Skyhawk Women's Tennis | Sarah Candeloro
2016: Earned All-OVC First team honors while leading the team in singles victories with 21…Played primarily at the No. 1 singles spot for the first time in her career, going 9-8 in the spring and a 6-3 conference mark…Played No. 1 doubles the entire season, going 19-9 when teamed up with Asel Jumamukhambetova and Jemima Potter…Established a new career-high doubles winning streak with six consecutive wins…Became the 23rd member of the UT Martin Century club for 100 career victories when she won in doubles against Alabama-Huntsville on March 4.
2015: Earned All-OVC Second team honors by tying for the team lead in singles victories when she posted a 12-6 record at the No. 2 slot in the lineup, including a 6-4 record against league opposition…Finished the season on a four-match winning streak including a victory at the OVC Tournament…Went a combined 9-6 in doubles play at the No. 2 spot including a 5-3 record (5-2 OVC) with teammate Elina Geut while posting a 4-3 record with Jessica Silva.
2014: Recorded an 8-11 overall singles mark, including a 2-7 OVC record…Went 7-7 at the No. 3 spot and went 1-4 at the No. 2 slot…Won five-straight matches early in the season…Played the No. 1 doubles spot earning 10 victories…Teamed primarily with Ivon Simic (9-4, 7-2 OVC) but also played with Katie McCall (1-5)…Finished with a five-match winning streak with Ivon Simic…Named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll and earned an OVC Medal of Honor for a perfect 4.0 Grade Point Average.
BEFORE UTM: Prepped at Caesar Rodney High School in Camden, Del., where she was the No. 1 ranked player in Delaware and ranked No. 41 in the Middle Atlantic Region...Played for head coach Zach Taylor at CRHS and was a four-time all-conference first team selection...Helped lead the Riders to four straight conference titles (2009-12) and the 2010 Delaware state championship.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Daniel and Karen Candeloro...Has one older sibling, Zach...Majoring in accounting.