Petar Jackovich
    Petar Jackovich


    New Lenox, Ill.

    High School:
    Lincoln-Way Central

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 223



    13th-ranked Air Force beats 14th-ranked Santa Clara, 13-10

    Ben Rogers scored five goals for Air Force


    Falcons beat Pomona-Pitzer, 14-10

    Sophomore goalie Max Benson made 20 saves for the Falcons


    Falcon water polo team sweeps games in So Cal Tourney

    #15 AFA beat #20 St. Francis and #17 Loyola-Marymount


    Falcons split pair of games at the Kap 7 NorCal Tournament

    Air Force is 5-6 overall this season after beating No. 12 Loyola Marymount


    Falcons sweep pair of games at Inland Empire Tournament

    AFA beats Pomona-Pitzer and Claremont-Mudd Scripps to improve to 3-4 overall this season


    Air Force at NCAA Championship (12.1.12) - Photos by Dan Avila

    The Falcons take on top-ranked USC in the opening round of the National Collegiate Men's Water Polo Championship.


    Air Force at NCAA Championship (12.2.12) - Photos by Dan Avila

    The Falcons face St. Francis Brooklyn in the third-place game of the National Collegiate Men's Water Polo Championship.


    #13 Air Force vs. Fresno Pacific (10.28.12)

    The Falcons earn a 19-12 victory over the Sunbirds on the final day of the Air Force Tournament.


    #13 Air Force vs. #17 UC Davis (10.13.12)

    The Falcons earn a 15-11 conference victory over the Aggies.


    Blue/Silver Scrimmage (9.1.12)

    The Falcons host the Blue/Silver Scrimmage during Parents' Weekend.

    2013: Played in all 20 games, started five ... finished fifth on the team with 17 goals ... two consecutive seasons as a top five scorer ... also recorded 21 points, four assists, three steals on the season ... scored three points against #8 Loyola Marymount for a personal season high.

    2012: Played in all 31 games for the Falcons ... finished fifth on the team with 22 goals on the year ... also recorded nine assists and eight steals on the season ... scored 10 goals in the Air Force Tournament, including a career-best four goals in a win over Fresno Pacific ... named the Air Force Co-Athlete of the Week following his performance in the Falcons' home tournament.

    2011: Earned a varsity letter, playing in every game for the Falcons ... named to the WWPA All-Freshman team ... scored 10 goals and three assists on the season ... also recorded nine steals.
    High School: Lettered four years in water polo ... two-time team MVP (2010-11) ... third-team all-state honoree in 2011 ... all-conference selection and first-team all-sectionals honoree ... two-time USA Water Polo Academic All-American ... played for the Windy City Water Polo club team, as well as the Midwest Zone ODP team ... ODP team placed first at the East-West ODP Regional Championships ... chosen for 2010 Junior National Selection and Training Camp ... also lettered four years in swimming and one year in football.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 14 ... son of Daniel and Desa Jackovich ... father played football at Utah State, while uncle, Milo, played football at Illinois Benedictine ... majoring in operations research ... would like to be an OR analyst following graduation ... hobbies include playing water polo, eating, watching movies and tubing ... favorite quote: "If you think you are beaten, you are, if you think that you dare not, you don't, if you'd like to win, but you think you can't, it's almost certain you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the man who thinks he can." -Arnold Palmer.

    Inside Men's Water Polo