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Amber O'Dell

New Milford, N.J.
West Rock Tennis Academy
High School

2020-21 (Junior Season)

  • Ranked No. 104 in singles in the Preseason ITA rankings
  • Ranked as high as No. 41 in doubles with Vivian Glozman

2019-20 (Sophomore Season)

  • Posted a 15-15 mark in singles play, including six wins in dual action
  • Started the year with a season-high singles ranking of No. 77 in the Oracle/ITA singles rankings
  • Posted a 17-10 mark in doubles, including an 8-7 mark when partnered with Gullickson
  • Reached a season-high ranking of No. 41 in doubles with Gullickson
  • Advanced to the semifinals at the ITA Atlantic Regional in singles
  • Runner-up in doubles at the ITA Atlantic Regional with Munera
  • Went 3-1 in singles at the Wahoowa Invitational to open the fall season
  • Three wins over nationally-ranked foes with No. 20 Valentina Ivanov being the highest-ranked player defeated in singles action in a win over No. 16 California at the ITA Kickoff
  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19 (Freshman Season)

  • Named ITA Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year
  • 23-15  in singles with a 15-11 mark in dual play and 8-5 in ACC play
  • Reached a high ranking of No. 68 in singles (3/19) in the ITA rankings
  • Went 18-15 in doubles action, including a 16-14 mark with Chloe Gullickson
  • Defeated then-No. 1 pairing of Leduc/Navarro at Clemson (3/1)
  • Named ACC Player of the Week (3/23)
  • Defeated No. 20 Cameron Morra of UNC and No. 29 Brienne Minor of Michigan in singles


  • Ranked as high as No. 4 nationally by and in RPI, top player in New Jersey and No. 2 player in the Mid-Atlantic Region
  • Two-time national selection G16 Championship
  • Two-time national selection G18 Championship
  • G16 Orange Bowl Doubles Finalist
  • G16 Eddie Herr Doubles Champion
  • G16 Clay Court Championships Silver Ball and Finalist
  • G18 National Indoor Championships Doubles Champion
  • G18 National Indoor Singles Championship – 5th Place Finish
  • 2018 Top 3 Eastern in G18
  • Top 3 Eastern in G16 and G18 in back-to-back seasons


  • Daughter of Clark and Rondi O’Dell
  • Has an older sister, Brittany, and an older brother, Joseph
  • Recipient of the Nancy Wachtel Shrier endowed scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year
  • Major: American Studies
Year Overall Dual ACC Overall Dual ACC
2018-19 23-15 15-11 8-5 18-15 9-12 6-7
2019-20 15-15 6-8 2-4 17-10 7-6 1-4
Career 38-30 21-19 10-9 35-25 16-18 7-11