Nevena Stefanov - 13
Nevena Stefanov

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Belgrade, Serbia

High School:
Belgrade Athletic

Height:
6-0

Position:
Setter


AS A JUNIOR (2007)
Played and started in 29 matches ... was a first-team All-Conference USA selection ... was named to the Conference USA All-Tournament Team ... garnered C-USA Setter of the Week honors three times ... averaged 12.74 assists per game ... had a 2.04 digs per game clip ... put down 49 service aces ... recorded 58 assists in back-to-back matches at the Conference USA Tournament against Tulane and Tulsa Nov. 17 & 18, respectively ... dished out 42 assists and made 10 digs at SMU Nov. 4 ... finished with a double-double 60 assists and 11 digs at Southern Miss Oct. 28 ... tallied 68 assists to go along with 13 digs against Houston Oct. 19 ... recorded 56 assists and 10 digs at Marshall Oct. 12 ... turned in a double-double with 55 assists and 11 digs against Southern Miss Oct. 7 ... named C-USA Setter of the Week Oct. 1 ... finished with 41 assists and five total blocks against Memphis Sept. 30 ... posted a career-high 77 assists to go along with 15 digs at Mercer Sept. 25 ... recorded her second double-double of the season with 56 assists and 10 digs against UTEP Sept. 23, while also finishing off seven kills ... returned to the Blazer lineup after a five match hiatus against Tulane Sept. 21 ... finished with 46 assists, seven digs and two blocks at Pittsburgh Sept. 7 ... had a double-double 45 assists and 16 digs against Illinois State Aug. 31 ... helped UAB beat Alabama with 55 assists, six kills and seven service aces Aug. 31 ... posted 52 assists in three games at Troy Aug. 28 ... finished with 42 assists and two kills at Lipscomb Aug. 25 ... became the third setter in school history to surpass 3,000 career assists with her 30 helpers against Belmont Aug. 25 ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2006)
Played in all 37 matches, starting in 36 ... ranked third in all-time single-season assists at UAB by totaling 1,739 helpers on the year ... ran the UAB offense with a 12.69 assists per game average ... had 60 total blocks ... moved up to third all-time at UAB in career assists (2,996) ... posted 50 or


more assists 18 times ... posted 36 assists against No. 4 UCLA in the NCAA Tournament Dec. 1 ... had 52 assists to move up to third all-time at UAB in career helpers in addition to making nine digs to lead the Blazers to the C-USA Tournament title against Memphis Nov. 19 ... finished with 62 assists, five aces and four kills against Tulane in the C-USA Tournament Nov. 17 ... helped the Blazers win their final home match of the season with 65 assists, six digs and three block assists against Marshall Nov. 5 ... had 69 assists, eight digs, four blocks and four kills against East Carolina Nov. 3 ... had a match-high 62 assists to go with eight kills, seven digs, four aces and five blocks at Tulane Oct. 27 ... moved up to sixth place all-time at UAB in career assists with her 42 helpers against UCF Oct. 22 ... recorded her third double-double with 38 assists and 10 digs against SMU Oct. 13 ... made five kills and assisted on 66 others at Marshall Oct. 8 ... finished with 53 assists and six digs at Georgia State Oct. 3 ... posted her second double-double of the season with 55 assists and 14 digs at Memphis Sept. 29 ... had 45 assists and four digs, including one crucial save in the fifth game against Rice Sept. 22 ... had 53 assists, eight digs and four kills against Memphis Sept. 19 ... recorded 55 assists and five blocks at New Orleans Sept. 16 ... posted 66 assists and had two kills against Northwestern State Sept. 16 ... had a career-high 75 assists to go along with 10 digs and three block assists at Mercer Sept. 9 ... finished the Elon Classic with a 42-assist performance against TCU Sept. 2 to reach the 1,500 career assists milestone ... assisted on a team-best 50 kills and had seven digs against Morehead State Aug. 26 ... led the team in assists with 53 in addition to having five digs against Georgia Aug. 25.

AS A FRESHMAN (2005)
Started all 27 matches and played in all 101 games ... led the team and ranked third in the conference with 12.45 assists per game ... ... notched eight double-doubles and ranked fourth on the team with 2.13 digs per game ... had 44 assists and eight digs against SMU Nov. 17 at C-USA Tournament ... averaged 13 assists per game over four games at East Carolina Nov. 13 ... had 65 assists and 11 digs Nov. 6 against UTEP ... recorded her 1,000th career assist and tied a career-best with 15 digs against Georgia State Nov. 1 ... notched 39 assists and 13 digs versus UCF Oct. 28 ... had a 50-assist, 10-dig double-double at SMU Oct. 21 ... hit .556 and had 56 assists at Rice Oct. 20 ... led all players with 64 assists against East Carolina Oct. 15 ... hit .556 with five kills and 42 assists against Marshall Oct. 14 ... had a 52-kill, 15-dig double-double Oct. 9 against Memphis ... notched a career-best 68 assists at Southern Miss Oct. 2 ... recorded a 44-assist, 11-dig double-double at UCF Sept. 30 ... had 55 assists and a career-high seven kills against UNC Greensboro Sept. 17 ... led all players with 189 total assists during UAB Tuwiler Invitational ... set a career-high with 58 assists against Louisiana-Monroe Sept. 9 ... had 48 assists at Samford Sept. 6 ... notched a career-best 50 assists Sept. 2 versus Lipscomb ... recorded a double-double in her first collegiate m atch with 47 assists and 14 digs against Stetson Sept. 2.

BELGRADE ATHLETIC
Played for coach Zorica Lazic at Athletic High School in Belgrade, Serbia & Montenegro ... finished with a 3.6 grade point average.

PERSONAL
Nevena Stefanov ... born Nov. 4, 1986, in Belgrade, Serbia ... daughter of Vlada and Dragana Stefanov ... majoring in psychology ... father played professional basketball for Basketball Club "Partizan" ... brother, Jovan Stefanov plays basketball at Illinois-Chicago.

 
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