Grot, Jovic combine for 27 kills as the Green Wave post first straight-sets win of the year
Grot, Mandelbaum, Wolfe post double-doubles; Weaver tallies career-best 32 digs in the loss
Izabela Grot posts double-double with 13 kills, 10 digs; Grave Weaver ties career high with 24 digs
Senior right-side hitter Milica Jovic tallies 13 kills, junior outside Milena Dragovic posts 14 digs in the loss
Mel Mandelbaum posts double-double with 11 assist and 11 digs in 3-0 loss to Golden Hurricane
Junior (2012): Appeared in 18 matches with seven starts, playing a total of 60 sets...fourth on the team in total receptions with 250...posted 66 points for the team on the season, good for a 1.10 points per set average...recorded 55 kills, 13 assists, seven service aces, 137 digs and seven total blocks (one solo) ...notched starts at Tulsa (Oct. 14), against Rice (Oct. 19), Houston (Oct. 21), at UTEP (Oct. 28), against Tulsa (Nov. 1), SMU (Nov. 4) and at Marshall (Nov. 9)...played in five sets on five occasions on the season: vs Nevada (Aug. 24), against UAB (Sept. 30), at SMU (Oct. 12), at UTEP (Oct. 28) and against Tulsa (Nov. 1)...notched a season-high eight kills twice: vs. Houston (Oct. 21) and vs. Tulsa (Nov. 1)...posted a season high five assists against UAB (Sept. 30)...season-high two service aces came against Rice (Oct. 19)...40 total receptions posted at SMU (Oct. 12)...recorded double-digit digs in eight matches on the year...scored a season-high 10 points against Rice (Oct. 19)...earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.
Sophomore (2011): Appeared in 14 matches with five start and played 33 sets...posted one double-digit dig match...had three kills and four digs versus North Dakota State (8/26) at the Tiger Invitational...closed the Tiger Invitational with one kill, one blocking assists and seven digs versus Binghamton (8/27)...had five kills, one service ace, one blocking assist and three digs at FIU (9/9)...had 13 digs, five kills and three blocking assists versus Belmont (9/16) at the Kathy Trosclair Memorial...had five kills against Larmar (9/17) and four digs versus South Alabama (9/17) to close out the KTM...posted one kill versus Memphis (10/2) and Marshall (10/14)...had one dig and one blocking assist versus Rice (11/20)... was a Tulane 3.0 Club and Conference USA Commissioner Honor Roll Selection.
Freshman (2010): Appeared in 14 matches with one start and played 38 sets...posted one double-digit kill match...made her collegiate debut versus Pepperdine (8/28) at the MCM Elegante Classic with two kills on three swings and one dig...had two kills and two digs in an appearance versus Houston (9/25)...posted four kills and a block at Rice (10/8)...had five kills, three digs and two blocks at Southern Miss (10/20)...posted five kills versus East Carolina (10/22)...had nine kills, two digs and two blocks in a five-set victory over Marshall (10/23)...hit .357 (7 K, 2 E, 14 A) at UAB (10/29)...had five kills and five blocks at Memphis (10/31)...suffered a season-ending injury versus Memphis (11/12)... was a Tulane 3.0 Club and Conference USA Commissioner Honor Roll Selection.
About Milena Dragovic
Prep: Attended Gymnasium Zemun and graduated in June 2010 as the top student in her class...learned the English, French and Italian languages during her prep academic career...did not play prep volleyball as school did not sponsor athletics...played for three different club teams from 2002-2010...started her club career with the VC Buducnost and started 20 matches...played for VC Red Star in Belgrade from 2006-2009...helped Red Star win the Gold Medal at the Serbian National Championships three straight years...won the Gold Medal once and the Silver Medal twice at the Serbian Championships...played her final year of club volleyball with the VC Obilic in Serbia.
Personal: Born Milena Dragovic on May 8, 1992...the daughter of Tihomir and Gordana Dragovic...has one brother, Balsa, and four sisters, Anastasija, Jelena, Nada and Nevena.