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Sinead Lohan
Player Profile:
Sinead Lohan 1901941
Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Waterford, Ireland
High School: St. Angela's Ursuline

As a Sophomore (2015-16): ITA All-American (Singles) … First Team All-ACC … All-ACC Academic Team … ACC Player of the Week (3/29/16)
Finished with overall records of 40-6 in singles and 20-14 in doubles … Went 23-6 versus ranked singles players … Seeded eighth in the NCAA Singles Championship, becoming the first Miami player with a top-eight seed since 2011 … Advanced to the NCAA Singles Championship semifinals to become the seventh Hurricane—eighth appearance—to  reach the Final Four … One of 13 sophomores named an ITA All-American and the sixth Hurricane to garner the accolade as a freshman and sophomore … Tied for the third-most wins in a season at Miami and became the fifth player in program history to reach 40 wins in a campaign … Also became first Hurricane with two 38-win seasons … Ranked in the top nine in singles all spring, peaking and finishing at sixth, making her the top-ranked sophomore and third-highest-ranked international player on the list … Ranked in doubles for one week, checking in at No. 55 with Clara Tanielian in the March 8 release … Paced Miami in overall singles wins, overall ranked singles victories and overall singles winning percentage (.870) … Amassed 22 top-80 wins, 16 top-40 victories, 11 top-30 triumphs and seven top-20 wins, including a pair of top-10 opponents … Tallied an 8-4 record against ITA singles All-Americans … Was 29-2 in spring singles competition, including 23-1 in dual matches, 13-0 in the ACC, 17-2 versus ranked opponents and 21-0 at No. 2 … Lost 11 sets the entire spring, including just five in her final 22 matches … Led Miami in every spring singles wins category … Went 25-0 in stretch of 27 matches spanning 113 days (Feb. 6-May 28), dropping just five sets and winning 18 consecutive outings … Won both matches in the Miami Spring Invite to begin the year, including topping No. 33 Astra Sharma of top-ranked Vanderbilt, 7-5, 2-6, 1-0 (10-6) … Beat No. 31 Andie Dikosavljevic of No. 41 Auburn, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 … At the ITA National Team Indoor Championship, defeated No. 77 Gabriela Talaba of No. 17 Texas Tech, 6-2, 6-3, playing at No. 1, and downed No. 38 Vladica Babic of No. 10 Oklahoma State, the eventual NCAA Team Championship runner-up, 2-6, 6-2, 6-0 … Toppled No. 27 Whitney Kay, 6-3, 7-6 (7-2), at sixth-ranked North Carolina … Topped No. 28 Kaitlyn McCarthy on the road at ninth-ranked Duke, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 … Recorded a 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) triumph over No. 16 Julia Elbaba of No. 12 Virginia … Went 3-0 in the ACC Championship, including topping No. 41 Paige Hourigan of No. 15 Georgia Tech, 7-5, 7-5, in the semifinals and No. 39 Whitney Kay of second-ranked North Carolina, 6-2, 7-5, in the final … Went 2-0 in the NCAA Team Championship, including down No. 19 Brienne Minor of No. 10 Michigan, 6-3, 6-2, in the Sweet 16 … In the NCAA Singles Championship, beat No. 19 Brienne Minor again, this time 6-3, 6-4, then topped No. 59 Jessica Golovin of LSU, 6-2, 6-4, following that with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over No. 35 Desirae Krawczyk of Arizona State to earn a second straight berth in the quarterfinals, in which she downed No. 10 Breaunna Addison of Texas, 6-2, 6-4, for her fourth win over an eventual ITA singles All-American in span of five matches, clinching a Final Four trip … Went 18-10 in spring doubles play with two partners, including 15-10 in dual matches, all at No. 2, and 9-3 in the ACC … Started 4-0 and finished 6-4 with Ana Madcur, plus went 12-6 with Clara Tanielian … Paced Miami in spring doubles wins and ted for the lead in dual match doubles wins … With Madcur, posted a 6-1 victory against Julia Elbaba/Cassie Mercer of  No. 12 Virginia … Playing with Tanielian, toppled No. 31 Jessie Aney/Kate Vialle, 6-3, at sixth-ranked North Carolina … Earned a win in the ACC Championship title match over No. 89 Jessie Aney/Kate Vialle of second-ranked North Carolina, 6-2 … Logged two victories during the NCAA Team Championship, including defeating No. 10 Michigan’s Kate Fahey/Alex Najarian, 6-2, in the Sweet 16 … Was 11-4 in fall singles play, including 6-4 versus ranked players … Tied for the Miami lead in ranked fall singles wins … Ranked No. 13 in the fall … Beat No. 23 Jasmine Lee of Mississippi State, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3, at Oracle/ITA Masters … Went 3-0 at the Puerto Rico College Challenge … Defeated four top-30 players to become the first Hurricane to reach the title match of the Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championships … First, knocked off third-ranked Julia Elbaba of Virginia, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, for the highest-ranked win of her career, then topped No. 18 Rachel Pierson of Texas A&M, 6-1, 6-3, followed by posting a 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 6-1 victory against No. 15 Taylor Davidson of eventual NCAA champion Stanford and then a dominant 6-1, 6-2 triumph over No. 29 Ellen Perez of Georgia  … Notched a pair of wins at USTA/ITA Southeast Regionals … Registered one victory at USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships … Posted a 2-4 mark in fall doubles action … With Ana Madcur, won one match at the Puerto Rico College Challenge and another in USTA/ITA Southeast Regionals.

