Sonya Macavei - Women's Tennis - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Sonya Macavei

Class Sophomore
Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
High School ES International
Major Human and Organizational Development

NIL on Opendorse

• Highest Singles Ranking: No. 92 (11.16.22)
• Highest Doubles Ranking: —

Career Records (through 2023-24 season)
Singles: 28-11
Doubles: 23-19
Total: 51-30

As a Sophomore (2023-24)
• Finished 12-7 in singles and 10-11 in doubles
• Competed primarily at the No, 6 position
• Went on a 4-match win streak (Feb. 25-March 24)
• Added a point for the Dores in singles against LSU opponent to help secure the victory

As a Freshman (2022-23)
• Finished 11-3 in singles and was 7-6 in doubles before suffering a season-ending injury at the opening event of the spring
• Won all three singles matches at the Debbie Southern Furman Fall Invitational to win the Flight 5 draw
• Earned a pair of victories in the consolation draw at the ITA All-American Championship
• Went 3-0 in singles play at the June Stewart Invitational
• Reached the semifinals in doubles with Anessa Lee while also advancing to the quarterfinals in the singles bracket at the ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship

The Macavei File:
Five-Star recruit
ITF ranking of 49
UTR rating of 10.5
Competed at the 2022 Junior US Open
Competed at the 2022 Junior Championships at Wimbledon
Qualified for the 2022 Roland Garros Junior Championships
Winner ITF J1 Copa Del Cafe
Won four ITF doubles titles
Ranked 888 WTA
Parents are Sorina and Radu Macavei

Why Vanderbilt? “I chose Vanderbilt because of the unique balance with competitive tennis and outstanding academics. Along with the inclusive team atmosphere, everybody has the drive to improve. In addition to having an incredible coaching staff, I knew Vandy would be the best place for me to bring my game to another level.”