7 Mila Barzdukas
7 - Mila Barzdukas
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Studio City, CA
High School: Harvard-Westlake
Position: DS

Senior (2018):...
Took to the court in 27 matches while registering 61 sets of play ... Averaged 1.46 digs per set ... Season-high 11 digs and was a perfect 11-of-11 in serve-receive opportunities in a 3-0 win over No. 10 Chicago (Nov. 2) in the semifinals of the UAA Championships ... Doled out four service aces and chipped in six digs in a sweep of Oglethorpe (Oct. 7) ... Played in all three sets of the national championship contest vs. Calvin College (Nov. 17) and finished with three digs, three assists and an ace ... Came up big in the NCAA Mount Berry Regional title match vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor with three aces and six digs ... Third on the team with seven digs and  contributed a pair of aces in a 3-0 triumph vs. Salem (Oct. 26) ... One set and rang up seven digs and two assists vs. No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Sept. 14).

Junior (2017):
Took to the court in 29 matches and registered 81 sets of play ... Ranked fourth on the team with an average of 2.25 digs per set ... Strong effort during the second half of the year that saw her notch double-figure digs in 10 of the team's last 12 matches (13 total during the season) ... Led the team with 14 digs (tying second-highest career total) vs. Ithaca College (Nov. 16) in quarterfinals of the NCAA D-III Championships ... Rang up a career-high 17 digs and handled all 16 receive attempts perfectly in a 3-2 outcome over No. 9 Carnegie Mellon in the semifinals of the UAA Championships ... Double-figure digs to her credit in all four matches at the Emory National Invitational, averaging 3.28 digs over 14 sets of action, while passing 48 of 50 serve-receive opportunities ... 14 digs and an ace in a five-set win at Birmingham Southern (Oct. 22) ... Helped the Eagles to a sweep of Berry (Oct. 28) with 11 digs and a season-high three service aces. 

Sophomore (2016):
Compiled 11 sets of action while appearing in eight matches ... Averaged 1.27 digs per set ... Played in two games of a sweep of Salem (Oct. 8) and posted a season-high six digs ... Logged two sets and registered three digs in a 3-0 triumph over Washington and Lee. 

Freshman (2015):
Recorded 15 sets of action over nine matches ... Averaged 1.47 digs per set ... Second on the team with a season-high 12 digs in a 3-0 triumph over Oglethorpe University (Sept. 30) ... Paced the squad with three service aces in a season-opening 3-0 decision over Birmingham Southern (Sept. 1). 

High School:

Four-year product of the Harvard-Westlake volleyball program … Was coached by Adam Black … Served as team captain her senior season … Second Team All-Mission League honoree in 2014 … Recipient of her team’s Best Defender Award her final season … Helped Harvard-Westlake to three league titles … All-Tournament selection at the Redondo Power Classic , regarded as one of the premier high school tournaments in Southern California … Member of the 2013 squad that advanced to the CIF Division I Finals … Three-year member and two-year starter on the beach volleyball team … Competed four seasons in track and field in the pole vault … Played club volleyball at LAVA and was captain of the 18’s team … Club coaches were TG Pierce and Beau Daniels … 17’s team finished third at two Junior Olympic Qualifiers and fifth at AAU’s.

Daughter of Audrius and Rose Barzdukas ... Born May 28 ... Majors in philosophy.

"I chose Emory for its incredible resources, strong academics, stellar volleyball program and happy students."

Career Stats

2018 61-27  2 0.03 13 16 89 1.46
2017 81-29  2 0.02  6    17 182 2.25
2016 11-8  0 0.00  1  1 14 1.27
2015 15-9  1 0.07  6  5 22 1.47
TOTAL 168 -73  5 0.03 26 39 307 1.83

Mila Barzdukas Career-High Digs Matches

Opponent GP Digs Date
Carnegie Mellon 5 17 11/3/2017
Ithaca 4 14 11/16/2017
Birmingham Southern 5 14 10/22/2017