Bennett Bird Athlete Profile

#14 Bennett Bird

Position: Outside Hitter Height: 6-7 Class: Freshman Roster Years: 2013-2014 Hometown: San Diego, CA Last School: Westview High School

Personal

  • Parents (Russ and Kim) played volleyball in college and professional beach volleyball
  • Plays the drums
  • Also plays beach volleyball and helps coach club teams
  • Started playing volleyball his freshman year of high school
  • Also recruited by UCSB, Lewis, Pacific and UCSD

Before BYU


Club

  • Member of the 2012 Youth Beach National Team that finished 9th at the World Youth Championships in Larnaca, Cyprus
  • 2012 Seaside Volleyball Club 18 Black Finished 14th at Junior Nationals Open Division
  • 2012 Volleyball Magazine High School All-American
  • Finished 19th in the 2011 World Youth Championships in Umag, Croatia
  • Played with the U-17 USA Junior Beach Team in 2010
  • 2010 Member of the USA - Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission Beach Volleyball Sports Exchange Program (Moscow, Russia)
  • Competed with the Seaside Volleyball Club in San Diego

High School

  • 2011-12 San Diego CIF Champion as both a junior and senior
  • 2011-12 San Diego CIF First Team as both a junior and senior
  • 2011 Palomar League MVP junior year
  • All-League honors as a sophomore


2013 | Redshirt Year

Member of the 2013 squad

2014 | Freshman Year

Member of the 2014 squad