Karla Vres


Player profile

  • Height 6-3
  • Year Graduate
  • Hometown Zagreb, Croatia
  • Last School American
  • High School Jensen Gymnasium Sodra

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Career Honors at Ohio State

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2023)
  • OSU Scholar Athlete (2023)

2022-23 (Graduate)

  • Played nine games in her first season at Ohio State
  • Helped Ohio State to its first Elite Eight appearance in 30 years
  • Averaged 2.0 minutes per game off the bench
  • Recorded a steal in her OSU debut against McNeese (11/20)

Prior to Ohio State

  • Played three seasons at American University, where she studied business administration and marketing
  • Three-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
  • In 2021-22, started in two of her 21 games during the Patriot League Championship season
  • Closed the season with 73 points and a career-high 26 rebounds
  • Had her first start of the season during the win over Radford (12/5), scoring six points and adding three rebounds and a block
  • Scored a season-high 13 points during her start at Army West Point (2/19), including the final triple to send the game into overtime
  • Started in seven of her 10 games in 2020-21, averaging a career-high of 8.6 ppg and 2.4 rpg
  • Led the team in blocks with 14 and field goal percentage (.603), also shooting .619 from long range
  • Her 2020-21 field goal percentage ranks second in the single-season program record books
  • Earned a pair of career-highs in her first career start against Loyola Maryland (1/23), scoring 14 points alongside seven rebounds and four blocks
  • Played in 24 games during her freshman season in 2019-20, averaging 1.5 ppg, 1.2 rpg, and had 11 blocks
  • Brought down a rebound in her first outing as an Eagle against Ohio (11/10)
  • Posted her first career points with a pair of free throws against High Point (11/18) before adding her first field goal the following game against George Mason (11/21)

High School

  • Played for the Croatian National Team
  • Three-time national gold medalist
  • Three-time national silver medalist
  • Two-time Adriatic League gold medalist
  • Daughter of Igor Vres and Marina Tafra