Hometown: New York, NY
TAMARA AT A GLANCE: Strong, skillful, and intelligent Left-footed defender … Will provide leadership and confidence in the back … Will be an important part of this season’s success.
SOPHOMORE (2013): Transitioned from center back to the midfield, starting all 19 games, as she led the team to the 2013 Sunshine State Conference regular season title ... Led the field players in minutes played, on the field for 1766 of 1785 minutes ... Tied for the team lead in assists with six ... Added three goals, all off of free kicks ... Scored the first goal against Saint Leo on Oct. 16 and assisted on the game-winner ... Capped the 3-0 win at Tampa on Oct. 26 ... Knocked in a game-tying goal against Rollins in the SSC Championship game in the 73rd minute on a 19-yard free kick ... Named second-team All-SSC ... Earned a spot on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters ... Named to the SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll in the fall.
FRESHMAN (2012): Stepped in and earned a starting job in the center back ... Started the Bucs' first 12 games, before being injured against Nova Southeastern and missing the rest of the season ... Posted one assist, against Rollins on Oct. 6 ... Averaged 88.8 minutes per game ... In the fall, earned a spot on Barry's Dean's List and the Sunshine State Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Placed on the Athletic Director's List in the spring.
RED-SHIRT (2011 - Hunter College): Did not participate as Hunter does not have a varsity program.
HIGH SCHOOL & CLUB: A graduate of New York City’s High School of Leadership & Public Service, which does not sponsor soccer teams ... Played club soccer with Manhattan Pride ... Pride went 15-8-2 with 10 shutouts in 2011-12 … Won the Bethesda Thanksgiving Tournament by not allowing a goal in three games …Went 4-0-0 at the 31st Annual JAGS Tournament … Six of eight losses by one goal … Held opponents to a 0.86 goals against average ... Had three goals and three assists ... A member of the ODP regional pool and invited to regional camp.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Dejan and Svetlana Vuckovich ... Oldest of three siblings: Danilo and Luka ... Majoring in early childhood education.
Points: 3, Saint Leo -- 10/16/13
Goals: 1, Saint Leo -- 10/16/13 ; at Tampa -- 10/26/13 ; Rollins -- 11/10/13
Assists: 1, 7 times
Shots: 4, Florida Tech -- 11/08/13
Minutes played: 9th (1766 in 2013)
Games started: t-14th (19 in 2013)