Visnja Djurdjevic begins her first season as an assistant coach with the Boston College volleyball program in 2014. Djurdjevic brings eight years of playing experience to Boston College. Djurdjevic graduated from Florida State University in 2011, majoring in social sciences. Djurdjevic was born in Zitiste, Serbia and came to the United States to play collegiate volleyball in 2008.
Djurdjevic started her volleyball career as a member of the Serbian Junior National Team. She spent two years playing for the Serbian Junior National team, which finished top five in Europe in 2006 and won the Balkan Championship. Djurdjevic also spent her high school years playing for the Klek Junior team and helped them place second nationally.
Prior to transferring to Florida State University, Djurdjevic spent her first two collegiate seasons playing for Tulane University. As a freshman Djurdjevic played in all 34 matches and 126 sets. She ranked third on the team in kills, kills per set, digs, digs per set, and points. As a freshman she was named Louisiana Freshman of the Year and named to the Conference USA All-Tournament Team. In her sophomore year at Tulane, Djurdjevic finished second in Conference USA where she led the Conference in points per set. She was the only player to rank in the Top 20 in Conference USA for kills, aces, points, and digs. She was named the Conference USA Player of the Year her sophomore season.
Djurdjevic experienced an incredible two-year career as a member of the Florida State women's volleyball team. Her offensive and defensive skills were a large asset to the 2011 Final Four team. During the 2010 season Djurdjevic was named ACC Co-Player of the week after her performance at the FSU Invitational, registering 36 kills and a .359 hitting percentage in three games. She finished the 2010 season with a season high 25 kills- the most in one match by a player since 2007. During her final season at FSU, Djurdjevic became the first volleyball player to ever earn multiple All-America honors (two) while playing for FSU. She is responsible for acquiring the biggest point so far in Florida State volleyball history. Djurdjevic recorded multiple career highs in digs and kills. Djurdjevic finished first on the FSU team and tied for seventh in the ACC with 0.27 service aces per set.
Djurdjevic then played professionally in Slovenia and Austria in 2012 and 2013.
2006-08: Serbian Junior National Team/Klek Club Volleyball First Team
2008-2009: Tulane University (player; Outside Hitter; Conference USA Player of the Year; All American)
2010-2011: Florida State University (player; Outside Hitter; Two time All American, Final Four Participant, senior season)
Hometown: Zitiste, Serbia
Education: B.S. Social Sciences, Florida State University, 2011