As a Freshman (2014-15): ITA All-American (Singles) ... ACC Freshman of the Year ... Second Team All-ACC
Recorded an overall mark of 38-8 in singles and 22-12 in doubles ... Tied for the then-fifth-most singles wins in a season in program history ... Tied for the team lead in overall singles wins ... Reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Singles Championship ... Ended the season as the nation’s third-highest ranked freshman in singles and was one of five freshmen (four true) named an ITA All-American ... Ranked in the top 45 in singles all spring and finished at No. 20 ... Peaked at No. 37 in spring doubles rankings with Wendy Zhang ... Led Miami in spring singles wins (23), dual match singles wins (17), singles/doubles spring wins (37), and singles/doubles dual match wins (28) ... Posted a 23-4 record in spring singles, including 10-2 in ACC play and 11-4 against nationally ranked opponents ... Played every dual match at No. 1 or No. 2 ... Won 6-2, 7-5 against No. 56 Danielle Spielmann of seventh-ranked Alabama at ITA National Team Indoor Championships ... Defeated No. 58 Romy Koelzer of No. 14 Clemson, 6-4, 7-5 ... Beat No. 92 Johnnise Renaud of No. 51 Georgia Tech, 6-3, 6-2 ... Recorded a 5-7, 6-0, 6-3 win against 2014 NCAA Singles Championship winner No. 31 Danielle Collins of eighth-ranked Virginia ... Won 6-0, 6-4 over No. 38 Ester Goldfeld of No. 24 Duke ... Earned a 6-3, 6-4 victory over No. 119 Kerrie Cartwright of No. 70 Florida State ... In the quarterfinals of the ACC Championship, defeated No. 118 Kerrie Cartwright of No. 73 Florida State, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) ... Won a pair of matches in the NCAA Team Championship, beating Michelle Valdez of North Florida, 6-1, 6-1, in the first round and taking down No. 82 Arianne Hartono of No. 23 Ole Miss, 6-1, 6-3, in the second round ... Recorded three wins in the NCAA Singles Championship, defeating fifth-ranked Lauren Herring of Georgia, 6-1, 6-4, No. 20 Caroline Price of North Carolina, 7-6 (7-3), 7-5, and No. 32 Natalie Beazant of Rice, 7-5, 6-1 ... Posted a 14-9 record in spring doubles, including 4-2 at the No. 1 position, while playing with two different partners ... Teamed with Wendy Zhang for a 7-6 (8-6) win over Natalia Maynetto/Luicelena Perez of seventh-ranked Alabama at ITA National Team Indoor Championships ... Won 8-3, with Zhang, against Samantha Asch/Luisa Fernandez of No. 53 Wake Forest ... Paired with Zhang for an 8-4 victory against No. 14 Clemson’s Daniela Ruiz/Joana Eidukonyte ... Earned an 8-6 win, with Zhang, over Natasha Prokhnevska/Johnnise Renaud of No. 51 Georgia Tech ... Teamed with Stephanie Wagner for an 8-3 win against Caroline Daxhelet/Francesca Fusinato of No. 47 Virginia Tech ... Recorded an 8-0 win, with Wagner, over Chloe Willetts/Ariana Rodriguez of Louisville at the No. 1 spot ... Earned her first spring doubles win over a ranked opponent at the ACC Championship, pairing with Wagner to defeat No. 69 Danieka Borthwick/Yukako Noi of No. 73 Florida State, 8-7 (7-3), at the No. 1 position ... Won 8-1, with Wagner, at the No. 1 spot against North Florida’s Esther Zuniga/Taylor Hollander in the opening round of the NCAA Team Championship ... Compiled a 15-4 record in fall singles ... Recorded four wins to reach the Singles B Draw Final at the USTA Clay Court Invitational ... Picked up three wins at USTA/ITA Southeast Regionals, including a 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 victory over No. 24 Yana Koroleva of FIU ... Beat No. 89 Belinda Woolcock of Florida, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1, and No. 79 Yukako Noi of Florida State, 6-7, 7-6, 6-3, at the Bedford Cup ... Took down No. 115 Natalie Maynetto of Alabama, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3, at the Duke Fab Four ... Teamed with two different partners in fall doubles, posting an 8-3 record  ... Along with Zhang, defeated Stefani Stojic/Belinda Woolcock of Florida, 8-6, to win the Doubles 1 Bracket title at the Bedford Cup ... Won a pair of matches with Wagner at the Duke Fab Four, including an 8-1 result over Duke’s Ester Goldfeld/Samantha Harris.

