Milena Savich
blank Milena Savich
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Carmel HS

Last College:
Michigan

Height:
5-6

Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications Release: 07/10/2012

Know Your Bulldogs: Milena Savich

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2011-12 Highlights
◊ Named to the SEC's Academic Honor Roll.
◊ Enjoying a solid senior season - in Georgia's playing five for all nine tournaments and contributed counters at .810.
◊ Trimmed 1.36 strokes per round off her junior average.
◊ Fired a career-best 5-under 67 in the second round of the SEC/PAC-12 Challenge in the fall.
◊ Shot 2-under 140 in the first two rounds of the SEC/PAC-12 Challenge and entered the final round a stroke off the lead.

2010-11 Highlights
◊ Named 2010 Alice O'Neal Dye Indiana Amateur of the Year.
◊ Paired with Emilie Burger to finish 10th in the inaugural NGCA Hooter's Women's Collegiate Team Championships.
◊ In the lineup for nine of 10 team events, missing only Kinderlou Forest due to stomach ailment.
◊ Began the first round at Kinderlou but was forced to withdraw before finishing No. 3 and too ill to return the rest of the weekend.

2009-10 Highlights
◊ Very consistent contributor, notching 22 counting scores (.846).
◊ Led Georgia in stroke play qualifying at the NGCA/Hooters Collegiate Match Play and went 2-0-1 in match play.
◊ Rallied from a five-shot deficit early in the final round to win the 2010 Indiana Am. Played the final three holes at 3-under to secure a one-shot victory.
◊ Finished as runner-up in the 2010 Indiana Match Play.
◊ Competed in the 2010 U.S. Women's Am, her second appearance in the event (2008).

2009-10 Highlights
◊ Member of Michigan's lineup for every event and its top individual finisher in six of 13 tournaments.
◊ Paced the Wolverines with nine top-20s and six top-10s and also posted the team's second-best stroke average (77.04).
◊ Best finish was a tie for fourth at the Challenge at Wolfdancer.
◊ Notched three par-or-better loops including a 3-under 69 in the second round of The Landfall Tradition.
◊ Helped Michigan capture team titles at both the Wolverine and the Red Rocks Invitationals.

Pre Collegiate
◊ An honorable mention member of the AJGA's Rolex Junior All-America team in 2007.
◊ Named All-State by the IHSAA in 2006 and 2007 and ranked as the state's top prospect in 2007 by the AJGA and Golfweek.
◊ Survived a seven-hole playoff in Sectional Qualifier to earn an alternate spot in the 2008 U.S. Open field but ultimately did not compete.
◊ Competed in the 2008 U.S. Women's Am.
◊ Shot 71-75=146 to tie for medalist honors at the 2007 Indiana State Finals before falling in a two-hole playoff.
◊ Helped Carmel to a pair of top-10 team finishes at the Indiana State Finals, ninth in 2007 and fifth in 2004.
◊ Won regional medalist honors as a junior and senior and captured conference individual titles in her final three seasons at Carmel.

Personal
◊ Major: Journalism (Magazines).
◊ Born March 20, 1990, Milena is the daughter of Fanny and Rade Savich.
◊ Her father played football at Central Michigan and her younger sister Ariana was a freshman golfer at Missouri in 2011-12 and competed in the 2012 Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic.
◊ Recipient of the Georgia Women's Golf Scholarship for 2010-11.

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