Ivana Bozic - 14
Ivana Bozic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arandjelovac, Serbia

High School:
Belgrade Athletic

Height:
6-1

Position:
Outside Hitter


AS A JUNIOR (2007)
Played in 22 matches, starting in 21 before having her season cut short with a season-ending shoulder injury ... was a Preseason All-Conference USA selection ... averaged 4.35 kills per game and 3.80 digs per game ... had 43 service aces ... recorded a team-best 14 double-doubles ... turned in a double-double 24 kills and 25 digs against Houston Oct. 19 ... had a double-double 15 kills and 18 digs against Mercer Oct. 9 ... finished with 15 kills and 14 digs in the team's five-game victory against Southern Miss Oct. 7 ... hit .378 en route to posting her 10th double-double of the season with 18 kills and 12 digs against Memphis Sept. 30 ... went for 19 kills and 21 digs in the team's win against UTEP Sept. 23 ... earned U of Memphis Invitational All-Tournament Team honors ... had a career-high 23 digs to go with 16 kills on .577 hitting against Stetson Sept. 15 ... finished with a double-double 18 kills and 13 digs against Louisiana-Lafayette Sept. 15 ... named to the Pittsburgh Invitational All-Tournament Team ... tallied her fifth straight double-double with 20 kills and 15 digs against George Mason Sept. 8 ... finished with a double-double 18 kills and 16 digs at Pittsburgh Sept. 7 ... recorded 16 kills and 11 digs against Buffalo Sept. 7 ... had 14 kills and 11 digs against Sacramento State Sept. 1 ... posted her first double-double of the season with 15 kills and 14 digs at Troy Aug. 28 ... hit .423 with 15 kills at Lipscomb Aug. 25 ... started the season by putting away 14 kills, while hitting .407 to go along with nine digs against Belmont Aug. 25 ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2006)
Played in 37 matches, starting in 36 ... garnered AVCA All-America honorable mention recognition ... named a CVU.com Stellar Spikers honorable mention ... voted to All-Conference USA First Team ... named Conference USA Tournament MVP ... was a preseason All-Conference USA selection ... ranked first on the team and third in Conference USA in points (5.72 ppg) and kills (4.90 kpg) ... stood fourth in C-USA by averaging 0.52 service aces per game ... her 656 kills on the year ranked third all-time at UAB and her 1,684 attack attempts ranked her second ... was second on the team with her 2.82 digs per game ... put away 12 kills against fourth-ranked UCLA in the NCAA Tournament Dec. 1 ... earned C-USA Tournament MVP honors after her 23-kill performance against Memphis Nov. 19 ...


recorded 18 kills and 17 digs against Tulsa in the C-USA Tourney ... posted 24 kills and 20 digs against Tulane in the C-USA Tournament Nov. 17 ... had 26 kills and 13 digs against Marshall Nov. 5 ... helped UAB hold off Tulane with her 24 kills Oct. 27 ... had a match-high 27 kills against East Carolina Nov. 3 ... made 23 kills and 11 digs at Marshall Oct. 8 ... had a match-high 26 kills and 14 digs against Memphis Sept. 29 ... put away 25 kills and made eight digs at New Orleans Sept. 16 to earn Four Points Sheraton New Orleans Classic Tournament MVP honors ... just missed a triple-double against Northwestern State Sept. 16, making 27 kills and 12 digs, while serving nine aces ... had 26 kills to go along with 15 digs at Mercer Sept. 9, earning her Mercer Bear Brawl Tournament MVP honors ... made 19 kills and nine blocks against TCU Sept. 2 ... had 15 kills and a career-high five blocks, while making eight digs at Elon Sept. 2 en route to being named to the Elon Volleyball Classic All-Tournament Team ... posted her third straight double-double with 16 kills and 12 digs against Coastal Carolina Aug. 26, earning her Georgia Invitational All-Tournament Team honors ... finished with a team-best 23 kills to go along with 13 digs in the season opener against Georgia Aug. 25.

AS A FRESHMAN (2005)
Named third-team All-Conference USA ... received C-USA All-Freshman team honors ... led all conference players with 0.63 service aces per game ... played in every game and led UAB with 449 kills and 4.45 kills per game ... recorded a team-best 14 double-doubles in UAB's 27 matches ... finished the season with a team-best 15 kills and a career-high 17 digs to go along with a career-high eight service aces against SMU at the C-USA Tournament Nov. 17 ... led all players with 23 kills and had a career-high six service aces to go along with 12 digs against UTEP Nov. 6 ... led team with 17 kills against Georgia State Nov. 1 ... notched an 18-kill, 11-dig double-double versus Southern Miss Oct. 30 ... led all players with 22 kills and had 16 digs at SMU Oct. 21 ... hit .370 with 21 kills and five service aces at Rice Oct. 20 ... smashed a match-high 21 kills to go along with 10 digs Oct. 15 versus East Carolina ... led UAB with 15 kills and tied a career-high with five service aces against Marshall Oct. 14 ... had 26 kills on a career-high 67 attempts Oct. 9 versus Memphis ... recorded a career-best 29 kills to go along with 13 digs against UNC Greensboro Sept. 17 ... named to the Nike Invitational All-Tournament Team ... named MVP of UAB Tutwiler Invitational ... led UAB with 59 kills (3.93 kills per game) and 12 service aces during tournament ... led all players with 19 kills and added 15 digs in victory over Louisiana-Monroe Sept. 9 ... led all players with 17 kills at Samford Sept. 6 ... began her career with three consecutive double-doubles in victories over Stetson and Lipscomb ... hit .474 with 20 kills and 14 digs against Stetson Sept. 3.

BELGRADE ATHLETIC
Played for coaches Zoran Terzic and Peda Tanackovic ... team placed first in country's tournament of high schools ... named most valuable player in that tournament ... finished with a 3.3 grade point average.

PERSONAL
Ivana Bozic ... born July, 23 1985, in Arendelovac, Serbia ... Arandelovac is located 50 miles from Belgrade, the capital city ... daughter of Zoran and Gordana Bozic ... father coaches the Arandelovac volleyball club team ... mother was a three-sport athlete in high school ... majoring in computer science.

 
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