Brandi Bonnarens

Brandi Bonnarens

Player Profile


Gresham, OR

High School:
Gresham HS




AT OREGON STATE: Will serve as team captain for the fourth season in 2000. (1999) Team captain... Started every game of every match as setter until a knee injury ended her season... Had played 66 games before suffering the injury in the fourth game of a match at Washington (Oct. 22), forcing her to miss the final eight matches of the year... Was averaging 12.77 assists per game before the injury... Had 843 total assists, lifting her into third place on OSUís career assists list with 2474, just 387 away from second place... Turned in 66 assists in a match against Texas Tech, good for the seventh best single-match total by an OSU setter... That was her second career match with 66+ assists, becoming just the second OSU setter to have at least 66 assists in two different matches... Also tied her career-high with eight kills in that match against Texas Tech... Registered 115 digs on the year, with a season-high 12 twice, just one shy of her career-high... Was third on the team with 50 blocks (4 BS, 46 BA)... Tied for third on the team with 13 service aces... Served a career-high four aces against Northern Iowa, which tied the single-match high for the year... Named to the OSU Volleyball Showcase and Nanook Classic All-Tournament Teams... Earned Pacific-10 First Team All-Academic recognition. (1998) Team captain... One of three Beavers to play in all 102 games... Dished out 1240 assists, to rank sixth on the OSU single-season assists list... Had a career-high 69 assists in OSUís win over Xavier for the fourth-highest single-match total in OSU history... Had 64 assists in a win over Portland and 62 in a win against Southern Mississippi... Had three matches with double-figure digs, highlighted by a career-high 13 against Xavier... Collected a career-high eight kills and hit .700 (8-1-10) in a match at Oregon... Ranked third on the team with 0.72 blocks per game and 73 total blocks... Named to the Oregon State Volleyball Showcase All-Tournament Team... Earned second team Pacific-10 All-Academic honors and was OSUís Student Athlete of the Month for September. (1997) Team captain... Saw action as a setter in 80 games and every match but one... Received the starting nod in several games... Finished the season with 391 assists, including a then-career-high 34 in a match against Montana... Collected 10 kills on the season to go along with 57 digs... Named to the honorable mention Pacific-10 All-Academic team. (1996) Redshirted her rookie season.

NIKE NORTHWEST JUNIORS VOLLEYBALL CLUB: Member of the NIKE Northwest Juniors Volleyball Club coached by Rod Jones... Her club team placed sixth at the NIKE Festival tournament in Davis, Calif., (1994) and seventh at the same tournament in 1996... Played on same club team as former Beavers Jacki Huddleston and Beaver Stacey Holley.

GRESHAM HIGH SCHOOL: Starting setter for national powerhouse Gresham High with coach Rod Jones... Gresham was ranked among the Top 20 in the nation all of 1995 and finished second at the state tournament with a 31-4 record... Named Oregonís 4A Player of the Year as a senior... A first team All-Mt. Hood League selection and MVP of the conference as a senior... Her junior year, Gresham was the state champion... Team captain two years... Played in the NIKE Metro All-Star game... A Fab 50 nationally ranked volleyball player... Both a preseason and postseason All-American selection by Student Sports Magazine... Also lettered in softball one year.

Brandiís Career-Highs
Kills: 8, vs. Texas Tech (9/10/99), vs. Oregon (9/18/98)
Attempts: 15, vs. Texas Tech (9/10/99)
Hitting Pct: .700 (8-1-10), vs. Oregon (9/18/98)
Digs: 13, vs. Xavier (9/12/98)
Assists: 69, vs. Xavier (9/12/98)
Aces: 4, vs. Northern Iowa (9/4/99)
Block Solos: 3, three times
Block Assists: 6, vs. Boise State (9/1/98)
Total Blocks: 8, twice
all access
all access