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Scott Fortune

Position: Outside Hitter
Olympic #: 8
Height: 6' 6" Weight: 195 lbs.
DOB: January 23, 1966
Hometown: Laguna Beach, CA
College: Stanford
Team USA Since: 1986

Indoor:
1994 FIVB Super Four
1994 World Championship (Bronze)
1992 Olympics (Bronze)
1992 World League (Bronze)
1991 World Cup (Bronze)
1991 NORCECA Zone Championship (Silver)
1991 World League
1990 World Championship
1990 Goodwill Games
1990 World League
1989 World Gala
1988 Olympics (Gold)
1987 Savin Cup
1985-1989 Stanford
1981-1984 Laguna Beach High School

Beach:
1992-1995 4-Man Pro-Beach Tour
Led team Sony Autosound to 1994 league title
1993 Offensive Player of the Year after leading the league in kills per game and finishing in the top three in kills, kill percentage, hitting percentage and service aces.

Highlights with USA National Team:
Rejoined Team USA in July-1994 after playing professionally in Greece and completing his third Bud Light 4-Man Beach Tour season

with Bob Ctvrtlik, gives USA one of the world's top serve receive tandems

international experience, poise and intelligence are enormous assets for Team USA

his three stuffs vs. Korea (10-6-94) in World Championship quarterfinal victory qualified for team co-leadership (w/Ivie)

despite his team-leading eight stuff blocks, USA lost in WC semifinal (vs. Netherlands, 10-7-94)

had 25 kills in WC upset of Brazil (10-1-94) that gave Team USA the Group B title and an automatic quarterfinal berth

served as captain of 1992 bronze-medalist Olympic team, while posting 117 kills and nine blocks

named best digger at '92 Olympic Games

backbone of USA national team from 1989-92

earned FIVB awards as best passer (15.53) and digger (3.05) during '91 World League

tallied 347 kills and 54 total blocks in '91 World League

finished eighth in World League '91 with average of 5.76 kills per game

recipient of the '91 USOC Male Volleyball Athlete of the Year and team MVP awards

saw action in 12 of 25 games at 1988 Olympics

was second-youngest member of '88 gold medal squad

registered 14 kills and nine blocks in reserve capacity

came off bench to spur an American comeback against Argentina in pool play, notching seven kills and three blocks

most memorable Olympic moment was spiking final point in gold-medal match on Soviet Union overpass of Eric Sato's serve

won team's 1988 Coaches' Award for his work ethic in matches and on the practice court

originally joined Team USA in summer-'86

Other Volleyball Achievements:
Led Team Sony Autosound to 1994 Bud Light four-man Pro Beach Volleyball circuit championship

played for Olympiakos in Greece during 1993-94 European club season

competed for Brescia in Italian Club League in 1992-93 and was a teammate of Bob Ctvrtlik there

earned spot on '87 World University Games team, but sidelined with fractured finger, which also forced him to miss '87 Pan Am Games

in 1984, member of USA team which finished third at Pacific Rim Tournament in Taiwan

lone American representative on all-tournament squad at Pacific Rim

following year, served as captain of USA junior national team that toured Europe

College/High School:
Returned to Stanford following '88 Olympics

first-team All-America in 1987 and 1989 and third-team honors in 1986

vital part of Stanford's 1989 NCAA Final Four appearance

collected first-team All-WIVA acclaim in 1987 and 1989, and third-team recognition in 1986

coached at Stanford by Fred Sturm

a 1984 graduate of Laguna Beach (Calif.) High School

earned first-team All-CIF accolades and was South Coast League's most valuable player as senior

guided Laguna Beach High to 1983 CIF title

attended same high school as 1984 Olympic gold medalist Dusty Dvorak

played basketball and earned all-league honors three times as point guard

named team MVP as senior, while averaging 18 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists per contest

offered numerous basketball scholarship offers

coached at LBHS by Bill Ashen.

Personal:
Born in Newport Beach, California

earned bachelor's degree in economics from Stanford in 1989

member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity

previously employed by First Interstate Bank, through Olympic Job Opportunities Program

brother, Todd, played volleyball at University of California.

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