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

2014 Action Photos

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 JUNIOR IN 2013-2014: SINGLES:  Finished with an 18-3 record overall on the season and 14-1 record in dual matches ... ranked No. 13 in Northwest Region ... WCC Championships All-Tournament team member … received All-WCC Second Team honors … tallied a seven match winning streak between April and May … named WCC Player of the Week three times ... played at the No. 2 singles position throughout the season ... won a decisive match in the WCC Championships Quarterfinals, beating USF’s Nils Skajaa 6-3, 6-2 on April 24 ... up against elimination in the first round of the WCC Championships, Osintsev kept Santa Clara alive with a 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 victory over Saint Mary's competitor Tuomas Manner on April 23 ... overwhelmed Portland's Reid Delaubenfels 6-4, 7-5 on April 13 ... defeated No. 59 Robin Cambier of Oregon in straight sets, 7-5, 7-6 on April 9 ... crushed New Mexico State's Germain Degardin 6-1, 6-0 on March 16 ... came back to defeat USF’s Nils Skajaa 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 on March 7 ... fended off Gonzaga’s Vladimir Mijatovic 7-6, 6-3 on March 2 … named the WCC Singles Player of the Week on Feburary 26th ... defated No. 69 New Mexico's Hayden Sabatka 6-3, 6-3 on February 23 ... prevailed over Hunter Nicholar from No. 57 San Diego State 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 on February 20 ... straight set victory, 6-5, 6-1 over Fresno State's John Darmstaedter on February 16 ... dropped only three games in a 6-2, 6-1 final over Felipe Jaworski from No. 64 Georgia State on January 26 ... reached the quarterfinals of the Battle of the Bay Classic by deafeating foes from Cal, Boise State, USC and San Diego in October. DOUBLES: With partner John Lamble, the duo posted a 17-4 record for the season, including a 16-3 mark in dual matches ... No. 4 pairing in the Northwest Region ... awarded WCC All-Tournament No. 1 team … named to All-WCC Doubles First Team list … defeated USF's doubles team of Bernardo Saraiva and Nils Skajaa 8-3 in quarterfinal round of the WCC Championships on April 24 ... opened up WCC Championship play with an 8-4 win against Saint Mary's Joakim Norstrom and Thomas Hunt on April 23 ... finished regular season with a highly contested 8-7 win over Pacific’s Marlon Brand and Daniel Alemah on Senior Day ... cruised to an 8-2 victory over No. 39 Oregon’s Kevin Farin and Robin Cambier on April 9 ... captured an 8-5 victory over New Mexico State's doubles squad of Naveen Manivannan and Marc Westgate on March 16 ... continued success with an 8-1 rout over No. 70 St. John's, defeating Lucas Hehjal and Vaidik Munshaw on March 9 ... remained hot with an 8-6 win over Gonzaga's Jack Schoebel and Muzeen Ismath on March 2 ... bested No. 69 New Mexico 8-2 on February 23 ... won a thriller over No. 57 San Diego State pairing of Thorsten Bertsch and Hunter Nicholas by a score of 8-7(5) ... convincing 6-1 win over Fresno State's Sai Kartik Nakireddi and Eric Komati on February 16 ... defeated opponents from UC Santa Cruz and Sonoma State for a doubleheader sweep on February 1 ... topped No. 64 Georgia State duo of Thomas Cook and Felipe Jaworski, 6-5, on January 26 ... advanced to the quarterfinals at the Battle of the Bay in October.

2012-13 Action Photos

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."