Ilya Osintsev
Ilya Osintsev
Height: 6-4
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Novosibirsk, Russia
High School: Gymnasium N1

Watch Ilya in Action
Ilya and Doubles Partner John Lamble after the NCAA Tournament Victory Over Then-No. 19 Texas
Ilya on Post Season Awards

2011-12 Awards:
WCC Freshman of the Year
All-WCC Honorable Mention Singles
Second Team All-WCC Doubles

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011-12: SINGLES: Surged through his freshman campaign with a 20-3 singles record … appeared as the Broncos No. 6  singles player … won 14-straight matches after dropping his second match of the year against then-No. 48 Boise State … undefeated in the months of Feb. and Mar. … lost just one WCC match during his freshman campaign … won arguably the biggest singles match of the season tiebreaks in the first two sets against Ben Chen of then-No. 19 Texas in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, which clinched Santa Clara’s first-ever NCAA victory. DOUBLES: Played in Santa Clara’s No. 1 Tandem with sophomore John Lamble … earned WCC Doubles Team of the Month honors during March for their stellar play, including a victory over the nation’s then-No. 2 doubles team, Finn Tearney and Alex Lompart of Pepperdine … finished the season at No. 68 with Lamble … won totaled six WCC doubles wins including wins against: then-No. 38 BYU, LMU, then-No. 7 Pepperdine, Saint Mary’s and Gonzaga … teamed up with Lamble to pick up two NCAA Tournament wins, defeating the nation’s No. 39 ranked team of Chris Camillone and David Holiner of then-No. 19 Texas and a 8-6 victory over Denis Lin and Ryan Thacher of then-No. 11 Stanford …  finished the 2011-12 season at No. 68 with  Lamble … the tandem finish ranked No. 8 regionally. 

PREP: Highest-ranked ITF player in the world at No. 221 ... earned an ATP doubles ranking of No. 1,187.

: From Novosibirsk, Russia ... graduated from Gymnasium N1 in 2010 ... son of Vadim and Svetlana Osintsev ... has an older sister Liliya Volnaya.

Why he chose Santa Clara?: "I chose Santa Clara beacause it is in a great location that gives me the chance to receive a good education while being able to compete on a high level of tennis."