Sonja  Vasovic
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Sonja Vasovic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Belgrade, Serbia

High School:
Zemunska Gimnazija

Last College:
Towson

Height:
6-3

Position:
RS

Instagram Handle:
@sonjavasovic

08/02/2017

Total of 153 Saints Named to MAAC Academic Honor Roll

Saints Cap Another Banner Year in the Classroom

11/19/2016

Saints Eliminated From MAAC Tournament

Volleyball Falls 3-1 to #1 Fairfield

11/18/2016

#5 Saints Sweep #4 Rider to Advance to Semifinals

Siena Set to Face #1 Fairfield

11/17/2016

Flagg and Katagiri Named to All-MAAC Team

Flagg First Team and Katagiri Second Team

11/13/2016

Volleyball Sweeps Peacocks in Regular Season Finale

Saints Take Down Peacocks

11/27/2016

Women's Volleyball Senior Day vs. Manhattan (11/6/16)

Women's Volleyball Senior Day vs. Manhattan (11/6/16)

09/20/2016

Women's Volleyball vs. Canisius (9/18/16)

Women's Volleyball vs. Canisius (9/18/16)

08/23/2016

2016 Siena Volleyball Picture Day

2016 Siena Volleyball Picture Day

10/24/2015

Siena Volleyball vs Marist

Photos from Siena's 3-1 win over Marist (10/17/15)

09/17/2015

Volleyball Picture Day

Volleyball Picture Day


GENERAL:
  • Captain
  • Exploded onto the scene late in sophomore season, playing a huge role in the Saints' Championship run
  • Extremely aggressive left-hander who locks down the right side and has power jump serve
  • Brings international experience and Division I experience having played at Towson as a freshman
  • A smart player who is expected to be one of breakthrough stars in the conference

2015:
  • MAAC All-Academic Team selection
  • Named Siena College Leo Dufort Student Athlete of the Month for November
  • Appeared in 28 of 29 matches, starting 16
  • Tied season-high with 14 kills three times
  • Posted double figures in kills 10 times
  • Registered 13 kills and a season-high six blocks at Manhattan (10/31)
  • Tallied nine kills, finishing 47.1 percent of her attacks at Quinnipiac (10/28)

2014:
  • MAAC All-Tournament Team selection
  • American Volleyball Scouting Report (AVCR) Global National Player of the Week (11/24)
  • Had double digit kills in all three MAAC Tournament matches, highlighted by 15-2-31 (.419) effort in Championship match win over Marist (11/22). 15 kills marked career high
  • Appeared in 33 of 34 matches making 11 starts
  • Finished third on the team with 2.24 kills per set
  • Reached double figures in nine of last 13 matches (Saints went 11-2)

2013 (AT TOWSON):
  • Appeared in five matches
  • Recorded a season-high five kills when she earned the start against Navy
  • Posted a block versus Michigan State and Navy

BEFORE COLLEGE:
  • Attended Zemunska Gimnazija and played for the club team OK Radnicki Beograd
  • Helped OK Radnicki eograd earn second place at the National Championship of Serbia three times
  • Also earned a bronze medal at the event
  • Participated in the European Championship with her club team and played in a tournament in Switzerland

PERSONAL/COMMUNITY:
  • Daughter of Goran and Snetana Vasovic and has a younger sister
  • Psychology major with career goal of becoming a psychotherapist
  • Most memorable experience was her first win in the national championship - her team lost first set and came back to win

COACH PIERRE SAYS:
    "Sonja is one of our most experienced players On the team. She knows when to hit hard and can reach all angles. I am very happy to have Sonja on my side."

GETTING TO KNOW SONJA:

    Nickname: SoSo
    Major: Economics
    Instagram handle: @sonjavasovic
    What I like most about Siena: The friendly environment
    What I like most about Siena volleyball: My friends on the team
    What I like most about coach Pierre: He is a great person and is always there for us
    Another Siena sport I follow: Basketball
    Best moment at Siena: Winning the MAAC championship game
    My goal for the upcoming season: Getting to the NCAA again
    My biggest fear is: Spider
    My hobbies are: Reading, Writing
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: India
    If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: Sunglasses
    My biggest fan: My Dad
    People I look up to the most: My parents
    Three words that describe me: Thoughtful, competitive, outgoing
    If I could meet anyone, it would be: J.K. Rowling
    Sport I always wanted to try: Basketball
    My dream job: Human resources for the UN
    If I had a million dollars, I would: Donate it to help children with disabilities
    My dream car: Aston Martin One-77
    Future Plans: Play volleyball professionally

    Favorites

    Vacation spot: London
    Color: Pink
    Sports Team: Partizan
    Website: Pinterest
    Ice cream: Strawberry
    App: Instagram
    Animal: Snakes
    Food: Serbian cabbage rolls
    Movie: Inception
    Song: "Half of Me" by Rihanna
    Pro athlete: Novak Djokovic
    Pro team: Asistel Italy
    Actor/Actress: Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence
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