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Kris Berzins
Kris Berzins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brinklow, Md.

High School:
Georgetown Prep

Height:
6-1

Position:
OH


01/29/2014

No. 1 Loyola Hosts No. 15 Ohio State In First Conference Matchup

Ramblers return to Gentile Arena after two-match road swing looking for first conference win

+ MIVA First Team All-Conference - 2009, 2010
+ MIVA All-Championship Team - 2010
+ ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V Second Team - 2009
+ MIVA All-Conference Second Team - 2008
+ MIVA Academic All-Conference - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

2010: Rounded out his career at Loyola as the seventh player in team history to record over 1,000 kills and 500 digs...holds top-10 spots in career kills (ninth, 1,070), digs (sixth, 580) and service aces (fourth, 104)...named to the MIVA All-Conference First Team for the second straight year, along with the MIVA All-Championship Team...posted 274 kills, 167 digs and 43 aces, good for a tie for the fourth-most aces in a single season in school history...named Sports Imports/AVCA Division I-II National Player of the Week on Feb. 22 after leading Loyola to wins over then-No. 15 Saint Francis and No. 5 Penn State...earned MIVA Offensive Player of the Week honors on Feb. 1 and 22...started all 26 matches at outside hitter...posted a team-high four double-doubles, coming against then-No. 13 Ohio State (2/13), Juniata (2/19), No. 15 Lewis (3/23) and IPFW (3/27)...recorded double-digit kills in 14 matches, including a season-high 21 in the Ramblers' win over then-No. 5 Penn State (1/30)...tallied a career-high 15 digs against IPFW (3/27)...named to the MIVA Academic All-Conference team.

2009: Started in 26 of 27 matches...set career highs in kills (380), service aces (31), digs (186) and blocks (37)...earned First Team All-MIVA honors for the first time in his career...MIVA Academic All-Conference selection...three-time MIVA Player of the Week...Sports Imports/AVCA National Player of the Week (4/21)...ESPN The Magazine Second Team Academic All-District V selection...tallied 17 kills, two aces and five digs in Loyola's 3-2 victory over previously unbeaten and top-ranked Penn State (2/20)...recorded a career-high 30 kills the following night in a 3-2 win over St. Francis (Pa.) (2/21)...posted 15 kills and 13 digs versus then-No. 6 UCLA (2/14)...led the team with a career-best seven double-doubles.

2008: Earned Second Team All-MIVA recognition...ranked second on the team in kills per game with 3.36...posted double-figure kills 16 times, notching four double-doubles...led the Ramblers in kills and digs six times each...smashed a career-high 19 kills at Ball State (2/20) then matched that total versus Saint Francis (Pa.) (4/12) while contributing a career-high 13 digs...named to MIVA All-Academic team.

2007: Appeared in 61 games, averaging 2.13 kills per game...converted 130 kills on 268 swings for a .295 hitting percentage (130-51-268)...reached double figures in kills five times had a season-high 12 kills and hit .846 (12-1-13) against Rutgers-Newark (3/30)...led team with a season-high 14 digs against then-No. 5 Hawai'i...credited with season-high three blocks at Cal Baptist (3/10)...Academic All-MIVA honoree.

High School: Named to the 2005 Junior Olympic Club Tournament Team as a member of the Maryland Volleyball Program...named Best Outside Hitter at Quincy University's 2005 USA Camp.