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  Nataly Cahana

Nataly Cahana

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Qiriat Bialik, Israel

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Career: 113-20 singles record; 70-25 doubles record...

2002-03: 28-9 singles record; 11-7 doubles record...Earned her third CAA Player of the Year Honor...First Team All-CAA...Ranked 32nd in the Final ITA Poll...Ranked second in the East Region in singles and tied for 15th in doubles play...The highet ranked women's singles player all season long in the CAA....Made her third appearance in the NCAA Tournament...Made the finals of the ITA All-American Tournament and the William & Mary Invitational...

2001-02: Finished the year with a #11 ranking in singles and a #55 ranking in doubles...Received ITA All-America honors...Named the CAA Co-Player of the Year...Named First Team All-CAA at singles and joined up with senior Ana Radeljevic for First Team CAA honors at doubles...Was an ITA Academic All-American...Posted a 18-2 record at first singles...Recorded at 14-6 mark at first doubles...Ranked fourth at the NCAA Women's Individual Tennis Championship and advanced to the second round of play...During the fall reached the final of the Riviera All-American Championships, the quarterfinals of the National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships and the Eastern Region Championship, and claimed the title at the Cissie Leary Invitational....Opened the season with a doubles finals appearance at the William and Mary Invitational...Captured the doubles title at the Cissie Leary Invitational...Also claimed the title at the Eastern Region Championships, which qualified her and Radeljevic for the National Indoor Championship...Advanced to the round of 16 at the National Indoor Championship...

2000-01: The ITA East Region Rookie of the Year and "Player to Watch"...Old Dominion's first ever women's tennis All-American...CAA Player and Rookie of the Year as well as Tournament MVP...Advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament in singles and first round in doubles...Became only the second Lady Monarch to advance to quarterfinals of the National Clay Court championships...Advanced to the semifinals of the Riviera All-America tournament...Won the ITA East Regional....Achieved #4 ranking in the nation during the fall....Posted an amazing 21-2 singles record in fall tournaments...Teamed with Radeljevic at first doubles, collected an 20-2 mark and a top 30 national ranking...Finished the year with a 23-0 mark at first singles...Was 10-0 in conference play....

Prior to Old Dominion: Was a part of the Israeli Fed-Cup Team for six years... Personal: Born on December 2, 1978...Daughter of Ofra and Shemuel Cahana...Has four sisters, Liat (34), Nivi (31), Noa (26), and Roni (15), and a brother Amit (29)...Majoring in international business and marketing.

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