Position Outside Hitter
Weight 77 kg
Block 295 cm (116 in)
Height 1.88 m
|Spike 302 cm (119 in)|
Role volleyball player
Hometown Hooper, Nebraska, U.S.
Name Jordan Larson
Spouse Luke Burbach (m. 2009)
|Full name Jordan Quinn Larson-Burbach|
Born October 16, 1986 (age 34) Fremont, Nebraska, U.S. (1986-10-16)
Education University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Olympic medals Volleyball at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's volleyball
Similar Alix Klineman, Carli Lloyd (volleyball), Molly Kreklow
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Jordan Quinn Larson-Burbach (born October 16, 1986) is an American indoor volleyball player, a member of the United States women's national volleyball team and Turkey club Eczacıbaşı VitrA. She was a silver medalist of the 2012 Olympic Games, a bronze medalist of the 2016 Olympic Games, and a gold medalist of the 2014 World Championship. She was a two-time AVCA First Team All-American while playing college volleyball at Nebraska.
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Team USA's Captain Jordan Larson | Player Profile | Volleyball Nations League 2019
Larson was born in Fremont, Nebraska and played high school volleyball for Logan View High School in Hooper, Nebraska. She was named to the Super-State first team in her last three seasons. In 2003, she had 15.08 kills per game to set a Class C1 state record and led LVHS to the state finals. In 2004, as a senior, she set a C1 record with 501 kills, and Logan View made it to the Class C1 state semifinals. She was named Nebraska Gatorade High School Player of the Year.
Larson played for the Nebraska Juniors at the USA Junior Olympic Girls' Volleyball Championship in 2003, 2004, and 2005. She was an All-American selection all three years.
Larson started her college volleyball career at the University of Nebraska in 2005. That year, she was named the American Volleyball Coaches Association Central Region Freshman of the Year and the Big 12 Conference Freshman of the Year. She also helped the Huskers finish second in the NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship. In 2006, she led the Huskers to the national title and was named to the AVCA All-America First Team. In 2007, she made the AVCA All-America Third Team. In 2008, as a senior, she was named to the AVCA All-America First Team. She was also chosen as the Big 12 Player of the Year and the league's defensive player of the year; it was the first time that a player achieved both in the same year. Over her four-year college career, Larson had a total of 1,600 kills and 1,410 digs.
Larson joined the U.S. women's national team in 2009. In her first season, she averaged 2.73 points and 1.06 digs per set while starting 19 matches in the Pan American Cup, FIVB World Grand Prix, and NORCECA Continental Championship. She also played for Dynamo Kazan.
In 2010, Larson started all seven matches at the Pan American Cup, and USA won the bronze medal. In the FIVB World Grand Prix, she started all 14 matches, and the U.S. won gold. She averaged 2.75 points and 2.73 digs per set during that tournament. She scored in double-figures in 10 matches.
The following year, Larson started 13 of 14 matches in the FIVB World Grand Prix and helped the U.S. win the event again. She averaged 3.05 points, 1.93 digs, and 2.14 kills per set. Larson averaged 3.71 points, 1.21 digs, and 2.79 kills per set when the U.S. won the NORCECA Women's Continental Championship. In the FIVB World Cup, she averaged 3.10 points and 1.70 digs per set, as the U.S. won the silver medal and also qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Larson started the first six matches of the 2012 FIVB World Grand Prix preliminary rounds; the U.S. went on to win the title. She won the silver medal with the U.S. in the Olympics.
Larson-Burbach won with the Russian club Dinamo Kazan the 2013–14 CEV Champions League held in Baku, Azerbaijan, defeating 3–0 the home owners Rabita Baku in the semifinals and 3–0 the Turkish VakıfBank İstanbul in the final. She was awarded tournament's Best Blocker.
Larson-Burbach was part of the USA national team that won the 2014 World Championship gold medal when her team defeated China 3–1 in the final match.
After joining the Turkish club Eczacibasi VitrA, Larson helped them win the 2014–15 CEV Champions League by defeating 3–0 the Italian Yamamay Busto Arsizio. She was named the Most Valuable Player for the competition. This championship qualified her club to the 2015 FIVB Club World Championship and they won again the gold medal. She was named tournament's Most Valuable Player, an award that she defined as a "great end for a perfect year". She was named 2015 USA Volleyball Indoor Female Player of the Year.
A year later, she scored the final point for her club in their semifinal match against VakıfBank İstanbul. They went on to become the first club in the world to win the FIVB World Club Championship back-to-back by defending their crown in the Philippines during the 2016 FIVB World Club Championship in Manila. She also became the first and only player to win the FIVB World Club Championship for three straight years (2014-2016). She won her second USA Volleyball Indoor Female Player of the Year for the 2016 year. She won the 2017 FIVB World Grand Champions Cup Best Outside Spiker award and the bronze medal.
Larson graduated from the University of Nebraska in 2008 with a degree in communications studies. She was married to Luke Burbach.