Sports Illustrated magazine has a weekly column entitled "Faces in the Crowd" which recognizes outstanding athletes in the US, most of whom are involved in school sports. The October 27, 2003 issue says the following about Croatian Mia Jerkov:
"Mia Jerkov. Split Croatia. Volleyball.
Jerkov, a junior outside hitter at California, had 65 killes on 144 attempts with 26 errors over two matches, one a win over Stanford, a school the Golden Bears hadn't beaten since 1982. She is a five-time Pac-10 Volleyball Player of the Week."