Nithya Kanagasegar
Nithya Kanagasegar
Year: So.
Hometown: Crossville, Tenn.
High School: Cumberland County
Major: Biomedical Engineering

2015-16: Finished the year ranked 37th in Division III in singles play and 19th in doubles (along with teammate Sara Zargham)...was also ranked third for doubles and seventh for singles in the final ITA Central Region poll...named the 2016 UAA Most Valuable Player, becoming the first Spartan in school history to earn the honor... Went 3-0 in both singles and doubles play at the conference championships...named to the All-UAA First Team for her play at first doubles and All-UAA Second Team for her play at first singles...finished the year with overall records of 15-11 in singles play and 16-9 in doubles action...went 7-3 singles record in tournament play...6-3 doubles record in tournament play...improved to 32-24 overall in singles matches for her career, and to 35-19 in doubles action... Top seeded doubles team at the Fall ITA Regional Championships... Reached the finals of the singles draw at the ITA Fall Championships... named an ITA Scholar Athlete and received UAA All-Academic honors... Selected to the UAA Presidents' Council Scholar Athlete Team.

2014-15: Finished the year ranked 45th in Division III in singles play and tied for 25th in doubles (along with teammate Sara Zargham)…was also ranked sixth for doubles and eighth for singles in the final ITA Central Region poll...tied for the team lead in singles victories, going 17-13 overall, including a 9-4 record in tournament play…was second on the team in doubles wins with a 19-10 record, including a 6-0 mark in second doubles matches... named an ITA Scholar Athlete.

Personal: Earned four varsity letters at Cumberland County High School…daughter of Sumathy and Sivalingam Kanagasegar.