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Alvaro Nazal
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Santiago, Chile
High School: San Sebastian de la Florida
Experience: 2 Letters
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2014-15: Earned All-WCC accolades for singles and All-WCC Honorable Mention for doubles…made deepest run ever by a Bulldog at ITA Northwest Regionals…Gonzaga’s Male Scholar Athlete of the Year…inducted into GU chapter of Chi Alpha Sigma…first Zag in recent history with 75+ career singles wins…finishes four-year GU career with 76 singles, 41 doubles victories. Singles: led team with 25-11 record, including 11-8 in dual play and 5-3 against WCC foes, all at No. 1 singles…helped Zags beat BYU for first time with three-set win over Cougars’ Francis Sargeant April 10…took down LMU’s Charles Boyce in three sets March 21…dispatched #50 Pepperdine’s Stefan Menichella 6-4, 6-0 March 20…won five matches in a row March 15-March 28…beat Jake Norman of Creighton in two sets Feb. 8…won main bracket in GU Fall Classic Nov. 7-9…reached semifinals of ITA Northwest Regionals Oct. 17-20, the first Bulldog to do so; took down opponents from Portland State, Stanford, California,  and Washington to do so…reached finals of EWU Fall Classic Sept. 26-28 before falling to teammate Nick Kamisar. Doubles: tied for team lead with 19-12 doubles record, including 10-9 in duals…with Kamisar, took down Santa Clara’s Khacharyan/Khmiadashvili to clinch doubles point in Zags’ first ever WCC Championships Opening Round victory April 22…beat opponents form Portland and BYU April 4 and April 10…teamed with Joey Brandt to beat LMU’s Van Kann/Volmari March 21…with Kamisar, beat Kippel/Thompson of Creighton 6-1 Feb. 8…won GU Fall Tournament title with Kamisar Oct. 24-26…also won EWU Fall Classic with Kamisar Sept. 26-28.

2013-14: Singles: Went 3-2 before suffering season-ending injury in fall tournament season…ranked #99 in ITA preseason rankings, the first-ever preseason ranking for a Gonzaga player…competed at ITA All-American Championships Sept. 30-Oct. 1, reaching  second round. Doubles: Did not participate in doubles play.

2012-13: Named All-West Coast Conference first-team… Set program record for wins in a season with 27… Went 27-8 overall… Won 13 matches in the fall, 14 in the spring… Played solely from the No. 1 position with a 14-6 record… Went 6-2 in West Coast Conference contests… Won the singles title at the Eastern Washington Fall Classic Tournament and the Boise State Appleton Classic… Advanced the a program-best round of 16 at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regionals… Went 12-9 in doubles with partner Pablo Mosquera Perez… Duo went 11-4 from the No. 3 position… 0-3 at No. 2… Together the pair went 2-5 in WCC matches.

2011-12: Posted 21 wins in singles play with twelve doming in dual and nine in tournament...finished with six wins in doubles, three with Olivier Jamin and Muzeen Ismath, also partnered with Jake Davis and Zhia Hwa Chong...won singles championship at Eastern Washington University Fall Classic...Names WWC Singles Player of the Month September 2011...2012 All WCC Singles honorable mention...named 2012 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar Athlete.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Colegio San Sebastian de la Florida in Santiago, Chile...has been a top-ranked player in Chile in the under-14, 16 and 18 and has been ranked as high as 114 by the International Tennis Federation. He has also qualified for a European tour in the under-16.

MISC.: 5.5 high school grade-point average on a 1-7 scale.