Zeina El Tawil
Zeina El Tawil
Height: 5-4
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Cairo, Egypt
High School: Lycee Francais Du Caire
Major: College of Arts & Science

2014-2015 Action Shots

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014-2015: Fall Singles: Record of 4-8 … tallied two consecutive wins at the Cal Nike Invite … Fall Doubles: Record of 3-1 with partner Delphine Rouvillois at the Saint Mary’s Invitational ... Spring Singles: Record of 8-9 … took down Sonoma State’s Karlee Budge 6-0, 6-2 on Jan. 24 … won four of five matches from March 14 to April 2 … had a resurgent win over Mikayla Morkey-Brink of San Diego with a score of 6-1, 3-6, 7-6(5) … captured the tilted win for the Broncos 6-3, 0-6, 6-0 over Ellie Grossman of LMU … earned the match-clinching win over Gergana Boncheva of Pacific on April 11 6-3, 7-6 … finished the season by winning six of her last nine matches … Spring Doubles: Partnered with Riley Morgan for most of the season at Position 3, posting a 3-8 record … defeated Montana’s Kincaid and Sulz 6-3 on March 27 … had a key 6-2 win over Boncheva and Labintseva of Pacific on April 11. 

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Lycee Francais Du Caire in Cairo in 2014 … was a finalist in nationals … ranked No. 1 Under 18 in Egypt.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Mohamed El Tawil and Mounira Habashi … father is a graduate of Cairo University and is an engineer … mother graduated from American University in Cairo and is the director of a travel agency … hobbies include baking, traveling and listening to music … studying in the College of Arts & Sciences.

ON WHY SHE CHOSE SANTA CLARA:

“I chose Santa Clara University because of its idea location, strong academics, small class sizes and competitive tennis.”