TEMPE, Arizona (March 22, 2018) - A pair of Tars are listed among the nation's best in the newest ITA Singles and Doubles Polls. Nicolo De Fraia and Guillermo De Nicolas-Ruiz are each in the singles poll, while the to team up to form aa top-10 doubles partnership, it was announced.
De Fraia, who has compiled an 8-4 record on the year, going 3-1 against nationally ranked competition, comes in at No. 29 in the rankings. The junior transfer has played exclusively in the top spot for the Tars. He was named the Sunshine State Conference player of the Week on February 26, following a perfect week, which included an individual win over the No. 7 player in the country.
Nicolas-Ruiz, who has seen much of the second court action for Rollins, falls in at No. 54. The Spain native is 9-4 overall and 5-1 in the number two spot. His season includes one win over a nationally ranked foe. The junior also picked up a SSC weekly honor, helping lead the Tars to a 3-0 week, with a singles win against the No. 27 player in the country on March 12.
As a pair the two are 8-4 in the top singles position, including a 2-1 record against nationally ranked foes. The duo come in at No. 8 in the newest ITA Poll, and are the second highest ranked doubles partnership in the SSC.
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