|High School:||Ann Arbor Huron HS|
Aleksandar Petrovic scored 21 goals in 27 games for Pacific, including five multi-goal games. He scored one goal in each of the Tigers NCAA games, tallying against Stanford in the semifinals and USC in the final. He also added two goals in Pacific's home win over Stanford, and a pair of goals in wins over Pepperdine (at NorCal), MIT and Saint Francis Brooklyn. Petrovic also scored in the Tigers win over USC that propelled Pacific to the No. 1 ranking.
Petrovic burst onto the scene during his first season at Pacific, collecting Honorable Mention All-America honors from the ACWPC. He finished third on the team and 17th in the MPSF with 42 goals on the year, including 13 multi-goal games, three hat tricks and four-goal outings. He averaged 2.75 goals per game during conference play and went for four goals against Long Beach State, UC Santa Barbara and UCLA, respectively. Petrovic's stellar play earned him Honorable Mention All-MPSF honors.
Petrovic comes to Pacific after graduating from Ann Arbor Huron High School in Ann Arbor, Mich. A member of a foreign-exchange program, he played one season of water polo for the River Rats, leading his team to a 42-2 record and earning Michigan Player of the Year honors in 2011. He tallied 175 goals, 135 assists, and 95 steals as a senior.
Petrovic has been a member of Serbia’s Junior National Team since 2008 and helped his team to a fourth-place finish in the European Junior Championships. He was named the MVP of his team in the Slovakia Tournament. Petrovic played club water polo for Partizan from 2000-2011 under head coach Igor Milanovic.
Petrovic was born in Belgrade, Serbia, and is the son of Zoran and Vesna Petrovic. He has an older sister, Aleksandra, and a younger sister, Djurdjija. He lists his hobbies as social networking and reading. Petrovic will major in business and hopes to become a business owner.