2013 ITA All-American Singles & Doubles
Lukavac, Bosnia & Herzegovina
2013 Big 12 Player of the Year
2013 All-Big 12 Singles & Doubles
2013 ITA National Player to Watch
2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
Five-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2013 Fall (Junior): Played only two matches due to shoulder injury...Recorded 1-1 record, including win over 24th-ranked Hannah Mar of Duke at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships......Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Named Big 12 Player of the Year...Finished 2013 season ranked No. 11 by ITA, earning All-American singles honors...Totaled fourth-most wins in single season in program history with 42-8 overall record...Produced 25-5 record in dual-match play with all 30 matches coming at No. 1...Racked up 24-6 record against ranked opponents...Ended season with 17-match winning streak... Held 9-0 mark in Big 12 play to garner league's No. 1 position championship...Tabbed All-Big 12 in singles...Posted a 29-9 mark in doubles action including a 25-3 record with teammate Victoria Kisialeva...Went 7-2 in league play to earn Big 12's No. 1 doubles position title...Honored as All-Big 12 doubles performer...Ranked No. 10 along with Kisialeva in final ITA doubles ranking to earn ITA All-American doubles honors...Had season-high doubles ranking of No. 4 in May...Invited to both NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships, but did not play due to injury...Named ITA National Player to Watch...Ranked No. 2 in ITA Texas Region...Upset fourth-ranked Gina Suarez-Malaguti of North Carolina to be named Big 12 Player of the Week on March 11...Defeated 11th-ranked Petra Niedermayerova of Kansas State to win 10th-straight match and to earn second of three league Player of the Week accolade on April 9...Became just third BU player to win three Big 12 Player of the Week honors in one season...Competed in three fall tournaments...Racked up 15-3 singles record with 7-2 mark against ranked foes...Opened season with six wins to make main draw of ITA All-American Championships... Downed five ranked opponents at event to become first BU player to accomplish that feat since Zuzana Cerna in 2005...Ousted from ITA main draw by USC's seventh-ranked Zoe Scandalis...Rolled to five straight wins, including two over ranked foes, in ITA Texas Regional to make finals, before losing to Texas A&M's No. 4 Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar...Closed season with four victories to win Jack Kramer Invite...Downed UCLA's 79th-ranked Kaitlin Ray 6-2, 6-1 in finals...Was 7-3 in doubles play with partners Jordaan Sanford (4-3) and Victoria Kisialeva (3-0)...Ranked No. 11 with Kisialeva, in preseason listings, closed season with doubles title at Jack Kramer Invite...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Earned Academic All-Big 12 first team honors.
2011-12 (Freshman): Did not compete in any fall tournaments...Finished 17-7 overall with a 16-4 record in dual-match play and 1-3 mark in tournament action...Went 13-3 in the No. 4 spot for BU...Finished 11-6 in doubles play and went 5-3 over top-30 opponents...Won eight of nine matches to end the season...Ranked at No. 19 in the ITA Texas Region rankings in singles and at No. 1 in doubles with partner Nina Secerbegovic...Earned ITA All-America honors in the NCAA Doubles Championship with Secerbegovic...Was ranked nationally at No. 14 as doubles tandem with Secerbegovic, the Big 12's highest ranked duo...Placed on Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in the fall and spring...Downed No.1-seeded Allie Will and Oyen during the NCAA Individual championships with Secerbegovic in straight sets...Defeated No.4 Linda Abu Muschrefov/Nida Hamilton vs. No. 8 Northwestern in doubles play...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Prep/Juniors: Played on Bosnian national Fed Cup team in 2009 and 2011...Won ITF clay court tournament in Hvar, Croatia...Reached round of 32 in singles and quarterfinals in doubles of European Junior Championships in Switzerland...Reached ITF circuit semifinals of seven tournaments including four finals...Won ITF tournament in Vallduxo, Spain in 2008.
Personal: Full name is Ema Burgic...Born Aug. 22, 1992, in Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina...Daughter of Denis and Elvira Burgic...Has one brother, Faruk...Majoring in pre-business.