Countdown to First Serve: Meet Morgan Bergren

Countdown to First Serve: Meet Morgan Bergren

LEXINGTON, Ky. – All-America setter Morgan Bergren hails from Muncie, Ind., and enters her senior season for the Kentucky Wildcats. 
Bergren led the Wildcats with 1,291 assists in 2014, the second most in a single season in program history in the 25-point rally scoring era. She also directed the UK offense to a .272 hitting percentage and a Southeastern Conference-best 14.25 kills per set, both the highest totals by the Wildcats since 2009 en route to earning second-team All-America honors as a junior. 
Now it’s time to get to know Morgan a little bit better …


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Birthplace: Muncie, Ind.
Parents: Dan and Shelly
Sibling: Madison
Twitter Handle: @Morgs_6
Major: Kinesiology and Health Promotion
Things to Know about Morgan on the court …
What I like most about Coach Skinner and the staff … Coach Skinner and the staff are real, and funny. They also have a love and passion for volleyball and coaching. 
I chose Kentucky because … It felt like home
I’m most looking forward to ______ this season: Winning!
I chose my jersey number because … It was the best option
My pre-match superstitions: I braid my hair the same way for every match.
My most memorable volleyball moment: Beating Minnesota in five sets 
What you need to know about Morgan off of the court … 
Favorite activity outside of volleyball: riding my horse
The best movie I saw this summer … Southpaw
What is your hometown famous for? Ball jars
My favorite game to play when I was in Elementary School was … Pretty, Pretty, Princess
My dream job is … Elementary school PE teacher
The most famous person I know is … Willie Cauley-Stein 
If I didn’t play volleyball, I’d play … tennis
The one concert I’m dying to see … Ed Sheeran (but, I saw him this summer!)
This summer Bergren participated in the annual student-athlete and UK Athletics employees’ trip to Ethiopia as well as suiting up for the Red, White and Blue and Team USA.
Single-match and season tickets for the 2015 campaign are on sale now. Season tickets begin at $35, and single-game ticket information can be found here. More information on how to buy tickets can be found here or by calling the UK Ticket Office at 800-928-CATS.

Kentucky’s Memorial Coliseum will play host to the NCAA Regionals Dec. 11-12. UK is one of four sites selected for the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight matchups with one team advancing to the Final Four in Omaha, Neb., from the Lexington Region. This marks the third time in five seasons Memorial Coliseum will host this premier volleyball event.

For the latest on the Kentucky volleyball team, follow them on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and on the web at UKathletics.com

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