University of Iowa Athletics

Milica Veselinovic

Height 5-5
Class Sr.
Hometown Sombor, Serbia
High School Economic School

Spring 2008 —Completed regular season played ranked 82nd nationally…broke Iowa school record for career singles wins with 113 singles victories…tied Iowa school record for most singles wins as a senior with 26…posted a 25-6 overall singles record and an 8-2 conference singles record…defeated Samantha Murray of Northwestern, ranked fifth nationally, 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (8-6)…named to 2008 All-Big Ten Women’s Tennis Team…letterwinner.

Fall 2007 — Competed in three tournaments… posted a 3-4 singles record… went 5-5 in doubles play… was 5-2 in doubles with Merel Beelen and 0-3 with Jessica Young.

Spring 2007 — Posted a 15-3 record at No. 2 singles, including 7-3 in conference play… earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors after strong performances against Furman and Alabama… won 17 of her last 22 singles matches… went 5-5 in Big Ten doubles competition with Jacqueline Lee… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

Fall 2006 — Ranked 57th in preseason singles rankings… went 8-5 in singles action, including a win over 97th-ranked Christian Thompson of Notre Dame, 6-3, 6-2… posted a 3-1 singles mark at Midwest Regionals… went 5-3 in doubles play, including 3-1 with Merel Beelen.

Spring 2006 — Went 17-4 in dual-match play, including 16-2 at the number three spot… posted a 9-1 singles conference record… recorded a 9-1 doubles record with teammate Krissy Dowlin, including 8-1 against Big Ten opponents… won both singles matches at Big Ten Tournament… was only Iowa player to win a singles match at Regional competition in Florida… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

Fall 2005 — Recorded 7-2 singles record… won flight at Roberta Alison Fall Invitational… posted two wins at Miami Fall Invitational and two wins and one loss at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships… posted 3-4 doubles record, including 2-3 with Jacqueline Lee.

Spring 2005 — Posted 20-4 dual singles record… mainly played at No. 4 spot… started eight-match win streak against Minnesota… finished season on seven-match win streak… recorded 10-1 Big Ten mark, losing only to Valerie Vladea of Northwestern… Big Ten Player of the Week March 25… posted school record for most wins by a freshman with 30… recorded school record for best season singles mark (.833)… went 7-13 in doubles… letterwinner.

Fall 2004 — Led team in singles with a 9-2 record (.818)… won Flight C singles bracket at Hoosier Classic… defeated 118th-ranked Caitlin Burke of Wisconsin, 6-2, 0-6, 7-5, at ITA regionals… went 4-1 in singles at ITA regionals, advancing to the round of 16… recorded 6-4 mark in doubles with Anastasia Zhukova… went 2-1 at Furman Fall Classic in doubles.

High School — Competed in the National Championship twice… high school coaches were Molnar Josip, Kolaric Vladimir and Stasa Dodos.

Personal — February 17, 1985… parents are Vesna and Slobodan Veselinovic… German and sports studies major.

Singles #1 #2 #3 #4 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2004-05 – – – – 1-0 19-4 10-1 20-4 11-2 31-6 .838
2005-06 – – 1-2 19-2 – – 9-1 18-4 11-2 29-6 .829
2006-07 0-1 16-3 – – – – 8-3 16-4 11-5 27-9 .750
Fall 07 – – – – – – – – – – – – 3-4 3-4 .375
Career 0-1 17-5 20-3 19-4 27-5 54-12 36-13 93-25 .788
Doubles #1 #2 #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2004-05 3-6 0-2 4-5 4-7 7-13 7-4 14-17 .452
2005-06 – – 6-4 11-3 8-1 16-5 6-7 22-12 .650
2006-07 5-9 3-2 1-0 5-6 9-11 7-3 16-14 .530
Fall 07 – – – – – – – – – – 5-5 5-5 .500
Career 8-15 9-8 16-8 17-14 32-29 25-19 57-48 .543