Marcella Cruz

Hometown Marlboro, N.J.
High School University of Nebraska Online
Major Undeclared

2019-20 • Freshman
• 14-9 overall singles record
• 4-1 home singles dual match record
• Held four-match win streak
• Concluded SEC play undefeated (4-0)
• Clinched two dual matches
• Remainder of season cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak on March 14

The Cruz File
• Highest National Ranking: 17
• Five-star recruit
• Doubles Champions of USTA National Women’s Open Indoor Championship with fellow Vanderbilt partner Rosca
• Semifinals of PTC Clay Court Championships Women’s Open Singles
• Quarterfinals of USTA National Level 3: The Georgia Bowl
• 2016 All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year
• Describes the way she competes as relentless
• Favorite things to do away from the tennis court are listen to music, read and be with family and friends
• Favorite aspect of Nashville is the kind, warm, home atmosphere
• Career goal is to become a tennis professional
• Chose to attend Vanderbilt because “I fell in love with the culture and people. I found it the best place for me to learn and grow.”
• Father played college tennis at Rutgers