9  Marija Jovanovic
Marija Jovanovic


Belgrade, Serbia

High School:
Milutin Milankovic




Tiger 3.0 Club (Fall 2012); Dean's List (Fall 2012)


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Go behind the scenes of the first ever Memphis volleyball intro video shoot with the Memphis Tiger Network and members of the Tiger volleyball team. You can check out the final product before the start of all home Tiger Volleyball games.


Memphis vs. Eastern Michigan

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

Career Statistics

Senior (2012)
Was one of four players to play in all 121 sets, making 25 starts and appearing in all 31 matches ... Finished second on the team with 353 kills (2.92 per set) ... Her average of 2.92 kills per set average ranked 15th in Conference USA ... Also ranked 17th in C-USA with an average of 3.22 points per set ... At the end of her career, she ranks 10th in school history with 1,285 career kills ... Registered a career-high 70 blocks, three solo, for an average of 0.58 blocks per set ... Those 70 blocks ranked her third among Tigers ... Recorded season-highs of 21 kills and 11 digs against UIC on September 14 for her only double-double of the season ... Was named to the Tiger Invitational all-tournament team after compiling 59 kills in four matches, and reaching the 10 kill plateau in all matches ... Posted double figures in kills in five straight matches from October 12-21, capped by a 16 kill performance at Marshall ... Eclipsed the 10 kill mark in nine of her final 11 matches, including a streak of four straight from October 28-November 9 ... Had a season-high seven blocks, coming within one of her career-high, against Marsahll on November 2 ... Finishes her career with an average of 3.15 kills per set and .203 attack percentage.

Finished the season ranked eighth in C-USA with an average of 3.23 kills per set ... Ranked seventh in the conference with 0.26 aces per set ... Played extensively in the back row, totaling 201 digs (1.70 digs per set) ... Member of the Memphis Invitational All-Tournament Team after downing 55 (3.67 k/s) kills and coming up with 31 digs ... Held a .300 hitting percentage and posted a double-double of 15 kills and 16 digs in the championship match against Georgia State ... Selected to the San Fransisco Asics/Powerade Challenge All-Tournament Team after registering a double-double of 20 kills and 10 digs against the Dons ... Named MVP of the Saluki Invitational after powering Memphis to the tournament title with a double-double of 14 kills and 14 digs in the championship match against Southern Illinois ... Picked up her fourth all-tournament team selection at the Spartan Spiketacular ... Had a tournament-best 18 kills in a 3-1 win over Radford ... Recorded 32 kills and 31 digs to help Memphis go 2-1 in the first week of C-USA play ... Registered a double-double of 10 kills and 10 digs vs. Southern Miss ... Totaled 17 kills in back-to-back matches against UTEP ... Tallied a double-double of 15 kills and 11 digs in a five-set victory over SMU.

Sophomore (2010)
Made 26 starts and played in 119 sets during her first full season ... Downed 386 kills (3.24 k/s) and made 99 digs (0.83 d/s) ... 3.24 k/s was second-best on the team ... Recorded 62 total blocks (six solo and 56 assisted) ... Averaged 0.52 blocks/set ... 119 sets played was fourth-most on the squad ... Served up 32 aces ... Had 10 or more kills in 25 matches ... Ranked ninth in C-USA in kills (386) and seventh in aces (32) ... Also ranked eighth in points (473) in C-USA ... Tied career-high of 24 kills twice, first on Oct. 22 at UTEP and again on Oct. 1 against Marshall ... Set a career-high hitting percentage of .454 at UTEP Oct. 22 ... Her 24 kills against Marshall and UTEP were tied for fifth-most kills in a single match by a C-USA player ... Seven aces against Kennesaw State Sept. 4 were second-most by a C-USA competitor in a single match ... Logged two double-doubles of kills and digs.

Freshman (2009)
Paced the Tigers offense with 3.30 kills per set ... Posted three double-doubles ... Hit .207 ... Finished the year 16th on Memphis' all-time freshman kills list with 165 kills ... Downed 10 or more kills in first five matches she played in ... Made 97 digs and added 23 total blocks ... Had a record-setting collegiate debut, hitting .388 with a double-double of 24 kills and 10 digs vs. Houston.

Prior to Memphis

Club Volleyball
Member of the Serbian Junior National and Youth National teams ... A member of Serbian Youth and Junior National Team that claimed a silver-medal finish at the 2007 European Championship ... Helped Serbian Youth National Team to fourth-place finish at the 2007 World Junior Volleyball Championship ... Won the 2006 Balkan Championship with Serbia Junior National team.

Daughter of Zoran and Violeta Jovanovic ... Attended Milutin Milankovic High School ... Father is 7'1" and lettered on the LSU basketball team from 1984-87 ... Her father was also the center for the Yugoslavian National Basketball Team that won the Gold Medal at the 1990 World Championship and also the 1991 EuroBasket Championship.

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