Ilya Osintsev
Ilya Osintsev
Height: 6-4
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Novosibirsk, Russia
High School: Gymnasium N1
Major: Undeclared Arts & Sciences

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

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012-13: SINGLES: Finished his sophomore season with a 12-14 record … played all but two matches in the No. 2 spot … came through with a clutch 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 win against LMU which helped Santa Clara win 4-3 … rallied from an early deficit to win 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 against No. 55 Tulane, securing the 4-3 Bronco win … battered his No. 70 UC Santa Barbara opponent 6-2, 6-1 in the team’s 6-1 win, giving him a season-best six consecutive victories … picked up a strong 6-7, 6-3, 6-4 win over BYU in Utah, battling back despite dropping the first set tiebreaker … recorded a 6-3, 7-6 final in the rematch against No. 38 Boise State helping Santa Clara come out on top in a 4-3 battle … went 3-2 during the fall season including a 7-6 (4), 6-4 victory over No. 62 Campbell JohnsonDOUBLES: All-WCC honorable mention with John Lamble … the duo went 10-6 playing No. 1 for the Broncos … the pair finished the season with five straight wins and seven in eight matches … Osintsev and Lamble played a huge part in helping Santa Clara win five consecutive doubles points to conclude the season … the tandem topped USF's No. 1 doubles team that received First-Team All-WCC Doubles honors twice on the season … teamed with Matt Kecki for an 8-7 win in the top spot, defeating a BYU duo ranked No. 80 nationally by the ITA. 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011-12: WCC Freshman of the Year, All-WCC Honorable Mention Singles and Second Team All-WCC Doubles ... 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. He will be majoring in Economics. 

Why he chose Santa Clara?: "I chose Santa Clara because 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."