2018-19 Akron Women's Tennis Roster

Cathy Bongiovi
John Ashley
Jeff Harwell
Rita Pedroso

Rita Pedroso

  • Height
    5-3
  • Class
    Junior
  • Highschool
    Escola Secundaria Garcia de Orta
  • Hometown
    Porto, Portugal

Biography

TEAM CAPTAIN

Honors: 
2018 ITA Scholar Athlete … 2018 Academic All-MAC selection ... 2017 ITA Scholar Athlete … 2017 Dean’s List student.
 
As a Sophomore (2017-18): 
(Fall) Participated in the ITA Midwest Championships … won her qualifying match … (Spring) … played No.1/2 singles … went 11-20 in singles action …  played No. 1 doubles with freshman Anna Uljanov … went 12-13 in doubles action … named MAC Doubles Team of the Week on March 7 after winning two home matches and helping Zips win the doubles point twice.

As a Freshman (2016-17):  (Fall) Only freshman on this year’s squad ... played No. 4/5 singles ... won first five collegiate matches ... went 10-4 in the fall ... played No. 3 doubles with Shannon Newnes and Luisa Echeverry ... went 10-4 in the fall ... (Spring) played No. 2/3 singles ... finished 25-13 overall and 15-9 in the spring ... named the Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week on March 6 after helping the Zips to their 12th consecutive win with victories in both singles and doubles action against Illinois-Chicago and Valparaiso ... played No. 3 doubles with team captain Shannon Newnes ... went 23-11 overall and 13-6 in the spring in doubles play.

High School:  Won the U18 National Team Championship in 2014 and 2015 … also won the National Team Championship in the Senior Open 2nd Division in 2014 and 2015 as well … three-time U18 Regional and State Championship runner-up in singles play … runner-up in doubles at the 2014 U16 Europe Tournament and claimed the singles National Tournament title in U18 Category B … became the No. 1 ranked player in the U18 National standings in 2015 … won both singles and doubles at the U18 National Tournament Category B that same year … runner-up in both the 2016 U18 National Tournament Category A and B … overall, ranked No. 3 in U18 and No. 9 in the Senior Open while being regionally rated No. 2 in U18 and No. 4 in the Senior Open.

Personal:  International business major.

PEDROSO'S CAREER STATS
 
SINGLES
Season    Overall Dual  Tourn.  MAC      #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2016-17 25-13  15-9 10-4 1-7 3-0  12-9 3-0 2-1 -
Total  
DOUBLES    
Season Overall Dual Tourn. MAC #1 #2 #3
2016-17  23-11  13-6  10-4 3-2 2-0 3-3  14-6
     
Total  

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