February 11, 2013 - by
Diggin’ in Deep: Marija Milosavljevic

Feb. 11, 2013

Get To Know Senior Marija Milosavljevic
By Caneka Hammonds, FSU Sports Information Intern

As the Florida State sand volleyball program prepares to begin its second season, Seminoles.com will highlight the personalities of the players in a weekly Q & A feature – “Diggin’ in Deep.” Our third “Diggin in Deep” participant is senior Marija Milosavljevic

What’s your motto in life?
If you truly believe in your dreams, you can find a way to work it out.

Name two things you consider yourself to be very good at.
Time management and cooking.

What is something most people don’t know about you?
I survived two wars (in her native Serbia).

What is something you wish you did better?
Singing and playing musical instruments.

What is your favorite class at FSU?
Business Communication

Who had the biggest influence on your athletic career?
My club coach in high school.

What do you think is your strongest athletic attribute?
Probably hitting.

Best non-athletic talent?

Do you have any phobias?
I don’t know, maybe heights.

If your life was made into a movie what would it be titled and who would be your character?
“Around the World” and probably Sandra Bullock.

What would you say will be the strength of the team this season?
I think we know what to expect because we already have one season behind us.

What was your childhood nickname or nickname that you currently have?

Name something, other than volleyball, that you’re truly passionate about?
Serbian Tradition.

What do you consider to be your greatest achievement?
Being the captain of my national team in Serbia.

Favorite song to dance to?
“Dog Days are Over” by Florence and the Machine.

Favorite dance?
Serbian Kolo…it’s a Serbian traditional dance.

Why did you choose FSU?
Because of the strong athletic program.

What is your favorite thing about FSU?
The Seminole tradition.

What is your earliest memory of playing volleyball?
I remember when I hit a ref with my top spin serve one time when I was in middle school.

The biggest difference of indoor and outdoor volleyball is sand of course, but can you tell me what some other differences are?
I think you have to be stronger to play sand but you have to be more disciplined and competitively more controlled to play indoor.

What is the best way that you would describe your game style?
Relaxed but competitive.

What would be your perfect sand volleyball soundtrack?
Techno music.

Name three things you cannot live without
Family, hometown and Skype.

How do you spend your free time?
What exactly is free time?

What single piece of technology you cannot live without?
My phone.

What is one daily activity that bores you?

When do you feel your best morning, noon/afternoon or night?
I would say late afternoon.

What is your philosophy on life?
To find the perfect balance between mind and body.

Have you ever lived outside of this country?
Of course, I’m from Serbia.

Most exotic place that you have been?

Do you know any other languages?
Serbian and a little Spanish.

Finish this sentence-the best part of waking up…
“is seeing the sun.”

Finish this phrase- life is a beach…
“let’s go swim.”

Hip hop, R&B, Rock, Country or Classical?

Favorite Movie?
“The Prestige”

Favorite TV Show?
“South Park”

If you could have any super power what would it be?

What would be your ideal dinner?
Some Serbian meal, any Serbian meal actually.

Who would be your ideal dinner date?
Novak Djokovic

Favorite dessert?

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