Sophia

Papa

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Year: Freshman
Hometown: Gainesville, Fla.
High School: Gainesville

Bio

Before Holy Cross:

  • Member of varsity tennis team under head coach Tracey Bryant
  • Named Gainesville Sun All-Area first team, “The Prep Zone” Trophy Shop Athlete of the Week
  • Undefeated during the season, district and regional champions, and placed third at the state championships
  • Led the team to a 9-1 record during regular season and went undefeated as a team and in singles at districts, regionals, and states in 2015
  • Champion in singles at the FHSAA state championships in 2015
  • Played for the DB Racquet Club under head coach Dave Blair
  • Competed in singles and doubles on the USTA junior circuit for 9 years competing and winning matches in tournaments all the way up to the national levels
  • Served as freshman class vice president and freshman steering vice president
  • Received the Leadership Award (2015), named to the Honor Roll (2014-2018) and selected for the GAPP exchange with a school in Germany (2015-2016)
  • Member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Student Government, Mu Alpha Theta and Interact Club
  • Plans to major in economics 

Personal:

  • Daughter of Patrick and Barzella
  • Father played soccer at the Naval Academy (Class of 1991)
  • Has one brother (Sam)

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