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    Stephanie Jurivich
    Stephanie Jurivich

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    LaGrange, Ill.

    High School:
    St. Ignatius

    Position:
    RS/S

    Birthdate:
    09/16/1984



    2007: Finished career as one of eight Wildcats with more than 2,000-career assists (2,108) ... Appeared in 25 matches in 2007 with five starts ... Recorded a career-high three aces in addition to 36 assists in the season opener against Loyola (Chicago) on 8/24 ... Totaled 41 assists and led NU to a .304 hitting percentage against Illinois-Chicago (8/25) ... Had 14 assists in one game played against Drake on 9/14 ... Played the final three games of a four-game match against No. 9 Wisconsin (9/28), compiling 35 assists and four kills on seven swings ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006: Appeared in every match ... First-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V selection ... In her first year as the full-time starting setter, finished with 1,215 assists to rank sixth on NU's single-season list ... Ranked eighth in the Big Ten with 11.25 assists per game ... Set career-highs for hitting percentage (.688) and assists (34) in the season opener against UIC (8/29) ... Topped that assists number with 42 in the very next match against IUPUI (9/2) ... Again set a career-best for assists with 44, adding 13 digs for a double-double at Western Michigan (9/2) ... Upped her assists career-high to 47, earning a double-double with 14 digs at No. 9 Hawaii (9/8) ... Fell just two shy of her career-high for digs, recording 17 along with 39 assists for another double-double against Fairfield (9/9) ... Re-established her career-high yet again with 59 in a four-game match against Pittsburgh (9/15) ... Had a double-double with 50 assists and 10 digs against No. 24 Arizona (9/16) ... Named to the Wildcat Classic All-Tournament team ... Reached 50 assists in a five-game loss to Minnesota (9/22) ... Hit .476 (12-1-21) with 36 assists in a sweep of Iowa (9/29) ... Had 58 assists in a five-game win at Michigan State (10/7) ... Pushed career-high for assists to 63 in a win over No. 16 Ohio State (10/14) ... Recorded a career-best eight blocks against Michigan (10/28) ... Had a double-double at Iowa with 57 assists and 10 digs (11/4) ... During final home weekend of the year, put up double-doubles against both No. 23 Purdue on Nov. 17 (49 assists, 12 digs) and Indiana on Nov. 18 (43 assists, 10 digs) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2005: Appeared in every match save for the season-opener against UW-Green Bay ... Split time at the setter position with Lauren Greenwood ... Set a career-best with 22 assists against DePaul (9/10) ... Upped that total to 29 against Kentucky (9/17) ... Earned a berth on the Wildcat Classic all-tournament team ... Recorded her first double-digit kill and double-double of the year with 10 kills and 22 assists at Illinois on 9/30 ... Blocked a season-high five balls at Iowa (11/12) ... Hit career-high .636 (7-0-11) against Michigan State (11/18) ... Set career-high with seven blocks against Michigan (11/19) ... Earned CoSIDA ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V honors ... Recorded second service ace of the year and hit .500 (6-1-10) in the NCAA Tournament second round against Notre Dame (12/2) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2004: Played in 90 games and 28 matches ... Notched consecutive double-doubles in the first two matches of the year with 18 kills and 21 assists against IPFW (9/4) and 13 kills and 18 assists against Bowling Green (9/5) ... Set season highs in kills (18) and assists (21) in first match of collegiate career against IPFW (9/4) ... Posted double-digit kill total in first two matches of collegiate career and seven times on the year ... Notched double-digit dig total five times ... Fourth on the team in kills (232) and kills per game (2.59) ... Led team in kills three times ... Led team in digs twice ... Recorded double-digit dig total five times ... Recorded hitting percentage of .250 or better nine times ... Second on team in block assists (56) and blocks per game (.71) ... Recorded career-high six block assists against Western Kentucky (9/17) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2003: Did not see action.

    High School: Helped St. Ignatius advance to the super-sectional of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) State Tournament ... Earned IHSA all-state honors in 2002 ... Named to the 2002 Chicago Sun-Times and Daily Southtown all-area teams ... Received Chicago Tribune all-state honorable mention in 2002 ... Two-time team MVP in 2001 and 2002 ... Named to StudentSports.com Hot 100 Volleyball High School Players ... Two-time team MVP in 2001 and 2002 ... Invited to compete in the 2002 Pepsi Cola Illinois All-Star Tournament ... Competed in the Junior Olympic Open Division ... Played two years of high school basketball ... Participated in the National Youth Leadership forum on Defense, Intelligence and Diplomacy ... National Honor Society and National French Honors Society member ... Four-time member of Honors with Distinction.

    Personal: Born Stephanie Claire Jurivich on 9/16/84 ... Daughter of Donald and Clara Jurivich ... Chose Northwestern over Stanford, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgetown, Harvard and Illinois ... Earned her undergraduate degree in mathematics ... Currently pursuing a master's degree in communication studies.

    Jurivich's Career Statistics

    Year M-G K E TA PCT AST SA BS BA DG
    2004 28-90 232 112 629 .195 109 14 8 56 174
    2005 31-110 119 51 286 .238 551 2 8 51 33
    2006 29-108 115 52 345 .183 1,215 12 16 63 216
    2007 25-55 18 7 46 .239 233 7 1 9 34
    Totals 113-363 484 222 1,306 .201 2,108 35 33 179 457

    Jurivich's Career Highs

    Kills 18, vs. IPFW (9-4-04)
    Total Attempts 35, vs. IPFW (9-4-04)
    Hitting Percentage (min. 10 att) .688 (11-0-16), vs. Illinois-Chicago (8-29-06)
    Assists 63, vs. Ohio State (10-14-06)
    Service Aces 3, vs. Loyola (Chicago) (8-24-07)
    Total Blocks 8, vs. Michigan (10-28-06)
    Digs 19, vs. Indiana (10-16-04)