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Stephanie Nauta

5'8''
Height
Sophomore
Class
Galveston, Texas
Hometown
Laurel Springs
High School

2015-16 (Senior Season)
• Named a VaSID second-team selection
 Moved into the top five in career singles wins at UVA with 112 for her career
• Turned in a 20-14 mark in singles play this season
• Clinched the Cavaliers’ berth in the ACC Championships quarterfinals with a win over Yukako Noi of Florida State
• 13-10 mark in doubles play, including a 10-5 mark when paired with Cassie Mercer

2014-15 (Junior Season)
• Posted a team-high 31-15 singles record, including a 16-10 mark in dual play
• Recorded a 25-15 doubles record, including a 10-3 mark with Maci Epstein
• Finished No. 42 in the final ITA singles rankings
• Earned the ITA Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship for the Atlantic Region
• Competed in the NCAA Singles Championship
• Named All-ACC (second team) for the third consecutive season after posting a 9-4 record in league play
• Selected to the VaSID All-State First Team
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Reached a career-best No. 16 in ITA singles rankings
• Posted a 10-12 record against ranked singles opponents, including a 6-2, 6-2 win over No. 19 Caroline Price of North Carolina
• Captured the singles title at the USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional
• Posted a 2-1 singles record at the USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships
• Ranked No. 32 in the ITA preseason singles rankings
• Competed in USTA Pro Circuit events in Texas and Delaware
• Advanced to the second round of the $10K Boneshaker Women’s Pro Open in Austin, Texas
• Served as team captain after serving as a tri-captain in 2013-14

2013-14 (Sophomore Season)
• Posted a 33-8 singles record, including a 23-3 mark in dual play
• Recorded a 25-11 doubles record, including a 13-5 mark with Maci Epstein and 11-6 record with Li Xi
• Participated in the NCAA Singles Championship
• Named All-ACC Second Team after posting an 11-1 record in league play
• Clinched Virginia’s first ACC Championship title with a 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(3) win over Duke’s Hanna Mar
• Set a Virginia second-year record with 33 wins, which tied for fourth on UVa’s single-season wins list
• Ranked a career-best No. 42 in singles and finished No. 45
• Ranked a career-best No. 14 in doubles with Xi
• Ranked No. 41 in doubles with Epstein and finished No. 86
• Posted an 11-5 record against ranked singles opponents, including a pair of wins against Duke’s Hanna Mar
• Participated in the ITA All-American in doubles with Xi
• Served as tri-captain with Julia Elbaba and Caryssa Peretz

2012-13 (Freshman Season)
• Posted a 28-12 singles record, including a 15-8 mark in dual play
• Went 27-20 in doubles, including a 15-12 record with Li Xi and 10-8 mark with Erin Vierra
• Named to the All-ACC Women’s Tennis Team
• Named Most Valuable Player of the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic
• Named ACC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week on March 19
• Advanced to the ITA Intercollegiate Indoor doubles finals and NCAA Doubles Championship with Li Xi
• Captured the A doubles flight with Xi at the UVa Fall Classic
• Won the singles title at the Georgia Bulldog Classic
• ITA Atlantic Regional singles semifinalist
• Ranked as high as No. 10 in doubles with Xi and No. 43 in singles
• Finished No. 80 in final singles rankings
• Finished No. 35 with Xi and No. 82 with Vierra in final doubles rankings

Juniors
• Blue chip recruit by Tennisrecruiting.net
• Competed in all four junior Grand Slams
• 2012 Junior Roland Garros Round of 16
• Ranked in the ITF Junior World Top 50
• 2012 ITF Spring International Championships, reached doubles final and singles quarterfinals
• Trained in the Bollettieri Tennis program at IMG Academy from 2008-2011

Personal
• Daughter of Anna and Haring Nauta
• Has two younger siblings
• Mother was a professional swimmer for the Soviet Union