Four-time letterwinner who graduated in May 2015 from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science Degree with Distinction from the College of Health Sciences • completed career 14th all-time in Blue Hens history with 49 career doubles victories • also finished tied for 26th with 40 singles wins and 18th overall with 81 singles matches played • team SAAC representative.
Collected an 8-14 record in singles play, with four victories coming in the third flight • finished 13-10 overall in doubles action • paired with Denny LaMachia to go 5-2 in No. 1 doubles • duo named Saint Joseph’s Tournament Flight 1 Doubles Champions after defeating Drexel, 9-8 (5) • competed in the USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional Championships alongside LaMachia • also teamed with Amanda Studnicki for a 5-4 No. 2 doubles record.
Posted marks of 10-14 (singles) and 11-14 (doubles) • paired with Danea Jonjic’ for a 4-3 doubles record, all in third flight action • saw majority of singles play in No. 6 spot • recorded a 2-1 mark in No. 3 singles.
Helped lead Blue Hens to first CAA semifinals appearance in school history after collecting a mark of 11-4 in singles action • registered a 4-1 record each in No. 3 and No. 6 singles play • posted a team-best eight-game winning streak • teamed up with Danea Jonjic’ to go 7-2 in No. 3 doubles while finishing the season with a 14-9 mark in doubles play • duo earned CAA Doubles Team of the Week honors (April 9).
Finished her freshman campaign by helping the Blue Hens to quarterfinal finish in the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament that led to a 11-6 team record, 4-2 in the CAA • posted a 11-9 singles record that included the longest winning streak on the team of seven matches • owns a 11-7 doubles record; 6-4 with Olivia Heim and 5-3 with Christina Harrington.
Competed at CONAMAT in Mexico City.
Kimberly Milla (“mee—lah”) Ceja • born Dec. 23, 1992 in México City, México • daughter of Juan Milla and Sandra Ceja • has one younger brother, Ian • enjoys reading, hanging out with friends, yoga, culture and meeting new people • parents are both in the optometry field • chose Delaware for its balance between tennis, academics and culture • wants to improve her game as much as possible at UD • began playing tennis at age six • lists her father as her biggest influence for his passionate, competitive and perfectionist nature • exercise science major with aspirations to work as a physical therapist or in biomechanics • minoring in psychology • strongly interested in sports medicine • loves to read, learn, hang out with friends, being outdoors, food and music • spent the last two summers as an INBRE Scholar, a program at Delaware for Biomedical Research Excellence • works at a research lab focusing on children with Cerebral Palsy.