TEMPE, Ariz. (May 30, 2019) – Rollins senior men's tennis player Nicolo De Fraia has been named an ITA Singles All-American, the organization announced today. The criteria for ITA All-America honors includes finishing the season in the top 20 of the Oracle/ITA singles rankings.
See the full list of All-Americans here.
De Fraia, who ended the season at No. 8 in the ITA Singles Rankings, earned All-American honors by playing exclusively in the first singles position for Rollins this season, and 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 6-1 against regionally ranked opposition. The senior adds All-American to an ever expanding list of accomplishments, which also includes earning one SSC Player of the Week Award, First Team All-SSC Singles and Second Team All-SSC Doubles honors, SSC Men's Tennis Athlete of the Year accolades, and the ITA South Region Senior Player of the Year Award.
De Fraia captained the Tars to a No. 11 end of the year ranking. 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. Rollins captured third place in the Sunshine State Conference Tournament. Overall, the Tars end 2019 at 18-7.
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