13  Vesna Jelic
Vesna Jelic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Belgrade, Serbia

Last College:
New Orleans

Height:
5-11

Position:
OH

Experience:
1L


11/23/2011

Hawkins Garners First-Team All C-USA Honors for Second-Straight Season

This is the second-straight year the redshirt-junior has received the recognition

11/23/2011

Memphis Powers Past UAB 3-1 in Season Finale

The Tigers finished the 2011 campaign with a 20-13 overall record including 9-11 in C-USA play

11/20/2011

Tigers Drop Pirates in Straight Sets

Memphis improves to 19-13 overall this season

11/12/2011

Southern Miss Rallies to Defeat Memphis 3-1

Altrese Hawkins led the Tigers with 23 kills and 13 digs

11/11/2011

Hawkins and Jovanovic Power Memphis Past Tulane in Four Sets

The Tigers hit .338 as a team while picking up their second-straight win

R-Junior(2011)
Recorded 40 digs and 32 kills during the Memphis Invitational...Posted double-double of 11 kills and 13 digs in the championship match against Georgia State...Registered season-high 16 digs in a 3-1 loss to Columbia...Hit .222 and helped the Tigers to a 3-0 victory over Providence...Saw time in all nine sets of the Saluki Invitational en route to helping Memphis to the tournament title...Named to the Spartan Spiketacular All-Tournament team after totaling 23 kills and 34 digs to help Memphis win the tournament crown...10 kills against Radford was second best for her in 2011...Led Memphis in digs in a 3-0 loss to UAB...Also led the Tigers in digs (10) in a 3-0 win over Marshall...Set new career high with six service aces against ECU...Picked up nine kills and three digs in a 3-0 win over Tulane...Recorded second double-double of the season with 13 kills and 13 digs at UTEP...Picked up another double-double of 13 kills and 13 digs in a five-set win over SMU....Finished the season as the only player on the team to average more than two kills and two digs per set...Ended the year with 346 total digs (2.86 per set) and 247 kills (2.04 per set)...Was ninth in C-USA with an average of .26 aces per set.

R-Sophomore (2010)
Made an immediate impact after transferring from New Orleans...Started all 32 matches and played in 118 sets...Logged six double-doubles of kills and digs...Downed 241 kills (2.04 k/s) in 824 total attacks...Held a hitting percentage of .127...Served up a team-high 42 aces and ranked 66th nationally with an average of .36 aces/set...Also ranked second in C-USA in service aces...Made 280 digs (2.37 d/s) and also recorded 22 blocks...Had a season-high 15 kills against Air Force (9/11/10)...Made a season-best 17.5 points vs. Tulane (10/31/10)...20 digs against Rice (11/5/10) was a season-high.

Prior to Memphis


at New Orleans
Lettered one year at New Orleans...2009: Collected 184 kills and hit .293 in 108 sets as a redshirt freshman...Served up 24 aces and finished fourth on the team with 1.70 kills per set...Made 221 digs (2.05 digs/set) and 17 total blocks...Logged four double-doubles...2008: Redshirted 2008 season.

Personal
Daughter of Slavica and Radislav Jelic...Has a sister, Milan...Attended Peta Ekonomska Skola...Lettered on the volleyball court as an outside hitter...Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

Yr G K E TA Pct A SA SE Dig BS BA TB BE BHE Pts
'09* 108 184 86 582 .168 13 24 36 221 0 17 17 2 0 216.5
'10 118 241 136 824 .127 28 42 56 280 3 19 22 5 1 295.5
Totals 226 425 222 1406 .232 41 66 92 501 3 36 39 7 1 256

* at New Orleans

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