The Official Website of DePaul University Athletics
 

blank
Selma Salkovic
Selma Salkovic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pula, Croatia

High School:
Gimnazija Pula

Demon Notes
Tallied 20 or more singles win three of her four seasons... holds the DePaul doubles record with 116 wins... earned All-Conference honors in 2009 and 2010... won the Midwest Regional with doubles partner Anna Redecsi in 2009... advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Indoor Championship... earned an at-large berth to the 32-team NCAA Doubles Championship in 2010 with Redecsi... ranked as high as No. 9 in the doubles rankings with Redecsi in 2009... named the BIG EAST Women's Tennis Player of the Week twice during her career... member of the 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 BIG EAST All-Academic team... 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 ITA Scholar Athlete... regional winner of the Arthur Ashe Award... finished her career with a 77-52 singles record and went 116-51 in doubles.

2010 Senior Season (Singles:7-18 | Doubles: 21-19)
Posted a 7-18 record in singles... saw action in the No. 2, No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 positions... posted a 7-5 mark with Gia McKnight in doubles... ranked No. 31 in the Campbell's ITA Preseason Doubles rankings with partner Gia McKnight... finished the fall with a 6-2 doubles mark and reached the quarterfinals of the ITA Midwest Regional with McKnight... posted a team-best 8-3 mark in doubles play during the fall season... represented DePaul at the ITA All-American in singles... posted a 6-5 singles mark... enters the winter season on a two-match singles win streak.

Junior Season 2009-10 (Singles:23-11 | Doubles: 34-9)
Named to the All-Conference Roster... named the BIG EAST Player of the Week ... when paired with Anna Redecsi ranked as high as No. 9 in the Campbell's/ITA Collegiate Doubles rankings...Salkovic and Redecsi became the first DePaul pair to win the ITA Midwest Regional and advance to the quarterfinals of the Indoor National Championship... with Redecsi became the first Blue Demon pair to earn and at-large berth to the NCAA 32-team Doubles Championship... recorded an 8-1 record against BIG EAST opponents on her way to a 16-6 record in duals... played number two singles most of the season and amassed a 14-5 record... went 1-1 at number and 1-0 at number one... registered a 34-9 doubles record... in singles play shutout three different opponents and lost just one game to another opponent... won the Rice Invitational number four flight.

Sophomore Season 2008-09 (Singles: 20-13 | Doubles: 32-11)
Named to the BIG EAST All-Conference team... tallied a team-high 21-4 doubles record with Anna Redecsi... reached No. 64 on the ITA doubles rankings... led the team with 32 doubles match wins... BIG EAST Player of the Week on March 11... 8-3 in the No. 3 singles match... opened dual schedule with a seven doubles-match winning streak and improved that streak to 10 later in the season.

Freshman Season 2007-08 (Singles:27-10 | Doubles: 29-12)
Named the team's Most Outstanding Player...had a team high victory total of 56... 27 of those victories were in singles matches, the majority being from the No. 3 match... posted a 29-12 doubles match record... recorded victories in the No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, and No. 4 singles matches.

High School
Reached ETA U16 ranking of 64th... held ITF U18 ranking of 344th... reached Croatian rankings of second in U16, first in U18 and 3rd in 18+... won seven national tournaments in one year... captain of national champion school team.

Personal
Daughter of Sajto and Fadila Salkovic... has one sister, Amila... born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina... plans to study finance.