Zlatic Selected to U.S. Squad for Summer World University Games

Zlatic Selected to U.S. Squad for Summer World University Games

Zlatic scored three goals during her senior campaign (Gil Talbot).

SEATTLE – Heading to Taipei for the Summer World University Games, former Harvard women's soccer player Karly Zlatic '17 has been chosen as one of 16 student-athletes to represent the United States, as announced by USA Team on Thursday.

The World University Games, also known as the Universiade, are an international sports competition held every two years and hosted by different countries. The World University Games are comprised of summer and winter games held in the same year, and the 29th Summer World University Games will be held this summer in Taipei, Aug. 19-30, with over 120 countries competing in 22 sports.

Zlatic was a versatile attacker for the Crimson, scoring seven goals with three assists over her four-year career. The La Jolla, California native notched three goals and one assist as a senior, including two game-winning scores, and received Ivy Player of the Week honors on Oct. 24 after leading Harvard to a win over Princeton.

The United States university team will open against South Korea at New Taipei City Xinzhuang Stadium.