Josifoska and Batta both in final national top 100.
Student-Athletes to be well represented in UNLV's 50th Commencement Ceremony.
No. 16 host Huskers down Lady Rebel tennis 4-1.
Women's tennis upsets Tulsa in thriller to advance.
Lady Rebels upset top-seeded SDSU to take trophy and earn NCAA bid.
*2012 ALL-MW SINGLES*
*2012 ALL-MW DOUBLES*
UNLV: A returning three-year all-conference performer who is the squad's senior leader in the top half of the singles lineup ... Entered final season ranked 10th in school history with 60 doubles victories, she will start the spring at No. 1 spot with junior Aleksandra Josifoska ... The duo earned a career-high national ranking of 26 in the preseason ITA Rankings ... Ranked No. 8 in the ITA Mountain Region in singles heading into her final campaign ... Her 6-4 fall singles record included four wins at the ITA Mountain Regional before she lost in the quarterfinals ... Also went 6-4 in doubles playing with two different partners, including reaching the semifinals of the ITA Regional teamed with Lucia Batta.
2012: Named all-conference in both singles and doubles for the second time in her career ... Ended the season ranked fifth in singles in the region as well as 59th in the nation in doubles ... Played No. 3 in the lineup and her 16-7 mark in duals included going undefeated in MW play with a 7-0 singles mark ... Played No. 1 in doubles with Josifoska and 15-11 mark included 3-3 record in MW action ... Duo earned its first national ranking on April 24 ... A 6-2 fall singles record included four wins at the ITA Mountain Regional.
2011: Finished 19-14 overall and her 15-11 dual record, compiled primarily at the third spot, included a 5-3 mark in MW play ... Reached the 20-win plateau in doubles for the second straight season with 20-14 mark ... Went 4-2 in singles during fall play and 6-1 in doubles with her new playing partner Josifoska ... The UNLV duo, which finished ranked fifth in the region, won the Flight One Doubles Championship with an 8-4 victory over 50th-ranked Elizabeth Begley and Aerial Ellis of Texas, 8-4, on Sept. 26 ... Their only loss during autumn action came in semifinal round of ITA Mountain Regional in Las Vegas.
2010: Turned in an all-conference debut season ... Finished with the second most singles wins on the team with a 24-13 mark ... Played at Nos. 2-3 spots in lineup, including 12-4 at the third position during duals ... Posted a 6-2 mark in MW matches ... Named the Mountain West Player of the Week on March 31 after going a combined 6-0 to help then-29th-ranked UNLV to a 3-0 record against No. 72 San Diego State, No. 59 UC Irvine and No. 47 Boise State ... The biggest victory of her rookie season may have come on Feb. 28 when she rallied past 98th-ranked Alexandria Walters 6-1, 2-6, 7-6 to clinch UNLV its first-ever team win over Pepperdine in 15 all-time meetings ... Her 6-4, 6-2 win at the No. 2 slot over Josefin Hjertquist helped UNLV earn its first NCAA team win since 1998 as the Lady Rebels downed No. 25 VCU 4-3 in Chapel Hill on May 14 ... Also tied for team lead in doubles wins with a 25-12 mark ... She and partner Adrienn Hidvegi went 23-11 overall and 20-6 in dual matches, including an impressive 19-6 at the third position ... Her 25 wins tied for the fourth-most in UNLV's single-season history ... She and Hidvegi finished 6-2 in MW matchups ... Made her Lady Rebel debut in fall and compiled a singles mark of 4-4 in tournament play.
HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS: A 2009 graduate of Milutin Milankovic High School ... Earned a WTA ranking as high as 850.
PERSONAL: Nives Pavlovic was born on Dec. 11, 1989, in Belgrade ... The daughter of Jasmina and Milan Pavlovic ... Has a younger sister, Andrea ... Favorite tennis player is Serena Williams ... Majoring in communication studies.
Pavlovic's Collegiate Record SINGLES Year Tour. Dual (MW) Total 2011-12 6-2 16-7 7-0 22-9 2010-11 4-3 15-11 5-3 19-14 2009-10 5-6 19-7 6-2 24-13 CAREER 15-11 50-25 18-5 65-36