Nini Guensler
Nini  Guensler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tbilisi, Georgia

High School:
Aliso Niguel HS

Experience:
3L


03/30/2014

USU vs New Mexico Women's Tennis

USU vs New Mexico Women's Tennis, 03/30/14

03/27/2014

USU vs Montana State University

Women's Tennis, 03/27/14

Single-Season Records: T-Second – Total Doubles Wins (22 – 2016-17); Third – Combined Singles and Doubles Wins (45 – 2014-15); T-Third – Dual Match Singles Wins (16 – 2015); Fourth – Combined Singles and Doubles Wins (43 – 2016-17); Fourth – Total Singles Wins (24 – 2014-15); T-Fifth – Total Doubles Wins (21 – 2014-15); T-Fifth – Fall Tournament Singles Wins (10 – 2016); T-Fifth – Fall Tournament Doubles Wins (9 – 2014); T-Sixth – Total Singles Wins (21 – 2016-17); T-Eighth – Total Singles Wins (20 – 2015-16); Ninth – Dual Match Doubles Wins (14-2014); T-Ninth – Dual Match Singles Wins (14 – 2016 and 2014).

Career Records: Second – Combined Wins (150); Second – Total Singles Wins (79); Second – Total Doubles Wins (71); Second – Dual Match Singles Wins (55); Third – Dual Match Doubles Wins (49); Third – Fall Tournament Singles Wins (24); T-Third – Fall Tournament Doubles Wins (22).

Honors: All Mountain West: Singles (2016, 2017); All-Mountain West: Doubles (2017); Academic All-Mountain West (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017); Mountain West Scholar-Athlete (2014); USU Whitesides Scholar-Athlete (2015, 2016, 2017).

2017 (Sr.): Earned all-Mountain West honors in singles and doubles… In singles, posted a 21-15 overall record, including an 11-9 mark in dual matches while going 2-3 in Mountain West action, all while playing exclusively at the No. 1 spot in the lineup… Was one of just three Aggies to reach 20-plus wins in 2016-17… Recorded a season-high six-match winning streak during fall tournament play that included a singles title at the BYU Invite … Ended the year as the No. 16-ranked singles player in the Mountain Region… In doubles, posted a 22-8 record, including a 13-2 mark in dual matches and a 2-0 ledger against Mountain West foes while playing in the top two spots in the lineup… Competed with junior Sabrina Demerath (17-6), senior Ekaterina Tugarinova (3-0), junior Maggie O’Meara (1-2) and freshman Sophia Haleas (1-0)… In the fall, won the BYU Invite doubles title with Tugarinova… Had a career-high seven-match winning streak to start the dual-match season from January 29 through March 8 with Demerath… Earned academic all-Mountain West honors and was a Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete award recipient.

2016 (Jr.): Earned all-Mountain West honors in singles as she led the team with a 20-15 overall singles record, including a 14-9 ledger in dual matches with a 2-2 record against Mountain West foes while playing at the Nos. 1 and 2 spots in the lineup… Recorded a season-high seven-match winning streak in singles from March 10 through April 15… Notched the match-clinching point against Grand Canyon (2/14/16)... In doubles, posted a 14-14 overall mark, including a 10-7 dual-match record and a 4-1 ledger against Mountain West foes while playing in all three spots in the lineup… Competed with freshman Monika Van de Vondel (2-1), sophomore Sabrina Demerath (1-2), junior Ekaterina Tugarinova (3-7), sophomore Meghan Lyall (1-1), sophomore Maggie O’Meara (2-1) and junior Lexi Turley (5-2)… Had a season-high three-match winning streak in doubles twice during the season… Earned academic all-Mountain West honors and was a USU Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete award recipient.

2015 (So.): Was second on the team with a 24-13 singles record during the season, including a 16-7 mark during dual matches playing the Nos. 1 and 2 spots... Posted a perfect 2-0 mark in singles against regionally-ranked opponents in BYU’s Nicolette Tran (No. 17) and New Mexico’s Emily Olivier (No. 6)... Was second on the team with four wins against Mountain West foes... Ended the season as the No. 16-ranked player in the Mountain Region... Recorded the match-clinching singles victory against UNLV (4/22/15) in the Mountain West Tournament for USU’s first postseason win since 2005... Also recorded five other match-clinching points against Boise State (4/18/15), Portland State (4/11/15), Montana State (2/23/15), Akron (2/14/15) and  Idaho State (1/23/15)... Had a season-high four-match winning streak in singles from Jan. 22 through Jan. 27... Posted a 21-12 overall record in doubles play, including a 12-9 record in dual matches playing in all three spots in the lineup... In doubles, competed with sophomore Lexi Turley (12-8), sophomore Katie Sweet (1-0), junior Amber Stuhlmann (1-0), junior Kallie Sperry (2-1), freshman Sabrina Demerath (2-2) and freshman Meghan Lyall (3-1)... Had a season-high three-match winning streak in doubles with Turley from Jan. 22 through Jan. 23... Earned academic all-MW honors and was a USU Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete award recipient.

2014 (Fr.): Joined the team in the spring and posted a 14-5 singles record, tops among freshmen... Competed in doubles with sophomore teammate Lexi Turley (14-7)... Earned academic all-Mountain West honors and was a MW Scholar-Athlete.

Personal: Daughter of Brian and Ekaterina Guensler... Has two siblings... Majoring in sociology... Last name is pronounced GENS-ler.

CAREER STATS
Singles
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 Dual Fall Overall
2013-14 (Fr.) --- 4-4 10-1 --- --- --- 14-5 --- 14-5
2014-15 (So.) 2-0 14-7 --- --- --- --- 16-7 8-6 24-13
2015-16 (Jr.) 11-8 3-1 --- --- --- --- 14-9 6-6 20-15
2016-17 (Sr.) 11-9 --- --- --- --- --- 11-9 10-6 21-15
TOTAL 24-17 21-12 10-1 --- --- --- 55-30 24-18 79-48


Doubles
Year 1 2 3 Dual Fall Overall
2013-14 (Fr.) 3-2 6-5 5-0 14-7 --- 14-7
2014-15 (So.) 1-1 4-1 7-7 12-9 9-3 21-12
2015-16 (Jr.) 2-3 2-1 6-3 10-7 4-7 14-14
2016-17 (Sr.) 3-1 10-1 --- 13-2 9-6 22-8
TOTAL 9-7 22-8 18-10 49-25 22-16 71-31
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