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No. 49 Penn State dropped the quarterfinal match to No. 8 Illinois
The Nittany Lions advance to the quarterfinals of the Championship tournament
No. 49 Penn State knocked off in final match of the regular season
Christian Lakoseljac clinches the win
Lions finish home circuit, 10-1.
2016-17 (Freshman): Gabriel Nemeth had an overall winning 11-5 record in singles this season. He finished the fall tournament circuit 6-3 after competing in three different tournaments. In the spring season Gabriel finished 5-2 playing at the No. 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 positions throughout the season. Nemeth also had a winning 14-3 doubles record. He had a seven match win streak with partners Aws Laaribi (three straight) and Christian Lutschaunig (four straight). Nemeth and Lutschaunig advanced to the semifinals of the ITA Regionals double draw.
Before Penn State: Gabriel Nemeth, originally from Brazil, began playing tennis at the age of ten. At 14 years of age, he won a Brazilian National Doubles Championship. Nemeth has consistently been in the top 20 in Brazil's national rankings, earning a ranking of No. 7, his highest, when he was 15 years old. Gabriel moved from Brazil to Florida to train at Evert Tennis Academy, where he won both Most Improved Player (2014-2015) and Player of the Year (2015-2016). Nemeth also played with the International Tennis Federation for one and a half years, reaching a rank of 405th in the world. While with the ITF, Nemeth won three ITF titles for doubles and as a finalist in both ITF doubles and a singles.