Strong season overall for Villanova shows team's promise for the future
Villanova faces No. 9 seed Cincinnati in consolation bracket match on Friday morning
Villanova sweeps doubles matches, wins five singles matches
Smyth wins at No. 2 singles to record lone team point
Villanova hosted Rutgers on March 27, 2013 at the West Campus Tennis Courts.
Career: Ended career 17-37 in singles and 15-26 in doubles ... Ranked third among players in final season with career singles wins ... She excelled in tournament action going 10-4 as a singles player and 9-6 in doubles ... Owned a 7-33 singles record in dual matches to go with a 6-20 doubles mark ... Has five triumphs at the sixth singles.
2013-14: Wrapped up her career with an excellent stint in doubles and solid play in limited time during singles ... Registered a 6-1 overall record in doubles, including a perfect 4-0 in tournaments ... Finished 1-4 in dual action competition with all matches coming from the No. 6 slot.
2012-13: During dual matches, recorded a 2-12 mark in singles and 1-7 record in doubles.
2011-12: Posted a 6-4 record in singles for the year, including a 6-1 mark in tournaments and an 0-3 record in dual matches ... Won the Flight C singles championship at the Bucknell Invitational ... During the season went 0-1 at fifth singles and 0-2 at the No. 6 spot ... Compiled a record of 4-11 in doubles for the season, including 3-4 in tournaments and 1-7 in dual matches ... Scored her lone dual match win of the season in a 7-0 team victory at home over Lafayette.
2010-11: Recorded an 8-17 record in singles play and a 4-7 mark in doubles action ... Went 4-3 as a singles player in tournaments ... In dual matches won twice each in the fifth and sixth singles slots ... Notched a win at fifth singles as well as third doubles in a 6-1 win over La Salle ... Also won at third doubles to help Villanova clinch a 4-3 win over Loyola (Md.).
Scranton Prep: Earned four varsity letters under coach John Hubert while serving as team captain... Played No. 1 singles her sophomore, junior and senior seasons... Earned the District II Singles Championship in 2010... Won the District II Doubles Championship her sophomore and junior seasons... Given the Robert Larkin Award, awarded to the most outstanding athlete of the high school class... Member of the National Junior Honor Society.
Personal: Born 12/3/91 in Scranton, Pa... One of five children of Dr. Peter and Marianne Cognetti... Has four siblings, Sarah (26), Caroline (25), Peter (21) and William (17)... Undeclared major in the Villanova School of Business.
CAREER STATS (SINGLES)
Career Record: 17-37 (.315)
Career in Tournaments: 10-4 (.714)
Career in Dual Matches: 7-33 (.175)
No. 4 Singles: 0-3 (.000)
No. 5 Singles: 2-6 (.250)
No. 6 Singles: 5-24 (.172)
CAREER STATS (DOUBLES)
Career Record: 15-26 (.366)
Career in Tournaments: 9-6 (.600)
Career in Dual Matches: 6-20 (.231)
No. 2 Doubles: 0-1 (.000)
No. 3 Doubles: 6-19 (.240)