9  Marija Jovanovic
Marija Jovanovic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Belgrade, Serbia

High School:
Milutin Milankovic

Height:
6-2

Position:
RS

Experience:
1L


Freshman (2009)
Sat out the first 15 matches of the season awaiting clearance from NCAA Clearinghouse...Had a record-setting collegiate debut, hitting .388 with a double-double of 24 kills and 10 digs vs. Houston (9/26/09)...Paced the Tigers offense with 3.30 kills per set in her rookie season...Collected 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...Hit .351 with 18 kills and 13 digs to guide Memphis past UCA (10/6/09)...Made 97 digs and added 23 total blocks. Club Volleyball
Member of the Serbian Junior National and Youth National Teams...Was 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 World Junior Volleyball Championship in 2007...Won Balkan Championship in 2006 with Serbia Junior National team. Personal
Born May 25, 1991, to Zoran and Violeta Jovanovic...Attended Milutin Milankovic High School...Maintained a 3.43 GPA...Father is 7'1" and was a three-year letterwinner on the men's basketball team at LSU from 1984-1987...He was also the center for the Yugoslavian National Basketball Team that won the Gold Medal at the 1990 World Championship...He also helped Yugoslavia to the 1991 EuroBasket Championship...Major is undecided.

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