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  Dominic Manilla

Dominic Manilla

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Greenwood, Va.

High School:
Western Albemarle


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Career: 13-14 singles record; 9-9 doubles record...

2006-07: 2-1 fall singles record; 0-1 fall doubles record...In singles, was a semifinalist at the Hampton Roads Invitational of Newport News...

2005-06: 10-3 singles record; 6-1 doubles record...Played to a 2-3 singles record and 1-1 doubles record during the fall tournament season...Reached the quarterfinals in the consolation bracket of the University of Virginia Invitational and Hampton Roads Collegiate Invitational of Newport News...Teamed with Jon Antle for a Round of 16 appearance at the Hampton Roads Collegiate Invitational...Went 7-0 during the spring dual meet season including a 2-0 mark at No. 5 singles and a 5-0 mark at No. 6 singles...Also went undefeated in his five doubles appearances...

2004-2005: 3-5 singles record; 2-5 doubles record...Went 2-5 during the fall tournament season...

2003-04: 0-6 singles record; 1-3 doubles record...Made six appearance in matches during the fall tournament season...

Prior to Old Dominion: Three-time Jefferson District Player of the Year...Named the Central Virginia Player of the Year...MVP of the Western Albemarle tennis team for Coach Leavell...Also played basketball during his scholastic career...

Personal: Born Dominic John manilla on May 30, 1985...Son of Ron Manilla and Diana Marchibroda...Has two brothers, Daniel and Josef, and one sister, Anna...

Favorite Movie: Easy Rider
Favorite Book: "Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Person I'd most like to meet or have met: Abraham Lincoln
Favorite Sports Personality: Bill Romanowski
My Dream Vacation: Patagonia, Chile
If I could play a musical instrument, I'd play: The Piano
Best tennis accomplishment: Winning H.S. Central Virginia and Valley Tennis Player of the Year
Favorite professional sports team: New York Yankees
Most impressive person I have met: Jesse Jackson
Academic Major: History
My goal in life: To have fun

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