16  Aleksandra Petronijevic
Aleksandra Petronijevic

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Belgrade, Serbia

High School:
Prva Beogradska Gimnazua

Height:
5-4

Position:
L

Experience:
2L

Awards:
Tiger 3.0 Club (Fall 2012); Dean's List (Fall 2012); Masters of Business Administration


12/11/2014

Year in Review: Volleyball

The Memphis volleyball team wrapped up a successful 2014 campaign that saw the team finish with the most wins in the program since the 2007 season and most conference wins in school history

12/01/2014

Seniors Garner Yearly Honors from AAC

- Memphis volleyball seniors Lauren Wright and Aleksandra Petronijevic were named to the American Athletic Conference first and second teams

11/28/2014

Tigers Fall in Season-Finale to UCF

The University of Memphis volleyball team fell to AAC champion UCF in the season-finale, 3-1 (25-17, 25-19, 23-25, 25-16) in Orlando on Friday afternoon

11/26/2014

Tigers Overcome Slow Start to Corral USF in Five

Senior Aleksandra Petronijevic became the first player in school-history to record 700 digs in a single-season with 27 on the night

11/25/2014

Tigers Travel to Florida for Final Week of Regular Season

The Memphis volleyball team hits the road to the Sunshine state for the final two matches of the regular season against USF and UCF.

08/24/2013

Memphis Volleyball: 2013 Blue and Gray Preseason Scrimmage

Watch highlights of the Tiger volleyball team's annual Blue & Gray preseason scrimmage and hear from head coach April Jauregui as she talks about her outlook on the upcoming season.

08/09/2012

Highlights from opening day of volleyball practice

The Memphis women's volleyball team opened up its preseason camp on Wednesday; take a look at a few highlights from the first practice of the 2012 season and listen to what head coach April Jauregui and sophomore libero Aleksandra Petronijevic have to say about opening day.

10/03/2014

Memphis Volleyball vs. Tulsa

Memphis Volleyball vs. Tulsa in AAC home opener.

09/05/2012

Memphis vs. Eastern Michigan

Pictures from Memphis' match against Eastern Michigan on August 25, 2012.

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Career (2011-2014)
Broke the school's all-time dig record in the teams' five-set victory over Mississippi State and finished her career with 2,335 digs and three of the top four marks in school history...Played in every set during her four years in the Blue and Gray...Finished her career with 417 assists, 120 aces and 126.0 points.

R-Senior(2014)
Named to the American Athletic Conference second-team...First Memphis player to record 700 digs in a season, finishing with 717...Finished atop the American Athletic Conference in digs and digs/set with 717 and 5.39, respectively...Named the conference's defensive player of the week on two separate occasions this year and garnered honor roll honors twice this season...Named the AVSR Global Player of the Week two times, given weekly to the top-international player in the country...Earned All-Tournament honors at the Maroon Classic...Posted double-digit digs in 30 matches and had more than 20 on 17 different occasions...Career-high in assists during her final year with the Tigers with 126...Also had career-highs in aces (33), digs (717) and points (36.0)...Five matches with at least 30 digs including a season-high 37 against Tulsa (Oct. 5)...Had four aces twice with the last coming against Tulane (Nov. 16)

R-Junior (2013)

Only Tiger to play in all 126 sets ... Started all 32 matches at libero ... Finished 2013 in the No. 3 spot on the Tigers all-time digs chart (1,618) ... Trails only Christen Clayton (1,812 digs) and Christine Bach (1,791) ... Set the program's season digs record (645), surpassing Christen Clayton's mark of 641 set in 2006 ... Joins Clayton as the onyl two players in program history to register 600 or more digs in a season ...Set the program's single-match digs record (38) vs. UCF (Nov. 27), breaking Christine Bach's mark of 37 set Sept. 5, 2008, against IUPUI ... Led the American Athletic Conference and was 28th in the nation in digs ... Also ranked among the conference statistical leaders in service aces (10th) ... Had 17 matches with 20 or more digs, including over 30 digs on five times (38 vs. UCF Nov. 27; 33 vs. Evansville Sept. 14; 31 vs. Cincinnati Sept. 29; 31 vs. Tennessee State and Oct. 15; 30 vs. Belmont Aug. 30) ... Second on the team with 108 assists ... Recorded her only double-double of the season against Cincinnati (Sept. 29) (31 digs-10 assists) ... Led the team with 30 service aces.

R-Sophomore (2012)
One of four Tigers to play in all 121 sets and one of three to start all 31 matches ... Ranked third in Conference USA in digs per set (4.49) ... Her 543 digs rank third on the school's single-season chart ... Became the first player to reach the 30-digs plateau in a match since 2009 ... Posted a season-best 36 digs against UAB ... Eclipsed the 30-digs mark again with 33 digs against Marshall ... Reached the 20-digs plateau nine times, including four of the last five matches ... Closed the season with 24 digs at SMU, 33 vs. Marshall, 26 digs vs. East Carolina and 25 at Southern Miss ... Had at least 10 digs in all but three matches ... Ranked third on the team with 96 assists (0.79 per set) ... Served up 31 aces (0.26 per set), which ranked second on the team ... Named to the Courtyard Charleston North Classic All-Tournament Team after registering 41 digs in two matches ... Earned ASVR Global Player of the Week honors Nov. 5, 2012.

R-Freshman (2011)
Finished the season with 430 total digs, the 10th-most for a season in program history ... Ended the season ranked 13th in Conference USA in digs per set (3.55) ... Only charged with 34 reception errors in 924 attempts (.963 reception percentage) ... Posted 75 total digs in the Memphis Invitational, including a season-high 29 in the championship match against Georgia State ... Named to the Memphis Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Started all 12 sets and recorded 37 digs at the University of San Francisco Asics/Powerade Challenge ... Tied a season high with four service aces vs. Providence ... Recorded 38 digs in Saluki Invitational (three matches) in helping Memphis take the tournament title ... Saw double-digit digs streak of 10-straight matches come to an end in a 3-0 win over UNC Greensboro ... Totaled 26 digs in three matches to help Memphis win the UNC Greensboro Spartan Spiketacular crown ... Recorded 18 total digs in three matches to help Memphis get off to a 2-1 start in C-USA competition ... Picked up nine digs in a 3-0 victory over Tulane ... Recorded back-to-back, 15-digs matches, both against UTEP.

Freshman (2010)
Redshirted.

Prior to Memphis


Club Volleyball
Played for OK Radnicki and club OBILIC Belgrade ... Teammate of former Tiger Jovana Barisic for club OBILIC Belgrade.

Personal
Graduated from the Prva Beogradska Gimnazija (First Gymnasium HS of Belgrade) ... A multi-sport athlete in Serbia ... Also competed in track and field and tennis.

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