Hometown: Split, Croatia
High School: HS of Language-Pula
Position: Outside Hitter
CALIFORNIA: Enters her second season as an outside hitter with the Golden Bears...as a FRESHMAN in 2001 finished the year as the team-leader in kills per game (3.36)...only competed in 10 matches due to playing for the Croatian National Team and suffering tendentious in her left shin following the Oct. 20 match versus Washington...had a career-high 20 kills and 14 digs Oct. 19 versus Washington State...followed with a team-high 19 kills Oct. and two service aces Oct. 20 versus Washington...led the Bears with 12 kills Oct. 12 at UCLA and 13 kills Oct. 13 at USC...in first collegiate action Oct. 5 versus Oregon, had seven kills, seven digs, a service ace and a block solo in half a match...had a team-high 15 kills with three service aces and 12 digs Oct. 6 versus Oregon State...recorded 10 kills with two service aces and eight digs Oct. 8 versus Arizona.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended the High School of Language-Pula and played volleyball for coach Boris Brescic of the Pula-Istarska club team...has also been a member of the Croatian Junior National Team since 1998 and a member of the Croatian Senior National Team in 2000...competed at the 2001 Junior World Championship in Santa Domingo in the Dominican Republic and with the Croatian National Team at the 2001 European Championship...has competed in several Junior World Championships and competed in the World Cup in Japan in the summer of 2000...was named the Best Under 18 Attacker for Croatia in both 1999 and 2000.
PERSONAL: Mia Jerkov was born Dec. 5, 1982 in Cattolica Forli, Italy...parents are Zeljko and Dragoca Jerkov...father, Zeljko, is a former player on the Croatian National Basketball Team...siblings include Marko (15) and Ante (4)...has not declared a major.
Kills: 20 vs. Washington State, 10/19/01
Attempts: 56 vs. Washington State, 10/19/01
Service Aces: 3 vs. two teams
Digs: 14 vs. Washington State, 10/19/01
Block Solos: 1 vs. three teams
Block Assists: 2 vs. Washington State, 10/19/01
Total Blocks: 2 vs. two teams
JERKOV'S Career StatisticsYear M G K E TA PCT AST SA DIG BS BA TB2001 10 33 111 45 344 .192 10 14 88 3 3 6