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 Nini Sujashvili


  • Voted Amy Yeast MVP by her teammates, given annually to the player that best exhibits the qualities of hard work, dedication, teamwork, and sportsmanship
  • Named Second Team All-MAC, the second All-MAC honor in her career
  • Earned her second straight Academic All-MAC honor
  • Posted a 5-8 record in singles play during the fall tournament season
  • Defeated Ruta Grinvalde at the DePaul Invitational
  • Beat UIC's Keti Mebuke 6-2, 6-4 at the Wildcat Invitational
  • Went 17-21 in singles play, including a 12-13 mark in dual matches (all played at No. 1)
  • Went 18-18 in doubles play, including a team-best 16-9 record in dual match play
  • Posted a 7-1 record in conference doubles play, all at No. 2; went 8-1 overall against MAC foes in doubles


  • Earned Academic All-MAC in her first year of eligibility for the award
  • Won Flight B Doubles title at the Wildcat Invitational with Kathleen Hawkins,
     going 4-0 on the weekend
  • Advanced to quarterfinals of back draw at the Wildcat Invitational in singles play
  • Defeated Illinois's Breanne Smutko 6-4, 6-1, 1-0 (14) at the ITA Midwest Regional
  • Compiled a 17-20 record in singles play, including a 13-12 mark at No. 1
  • Posted an 18-17 record in doubles play, including a 4-4 MAC record
  • Clinched coach Betsy Kuhle's 500th career victory with a 6-1, 6-4 win in the No. 1 singles match against Northern Illinois (3/23/12)


  • 2010-11 MAC Freshman of the Year
  • Only the third freshman in program history to earn First Team All-MAC since MAC moved to First and Second Team system; the other two were Larissa Chinwah (1999) and Frederika Girsang (2001)
  • Sixth player in program history earn All-MAC honors as a freshman
  • Tied for team lead in singles victories with a 20-15 record, including 5-3 record against MAC opponents
  • Posted a 6-3 record in the No. 2 singles position
  • Won first collegiate doubles match against Kansas State (9/17), paired with Rachel Denny
  • Advanced to semifinals of ITA Second Chance in singles
  • Paired with Maria Nivia to win four consecutive doubles matches (2/20-3/12)

High School

  • Maintained top three national ranking over the last three years (2008-10)
  • Won the Pejo Cup in 2007 to become the top-ranked U-16 player in Georgia
  • Ranked among the top 70 players in Europe
  • Won an international doubles tournament in U-16.  
  • Daughter of Tamaz Sujashvili and Marina Marsagishvili
  • Has one older sister, Veriko, one younger sister, Mariami, and one younger brother, Giorgi
  • Majoring in psychology, maintaining a 3.96 GPA
  • Born July 5, 1992 in Vladikavkaz, Russia


Sujashvili's Career Statistics (last updated 10/21/13)

Year Singles Doubles Overall
2010-11 20-15 12-17 32-32
2011-12 17-20 18-17 35-37
2012-13 17-19 16-18


2013-14 3-5 5-4 8-9
Overall 59-60 53-57 112-117
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
City/State: Tbilisi, Georgia
High School: No. 1
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