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Matea Cutura
Matea Cutura

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Zagreb, Croatia

High School:
Gimnazija Birotehnika

Demon Notes: BIG EAST Freshman of the Year (2012-13)... 2012-13 All-BIG EAST... captured a win against the highest-ranked opponent in DePaul women's tennis history, No. 12 Kate Turvy of Northwestern, on October 12, 2012.

2012-13 Freshman Season (Singles: 26-9 | Doubles: 20-15)
Named BIG EAST Freshman of the Year... second straight award for the program after teammate Jasmin Kling was honored in 2011-12 season... 2012-13 All-BIG EAST along with teammate Patricia Fargas... Appeared at first singles every match of the dual season... nominated BIG EAST Player of the Week on two occasions (Feb. 5, March 13)... ranked in every ITA singles poll in 2013, debuting at a tie for No. 112 on January 3 and reaching as high as No. 72 in four separate weeks... ranked No. 7 in ITA Midwest Rankings... was at her best against high-level competition, compiling a 5-2 record against ranked opponents... also went 4-2 against BIG EAST opposition... 16-7 overall at first singles... defeated No. 12 Kate Turvy of Northwestern (6-1, 6-3) on October 12, 2012 to claim the highest-ever ranked win by a Blue Demon women's tennis student-athlete... ran off a 10-2 fall record...

High School: Won U-16 and U-18 national championship in Croatia... participated on the U-16 and U-18 Croatian National Team... second in the Croatian senior national championship.

Personal: Daughter of Zeljko and Sladjana Cutura... sister of Anamarija and Lea Cutura... plans to major in political science.