3 Maria Vukaj
3 - Maria Vukaj
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr
Hometown: Davison, Mich.
High School: Davison HS
Position: OH
Previous School: Davison HS
m 27
k/s 2.37
h % .145
a/s 0.28
b/s 0.44
sa/s 0.22
d/s 3.11

2021

  • Played in all 27 matches
  • Recorded 230 kills for an average of 2.37 per set.
  • Tallied 302 digs
  • Had 21 service aces
  • Totaled 277.5 points

2021 Spring Season

  • Played in all 17 games
  • Led the Cardinals with 225 kills overall
  • Named Second Team All-GLIAC
  • Averaged 3.52 kills per set and 0.25 attacks per set
  • Tallied 208 digs as well

2019

  • Competed in 27 matches and 102 sets for the Cardinals
  • Totaled 239 kills, 36 assists and 16 service aces
  • Tallied 296 digs and 53 total blocks
  • Averaged 2.34 kills and 2.90 digs per set
  • Had a season-high 16 kills vs Davenport on Oct. 25

2018

  • Participated in 28 matches for the Cardinals, averaging 2.39 kills per set, totalling 239 kills
  • Producing 293 digs averaging 2.93
  • Totaling 42 blocks and 285.5 points
  • Recorded 22 aces   

Prior to SVSU/Personal:

