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Olivia Janowicz

Height
5' 4"
CLASS
Fr.
Hometown
Palm Bay, Fla.
Experience
HS
School
American School

(as of September 6, 2013)

 

Olivia Janowicz (pronounced JAN-o-witz)

 

Major: Political Science

 

CAREER RECORD

                    OVERALL      DUAL          SEC      ALL NCAA   OVERALL       DUAL           SEC      ALL NCAA

YEAR          SINGLES   SINGLES  SINGLES  SINGLES    DOUBLES  DOUBLES DOUBLES DOUBLES

2010-11          34-8            22-3           10-0            2-1               20-8             15-5             5-3              2-1

2011-12          22-7            14-3            7-1              2-1               18-7             12-5             7-2              0-0

2012-13          37-6            22-2            9-1              4-0              17-12             7-9              5-1              0-0

Totals             93-21           58-8           26-2            8-2              55-27           34-19           17-6            2-1

 

All-Time Dual Match, Singles By Position

                                                                                                                                                   Overall

                           #1                #2               #3               #4                  #5                 #6           Record

2010-11                                                                       2-1                7-1              13-1            22-3

2011-12                                                                       1-0                1-0              12-3            14-3

2012-13                                                                       3-0               16-0              3-2             22-2

Totals                                                                           6-1               24-1             28-6            58-8

 

CAREER NOTES

*Career-high ITA singles ranking: 22 (Jan. 4, 2011)

*Career-high ITA doubles ranking:  47 (Jan. 3, 2013 with Caroline Hitimana)

*2013 Southeastern Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player

*2011 ITA Southeast Region Rookie of the Year

*2013 NCAA Championships All-Tournament Team (No. 5 singles)

*2011 & 2013 All-SEC Second Team

*2011 SEC All-Freshman Team

*2011 & 2013 SEC All-Tournament Team

*SEC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 16, 2011)

*2011 ITA National Women’s Team Indoor All-Tournament Team (No. 6 Singles)

*2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

*2011 & 2012 ITA Scholar-Athlete status (minimum 3.5 GPA)

*2012 & 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

*won the 2010 ITA Southeast Regional singles title

*2013 SEC Community Service Team

*won three matches and crowned doubles champions at the 2012 Univ. of Michigan Women’s Tennis Wolverine Invitational

*2011 & 2012 Rheau Stakeley Sportsmanship Award (team award)

*2013 Dorothy Anderson Scholarship Award, presented annually to the Gator who displays best combination of academics and character on and off the court (team award)

*2013 Neal Anderson Scholastic Award (team award, highest GPA)

*highest-ranked opponent defeated: No. 30 Joanna Mather, Florida (7-5, 7-5, Jan. 15, 2011, in semifinals of Freeman Memorial)

 

MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS

*ranks No. 37 for combined career singles and doubles wins (148)

*12-8 versus ranked opponents

*23-12 record in three-set matches

*6-1 in singles dual match clinching matches

*10-5 in doubles-point clinching matches

*in NCAA dual matches is 8-1 in singles (1-0 in clinchers) and 2-1 in doubles (1-0 in clinching doubles-point matches)

 

 

AS A SENIOR (2013-14)

*Preseason (September) ITA National Singles Ranking: 75

 

 

AS A JUNIOR (2012-13)

Awards

*NCAA Championships All-Tournament Team (No. 5 singles)

*SEC Tournament Most Valuable Player

*SEC All-Tournament Team

*won the consolation draw of the ITA Southeast Regional Singles Championships

*SEC Academic Honor Roll

*SEC Community Service Team

*Dorothy Anderson Scholarship Award, presented annually to the Gator who displays best combination of academics and character on and off the court (team award)

*Neal Anderson Scholastic Award (team award, highest GPA)

*won a team-leading 37 singles matches

 

Singles

*FINAL ITA National Ranking: 108

*Season-High National Singles Ranking: 108 (FINAL)

*Final ITA Southeast Region Ranking: none

*22-2 in dual matches

*won a team-best 37 singles matches

*ended the season on a team-high 16-match win streak

*9-1 in SEC regular-season matches

*tied the NCAA Semifinal dual match at 3-all against Stanford when she Janowicz earned the only break in the third set against No. 92 Ellen Tsay and held at love for the 5-4 lead and broke to win the match

