Marta Simic
Marta Simic
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Belgrade, Serbia
High School: Eleventh Belgrade HS
Previous College: Broward CC
UC Santa Barbara
2006-07: Marta Simic and her doubles partner, Charlotte Scatliffe, were selected Second Team All-Big West in 2006-07... The duo posted a mark of 12-8 overall and a 10-7 dual record all at the No. 1 spot... Finished with a 11-11 record overall and a mark of 8-9 in dual play in singles competition... Simic was 6-8 at the No.1 and 2-1 at the No. 2 position. Junior College
Marta Simic played two seasons at Broward Community College in Fort Lauderdale, Fla....Played No. 1 both of her years at Broward...Won the 2006 NJCAA National singles championship and finished the 2005 and 2006 seasons ranked No. 1 in the NJCAA...Her Broward team won the 2006 NJCAA National Championship...She was a two-time ITA National Small College championship-winner in singles...Selected Broward's Student-Athlete of the Year in 2004-05. High School
Simic prepped at Eleventh Belgrade High School in Serbia...Was ranked No. 7 in under-18's in Serbia...When she moved to Florida, she was ranked No. 8. Personal
Parents are Nenad and Jasna Simic...Is a political science major who would someday like to work in the American Embassy in Belgrade...Has been coached by her father, Nenad, since she began playing tennis at the age of six...Began playing tennis at a club called Partizan in Belgrade...Moved to Florida in 1999...Her brother, Filip, attends the University of South Florida...Her most memorable sports moment came in May of 2006 when she and her Broward Community College team won the National Junior College Championship...Roots for the Miami Heat...Favorite athletes include Pete Sampras, Mary Pierce and Marion Jones...Speaks Russian, in addition to her native Serbian and English.