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Milos Purkovic
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Milos Purkovic

Hometown:
Belgrade, Serbia

High School:
10th Gymnasium

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 199

Position:
ATK

Experience:
2V

11/04/2010

Pepperdine Water Polo (Jeff Golden Photography)

Photos snapped by Jeff Golden during Pepperdine's season home finale vs. Cal.

10/15/2010

Pepperdine Water Polo (Zac Prange Photography)

Photographs from Pepperdine's home game vs. Loyola Marymount on Sept. 11.

10/05/2010

Pepperdine Water Polo (Bill Farnan Photography)

Photos taken by Bill Farnan during Pepperdine's games vs. Long Beach and Redlands at the 2010 SoCal Tournament.

09/29/2010

Pepperdine Water Polo (Ray McIntyre Photography)

Photos taken by Ray McIntyre during Pepperdine's 21-4 win over Fresno Pacific on Saturday, Sept. 25.

09/28/2010

Pepperdine Water Polo (Bill Farnan Photography)

Photos taken by Bill Farnan during Pepperdine's doubleheader vs. USC and Fresno Pacific

PEPPERDINE 2010: Appeared in 16 games during his redshirt sophomore season, totaling four goals, four assists and six steals ... Registered a single-game career high two goals in Pepperdine's 20-4 win over Occidental at the Inland Empire Tournament ... Also netted a goal in the victory over Redlands and vs. USC ... Named to the MPSF All-Academic team.

PEPPERDINE 2009: Saw action as a redshirt freshman, but did not score any goals.

PEPPERDINE 2008: Redshirted his first season at Pepperdine.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from 10th Gymnasium "Mihajlo Pupin," located in Belgrade, Serbia, in 2008.

CLUB: Member of the Red Star-Belgrade club from 1998-2008 ... Helped team win five national championships and three other tournament cups ... Won 14 other silver and bronze medals in various competitions.

PERSONAL: Born in Sarajevo ... Son of Marko and Biljana ... Sister of Milica ... Majoring in political science and economics ... Most thrilling sports moment was "making the golden goal in the final game of the national championship three years ago" ... Says some interesting things about him are "my English accent and that I like history" ... Chose Pepperdine "because of the opportunity to get a great education, the beach and the people I met at the school."

FAVORITES: Hobbies are skiing, playing volleyball and enjoying Serbian food ... Favorite pro athlete is water polo player Vladimir Vujasinovic because "he is a great leader" ... Favorite pro teams are Red Star and Manchester United ... Favorite book is The Old Man and the Sea ... Favorite movie is Law Abiding Citizen ... Favorite food is Korean BBQ ... Favorite musical artist is The Red Hot Chili Peppers ... Favorite sport other than water polo is skiing ... Lists his favorite sports heroes as Novak Djokovic and Vlade Divac because they "represent Serbia like no one else" ... Enjoys water polo because "you have to be strong, smart, fast and mentally tough. Water polo is a combination of several sports and that makes it more interesting."

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