Prior to Miami: Reached a No. 184 ITF Juniors ranking ... Received a WTA ranking at age 18, despite having played in just four $10,000 tournaments ... Ranked No. 1 in her age group in Ireland from U-10 through U-18 and ranked as the No. 2 player in Ireland since she was 16 ... In January 2013, she defeated an opponent ranked in the top 250 by the WTA ... Won the Irish Open doubles tournament from U-12 through U-18 ... Participated in the Irish Fed Cup in 2011, 2012 and 2013 ... Played in the U-14 European Championships in 2008 and 2009, the U-16 European Championships in 2011 and the U-18 European Championships in 2012 ... Won two grade 5 tournaments in Ireland in 2011 as well as a grade 4 in Latvia the same year, followed by winning a grade 4 in the Netherlands in 2012 ... Won the Irish Open U-18 and National Senior Indoors in 2011 ... Won the National Indoors U-18 in 2010 and the U-14 British Open in 2009 ... Won the U-14 European doubles title in 2008 in Denmark ... Ranked as high as No. 24 on the U-14 European Tour.

Personal: Full name is Sinead Brid Lohan ... First name is pronounced Shuh-NAYD ... Born Feb. 10, 1995 ... Parents are Ger Lohan and Cáit Ní Shé ... Has an older brother, Fergus, and a younger brother, Morgan ... Both of her parents are teachers ... Majoring in economics ... Enjoys reading and music ... Favorite athlete is Irish boxer Katie Taylor, an Olympic gold medalist ... Chose Miami because of the academics, the coaches and the tennis program.

 STATS                                      SINGLES                                                                 DOUBLES
YEAR TOTAL FALL SPRING DUAL ACC *RNK      TOTAL FALL SPRING DUAL ACC *RNK
2014-15 38-8 15-4 23-4 17-3 10-2 15-7 22-12 8-3 14-9 11-9 7-4 1-5
2015-16 40-6 11-4 29-2 23-1 13-0 23-6 20-14 2-4 18-10 15-10 9-3 2-5
CAREER 78-14 26-8 52-6 40-4 23-2 38-13 42-26 10-7 32-19 26-19 16-7 3-10
*RNK = record vs. ranked opponents
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