Yana Vavdiyuk
Yana  Vavdiyuk


Lutsk, Ukraine

High School:




BIG EAST Names 169 St. John's Student-Athletes To 2013-14 All-Academic Team

13 Red Storm teams represented on all-conference list.


Mutlugil Collects Double-Double In Three Set Loss To Marquette On Senior Day

Sophomore setter picks up eighth double-double with 35 assists, 11 digs.


Palgutova, Wachowicz Record Double-Doubles As St. John's Tops DePaul, 3-1

Palgutova collected 14th double-double, while Wachowicz picked up fifth double-double.


St. John's To Conclude Home Slate With Creighton, DePaul, Marquette

Sunday's Senior Day match vs. Marquette to air live on ESPN3


St. John's Picks Up 3-0 Win Over Stony Brook

Aleksandra Wachowicz and Deniz Mutlugil collect double-doubles.


SJU-TV Feature: 2013 Volleyball Senior Day

SJU-TV Feature: 2013 Volleyball Senior Day


2013 Intro Video

2013 Intro Video


2012 Season Preview With Head Coach Joanne Persico

Head Coach Joanne Persico Previews The 2012 Season


Senior Day 2013

2013 St. John's Volleyball Senior Day


Season in Review: Volleyball

The Red Storm finished 20-12 (7-8)


St. John's Bread and Life

St. John's Bread and Life


Women's Volleyball vs. Notre Dame

St. John's took on BIG EAST rival Notre Dame at home at Carnesecca Arena on Oct. 30.

As A Junior (2013): Played in 24 sets across eight matches, making six starts ... had a season high nine kills with a .643 attacking percentage and three blocks in sweep against Brown (Sep. 7) ... picked up six kills and added a dig and a block vs. Colgate (Aug. 31) ... collected season-high six blocks plus three kills in home sweep vs. Stony Brook (Nov. 7) ... came off the bench to record four kills and four blocks in home win vs. CCSU (Aug. 30) ... picked up four kills and two blocks vs. Missouri State (Sept. 6).

As A Sophomore (2012): Played in 69 sets across 30 matches, making three starts ... compiled at least three kills in the final six matches of the season ... had four kills and a block against then-No. 10 Louisville in the BIG EAST quarterfinals (Nov. 16) ... picked up six kills on 14 on a .357 attacking percentage and added a dig vs. DePaul (Nov. 9) ... collected five kills on 10 attempts (.500 attacking percentage) and added a pair of blocks in a road win at Rutgers (Nov. 7) ... had five kills on a .417 attacking percentage and added a block at Marquette (Nov. 4) ... came off the bench to record three kills on a .400 attacking percentage in a road win at Syracuse ... Contributed three kills, a dig, and five blocks vs. Rutgers (Oct. 28) ... picked up five kills on a .354 attacking percentage with three blocks at Notre Dame (Oct. 7) ... racked up a season-high 10 kills, a career-high six blocks, and added five digs in a five-set win vs. Villanova (Sept. 23) ... collected seven kills on a .385 hitting percentage) and added four blocks and a career-high six digs vs. St. Francis (Sept. 8) ... recorded five kills on ten attempts (.500 attacking percentage) and added a block at Central Connecticut (Aug. 31) ... picked up her first-career service ace in the season-opener at Morgan State (Aug. 24).

As A Freshman (2011): Played in 79 sets across 29 matches, starting 13 ... ranked second among freshman and fifth on the team with 115 kills ... compiled a season-high 12 kills three times ... recorded double-digit kills in five contests ... finished the season strong by registering 84 of her 115 kills in the final 10 games ... racked up 10 kills, two assists, four digs, and three blocks in the season-finale at Rutgers (Nov. 13) ... notched 12 kills, two assists, and a season-high five digs at Seton Hall (Nov. 12) ... collected 12 kills on a season-high 36 attacks and dished out a season-high three assists vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 4) tallied 10 kills, a dig, and four blocks vs. Notre Dame (Oct. 30) ... racked up 12 kills on a season-high .429 attacking percentage and added two assists, two digs and a season-high five blocks at USF (Oct. 9).

At Continium: Took third place at the 2011 European Championships ... won Ukrainian Team Championship in 2009 and 2008 ... member of the Ukrainian Junior National Team.

Off the Court: Lists taking third place at the European Championships as the most thrilling moment of her athletic career ... chose St. John's because it's a great opportunity to improve her volleyball skills and to get a high-quality education in New York City ... has one younger sister, Vika, and one younger brother, Marko ... majoring in marketing

Career Statistics:

Year SP-MP K K/Set E Att. PCT A A/Set SA SA/Set SE Dig D/Set BS BA Total Blk./Set
2011 79-29 115 1.46 61 325 .166 21 0.27 0 0.00 1 32 0.41 4 27 31 0.39
2012 69-30 82 1.19 41 254 .161 1 0.01 2 0.03 1 27 0.39 2 34 36 0.52
Totals 148-59 197 1.33 102 579 .164 22 0.15 2 0.01 2 59 0.40 6 61 67 0.45

Career Highs:
Kills: 12, 3x, last at Seton Hall (11/12/11)
Attacks: 36 vs. Pittsburgh (8/31/11)
Attack pct: .429 at USF (10/9/11)
3, 3x, last vs. Pittsburgh (11/4/11)
Service Aces:
1, 2x, last vs. Fairleigh Dickinson (9/7/12)
6 vs. St. Francis (9/16/12)
6 vs. Villanova (9/23/12)
Block solo:
1, 6x, last at Pittsburgh (10/19/12)
Block assist:
6 vs. Villanova (9/23/12)


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