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
Conference tournament begins on Thursday as Villanova faces No. 2 seed USF
Villanova led match 2-1 before host Friars won four straight matches
Villanova sweeps doubles matches, wins five singles matches
Villanova hosted Rutgers on March 27, 2013 at the West Campus Tennis Courts.
2013-14: Capped off her final season with a winning record during singles action (15-13), including the most on the team for the year ... Went 4-2 in tournament play and 11-11 in dual matches ... Recorded a 7-20 mark in doubles, going 5-17 in dual competition and 2-3 in tournaments ... Helped Villanova pick up a BIG EAST tournament victory over Providence with a 7-5, 6-0 triumph from the top singles flight.
2012-13: Finished a solid junior campaign second on the team in singles wins and fourth in doubles for the season ... During tournaments, finished 4-3 in doubles and 4-5 in singles ... Registered a 5-14 mark in dual match singles and 9-9 record in doubles with all contests coming from the top flight.
Finished the fall season with a record of 4-3 in singles matches and a 4-5 mark in doubles play ... Advanced to the quarterfinals in the Flight 1 singles draw at the Saint Joseph's Invitational.
2011-12: Ranked second on the team with a combined 22 victories between singles and doubles action ... Tied for the team lead with 10 doubles wins and was tied for second with 12 victories in singles ... Played exclusively at No. 1 singles and all but one match at No. 1 doubles against dual opponents ... Overall for the year had a singles record of 12-15, including 4-3 in tournaments and 8-12 in dual matches ... Only player on the team to play at No. 1 singles during the season ... Enjoyed a stretch from March 28 through April 7 in which she went 5-1, including three straight wins against Bucknell, Connecticut and St. Francis (Pa.) ... Had a doubles record of 10-15 for the season, including 4-2 in tournaments and 6-13 in dual matches ... Partnered with Sydney West to reach the semifinals in the Flight 1 doubles bracket at the Saint Joseph's Invitational ... Went 6-12 at No. 1 doubles and 0-1 at No. 2 doubles versus dual opponents ... All 18 matches played at the No. 1 spot were with West ... Villanova was 4-2 as a team when Mancini and West won at the top doubles spot.
2010-11: Led the team with 15 victories between singles and doubles play ... Went 8-18 in singles and 7-14 in doubles ... As a singles player was 4-3 in tournaments and was the Flight 1 runner-up at the Bucknell Invitational ... Played exclusively at the No. 1 singles spot as a freshman during dual matches ... Scored wins over St. Peter's, La Salle, Loyola (Md.) and Connecticut, with Villanova going 3-1 as a team in those matches ... Played at the top doubles spot in dual matches with Kristin Gobberg and went 4-13 ... Also was 3-1 in doubles during tournaments.
Judge Memorial Catholic: Earned four varsity letters under coach Lani Wilcox, playing No. 1 singles... 2009 first singles 3A tennis champion... 2006 third singles 3A tennis champion... 2006-2010 team MVP... 3A all-star nominee... Also earned four varsity letters in basketball under Head Coach Jeremy Chatterton... 2006-2010 all-region selection... 2007-2010 second team all-state honoree... Named a scholar-athlete all four years for both tennis and basketball... Named top female student-athlete in 2010... Spanish Honors certificate honoree... Also earned recognition for academic achievement in science, pre-calculus and human relations.
Personal: Born 1/26/92 in Salt Lake City, Utah ... One of three children of Vincent Tad and Mary Mancini ... Siblings are Megan (23) and Alex (19) ... Mother played tennis at Washington State and father played basketball at Oregon ... Sister, Megan, was a member of the tennis team at the University of Tampa and brother plays basketball at Bentley University ... Economics major in the school of Liberal Arts, General Business minor and marketing minor.
CAREER STATS (SINGLES)
Career Record: 44-63 (.411)
Career in Tournaments: 16-11 (.593)
Career in Dual Matches: 28-52 (.350)
No. 1 Singles: 28-52 (.350)
CAREER STATS (DOUBLES)
Career Record: 37-63 (.370)
Career in Tournaments: 13-11 (.542)
Career in Dual Matches: 24-52 (.316)
No. 1 Doubles: 24-51 (.320)
No. 2 Doubles: 0-1 (.000)