Nicolo De Fraia
Nicolo De Fraia
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cagliari, Italy
High School: Boca Prep International School
Previous College: UCF

2018-2019: Went 20-1 in singles play, in the first position… and 16-8 overall in doubles play, mostly in the second position… won four singles matches against nationally ranked opponents, and six against regionally ranked foes… served as a team captain… finished the year at No. 8 in the ITA National Singles Rankings… earned one SSC Player of the Week Award… named First Team All-SSC Singles and Second Team All-SSC Doubles… won the SSC Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Year Award… named the ITA South Region Senior Player of the Year… selected as an ITA All-American… named to the Fall Rollins Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

2017-2018:  Saw the court in 18 singles matches and 20 doubles matches… played exclusively at the number one singles spot, tallying a 10-7 overall record, including five wins over nationally ranked opposition… peaked at No. 15 in the National ITA Singles Rankings... finished the year at No. 23 in the National Singles Poll and No. 11 in the South Region… finished 10-10 in doubles action, playing in the top two positions… went 8-8 in the number one spot with Guillermo De Nicolas-Ruiz… the pair picked up two wins over nationally ranked foes… peaked at No. 7 in the National Doubles Rankings, with Nicolas-Ruiz… finished the year ranked No. 22 in the National Doubles Poll, and No. 7 in the South Region… selected the SSC Player of the Week on February 26… earned a spot on the Fall Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

2015-2016 (UCF): Posted a 16-12 overall record as a sophomore... won a team-best 11 matches in dual play... collected eight wins at No. 5 singles position... clinched three matches for the Knights... named an ITA Scholar-Athlete for the 2015-16 academic year.

2014-2015 (UCF): Saw action in two singles matches in the spring as a freshman, for the Knights... won his first collegiate singles title at the Juan Varon Memorial Invitational.

High School: Attended NTC Margine Rosso Tennis School in Cagliari as a freshman... attended Bruguera Tennis Academy in Barcelona, Spain as a sophomore and junior... spent his senior year in Boca Raton, practicing at Evert Tennis Academy

Personal: Son of Luigi De Fraia... majoring in international business and psychology.