UH’s Siki Zarkovic hit from the outside with Penn State’s Taylor Hammond defending in the second set against the Nittany Lions at the Outrigger Volleyball Invitational Tournament at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Senior outside hitter Siki Zarkovic was named to the all-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation first team, one of three Rainbow Warriors to be selected for postseason volleyball honors today.
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Under his watch, Serbia moved up from a No. 28 FIVB ranking in 2003 to No. 1 in 2010. Additionally, Zarkovic selected the Serbian squad that won gold medals at the 2009 and 2011 World Youth Championships.
van Tilburg continued his dominant play in Set 3 with five early kills for a 9-6 lead. The Warriors maintained their comfortable cushion until the Crimson narrowed the deficit to 20-19 following a UH rotation violation. Kills by van Tilburg and Fey on consecutive plays gave Hawai’i a 22-19 lead but the Crimson answered again to close to within 22-21. A critical Harvard service error followed by a Mol-Franciskovic block gave UH match point and two plays later Zarkovic ended it with his 12th kill.
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Zarkovic was born in Paralimni Cyprus, but was raised in Belgrade in Serbia. He was a member of the Serbian Youth and Junior National teams from 2008-2012 where he competed in 86 international matches and helped his youth team capture a gold medal at the 2009 FIVB (Fédération Internationale de Volleyball) World Youth championship in Lido di Jesolo, Italy. He also played under his father, Milan Zarkovic, who coached the Serbian Junior National team for 10 years.
The Cardinal doubled up the Warriors 10-5 early in Set 1 and stretched their lead to 13-6 after consecutive hitting errors by van Tilburg and Zarkovic. But UH’s block came alive midway through the set as the Warriors put up three stuffs to pull within 15-12. UH got as close as two before the Cardinal pulled away with three straight for a 20-15 lead. UH hit .000 in the set primarily due to Stanford’s big block which posted three straight late in the period to the put the game out of reach.