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2012-2013 Women's Tennis Roster

Nayara Moraes

Class: SO-1L
Height: 5-7
Previous School: Libere Vivere
Hometown: Santos, Brazil

2011-12 (Freshman)
Picked up victories in her first five collegiate matches, including all four in straight sets at the Ragin’ Cajuns Women’s Tennis Classic to win the A2 singles flight … Tournament was her first full competition after becoming eligible just before the season started … Played just once at the MT Shootout to start the campaign and defeated her opponent in three sets … Tied for the team lead with nine doubles triumphs … Won her first-five doubles decisions to open her collegiate career … Paired with Carla Nava for seven victories, the most by any Blue Raider tandem … Duo captured the Laffy Taffy bracket at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic defeating foes from Kentucky, Samford and Auburn … Garnered a pair of wins with fellow newcomer Flavia Nagayama at the MT Shootout … Picked up three victories in four matches with Nava at the Ragin’ Cajuns Women’s Tennis Classic.
Spring: Earned ITA Scholar Athlete honors … Tied for the team lead in singles victories in her first collegiate dual match campaign … Garnered all but two of her 14 triumphs at the No. 4 slot … Registered 10 wins in an 11-match swing from a neutral-site decision versus UT-Martin (Feb. 19) through the home finale against Lipscomb (April 3) … Won set tiebreakers against her opponents at Florida Atlantic (March 3), against Northern Iowa (March 13) and against Austin Peay (March 20) to keep win streak alive … Downed her foe from FIU (April 21) in the Sun Belt Tournament semifinals … Posted three-set triumphs at Samford (Jan. 27) in the season opener, at South Alabama (Feb. 5) and against Chattanooga (Feb. 23) … Tallied majority of her doubles victories at the No. 1 position when paired with Lexi Brand … Duo won three-straight contests to conclude the regular season, including a 9-7 win over Troy’s No. 89-ranked tandem (April 13).

Born Sept. 25, 1992 ... Daughter of Edmilson and Miriam Candido da Costa Moraes.

2011-2012 Game-by-Game Stats
2012-2013 Game-by-Game Stats