MONTGOMERY, Ala. ---- Auburn University at Montgomery senior womenfs tennis All-American Ana Veselinovic has been selected to the Capital One Academic All-District Womenfs At-Large team, which was selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
In order to qualify of nomination, a student-athlete must be a starter or significant contributor with a 3.30 cumulative grade point average at his or her institution. Student-athletes must also have completed one calendar year at their institution and reached sophomore athletic eligibility.
The Academic All]District honorees advance to the Capital One Academic All]America Team ballot, where first, second and third]team All]America honorees will be selected later this month.
Veselinovic, who hails from Herceg-Novi, Montenegro, sports a 3.59 cumulative GPA, while majoring in sports management. Earlier this season, she was selected to the Southern States Athletic Conferencefs All-Academic team for the third consecutive season.
During her final season, Veselinovic was dominant as she finished 23-2 in singles matches, playing all but one match at the top position. She was also 28-0 in doubles play, seeing action exclusively at the No. 1 position. She won her final six singles matches and posted a 10-2 record against ranked opponents. Veselinovic was also selected the Marvin P. Richmond Outstanding Player of the 2012 tournament.
Joining Veselinovic on the College Division team was: Embry-Riddle tennis players Yi Ching Chen, Kristina Marova and Rocio Frej Vitalle, St. Thomas tennis players Manuela Gil, Emilia Vuorela and Ydsia Quintero, and South Carolina-Beaufortfs senior golfer Adriana Saavedra.
Veselinovic and the Warhawks capped their 2012 season with their second consecutive national championship, defeating Embry-Riddle, 5-2, in the title match. AUM finished the season with a 26-2 record.