• Triton Q&A (1/27/17)
AS A SENIOR IN 2018
Off the Block National Defensive Player of the Night (1/31) ... With sixth assist in opening set at No. 11 Grand Canyon (1/26), on Tanner Syftestad's kill to close Tritons within one at 10-9, became sixth player in program history to achieve 2000 career assists.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2017
MPSF All-Academic ... Off the Block National Offensive Player of the Night (2/8) ... Team's Coaches' Award ... One of just two Tritons to play in every match, and only one to start all 27, all as setter ... Shared team high with Ian Colbert at 96 sets played apiece, missing only one ... Double figures in assists in all 27 contests, with 24 efforts of 20-plus, 14 of 30-plus, nine of 40-plus and two of 50-plus ... Collected 40-plus assists in back-to-back five-set affairs vs. No. 6 UC Irvine (1/20) and at Concordia (1/21), with 43 and 42, respectively, the latter effort in UCSD's first win of 2017.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016
MPSF All-Academic ... Appeared in 25 matches and 64 sets ... Drew 19 starts at setter ... Ranked 34th nationally and 10th in the MPSF in assists per set (7.67) ... Had 17 kills on the season ... Led team in assists per set and assists (491) ... Logged double figure assists an impressive 22 times in the season ... Third on the team for number of digs (95) and digs per set (1.48) ... Finished the season with 31 points scored ... Best assist performance came vs. Princeton (1/27), compiling 44 assists for the match ... Took a career-best 10 digs vs. Holy Names (1/23) ... Recorded a double-double vs. Holy Names (1/23) when he dished out 31 assists and 10 digs.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015
Team's Rookie of the Year ... Appeared in 23 matches and 64 sets, with 19 starts at setter ... Led team with 417 assists ... Ranked 32nd nationally and 11th in the MPSF in assists per set (6.52) ... Had 10 efforts of 20-plus assists and three with 30 or more ... Made college debut as the starting setter in home opener vs. No. 5 USC (1/22), contributing 20 assists, three digs and two total blocks ... Season highs of 37 assists and seven digs vs. Stanford (2/14) ...Had a season-best four kills for four points, 35 assists and seven more digs vs. CSUN (4/3) ... Posted 30 assists vs. Hawai'i (3/28), with a season-high three blocks ... Three more blocks at UC Santa Barbara (4/10).
Played for Southern California Volleyball Club ... Silver medalist at the Junior Olympics (2013).
A 2014 graduate of South High School in Torrance ... Team MVP in both 2013 and 2014 ... Pioneer League Most Outstanding Player and first-team all-area in 2014 ... First-team all-league in 2013 ... Helped team to Pioneer League and CIF Division 3 crowns as a sophomore in 2012.
Born Jan. 31 in Torrance ... Parents are Goran Stojcic and Silva Hiti, who were both born in Serbia and attended graduate school at Virginia Tech ... Has two younger twin brothers named Luka and Nikola ... Chemical engineering major at Roosevelt College ... Plans to either find an industry job as a chemical engineer or go to graduate school after completing his UC San Diego degree ... Most memorable volleyball moment is winning CIF championship ... Favorite UCSD moment is student vote in May of 2016 in favor of Division I move ... Enjoys bodyboarding and PS4 gaming ... Roots for the Los Angeles Lakers and Rams ... Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic is his favorite athlete ... Top movies are Interstellar and End of Watch ... Listens to Eminem ... Loves chevaps (Serbian dish).