Luisa Stefani ranked #2 in the Oracle/ITA singles rankings.
Guilherme Hadlich, Lautaro Pane, Luisa Stefani and Laura Gulbe will compete for the Waves.
The 2015-16 Pepperdine women's tennis team also took home an ITA All-Academic Team award.
Student-athletes were recognized for achieving a 3.0 grade-point average or better.
Guilherme Hadlich was named the top men's tennis student-athlete.
GUILHERME HADLICH CAREER STATISTICS
PEPPERDINE CAREER: ITA All-Academic Scholar-Athlete in 2015-16 … Has been with a big part of the Waves’ men’s tennis program for three seasons, redshirting one and playing two … Two-time All-WCC performer with one first team and one second team singles performance … Two-time Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete and three-time WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll honoree, including two silver accolades and one bronze … After two seasons of competition, has charted a 28-18 overall singles record, including a 20-14 record in dual action … Amassed a 26-27 overall doubles record, including a 14-21 record in dual doubles play.
PEPPERDINE 2015-16: ITA All-Academic Scholar-Athlete … All-WCC first team in singles … All-WCC honorable mention in doubles … WCC Singles Player of the Week (3/8) … WCC All-Academic first team … Won the national Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar award for the sport of tennis … Earned Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete accolades … Garnered WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “silver” honors … Ranked as high as #17 nationally in doubles and finished the season ranked #47 by the ITA with partner Gabriel Sidney … Went 15-9 overall for the Waves, with a 9-7 record in the number one singles position for the spring dual season … Earned a 12-14 doubles record, including three wins in the
dual season … Amassed an 11-9 overall record, including two wins in the dual campaign
alongside Sidney … Went 9-4 with Sidney in the fall tournament campaign, defeating #1 ranked Ben Wagland and Austin Smith of Georgia and #28 ranked Alex Lawson and Quentin Monaghan of Notre Dame in the Oracle/ITA Masters to open the season … Led the Waves to a 4-1 victory over Wells Fargo PCH Cup rivals and 69th-ranked Loyola Marymount with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Charles Boyce in the number one singles position.
PEPPERDINE 2014-15: All-WCC second team performer in singles and a first-team pick in doubles ... Charted a 13-9 singles record, including an 11-7 tally in dual action ... Went 6-2 at No. 1 and 5-5 at No. 2 ... Posted a 14-13 doubles record, including 11-11 in dual play ... Teamed up with Rakshay Thakkar for a 13-9 overall record in doubles, and an 11-8 record at No. 1 ... Clinched three duals this season for Pepperdine, including two at 4-3 ... Rallied back from behind to defeat UC Irvine's Nico Mertens 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 to lift the Waves to a 4-3 win ... Also secured a 4-3 decision vs. Oklahoma, outlasting Kevin Farin, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3 ... Defeated #63-ranked Diego Hidalgo, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, to help lift the Waves to a 4-3 upset win over Florida (5/8) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... Posted a 3-2 singles record vs. ranked opponents ... Tallied a 3-5 doubles record vs. ranked opponents along with Thakkar ... Reached as high as #79 in the doubles rankings ... Ended season ranked #16 in singles regionally, and #8 in doubles with Thakkar ... WCC Doubles Team of the Week alongside Thakkar (3/8) ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors.
PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Redshirted first season with the Waves ... Earned WCC
Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Colégio Energia ... Won two ITF Junior Singles Tournaments in 2011, one classified as a G4, the other a G5, in back-to-back outings in Colombia ... Scored first ATP point at age 17 ... Reached as high as 105 in the ITF junior singles rankings and 866 in the ATP rankings ... Doubles finalist at a 2013 Futures tournament in Mexico ... Reached the semifinals of the Brazil F28 Futures Tournament in October 2012 ... Earned a wildcard bid into the Itajai Challenger Tournament in 2013.
PERSONAL: Son of Danielle and Maro ... Has one younger brother, Rodrigo ... Born in Blumenau, Brazil ... Calls the town of Balneário Camboriú in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina home ... Majoring in international business ... Chose Pepperdine because of "the perfect location and because it has one of the best teams in the country" ... Feels Pepperdine can help him achieve his goal of playing professional tennis ... Once played a doubles match with compatriot Andre Sá, a doubles quarterfinalist at the Australian and US Opens, and a semifinalist at the 2007 Wimbledon, dubbing it one if his most thrilling sports-related experiences.
FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Roger Federer ... Favorite books are Game of Thrones and novels by Dan Brown.