SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Assocation has released its final rankings of the year and Emory & Henry College Women's Tennis freshman Sveva Mazzari finds herself among the top players in the NCAA Division III Atlantic South Region.
Mazzari, a native of San Remo, ITALY, completes the 2015-16 season as the 16th-ranked player in the region by the ITA. She also holds a No. 12 ranking from the NCAA.
The 2016 ODAC Women's Tennis Player of the Year, Mazarri posted an 18-1 overall record this season with her lone loss coming in the ITA South Regional Second Round to Emory University's Bridget Harding last fall. She put up a 17-0 record in dual matches including a 10-0 mark against Old Dominion Athletic Conference opponents. Mazzari finished the year as the only player in the league to post a 10-0 mark at the No. 1 singles spot.
In doubles play, Mazzari notched a 14-5 record (8-2 ODAC) with her only regular season losses coming to Washington and Lee University and Roanoke College. She teamed up for 12 of her doubles wins with junior Savanna Summers (Bluff City, Tenn.).
For her efforts, Mazzari was named to the All-ODAC First Team in singles and was a second-team selection alongside Summers in doubles.
For the complete ITA Division III Atlantic South Rankings, click HERE.
Emory & Henry finished the year with a 11-7 (6-4 ODAC) record and reached the semifinals of the 2016 ODAC Tournament for the first time since the tournament went to a dual match format in 2007.