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Visnja Djurdjevic
Visnja Djurdjevic

Hometown:
Zitiste, Serbia

High School:
Zrenjaninska Gimnazija

Height:
6-1

Position:
OH

Birthdate:
12/13/1989

Experience:
1L

Major:
Undecided


2008: Played in all 34 matches and 126 sets as a true freshman...named AVCA Midwest Region, Conference USA and Louisiana Freshman of the Year, honorable mention AVCA All-Midwest Region, first-team All-Louisiana, second-team All C-USA and CVU.com Rising Star...ranked third on the team in kills (305), kills per set (2.42), digs (300), digs per set (2.38) and points (365.5), while finishing fourth in service aces (25), and sixth in both blocks (49) and blocks per set (0.39)...named to C-USA All-Tournament Team after posting 2.69 kills, 2.23 digs and 0.46 blocks per set in helping lead Tulane to the championship...posted 16 double-digit kill performances, including a career-best 17 in a 3-1 win at Tulsa (10/10)...tallied 14 double-digit dig outings, including a season-high 16 ups at UAB (10/5) and at Rice (10/24)...had 11 kills/digs double-doubles in 2008, including a 15-kill, 16-dig performance at Rice (10/24)...recorded a career-best four blocks on four occasions: vs. Rice (9/28), at Memphis (10/3), vs. New Orleans (10/14) and vs. Tulsa on (11/9)...named Allstate Sugar Bowl MVP and Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 15 after averaging 3.40 kills and 3.10 digs during Tulane's 3-0 weekend.

High School: Attended Zrenjaninska Gimnazija and graduated in 2008...did not play prep volleyball as school did not sponsor athletics.

Club: Two-year member of the Serbian Junior National Team, which finished in the top five in Europe in 2006 and twice won the Balkan Championship...also played for Klek Club Volleyball First Team at age 17, which is a traditional contender in the first division...with Klek Junior Team, helped the squad place second nationally...named Best Athlete in Zrenjanin and earned Best Student-Athlete Award from the major of Zrenjanin, Goran Knezeviæ.

Personal:< Born Visnja Djurdjevic on Dec. 13, 1989, in Zrehjahin, Serbia...daughter of Milijan and Miladinca Djurdjevic...undecided on major.

Visnja Djurdjevic's Career Statistics

Year MP GP Kill K/G Err. Att. Pct. Asst. A/G SA SE SA/G Dig D/G BS BA TB B/G BE BHE Points
2008 34 126 305 2.42 101 877 .233 9 0.07 25 25 0.20 300 2.38 4 45 49 0.39 6 4 356.5