De Fraia Named South Region Senior Player of the Year

De Fraia Named South Region Senior Player of the Year

TEMPE, Ariz. (May 15, 2019) – Nicolo De Fraia continued to collect awards, as the Tars' captain was named the ITA South Region Senior Player of the Year.  National award winners will be announced next week.

See the full list of ITA Regional Awards here.

De Fraia played exclusively in the first singles position for Rollins this season, tallying a 20-1 overall record against some of the nation's toughest competition.  He went 7-1 in Sunshine State Conference action, 4-1 against nationally ranked players, and 7-1 against regionally ranked opposition.  The Cagliari, Italy native sits at No. 13 in the ITA National Singles Rankings.  In doubles play De Fraia teamed up most commonly with Frederick Danielson, going 15-7 in the second position.  The senior adds this regional honor to a growing list of accomplishments, including one SSC Player of the Week Award, First Team All-SSC Singles and Second Team All-SSC Doubles honors, and SSC Men's Tennis Athlete of the Year accolades.

Rollins earned the 53rd NCAA Men's Tennis Tournament berth in program history this season.  However, the Tars could not upset the third seeded West Florida Argos in the first round.

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