*provided an important 6-1, 6-4 win against Cal’s Tayler Davis in the NCAA Quarterfinals en route to UF’s 4-2 team win; she was down a break at 3-2 in the second set before winning the final four games for her 15th consecutive win

*won her team-leading 35th singles match with a 6-1, 6-2 against Duke’s Nicole Lipp in the NCAA round of 16

*clinched the NCAA second round win against Georgia Tech’s Muriel Wacker, 6-2, 6-3, as she rallied from a 3-0 deficit, down two breaks in the second set to claim the straight-set victory

*beat No. 79 Tessa Lyons 6-2, 6-1 in Florida’s defeat of No. 1 North Carolina on Feb. 18

*only Gator to play and win all three SEC Tournament singles matches

*provided clinching SEC Tournament championship win with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory against Georgia’s Ayaka Okuno, winning the final two games

*won the 80th singles match of her career on March 17, defeating Tennessee’s Mimi Fotopoulos 6-2, 6-2

*provided UF’s first singles in the SEC Tournament quarterfinal and semifinals matches, defeating Anna Mamalat (Texas A&M) 6-2, 6-2 in the SEC Semifinal and Ashleigh Antal (Vanderbilt) 6-1, 6-2 in the SEC Quarterfinal

*highest ranked opponent played: No. 58 Brooke Bolemder, Michigan (won, 6-7, 6-3, 6-2, on Sept. 23 at U-M Wolverine Invite)

*highest ranked opponent defeated: No. 58 Brooke Bolemder, Michigan (6-7, 6-3, 6-2, on Sept. 23 at U-M Wolverine Invite)

*6-1 versus ranked opponents

*2-1 in dual matches versus ranked opponents

*7-5 overall record in three-set matches (6-2 in dual matches)

*2-1 in singles dual match clinching matches

 

FALL SEASON

*compiled a 12-3 record competing in four different events, highlighted by winning the ITA Southeast Regional Consolation Singles Championships, where, after being tripped up in the first round, she quickly recovered and dominated her five-match run in the backdraw, capped by the 6-1, 6-0 victory against Georgia State’s Linn Timmermann in the final; lost just three total games combined in her final three matches en route to the title

*won first six matches of the fall, including all three at the Michigan Wolverine Invitational

*played her way through prequalifying and reached the qualifying draw of the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships

*3-0 vs. ranked opponents

 

Doubles

*FINAL ITA National Ranking: none

*Season-High National Doubles Ranking: 47 (Jan. 3 with Caroline Hitimana)

*Final ITA Southeast Region Ranking: none

*7-9 in dual matches

*5-1 in SEC regular-season matches

*teamed with Danielle Collins to defeat Loreto Alonso-Martinez and Alessandra Bonte 8-1 in the season opener versus South Florida on Jan. 29

*teamed with Collins to defeat Vanderbilt’s Frances Altick and Georgina Sellyn (Vanderbilt) 8-2 in the SEC Quarterfinal

*lost the clinching point with Collins to Ines Deheza and Paula Deheza (Texas A&M) 8-4 in the SEC Semifinal

*lost to No. 62 Maho Kowase and Lauren Herring (Georgia)8-0 with Alex Cercone in the SEC Final

*2-1 in dual matches with Alexandra Cercone

*3-7 with Danielle Collins in dual matches

*2-1 in dual matches with Caroline Hitimana

*1-3 in dual doubles point clinching matches

 

FALL SEASON

*compiled an 8-2 record overall, logging a 6-1 record with Danielle Collins and a 2-1 mark with Caroline Hitimana

*with Collins won three matches and crowned doubles champions at the Univ. of Michigan Women’s Tennis Wolverine Invitational

*with Collins reached the semifinals of the ITA Southeast Regional, winning three rounds before bowing out to Georgia’s 30th-ranked Fuller and Herring, 8-3

*advanced to the semifinals with Hitimana at the Dick Vital Clay Court Classic

 

 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011-12)

Awards

*Rheau Stakeley Sportsmanship Award (team award)

*SEC Academic Honor Roll

 

Singles

*FINAL ITA National Singles Ranking: none

*FINAL ITA South Region Ranking: none

*Season-High National Singles Ranking: 37 (September 2011)

