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Sebastian

Acuna

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Graduate Assistant
Hometown: Miami Beach, Fla.
High School: Florida Virtual

Bio

Athletic Honors

  • 2018 All-Conference Singles Second Team
    2018 All-Conference Doubles Second Team
    2016 All-Conference Doubles Second Team
  • Sun Belt Player of the Week March 23, 2016
  • Sun Belt Player of the Week March 4, 2015

Academic Honors

  • Spring 2018 Athletic Director's Honor Roll
    Fall 2017 AD Honor Roll
  • Spring 2016 Dean's List
  • 2016 Commissioner's List
  • Fall 2015 AD Honor Roll
  • Fall 2014 Dean's List

Spring 2018
Went 9-4 overall in singles play, playing primarily at the No. 3 position … Went undefeated at the No. 1 position and No. 4 position … Earned one match-clinching win in the season opener against Mercer at the FSU Spring Invite … Went 9-6 in doubles play, primarily with partner Andrei Duarte but also with Jack MacFarlane … Played at all three doubles positions, with a 4-1 record at the No. 3 position … Earned three doubles-clinching wins with Andrei.

Fall 2017
Competed in four tournaments during the fall season … Went 4-6 in singles play … Went 8-4 in doubles play with partner Jack MacFarlane … Won the back draw at the Cajun Classic with MacFarlane … Advanced to the semifinals in the Division I Doubles bracket at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships with MacFarlane.

Spring 2017
Went 16-4 in singles play for the second-best overall singles record on the team, primarily at the No. 5 position … Led the team in singles wins, and won the last three of his matches tie for the longest win-streak with Andrei Andrukhou … Clinched three matches for the Panthers, including the regular season finale against Furman … Went 8-11 in singles play, playing primarily at the No. 2 position … Paired with Andrukhou and Jack MacFarlane, going 4-4 with MacFarlane exclusively at the No. 2 position.

Fall 2016
Competed in four tournaments during the fall season … Went 5-5 in singles play … Placed first in the A2 singles consolation bracket at the Wake Forest Invite … Went 3-3 in doubles play with partner Andrei Andrukhou … Placed third at the Wake Forest Invite with Andrukhou in the A2 doubles bracket.

Spring 2016
Competed in 20 of 23 spring matches … Went 10-5 in singles, where he primarily played at the No. 4 position … Was a perfect 2-0 in conference singles play, with two matches going unfinished … Had the match-clinching point in two matches … Went 11-7 in doubles play with partner Andrei Andrukhou at the No. 1 position … Led the team in doubles wins with Andrukhou.

Fall 2015
Competed in four tournaments during the fall season ... Went 4-7 in singles play ... Had a 6-2, 6-2 win over Edward Nguyen from No. 59 Auburn at the Georgia Tech Fall Invite ... Paired with Andrei Andrukhou and Zackery Kennedy for doubles matches ... Won two of three doubles matches with Andrukhou at the Wake Forest Fall Invite, including a 8-7(5) quarterfinals win over Ryan Dickerson and Josh Levine from No. 23 Duke.

Spring 2015
Third on team in singles wins in first season ... Went 10-9, winning four singles matches at No. 3 and six at No. 4 ... Went 6-3 at No. 2 doubles with fellow freshman Andrei Andrukhou ... Held an overall doubles record of 9-7 ... Ended season on two-match win streak in singles, including win over Diego Nunez from No. 63 ETSU ... Defeated No. 2 doubles pair from No. 29 Drake 6-1 on March 27.

Prep
Acuna was rated as high as No. 8 in the state of Florida by TennisRecruiting.net ... Acuna appeared in several national tournaments and saw success, including a round-of-16 finish at the USTA U18 Clay Court Championships.

Personal
Born in Redondo Beach, Fla., and calls Miami Beach home ... Acuna is the son of Leonor Chandia and the brother to Andy and Rodrigo Varas ... Graduated from Florida Virtual High School ... Intends to major in finance.

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