Sansitha Nandakumar
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    • Hometown
    • Senior
    • 5' 4"
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    • Vidhya Niketan School
    • Coimbatore, India
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    Updated: August 26, 2016


    Spring: Listed to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … Recorded a 5-3 singles record in dual-match play … Collected two singles victories in straight sets on court six vs. Western Carolina and Radford … Tallied 10 doubles wins on the season.

    Fall: Advanced to the final round of play in doubles action at the USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational with teammate Katherine Butler … Tallied two singles wins over James Madison and Wofford at the Hokie Invitational … Competed in singles and doubles action at the Wolfpack Invitational, picking up a singles win against N.C. State in straight sets … Participated in singles play at the USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational and USTA/ITA Division I Women’s Atlantic Regional Championship.


    Spring: Recorded a 5-8 singles mark in dual-match play … Helped Tech take down No. 63 Florida State with a three-set win on court six ... Helped the Hokies advance to the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament for the first time in program history with a three-set win against No. 8-seed Boston College at the No. 5 slot … Competed on court five in the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament with the Hokies … Tallied six doubles wins on the year.

    Fall: Began the year at the UNCW's Beach Blast, securing two singles victories over UNCW and ECU as well as a doubles win over ECU with Butler ... Recorded victories over Penn State, VCU and Liberty on her way to winning her respected singles flight at the Hokie Invitational ... Won two doubles matches with teammate Elena Cerezo-Codina at the Hokie Invitational ... Went 4-0 in doubles play with Cerezo-Codina, winning their respected doubles draw at the Collegiate Clay Court Invitational … Advanced to the round of 16 in doubles action at the USTA/ITA Division I Women’s Atlantic Regional Championship … Competed in singles action at the USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational.


    Spring: Marked a 12-8 singles record, tallying a 6-1 record at the No. 5 position ... Picked up a singles win vs. No. 1 Duke on court five ... Earned her first win over a ranked opponent, taking down N.C. State’s No. 57 Natalia Janowicz in straight sets on court five ... Picked up a singles win on court three against No. 26 Georgia Tech ... Clinched a singles and doubles win against No. 44 Boston College ... Recorded a singles win against N.C. State’s No. 72 Sophie Nelson in straight sets … Collected five doubles victories on the season.

    Fall: Made her Hokie debut at the Yale Invitational … Qualified for the main draw at the USTA/ITA Division I Women’s Atlantic Regional Championship, tallying a 3-1 singles record … Added two singles wins and two doubles victories at the Kitty Harrison Invitational … Competed in singles and doubles play at the Yale Invitational … Participated in doubles action with Tea Ivanovic at the Kitty Harrison Invitational.

    Before Tech: Claimed three straight national titles (2007-09) in India, ranking No. 1 in the country … Was the singles winner at the 2010 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament in Sri Lanka and India … Won the 2011 Women’s Youth Tournament in Malaysia … Earned the State Tennis Award for most outstanding player five times … Earned the 2013 Chief Minister Award … Won the Vidhya Niketan School’s Outstanding Player Award eight times.

    Personal: Daughter of Nandakumar and Deeba Nandakumar … Birthday is June 2 … Majoring in economics.

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