Biography:

Jennifer-LundquistJennifer Lundquist has wanted to compete for Team Canada since she was in high school, having watched the national team while playing for Team BC in 2007-08. Her dream came true when she joined the senior national team in 2013. Lundquist had competed collegiately at Montana State University from 2009 to 2013 where she was a four-time Big Sky All Academic honouree. Her most recent professional team was VT Aurubis in Hamburg, Germany.

PERSONAL

Family: Parents Wade and Patricia Lundquist… Younger sister Amanda… Older brother Jesse… Fiancé Jesse Cook… Getting into the Sport: Joined her first volleyball team in grade six… Had competed in every sport she could (soccer, basketball, gymnastics, track and field) so when she heard there was a volleyball team she decided to try it; hated it at first because she was frustrated she couldn’t do the skills properly but is so competitive she stuck with it… Outside Interests: Enjoys baking, sketching, exploring new places while playing professionally in Europe, doing outdoor activities (hiking, biking, playing Frisbee, ATVing)… Graduated from Montana State University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Cellular Biology and Neuroscience… Odds and Ends: Game day breakfast includes two eggs with cheese on top of toast with peanut butter and coffee… Calls herself a coffee snob who tries to collect coffee from each place she visits… Favourite motto “Never settle” reminds her that no matter how far she’s come, she can always be better…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

FIVB WCh: 2014 – 17th

Pan Am Cup: 2013 – 7th

NORCECA: 2013 – 4th