Christina Rosca - Women's Tennis - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Christina Rosca

Class Fifth Year
Hometown Princeton, N.J.
High School Princeton
Major Neuroscience

Student-Athlete Features
The Vanderbilt Hustler — Rosca’s talents on and off the tennis court

• 2021 ITA Regional Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award
• 2021 All-American
• 2021 First Team All-SEC
• SEC Player of the Week (2/19/20)
• 3x SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2016-17 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 6x Dean’s List
• 2021 SEC Women’s Tennis Community Service Team
• 2021 CoSIDA Academic Second-Team All-America
• 2020 CoSIDA Academic First-Team All-America
• 2020 CoSIDA Academic All-District
• 2020 ITA Regional Senior of the Year
• 2019 All-American
• 2019 First Team All-SEC
• 2019 SEC All-Tournament team
• 2019 ITA Regional Player to Watch
• 2018 ITA Fall National Championships Sportsmanship Award
• 2018 First Team All-SEC
• 2017 SEC All-Freshman team
• 2017 SEC All-Tournament team

Highest Singles Ranking: No. 8 (3/5/19)
• Highest Doubles Ranking: No. 9 w/ Georgia Drummy  (2/6/20)

Career Records
Singles: 117-54
Doubles: 101-63
Total: 218-117

As a Fifth-Year Athlete (2020-21)
• Returned from injury to post a team-high 18 singles victories, going 18-6 on the season
• CoSIDA Academic Second-Team All-America
• 17-7 overall record in doubles play
• Returned from injury and worked her way up the roster from No. 4 to No. 1 in singles
• Defeated six nationally-ranked opponents along the way in singles play
• Closed the season winning six of her final seven decisions, reaching the Elite Eight of the NCAA Singles Tournament to be named an All-American for the second time in her career
• Along the way, defeated No. 44 Emmanuelle Salas of Florida State in the Round of 64, No. 10 Isabella Pfennig of Miami in the Round of 32 and No. 49 Kelly Chen of Duke in the Sweet 16 before falling to No. 2 Sara Daavettila of North Carolina in the Elite Eight.
• Also posted ranked wins over No. 123 Gia Cohen of No. 9 Georgia Tech, No. 56 Eleonora Molinaro of No. 19 Tennessee and No. 32 Emma Antonaki of No. 41 Mississippi State
• Started the season on a 10-match winning streak
• Clinched a pair of victories for the Dores
• In doubles, defeated both of her nationally-ranked opponents with Anessa Lee, going 14-4 with the freshman
• Took down No. 57 Anastasia Tkachenko and Lesedi Jacobs of No. 31 Kentucky and No. 88 Victoria Sec and Livia Lukacs of Ball State in the NCAA Tournament
• Finished off five doubles points for the team during the season
• Finished the season ranked No. 18 in the ITA singles poll

As a Senior (2019-20)
• 19-9 overall record in singles play with an 8-2 record in dual matches
• 8-14 overall record in doubles play
• Finished shortened season ranked No. 18 in singles
• Finished as the highest-ranked SEC singles player
• Finished the shortened season undefeated in conference play
• Nine-ranked singles wins 
• Held five-match win streak
• Clinched upset over No. 2 Ohio State
• Quarterfinals of 2019 ITA All-American Championship
• Competed primarily at No. 1 in the lineup
• Remainder of season cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak on March 14

As a Junior (2018-19)
• 30-15 overall record in singles play
• 23-16 overall record in doubles play
• Held five-match win streak
• 14-9 in conference matches
• 11 singles victories over ranked opponents
• NCAA Individual Singles Championships
• Semifinals of the 2018 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
• Semifinals of Oracle ITA Fall Championships
• Competed primarily at the No. 3 spot in the lineup
• Upset No. 2 Estela Perez-Somarriba at the Miami Spring Invite

As a Sophomore (2017-18)
• 23-12 overall record in singles play
• 28-12 overall record in doubles play
• 11 wins last season over ranked opponents
• Round of 64 at 2017 Oracle ITA National Fall Championship and the NCAA Championship
• Quarterfinals of the Riviera/ITA National Fall Championships
• Semifinals of the 2017 Debbie Southern Fall Classic
• 19-5 dual match doubles record paired with partner, Amanda Meyer
• Advanced to quarterfinals of Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championships

As a Freshman (2016-17)
• 27-12 overall record in singles play with a 12-11 dual match singles mark
• 25-14 overall record in doubles play
• Earned seven ranked wins throughout freshman year, four coming in dual match play
• Fourth Commodore since 2014 to earn a place on the SEC’s All-Freshman team
• Competed predominantly on court three in singles and doubles
• Third freshman Commodore to earn a coveted spot on the SEC All-Tournament team in as many years
• Rallied to defeat the 2016 SEC Player of the Year, Brooke Austin, in the tournament finale
• 15-1 fall singles record
• Debuted in ITA singles rankings at No. 28 in the nation and No. 53 in doubles with Sydney Campbell
• Earned highest win in fall against then- No. 21 Caroline Brinson

The Rosca File
Ranked No. 1 in the State of New Jersey
• Ranked No. 25 In the nation
• Won the state singles title as a sophomore with Princeton High School
• Won the 2015 USTA Girls’ 18s Winter National Doubles Championship alongside then-partner and UNC freshman Jessie Aney