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#7 Ivana Vanjak
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'4"
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Bad Soden, Germany
High School: Albert-Einstein-Schule
Major: Chemical Engineering
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As a Redshirt Sophomore (2015) | Match-By-Match Statistics

• Transitioned from an outside hitter to a middle blocker during the preseason
• Started 19 matches, appearing in 109 sets
• Ranked seventh in the Pac-12 with 1.24 blocks per set
• Recorded eight blocks in the season opener versus Texas A&M (Aug. 28)
• Tallied a career-high three digs in a win over No. 6 Illinois (Sept. 4)
• Posted a career-best eight kills on a .429 hitting percentage at North Carolina (Sept. 10)
• Registered a career-high 11 blocks in a five-set win at Duke (Sept. 11)
• Notched six blocks and three kills in a sweep over No. 24 Pacific (Sept. 19)
• Led the team with nine blocks in a win at No. 14 Arizona (Sept. 30)
• Hit .750 with six kills and two blocks in a win versus No. 4 Washington (Oct. 21)
• Posted a .600 attack percentage with six kills and six blocks in a sweep over No. 14 Arizona State (Oct. 28)
• Went 7-0-10 (.700) and racked up six blocks in a win at Washington State (Nov. 15)
• Tied her career-high with eight kills on .545 hitting against Cal (Nov. 25)
• Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention

As a Redshirt Freshman (2014) | Match-By-Match Statistics

• Made her collegiate debut against Duke (Sept. 12)
• Recorded two kills on six attempts in a sweep over Penn (Sept. 13)
• Logged her first career start against Eastern Washington (Sept. 19)
• Posted a career high four blocks and her first collegiate ace against the Eagles

As a Freshman (2013)

• Redshirted her first season on The Farm

High School

• A 2013 graduate of Albert-Einstein-Schule in Schwalbach, Germany
• Also played basketball and table tennis
• Named Hans-Georg-Mies-Preis, best young athlete of the year in the region Main-Taunus-Kreis
• Named the most promising Croatian athletic talent living abroad by the national newspaper

Club Competition

• Played for TG Bad Soden and VC Wiesbaden
• Team was the runner-up at the German Cup and placed third at the German Bundesliga
• U20 Champion of Hessen and South-West Germany
• U18 team was second at Hessen Championship and third at South-West Championship

National Team Experience

• A member of the Croatian Junior National Team in 2012 and 2013
• Competed at the European World Championship Qualification in Bulgaria in 2013
• Played with the Senior National Team at Maribor in 2013

Personal

• Daughter of Tonci and Valerija Vanjak
• Has three siblings, Antonija, Ana and Ivan
• Her uncle, Josko Vukicevic, played basketball for the Croatian National team and professionally in Europe for Cibona-Zagreb, Zadar, KK Zagreb and Ovarense
• Her sister Ana played volleyball at Cornell University
• Anticipating a major in chemical engineering
• Enjoys ballet, piano and is fluent in five languages

Career Statistics

Season S K KPS E TA PCT A APS SA SE SAPS RE D DPS BS BA TOT BPS BE PTS
2014 13 5 0.38 4 24 .042 0 0.00 1 1 0.08 0 1 0.08 0 5 5 0.38 0 8.5
2015 109 129 1.18 42 279 .312 6 0.06 1 0 0.01 1 23 0.21 12 123 135 1.24 19 203.5
Totals 122 134 1.10 46 303 .290 6 0.05 2 1 0.02 1 24 0.20 12 128 140 1.15 19 212.0

 

Career Highs

Kills 8, 2X, last vs. California (11/25/15)
Attempts 21, 2X, last at Washington (11/12/15)
Aces 1, 2X, last vs. Arizona (10/30/15)
Digs 3, 2X, last at UCLA (11/27/15)
Assists 1, 6X, last at UCLA (11/27/15)
Blocks 11, at Duke (9/11/15)
Hitting Percentage .750 (6-0-8), vs. Washington (10/21/15)
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