Amaia Balaguer Brau of Slippery Rock University has been named the ITA's Atlantic Region Player to Watch. This accolade highlights her stellar season and anticipated future success. In her debut season at Slippery Rock, Balaguer Brau notched a 19-9 singles record and went 15-10 in doubles, contributing to the team's 15-8 record. She ended the season ranked at No. 74 in the national singles rankings for Division II. Balaguer Brau also played a crucial role in leading her team to the finals of the PSAC Tournament and securing a spot in the NCAA Tournament.

By the Numbers
  • Balaguer Brau's singles record: 19-9 overall, 15-6 in dual matches.
  • Ranked No. 74 in the national singles rankings for Division II.
State of Play
  • Slippery Rock's team record: 15-8 in 2024.
  • Team advanced to the finals of the PSAC Tournament and Round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament.
What's Next

Balaguer Brau is expected to continue her high-level performance, with a strong outlook for future seasons considering her rapid rise and outstanding results this year.

Bottom Line

Amaia Balaguer Brau has quickly become a standout player in the Atlantic Region, demonstrating remarkable talent and potential, which bodes well for her future at Slippery Rock University and in collegiate tennis.