB Recruit, OH Jordan Burgess is headed to Stanford! HUGE HUGE Committment to start off C/O 2012 @CoachKiwi— StanfordScout (@StanfordScout) December 21, 2010
Stanford women’s volleyball’s Jordan Burgess discusses sweep of Texas A&M http://t.co/WEqt5qwUx1— Stanford Sports Now (@StanfordSN) August 29, 2015
Volleyball Photo Mag
Stanford Women's Volleyball
Palo Alto News
Senior CLASS Award
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