Senior Natalia Maynetto will be honored prior to Sunday’s match against the Gamecocks
2014-15 (JUNIOR) SEC Academic Honor Roll... ITA Scholar Athlete ... named to the SEC Community Service Team for her work with Habitat for Humanity, UA’s Halloween Extravaganza, project Angel Tree and Kid’s Day Clinics ... earned 14 singles victories throughout the 2014-15 season, including 11 during the dual match season … added another nine victories in doubles, playing with four different partners throughout the season … one of two members of the Tide to appear on three different singles courts (4-6) … won five of her first six completed singles matches to begin the dual match season … clinched a team-high five victories for the Tide, including Alabama’s SEC Tournament win over Auburn, and the Tide’s NCAA opening round win over Samford … began the dual match season paired with Luice Perez (2-3) in doubles before partnering with Emily Zabor prior to the start of the conference season in February … Maynetto and Zabor got off to a fast start, defeating Florida’s No. 18 Josie Kuhlman/Peggy Porter in their first match, 8-1 … nationally ranked as high as No. 46 with Zabor in Mid-March, as the duo maintained a spot in the top 60 for the duration of the spring season … the pairing went 4-6 during the dual match season, and were leading Vanderbilt’s No. 18 Courtney Colton/Sydney Campbell 6-4 when the doubles point was won … earned six total victories in the fall, going 3-5 in singles and 3-3 in doubles … won her singles draw at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic, defeating 80th ranked Ana Vladutu of DePaul, 6-4, 6-4 … won the ITA Summer Circuit singles title at Florida State following her sophomore year, winning each of her four matches in straight sets to capture the crown.
2013-14 (SOPHOMORE) ITA Scholar-Athlete ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... won 14 of her 17 singles matches, going 3-0 against SEC opponents ... conference wins came against opponents from Mississippi State, Arkansas and Tennessee ... collected eight victories in doubles ... went 7-1 from the No. 6 position in singles and ended the season on a four-match winning streak ... earned the match-clinching point against Arkansas with her straight-set win over Flavia Araujo ... didn't drop a game against Petra Ferancova of Mississippi State in singles play... secured the team win against Illinois at the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic ... won both of her matches at ITA Kick-Off Weekend, including the match clincher in the championship for the second year in a row to send the Crimson Tide to the national team indoor championship ... won seven of her nine matches in singles during tournament play.
2012-13 (FRESHMAN) SEC All-Freshman Team ... SEC Freshman of the Week (April 3) ... ITA Scholar-Athlete ... SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... ranked as high as No. 105 in the nation in singles, despite playing from the No. 6 position ... finished the season at No. 9 in the ITA Southern Region in singles and No. 10 in doubles with Emily Zabor ... went undefeated in Southeastern Conference singles with a 10-0 record ... compiled an overall singles record of 29-8 ... dominated Ayaka Okuno of No. 3 Georgia in the SEC Tournament semifinals ... defeated Tiffany Tavares of 24th-ranked Tennessee, 7-6(3), 6-1 ... beat Stefania Hristov of No. 4 Texas A&M in straight sets ... clinched the winning point for the Tide with her three-set victory over Frances Altick of No. 19 Vanderbilt, 6-4, 2-6, 7-5 ... earned the winning point with her thrilling win over Plamena Kurteva of 17th-ranked Auburn, 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 ... secured the clinching point for the Tide with her win over Santa Shumilina of Ole Miss ... picked up a victory against Juliana Gajic of No. 11 Texas at the ITA Indoor Championships ... secured a win against Alex Leatu of 15th-ranked Baylor ... clinched the winning point against No. 20 Clemson, sending Alabama to its first ITA National Team Indoor Championships ... advanced to the semifinals in singles at the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships after picking up wins against Maria Cardenas-Condti (Auburn), Caroline Thornton (Tulane), Alexandra Perper (Mississippi State) and Klara Vyskocilova (Tulane) ... collected singles wins at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic against Ronit Yurovsky of Michigan and Paulina Schippers of Auburn in addition to earning another two victories in doubles with Zabor ... defeated the ITA's 10th-ranked newcomer Ashley Dai of North Carolina at the Furman Fall Classic ... earned a win against Laura Slater of North Carolina at the Duke Fab Four Invite.
PREP HIGHLIGHTS Blue Chip recruit according to TennisRecruiting.net ... ranked 17th in her class according to TennisRecruiting.net ... competed in the U.S. Open Junior Qualifier, beating the draw's No. 2. Seed ... ranked No. 1 in Florida in 16s ... won the 18s Florida Open Championship in doubles ... won an ITF tournament in Chile ... won the state championship as a senior with Barron Collier High School ... also competed for her high school team as a freshman, playing at the No. 1 position ... awarded the National High School Tennis All-American Award ... All-Conference Collier County Athletic Conference ... member of the Honor Roll throughout high school ... spent time in the community volunteering for Maria's Birthday Wishes for the Homeless, which provides cupcakes to the homeless every month for their birthday.
PERSONAL INFORMATION Born September 29, 1993 ... daughter of Fernando and Paulina Maynetto ... has a brother, Nicolas, and a sister, Tania ... father played tennis at Clemson ... majoring in lower division general business.