*22-7 overall and 14-3 in dual matches (8-1 SEC dual matches)

*played a season-high No. 4 in the lineup in the season-opener against Troy (Jan. 25), winning that match Candela Munoz-Giron, 6-1, 6-2

*earned a 6-3, 6-2 win against Miami’s Brittany Dubins in the NCAA Quarterfinals and helped UF to a 3-0 lead

*gave UF a 2-0 lead in the NCAA Round of 16 against Michigan when she defeated Michelle Sulahian, 6-1, 6-3

*extended her regular-season SEC singles dual match record to 17-1

*provided the clinching dual match in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament when she defeated Tennessee’s Jesse Grace 6-1, 7-5 on the indoor courts when rain forced the match inside

*2-2 versus ranked opponents

*highest ranked opponent played: No. 21 Jillian O’Neill, Georgia Tech (lost 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3, Oct. 23 in ITA SE Regional Championships quarterfinal)

*highest ranked opponent defeated: No. 70 Ecaterina Vasenina, South Florida (6-1, 7-6 (4), Nov. 5 at USF Fall Tennis Classic – no rounds)

*6-3 record in three-set matches

*2-0 in singles dual match clinching matches

 

FALL SEASON

* 6-3 record competing in three different events

*reached the quarterfinals of the USTA/ITA SE Regionals, falling to Georgia Tech’s No. 21 Jillian O’Neill, 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3

*went 3-0 at the USF Fall Tennis Classic (no rounds), highlighted by a 6-1, 7-6 (4) win against USF’s No. 70 Ecaterina Vasenina

 

Doubles

*FINAL ITA National Doubles Ranking: 60 (with Alexandra Cercone)

*FINAL ITA South Region Ranking: 10 (with Cercone)

*Season-High National Ranking: 46 (April 10 with Alexandra Cercone)

*18-7 overall record, 12-5 in dual matches (including 7-2 in SEC regular-season matches) playing with Alexandra Cercone (9-4) and Caroline Hitimana (4-2)

*1-1 in doubles-point clinching matches

 

FALL SEASON

*went 5-1, playing all matches with Caroline Hitimana

*reached the semifinals of the USTA/ITA SE Regionals, falling to eventual champions Gullickson and Kimbell from Georgia, 8-5

 

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2010-11)

Awards

*Selected for NCAA Singles Championships

*ITA Southeast Region Rookie of the Year

*All-Southeastern Conference Second Team

*SEC All-Freshman Team

*SEC All-Tournament Team

*SEC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 16)

*ITA National Women’s Team Indoor All-Tournament Team (No. 6 Singles)

*SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

*2011 ITA Scholar-Athlete status (minimum 3.5 GPA)

*won the ITA Southeast Regional singles title

*Rheau Stakeley Sportsmanship Award (team award)

 

Singles

*FINAL ITA National Singles Ranking: 54

*FINAL ITA Southeast Region Ranking: 11

*Season-High National Singles Ranking: 22 (Jan. 4, 2011)

*34-8 overall and 22-3 in dual matches (10-0 in SEC dual matches)

*played positions 3-6, with the majority coming at No. 6 (12-1)

*won 19 consecutive matches to end the dual match slate, capped by a 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-1 victory against Stanford’s Carolyn McVeigh in the NCAA Final that tied the team score at 3-all

*earned her first win in NCAA action, netting an impressive 6-4, 6-2 win against Miami’s Melissa Bolivar in the quarterfinals and gave UF a 2-0 lead

*fell in the first round of the 64-player NCAA Singles Championships to Arizona State’s 12th-ranked Jacqueline Cako, 3-6, 6-1, 6-0, a setback that halted her 19-match singles win streak

*only Gator to finish and win all three matches at the SEC Tournament, while winning a pair of doubles matches, en route to earning a spot on the All-Tournament Team

*gave UF a 2-0 lead in the SEC Tournament championship and semifinal wins, defeating Tennessee’s Millie Nichols (6-4, 6-0) and Vanderbilt’s Rachael Dillon (6-2, 6-2), respectively

*defeated South Carolina’s Milijana Jocic, 6-1, 6-3, and provided the clinching dual-match victory in the SEC Tournament quarterfinal win

