Nikola Slavic earns ITA All-American honors

Published 3:05 pm Thursday, June 9, 2022

TEMPE, Ariz. – Ole Miss men’s tennis junior Nikola Slavic was named to the 2022 ITA All-American team, as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Monday.

After an All-SEC campaign as a sophomore in 2021, Slavic rose to the No. 1 singles spot on the Rebel roster and made the most of it, earning the No. 16 overall seed for the 2022 NCAA Singles Championships.

The ITA awards All-America status to student-athletes that earn a top 16 seed in the NCAA singles championship, advance to the round of 16 at the NCAA Championship, or finish in the top 20 of the final ITA singles rankings.

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In addition to his No. 16 seed at NCAAs, Slavic closed his junior season as the No. 19-ranked singles player in the nation to become the 32nd All-American in program history.

Slavic finished the season with a 22-13 overall singles record, including nine singles wins against nationally ranked opponents. The junior out of Stockholm, Sweden, earned his second consecutive berth in the NCAA Singles Championships.