Buckeyes to face Tennessee, Kentucky and ETSU at the event
Buckeyes begin 2014-15 season with singles and doubles rankings
Angeles Paz/Kowase claim doubles title with win over De Santis/Niehaus
Team recognized, along with Becker, Malley, Flower, Angeles Paz and Kowase
Buckeyes and Gamecocks will compete in first round at 10 a.m. Friday in Durham, N.C.
2014-15 (Sophomore Season): 13-11 in singles overall on the year, with 12-5 doubles ledger ... 5-2 in Big Ten singles play ... saw action on courts three, four and five during the spring ... 8-4 dual match record in doubles, with perfect 6-0 mark in B1G matches with partner Miho Kowase; duo was 8-3 at No. 2 ... clinched team’s road victory at No. 19 Georgia Tech with a win at No. 4 singles ... 5-4 in singles during the fall and advanced to singles round of 16 at ITA Midwest Regional ... 4-1 in doubles during the fall, including 3-0 ledger with Grainne O’Neill at Baylor Invitational Oct. 3-5 ... ranked No. 54 in preseason ITA doubles poll with Kowase ... captured ITA Midwest Summer Circuit doubles title with Kowase at Indiana July 29 ... earned ITA Scholar-Athlete, Ohio State Scholar-Athelte and Academic All-Big Ten accolades.
2013-14 (Freshman Season): Teamed up with Miho Kowase to end regular season with perfect 14-0 dual record and 7-0 B1G record… duo went 15-2 in the spring, posting 12-2 record at No.3 doubles with one and two wins on courts one and two, respectively … ranked as high as No. 75 in ITA doubles poll with Kowase in spring season ... notched 15 wins in dual singles play with a 6-2 record in B1G outings … sealed the Buckeye upset vs. No.27 Tennessee at home at No. 3 singles with 6-3, 7-5 victory Feb. 21 … win vs. Tennessee sparked seven-match singles win streak through March 21 ... totaled nine singles victories in fall slate … recorded a 6-1 ledger in doubles play with Noelle Malley … notched a 2-1 record in ITA Midwest Regional … advanced to the singles quarterfinals of Jack Kramer Collegiate Invite with three victories in straight sets Nov. 7 … advanced to doubles final at Jack Kramer Collegiate Invite with three wins alongside Malley … recorded 3-0 ledger in doubles play at Tennessee Fall Invite Oct. 25-27 … captured debut singles match in straight sets vs. West Virginia’s Oana Maole Oct. 5 at Akron Fall Invite .… named ITA and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Pervano Chino Juan XXIII: Ranked as high as No. 50 in the junior ITF standings ... doubles champion at Grade 2 ITF tournament in Argentina ... claimed first ITF tournament at age 14 ... a two-time doubles finalist in Grade 1 ITF contests in Brazil and Colombia ... reached the semifinals in singles competition in two Grade 2 ITF outings in Chile and Argentina.
Personal: Daughter of Mery and Walter ... majoring in economics ... hobbies include listening to music, hanging out with friends and going to the movies ... greatest sports thrill was traveling alone to first ITF tournament and capturing first ITF junior tournament title at 14.