*advanced to the final of the Freeman Memorial Championships (at UNLV in January), winning four rounds before falling to USC’s third-ranked Maria Sanchez; defeated UF teammate and 30th-ranked Joanna Mather in the semifinals

*went 3-0 at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships and earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team for the No. 6 position

*5-4 versus ranked opponents

*highest-ranked opponent played: 3 (Southern Cal’s Maria Sanchez, L6-3, 6-0 on Jan. 16)

*highest-ranked opponent defeated: 30 (teammate Joanna Mather, W 7-5, 7-5, Jan. 15)

*7-3 in three-setters

*2-0 in clinching matches, securing the team win against LSU on March 4 with her 6-3, 6-3 victory versus Alexus Coats and the SEC Tournament quarterfinal victory

 

FALL SEASON

*ITA Preseason Singles Ranking: freshmen are ineligible

*won eight of her first nine collegiate matches, including the ITA Southeast Regional Championship where she won six matches, highlighted by a 6-3, 6-3 win against Georgia’s 31st-ranked Nadia Gilchrist in the round of 16 and earned an automatic berth into the USTA-ITA National Indoor Championships

 

Doubles

*FINAL ITA National Doubles Ranking: 83 (with Alex Cercone)

*Season-High National Doubles Ranking: 72 with Alex Cercone (April 12, 2011)

*20-8 overall and 15-5 in dual matches (5-3 in SEC dual matches)

*paired with five different players: 2-1 with Clarie Bartlett; 8-3 with Alex Cercone; 6-3 with Joanna Mather; 1-0 with Allie Will and 3-1 with Sofie Oyen

*with Mather earned the clinching win in the NCAA First and Second Rounds

*provided the crucial clinching doubles-point win against Vanderbilt’s Alex Leatu and Nellyl Radeva, 8-4, in the SEC Tournament semifinal and produced the clinching 8-5 decision against Tennessee’s Millie Nichols and Jennifer Meredith in the championship, picking up a late break and serving out for the win

*0-1 versus ranked opponents

*highest ranked opponent played: 39 (Florida State’s Segarelli & Suess, L 8-6, Oct. 23)

*8-1 in clinching doubles-point matches with lone loss an 8-6 decision with Cercone on Feb. 21 to Stanford’s Tan and McVeigh in the National Team Indoor Final at the No. 3 spot (had defeated that same pair 8-2 at the Freeman Memorial Championships at UNLV on Jan. 16)

 

FALL SEASON

*ITA Preseason Doubles Ranking: none

*posted a 3-2 record

*went 2-1 at SEC Fall Coaches Classic in Flight 2 with Bartlett, falling on the last day to Vanderbilt’s Robertson and Preeg, 9-8 (9-7)

 

PRIOR TO FLORIDA

*Graduated from American School in 2010

*enrolled at the University of Florida during the summer of 2010

*trained at the Kiwi Tennis Club in Indian Harbour Beach for two years

*listed by tennisrecruiting.com as the No. 24 recruit in the nation and a “5-Star Recruit”

*2008 G18 ITF Grade 4 Spring Circuit (Waco, Texas) singles champion

*quarterfinalist at the 50K Indian Harbour Beach (Fla.) event in May of 2009

*finalist at the 2009 USTA Florida Closed Sectional BG18-14, dropping a tough 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 in the championship match

*reached the finals of the 2008 G18 Grade 4 Prokom Cup played in Gdynia, Poland

*at the 2009 USTA National Championships, reached the round of 32 of the G18 singles draw and the quarterfinals of the doubles event

* played her way through the qualifying draw and reached the round of 32 at the 2009 USTA National Clay Court Championships

*a semifinalist at the 2008 USTA G18 National Open played in Tampa

*singles quarterfinalist at the 2007 Girls 18 National Hardcourt Championships

*reached the round of 16 at the 2007 Girls 18 National Clay Court Championships, the 2008 Easter Bowl ITF and the 2006 Girls 18 Eddie Herr International

*on the doubles court, paired with Alina Jerjomina and advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2009 Easter Bowl, falling to a team that included current Gator Lauren Embree, who also eliminated her in the round of 32 of the singles draw

*Janowicz and fellow incoming freshman Alex Cercone were teammates on the U.S. Team that competed at the 2007 Maureen Connolly Challenge

*coached by Ben Cappuccitti

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