Courtesy of University of the Sciences Athletics
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (June 20, 2019) – University of the Sciences women's tennis junior Karla Miletic has become the first two-time Academic All-American, as voted by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America), in USciences history.
She was one of 15 Division II student-athletes from the over 300 NCAA Division II institutions voted on to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division II Women's At-Large First Team on Thursday.
The Academic All-America® Team recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances in the athletic realm and in the classroom. The At-Large Team, specifically, considers student-athletes that participate in fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming and diving, tennis, water polo, bowling, crew and field hockey.
A total of six University of the Sciences student-athletes have earned the distinction of Academic All-America® since 2002.
A Second Team selection in 2018, Miletic joins Emily Roth (Women's Volleyball, 2005) as the only First Team Academic All-Americans in USciences history.
The Zadar, Croatia native also recently repeated as the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Women's Tennis Performer of the year.
She currently sports a perfect 4.0 GPA through six semesters as a Physics major, and she was voted All-CACC (Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference) for the third year in a row in the fall.
Miletic advanced to the Quarterfinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) East Regional doubles draw for the second year in a row with partner Abbygail Gamarnik, while also making it to the Round of 16 in the singles bracket for a third consecutive year.
Playing at first flight throughout the year, she was second on USciences with 12 doubles victories and eight singles wins, including going 11-4 with Gamarnik.
ABOUT THE CACC
The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference is an NCAA Division II Conference composed of 14 institutions in Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The member institutions are Bloomfield College, Caldwell University, Chestnut Hill College, Concordia (N.Y.) College, Dominican (N.Y.) College, Felician University, Georgian Court University, Goldey-Beacom College, Holy Family University, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Nyack College, Post University of Waterbury, University of the Sciences, and Wilmington University.