Marcella Cruz

Class Freshman
Hometown Marlboro, N.J.
High School University of Nebraska Online High School

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