Mia Jerkov - University of California, Berkeley

10/13/2003

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Oct. 13, 2003

Mia Jerkov - University of California, Berkeley
Jr., Outside Hitter, 6-3 (Split, Croatia)

Mia Jerkov, a 6-3 junior outside hitter for fifth-ranked University of California, Berkeley (16-0, 7-0 Pac-10), has been chosen the Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National Player of the Week for leading the Golden Bears to wins over two nationally ranked opponents, including an upset of then-fourth-ranked Stanford. Jerkov opened the week posting 34 kills, 18 digs and three aces in a five-game win over 14th-ranked Santa Clara. She garnered her 10th career match with 30 or more kills, pounding 31 against Stanford. Jerkov added 12 digs and four aces, while hitting .357 in the 3-2 victory that snapped a 40-match losing streak to the Cardinal. She produced two kills, as well as two aces, to key a run leading to the Golden Bears taking game four 30-28. Jerkov registered seven kills in game five to seal the win. The Cal head coach is Rich Feller.

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