2013 Beach Volleyball Roster

Zuzana Markova

13 Zuzana Markova

  • Height
    6-0
  • Class
    Senior
  • Hometown
    Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Biography

2013 (SENIOR - SAND ONLY)
Played with Tetiana Sukach and posted a 17-8 record and went 9-4 in duals ... Began the year on a 7-0 streak ... Only duo to take a set from USC's Kirby Burnham and Stevi Robinson in the AVCA National Championships ... Named a sand volleyball All-American, ULM's first-ever volleyball All-American.

2012 (SENIOR)
Played in 81 of a possible 84 sets in final season ... Started 22 of 23 matches played ... Finished second on the squad with 198 ... Led the Warhakws with 233 assists ... Recorded five triple-doubles and four double-doubles ... Collected a season-high 19 kills at South Alabama (10/12) ... Had the season's best hitting percentage (.667) at Grambling State (9/13).

2011 (JUNIOR)
Named All-Louisiana Second Team ... Collected AVSR Global Player of the Week Honorable Mention on Oct. 10 ... Played in 26 matches while making and 25 starts and appeared in all 104 sets ... Led the team in kills (300) and assists (463) ... Recorded the second most service aces on the team with 22 ... Finished the season with 250 digs and 59 total blocks ... Recorded 12 triple-doubles on the season including a 20-kill, 21-assist and 14-dig performance on Sept. 17 vs. Alabama A&M ... Collected a season-high 32 assists on Oct. 16 at Denver.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL

Played two seasons at Kent State ... Named Player of the Week by the American Volleyball Scouting Report Sept. 14, 2009 ... In her sophomore season she saw action in 12 matches, starting 10 of those ... Ranked third on the team in assists with 275 and averaged 6.25 assists per set to rank second ... Also averaged 1.11 kills per set with a .099 clip ... Was the back-up setter her freshman season, collecting a team second-best 342 assists for a 5.03 assists per set average.

PREP
Played for the VK Madeta Ceske Budejovice Volleyball club under head coach Milan Simonel ... Qualified for the Youth World Beach Volleyball Championships as a member of the Czech Republic National Team, placing ninth out of 27 teams competing.

PERSONAL
Full name Zuzana Markova ...  Born November 3, 1989 ... Daughter of Rudolf Marek and Jana Markova ... Has twin siblings, Jakub and Veronika ... Majoring in Sociology ... Won 2012 NCSVA Title with Tetiana Sukach.

MARKOVA'S ULM CAREER HIGHS
Kills: 20 vs. Alabama A&M (9/17/11)
Attempts: 56 at South Alabama (10/12/12)
Hitting Percentage: .667 at Grambling State (9/13/12)
Digs: 17 at North Texas (10/14/11)
Aces: 4 vs. Grambling State (9/17/11)
Assists: 32 at North Texas (10/14/11)
Total Blocks: 7 on two occasions

SEASON
SP-MP
K-E-A
PCT. AST SA-SE DIGS D/SET BS-BA B/SET BHE
2011 104-26 300-129-835 .205 463 22-42 250 2.40 4-55 0.57 14
2012 81-23 198-125-708 .103 233 10-22 153 1.89 5-50 0.68 6
TOTAL 185-49 498-254-1,543 .158 696 32-64 403 2.18 9-105 0.57 20