Point Loma Nazarene University Campus

Jonathan Scott

Head Coach

 

The 2017 season will mark the fourth season for coach Jonathan Scott at the helm of the Point Loma women’s volleyball program.

 

During his three seasons, PLNU has gone 50-37, including 39-21 in the PacWest. Scott led the Sea Lions’ volleyball program to its first-ever NCAA West Regional appearance in 2015, with an at-large berth and the No. 7 seed. He helped guide Heather Leavitt and Savannah Wedemeyer to AVCA All-America honors in both 2014 and 2015. Leavitt also captured the 2015 PacWest Player of the Year honors, marking the first time a Sea Lion in any sport has earned this honor.

 

The numbers have also been spectacular under Scott’s watch. In 2015, PLNU led the PacWest in assists (13.28), kills (14.07) and total digs (1968). The Sea Lions were also nationally ranked in assists (11th), kills (13th) and hitting percentage (23rd), while Leavitt was third in NCAA Division II with 4.77 kills per set. This past season, Christin Fisher set the Point Loma single-match and career record for digs. She ranked ninth in the country with 5.96 digs per set.

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Jimmy Lundgren

Assistant Coach

 

Jimmy Lundgren is back for his fourth season as an assistant coach with the Sea Lions. Lundgren will continue his duties as the recruiting coordinator and along with playing a pivotal role in running practices, match preparation and game-time decisions.

 

Lundgren came to Point Loma prior to the 2014 season with a plethora of experience for such a young coach. During his three seasons, PLNU has gone 50-37, including 39-21 in the PacWest. Scott led the Sea Lions’ volleyball program to its first-ever NCAA West Regional appearance in 2015, with an at-large berth and the No. 7 seed. He helped guide Heather Leavitt and Savannah Wedemeyer to AVCA All-America honors in both 2014 and 2015. Leavitt also captured the 2015 PacWest Player of the Year honors, marking the first time a Sea Lion in any sport has earned this honor.

 

Before coming to Point Loma, Lundgren served as a volunteer assistant with the University of Minnesota in 2013 and previously he was a volunteer assistant with USA Volleyball where he worked with the men’s and women’s teams (2012), and alongside two-time Olympic Gold and Silver Medal coach Hugh McCutcheon.

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Alyssa Gergins

Assistant Coach

 

Alyssa Gergins begins her second season with the Point Loma volleyball team as a graduate assistant and assistant coach in 2017. Her duties include practice responsibilities, opponent scouting, recruiting, and many other administrative roles.

 

This is her first coaching stop after playing two seasons at the University of Kentucky. While with the Wildcats, Gergins was a two-time All-SEC Academic selection. She played setter on a team that finished third in the SEC each season and made the NCAA Tournament both years.

 

She began her career at The Master’s College where she was a starter for two seasons. She helped lead the Mustangs to their best-ever record in 2012 as the starting setter. She averaged 7.98 assists and 1.4 aces per set.