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Stephanie Nauta
Stephanie  Nauta


Galveston, Texas

High School:
Laurel Springs




No. 8 Virginia Downs BYU At ITA Kickoff

Nauta grabs 100th career singles win to clinch victory for Cavaliers


Senior Trio Set To Lead Virginia

Collins, Elbaba and Nauta serve as tri-captains for No. 7 Virginia


Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized


Virginia Plays Baylor in NCAA Round of 16 on Friday

Cavaliers and Bears battle in Waco on May 15 at 8 p.m. ET


No. 5 Virginia Plays at Pitt and No. 26 Notre Dame This Weekend

Cavaliers battle Panthers on Friday and Fighting Irish on Sunday


Women's Tennis NCAA vs. Stanford (by Matt Riley)

Women's Tennis NCAA vs. Stanford (by Matt Riley)


Women's Tennis NCAA vs. Baylor (by Matt Riley)

Women's Tennis NCAA vs. Baylor (by Matt Riley)


Women's Tennis NCAA vs. Kentucky (by Matt Riley)

Women's Tennis NCAA vs. Kentucky (by Matt Riley)


Women's Tennis NCAA vs. YSU (by Matt Riley)

Women's Tennis NCAA vs. YSU (by Matt Riley)


Women's Tennis vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)

Women's Tennis vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)

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

• Blue chip recruit by
• 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

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


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