  • Prepped at Davison High School where she dedicated her time to volleyball and academics
  • A three-time first-team All-Saginaw Valley League and district champ team member as well as a two-time regional finalist.
  • Received Saginaw Valley All-Academic honors for three seasons. 
  • Maria Vulaj is sisters of previous SVSU Volleyball team member, Leze Vukaj. 
  • Daughter of Noah and Vera Vukaj
  • Majoring in Bio-Chemistry
Recent Games
Oct 30 at Northwood W, 3-0
Oct 31 at Parkside W, 3-2
Nov 5 Wayne State L, 3-2
Nov 12 Michigan Tech L, 3-0
Nov 13 Northern Michigan W, 3-1
Nov 17 at Wayne State L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 27 15
Sets 97 53
Kills 230 92
Kills per set 2.37 1.74
Errors 116 52
Total Attacks 784 360
Hitting Percentage .145 .111
Assists 27 9
Assists per set 0.28 0.17
Service Aces 21 18
Service Errors 19 8
Service Aces per set 0.22 0.34
Reception Errors 15 9
Digs 302 159
Digs per set 3.11 3.00
Block Solo 10 7
Block Assist 33 17
Block Total 43 24
Blocks per set 0.44 0.45
Block Errors 4 1
Ball Handling Errors 6 4
Points 277.5 125.5
Points per set 2.9 2.4
Matches started 13 11
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 2 at Adelphi W, 3-1 - 4 19 8 47 .234 1 0 2 1 7 0 4 0 4 0 21.0
Sep 3 vs. Ursuline W, 3-1 - 4 13 5 42 .190 4 0 3 1 17 2 2 1 4 0 16.0
Sep 4 vs. New Haven W, 3-1 - 4 19 8 60 .183 3 1 1 0 18 0 3 1 3 1 21.5
Sep 4 at Clarion W, 3-1 - 4 12 7 43 .116 0 0 1 0 19 1 1 1 2 0 13.5
Sep 10 at Malone W, 3-0 - 3 5 3 21 .095 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 10 vs. Fairmont St. W, 3-0 - 3 14 5 43 .209 1 1 1 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 15.0
Sep 11 vs. Seton Hill W, 3-1 - 4 15 7 39 .205 2 0 1 0 10 0 2 0 2 0 16.0
Sep 11 vs. Slippery Rock W, 3-1 - 4 18 5 38 .342 3 1 0 1 16 0 1 0 1 0 19.5
Sep 17 Northwood L, 3-0 1 3 10 4 36 .167 0 0 0 1 9 0 2 0 2 0 11.0
Sep 18 Lake Superior State W, 3-0 1 3 4 4 23 .000 1 2 0 0 12 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 1 at Northern Michigan L, 3-2 1 5 8 6 39 .051 1 6 2 3 11 1 0 0 1 0 15.0
Oct 2 at Michigan Tech L, 3-0 1 3 4 5 24 -.042 0 1 0 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 8 Ferris State L, 3-0 - 3 9 4 30 .167 1 2 2 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Oct 9 Grand Valley State W, 3-1 - 4 10 4 34 .176 1 0 3 2 19 1 2 0 3 2 12.0
Oct 10 Davenport W, 3-0 - 3 9 5 34 .118 0 0 0 0 8 2 2 0 4 0 12.0
Oct 14 at Purdue Northwest W, 3-0 1 3 9 0 18 .500 0 3 0 0 11 1 2 1 3 0 14.0
Oct 15 vs. Missouri S&T L, 3-2 - 5 9 4 35 .143 3 0 0 0 9 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Oct 15 vs. Missouri - St. Louis L, 3-0 1 3 9 5 29 .138 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 16 vs. Quincy L, 3-0 - 3 4 1 14 .214 0 0 0 0 11 0 1 0 1 1 4.5
Oct 23 at Wayne State L, 3-0 1 3 4 1 18 .167 0 0 0 0 10 1 2 0 3 0 6.0
Oct 29 at Lake Superior State W, 3-1 1 4 4 8 25 -.160 0 1 0 0 17 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Oct 30 at Northwood W, 3-0 1 3 1 2 10 -.100 1 1 0 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Oct 31 at Parkside W, 3-2 1 4 1 2 7 -.143 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Nov 5 Wayne State L, 3-2 - 5 1 1 7 .000 1 1 1 1 11 0 0 0 0 1 2.0
Nov 12 Michigan Tech L, 3-0 1 3 4 2 18 .111 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 4.0
Nov 13 Northern Michigan W, 3-1 1 4 14 4 37 .270 2 0 0 1 7 1 1 0 2 0 15.5
Nov 17 at Wayne State L, 3-0 1 3 1 6 13 -.385 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2018-19 28 100 241 2.41 119 813 .150 20 0.20 22 0.22 295 2.95 7 35 42 0.42 287.5 2.9
2019-20 27 102 239 2.34 115 730 .170 36 0.35 16 0.16 296 2.90 2 51 53 0.52 282.5 2.8
2020-21 17 64 225 3.52 110 746 .154 16 0.25 11 0.17 208 3.25 5 20 25 0.39 251.0 3.9
2021-22 27 97 230 2.37 116 784 .145 27 0.28 21 0.22 302 3.11 10 33 43 0.44 277.5 2.9
Total 99 363 935 2.58 460 3073 .155 99 0.27 70 0.19 1101 3.03 24 139 163 0.45 1098.5 3.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 27 97 230 2.37 116 784 .145 27 0.28 21 0.22 302 3.11 10 33 43 0.44 277.5 2.9
Conference 15 53 92 1.74 52 360 .111 9 0.17 18 0.34 159 3.00 7 17 24 0.45 125.5 2.4
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Home 8 28 61 2.18 28 219 .151 6 0.21 5 0.18 88 3.14 4 8 12 0.43 74.0 2.6
Away 11 39 68 1.74 48 265 .075 5 0.13 13 0.33 112 2.87 4 14 18 0.46 92.0 2.4
Neutral 8 30 101 3.37 40 300 .203 16 0.53 3 0.10 102 3.40 2 11 13 0.43 111.5 3.7
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Wins 16 58 167 2.88 77 521 .173 21 0.36 11 0.19 197 3.40 8 25 33 0.57 198.5 3.4
Losses 11 39 63 1.62 39 263 .091 6 0.15 10 0.26 105 2.69 2 8 10 0.26 79.0 2.0
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September 10 36 129 3.58 56 392 .186 16 0.44 5 0.14 131 3.64 3 16 19 0.53 145.0 4.0
October 13 46 81 1.76 47 317 .107 8 0.17 15 0.33 142 3.09 6 16 22 0.48 110.0 2.4
November 4 15 20 1.33 13 75 .093 3 0.20 1 0.07 29 1.93 1 1 2 0.13 22.5 1.5