Volleyball's Sanja Tomasevic Earns Academic All-District VIII Honors

Nov. 13, 2003

SEATTLE --Washington junior outside hitter Sanja Tomasevic (Uzice, Yugoslavia.) has been named to the 2003 Academic All-District VIII women's volleyball second team. The team is chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) from Division I volleyball teams in California, Hawaii, Alaska, British Columbia, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada and Utah.

Tomasevic, who owns a 3.33 cumulative grade point average in economics, leads the Huskies and ranks 17th nationally with 5.35 kills per game. She ranks second in the Pac-10 with 0.51 services aces per game and her 6.37 points per game and kills per game average rank third. Tomasevic had tallied double figure kills in all 24 matches this season and has posted 11 double doubles. She was named AVCA National Player of the Week and Pac-10 Player of the Week on Sept. 8 and earned MVP honors at all three pre-conference tournaments the Huskies played this fall.

The Academic award is the first for Tomasevic who is joined on the second team by setter Courtney Bush (Eastern Washington), libero K.C. Frederick (Oregon State), middle blocker Teresa Russell (San Francisco) and outside hitters Christine Harms (Nevada), Catherine Oswald (UNLV) and Sarah Watkins (Arizona State).

Six women were named to the Academic All-District VIII first team, including Emily Adams (Southern California), Tina Brennan (Fresno State), Lily Kahumoku (Hawaii), Sara McGee (Stanford), Ogonna Nnamani (Stanford) and Kim Turner (Utah). First team selections are now on the Academic All-America ballot.

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