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#7 J.D. Gasparovic
Position: Middle Attacker
Height: 6'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
High School: Oakville
Experience: 3 Letters
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J.D. Gasparovic
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 11/29/2007

J.D. Gasparovic's Career Statistics
Career Statistics in PDF Format
2011 Match-By-Match in PDF Format
2010 Match-By-Match in PDF Format
2009 Match-By-Match in PDF Format
2008 Match-By-Match in PDF Format

CAREER NOTES:
- - 2009 Volleyball Magazine All-America Second Team
- - All-MIVA First Team in 2009 and 2010
- - 2008 MIVA Freshman of the Year
- - Three-Time Academic All-MIVA and Two-Time MIVA Player of the Week
- - Ranks fifth in program history with a .397 career hitting percentage, while his 1.42 career blocks-per-game average is seventh.
- - His 365 career block assists rank sixth in program history, while his 417 career total blocks rank eighth and his five career matches with double-figure blocks are ninth.
- - His .465 hitting percentage in 2009 is the second-best single-season mark in program history.
- - Both his 135 block assists and his 162 total blocks in 2010 rank as the 10th-best single-season totals in Ball State annals, while his career-best 1.49 blocks-per-game average in 2010 is 17th.
 - - His two matches with double-figure blocks in both 2008 and 2010 tie as the 11th-best single-season totals in program history.
- - His .800 (12-0-15) hitting percentage at Grand Canyon (March 8, 2009) ties as the fourth-highest mark in a match for a player recording at least 15 attempts in the BSU record book, while his .760 (20-1-25) rate of success at Saint Francis (Feb. 20, 2010) is the eighth-best mark in the same category.
- - Posted 13 block assists versus IPFW (Feb. 25, 2010) which ties as the fourth-best total in program history, while his 12 block assists at Grand Canyon (March 8, 2009) and versus UCLA (Feb. 29, 2008) tie as the 10th-best total.
- - Tallied 14 total blocks versus IPFW (Feb. 25, 2010) which ties as the 10th-best single-match total in BSU annals, while his 13 total blocks at Grand Canyon (March 8, 2009) and at George Mason (Feb. 8, 2008) tie as the 17th-best total.

2010 (Jr.): Earned third letter at Ball State . . . All-MIVA First Team . . . Academic All-MIVA . . . Preseason All-MIVA . . . started all 30 matches, playing in 109 of a possible 111 games . . . ranked first in the MIVA and fifth nationally with a single-season career-high 1.49 blocks-per-game average . . . ranked third in the MIVA and 11th nationally with a .405 attack percentage . . . smashed a career-high 20 kills at St. Francis (2/20), while hitting .760 (20-1-25) and collecting five total blocks, including a career-high tying three solo blocks, in the contest . . . Followed with 18 kills and career-highs of 13 block assists and 14 total blocks versus IPFW (2/25) . . . served up a career-high two aces at Grand Canyon (3/9) and at Lewis (4/6) . . . hit .300-or-better in 21 matches, including .500-or-better marks in nine contests . . . blasted at least two kills in every match he played, while recording double-figure kills 11 times . . . recorded at least one block in all 30 matches, including five-or-more total blocks on 18 occasions . . . collected a season-high four digs at Quincy (2/13).

2009 (So.): Earned second letter at Ball State . . . Volleyball Magazine All-America Second Team . . . All-MIVA First Team . . . Academic All-MIVA . . . played in 25 matches and 90 games . . . earned 25 starts . . . ranked first in the MIVA and ninth nationally with a 1.39 blocks-per-game average . . . led the league and ranked fifth nationally with a .465 attack percentage . . . blasted a season-high 15 kills, hit .591 and scored eight total blocks in a sweep at No. 11 Lewis (1/30) . . . earned MIVA Player of the Week (2/2) after the performance . . . hit a season-best .833 (10-0-12) at Quincy (3/5) and followed with a .800 (12-0-15) effort at Grand Canyon (3/7) . . . tallied season-highs of 12 block assists and 13 total blocks the following day versus Grand Canyon (3/8) . . . served up a career-high two aces at No. 1 Penn State (1/23), while adding eight kills and hitting .583 (8-1-12) . . . smashed double-digit kills in 12 matches, while hitting .500-or-better on 14 occasions . . . recorded at least two blocks in 23 matches, while adding five-or-more 14 times.

2008 (Fr.): Earned first letter at Ball State . . . MIVA Freshman of the Year . . . Academic All-MIVA . . . played in 28 matches and 94 games . . . logged 23 starts . . . ranked sixth in the nation with a 1.38 blocks-per-game average . . . named MIVA Player of the Week (2/12) . . . posted a season-high 14 kills and a season-high 13 total blocks (three solo & 10 assists) to lead BSU to a 3-2 victory at No. 14 George Mason (2/8) . . . followed with a career-high .917 attack percentage at Rutgers-Newark (2/9), posting 11 kills on 12 swings with no errors . . . added 10 kills at Mercyhurst (3/8) . . . recorded a season-high 12 block assists in BSU's first of two wins over No. 7 UCLA (2/29), while adding nine kills . . . collected seven-or-more blocks in a team-high nine matches.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in volleyball at Oakville . . . helped guide Oakville to an 18-10-1 record as a senior, leading the team in kills (138), aces (18) and blocks (87) . . . named team Most Valuable Player as a junior after posting team-bests of 154 total blocks and 196 kills, while ranking second in aces with 20 . . . Suburban West All-Conference selection and Second Team All-Metro honoree in 2006 after guiding Tigers to second-straight conference tournament championship . . . spent the last four years in the St. Louis High Performance program . . . guided his HP Orange 18-and-under squad to the 2007 USA Volleyball Boys' Junior Olympic National Championship . . . his 18-1's team took 10th-place at the 2006 USA Junior Olympics . . . also earned one letter in basketball at Oakville.

PERSONAL: Son of Michael and Linda Gasparovic . . . has one brother . . . majoring in psychology . . . owns a 3.12 grade-point average on Ball State's 4.0 scale . . . born July 18, 1988, in St. Louis, Mo.