||Univ. of Nebraska (Lincoln)
||Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
||Wednesday, May 31, 1989
Honors & Awards
Second Team All-Big Ten (2012)
All-Big 12 Singles Team (2011)
Academic All-Big Ten (2012)
First-Team Academic All-Big 12 (2011)
Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll (2009, 2010)
Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll (2010, 2011)
ITA Scholar-Athlete Award (2011)
Patricia Veresova established herself as a collegiate star for the Huskers in her second season at Nebraska. The junior from Piestany, Slovakia, produced 52 combined singles and doubles victories in 2011-12, while climbing to No. 99 in the final ITA singles rankings.
Playing primarily out of the No. 2 spot in the Husker lineup, Veresova produced a 28-9 overall singles record, including a 24-6 mark in the spring. Veresova went 17-6 at No. 2, while adding a 3-0 record at NU's No. 1 spot and a 2-0 mark at No. 3. The junior was a first-team All-Big Ten selection after posting a 7-4 mark in Big Ten competition.
In doubles action, Veresova teamed with Mary Weatherholt to produce a 24-6 overall mark and a 22-4 record in the spring. Veresova and Weatherholt went 8-3 against Big Ten opponents with all 11 matches at the No. 2 spot. Veresova went 19-3 at No. 2 doubles and 3-0 playing out of the No. 1 spot. Overall, Veresova notched 24 doubles victories, pairing with Janine Weinreich for a win against Eastern Michigan at the No. 2 spot.
An outstanding performer in the classroom, Veresova carries nearly a 3.9 GPA as a business administration major at Nebraska. She was one of seven Huskers to capture academic All-Big Ten honors in 2012.
Veresova enjoyed a breakout season for Nebraska and quickly became one of NU's top contributors. She was quickly plugged into the No. 2 spot in the lineup, where she compiled a 17-3 record that included an eight-match winning streak early in the season. Her overall singles mark of 21-6 led the team on the year.
At the end of the season, she was named to the All-Big 12 Singles Team for her accomplishments on the court.Veresova also excelled in doubles for NU, partnering for much of the season with fellow sophomore Janine Weinreich. The tandem went 10-5 during the spring season and played primarily at the No. 2 doubles position. Veresova also saw action at the No. 3 spot, compiling a 4-3 record.
Veresova also had a strong year in the classroom, earning first-team academic All-Big 12 accolades from the conference. She was named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters and produced a perfect 4.0 GPA in the spring. Following the spring semester, she was also awarded ITA Scholar-Athlete accolades. She contributed to the tennis program capturing the Herman Award, presented annually to the NU women's team with the highest grade-point average during the previous academic year.
Veresova sat out her freshman season at Nebraska due to NCAA eligibility rules. She was named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters.
Patricia Veresova was the winner of the Slovakian women's championships in both singles and doubles in 2009. She has been ranked as high as No. 529 in the world by the WTA.
Patricia was born in Piestany, Slovakia, on May 31, 1989. She is the daughter of Pavol Veres and Lydia Veresov, and has one brother, Pavol. Patricia is a business administration major at Nebraska. She claimed academic All-Big Ten accolades as a junior after earning academic All-Big 12 honors in 2011. She was also a four-time member of the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.