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Visnja Djurdjevic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Zitiste, Serbia

High School:
Zrenjaninska Gimnazija

Last College:
Tulane

Height:
6-1

Position:
Outside Hitter

Club:
Klek Club Volleyball


06/27/2014

Former Noles Find Careers in Coaching

FSU alums Ashley Neff, Sareea Freeman and Visnja Djurdjevic will suit up as first-year assistant coaches in 2014.

05/27/2012

PrepVolleyball.com Lauds FSU 2012 Recruiting Class

Highly-regarded amateur volleyball website ranks incoming Seminole class third in the nation; praises class as "most talented recruiting class in Seminole volleyball history"

01/26/2012

Come Celebrate The Season!

Season-ending banquet to be held on Feb. 5; event open to interested attendees

12/23/2011

One for the Books

The 2011 FSU volleyball season was one that will never be forgotten

12/20/2011

More History Made

Final ranking in American Volleyball Coaches Association Poll is the highest in school history

04/25/2011

Visnja Djurdjevic

Visnja Djrdjevic

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Enjoyed a spectacular two-year career as a member of the FSU volleyball team ... received numerous national, regional and conference honors in a short span of time as a Seminole ... combination of offensive and defensive skills were a tremendous asset to the 2011 Final Four squad ... winner of the ultra competitiveness award.

SENIOR YEAR (2011) AT FSU:
-Became the first FSU volleyball player to ever earn multiple All-America honors while playing for the Garnet and Gold
-Earned AVCA Honorable Mention All-America honors for the third time in her collegiate career, finishing her senior season with 354 kills and 2.85 kills per set
-Earned AVCA All-East Region honors for the second consecutive year, and finishes her career as a four-time all-region performer
-All-ACC Team member for the second straight year
-Named to the FSU Invitational All-Tournament Team on Aug. 27, 2011
-Tied for seventh in the ACC and finished first on FSU with 0.27 service aces per set.
-Responsible for the biggest point thus far in Florida State Volleyball history, delivering the match-ending service ace on Dec. 10, 2011, to give the Seminoles a five-set victory over Iowa State at the NCAA Regional Final in Minneapolis, Minn.
-Tied with AVCA Second-Team All-American Jekaterina Stepanova for the team lead with 16 double-doubles in 2011. Djurdjevic posted 31 double-doubles in two years at FSU
-Named to the Minneapolis Region All-Tournament Team after combining for 24 kills and 45 digs in FSU's wins over fifth-seeded Minnesota and fourth-seeded Iowa State. Djurdjevic averaged five digs per set in both matches combined
-Posted double-digit kills in 22 of her 34 matches played, while posting double-digit dig totals in 20 matches
-Recorded season high in kills with 17 at Dayton (9/9/11) and versus Wake Forest (10/2/11)
-Posted a career high 26 digs versus Purdue in the NCAA Regional Semifinal on Dec. 9, 2011, in Minneapolis

JUNIOR YEAR (2010) AT FSU:
-Named a 2010 AVCA Honorable Mention All-American for the second time
-AVCA All-East Region Team (second all-region honor)
-All-ACC Team
-Named ACC Co-Player of the Week (Aug. 30) after racking up 36 kills and a .359 hitting percentage in three matches at the FSU Invitational while earning MVP honors
-Houston Invitational All-Tournament Team member after leading FSU to victories over Houston (16 kills, season-high .615 hitting percentage) and Oklahoma (15 kills, 14 digs)
-Named Kentucky Invitational MVP after sensational performances in wins over Kentucky (15 kills, 20 digs) and Kansas State (17 kills, 21 digs)
-Led Seminoles with 15 double-doubles
-Finished the season with 410 kills, the most by a Seminole since 2007
-Averaged 3.42 kills per set in 31 matches played and finished second on the team with 357 digs
-One of just two players in the ACC to finish in the conference top five in kills per set, services aces per set (0.30) and points per set (3.99)
-Finished with a season-high 25 kills against Miami on Nov. 26, 2010 - the most in one match by a Seminole since Mira Djuric recorded 25 vs. UNC on Oct. 19, 2007

SOPHOMORE YEAR (2009) AT TULANE:
-Named 2009 AVCA Division I Honorable Mention All-American
-Named to the All-Louisiana Volleyball Team
-Named Co-Player of the Year in Conference USA
-Named First Team All-Midwest Region selection
-Finished second in Conference USA and 23rd in the NCAA in kills per set with 4.33
-Led Conference USA in points per set (4.91)
-Ranked 12th in Conference USA in digs per set (3.34)
-Led Conference USA in service aces (.40 per set)
-Only player to rank in the Top 20 in Conference USA for kills, aces, points and digs.

FRESHMAN YEAR (2008) AT TULANE:
-Played in all 34 matches and 126 sets as a true freshman
-Named AVCA Midwest Region
-Named Conference USA and Louisiana Freshman of the Year
-Named Honorable Mention AVCA All-Midwest Region
-Named First-Team All-Louisiana, Second-team All Conference USA and CVU.com Rising Star
-Ranked third on team in kills (305), kills per set (2.42), digs (300), digs per set (2.38) and points (365.5)
-Finshed fourth on the team in service aces (25), and sixth in both blocks (49) and blocks per set (0.39)
-Named to Conference USA All-Tournament Team

HIGH SCHOOL:

-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
-Played for Klek Club Volleyball First Team at age 17, which is a traditional contender in the first division
-Helped Klek Junior Team place second nationally
-Named Best Athlete in Zrenjanin and earned Best Student-Athlete Award from the major of Zrenjanin, Goran Knezeviæ.

PERSONAL: Born on Dec. 13, 1989, in Zrehjahin, Serbia ... majoring in social sciences ... favorite band is Baba Jula ... favorite class is biology ... can speak Serbian and English ... professional athlete she'd most like to meet is former NBA center Vlade Divac ... role model is NBA shooting guard Peja Stojakovic..


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