Francesc Aulina

Francesc Aulina

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Barcelona, Spain

Last College:
Virginia Tech

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160

05/01/2014

Espindola, Aulina Honored by The American

Francesc Aulina earns All-Conference honors; Inaki Espindola named Freshman of the Year

04/15/2014

Knights Celebrate at Swords Awards

UCF held its annual end-of-the-year banquet

04/18/2013

ECU Tops UCF at C-USA Championship to Conclude Season

The Knights will enter the Athletic American Conference next season.

04/16/2013

Knights Set Sight on Conference USA Title

UCF looks to seek its first title in its last C-USA Championship

04/15/2013

UCF Honors Student-Athletes at 2013 Swords Awards

Knights hold annual awards banquet.

2013-14
- Recorded a team best 14-5 singles record in the spring
- Went 9-1 at the number three position, 4-2 at number two, and 1-2 at number one
- Finished the year 10-7 in doubles action, going 10-5 at the number two spot
- Won six straight singles matches during the middle of the season, including straight sets victories against No. 64 Buffalo, No. 27 Penn State, and No. 55 UNC Wilmington
- Also picked up wins against ranked teams No. 55 Miami and No. 68 Georgia State
- Teamed with Matthew Gladstone for much of the doubles campaign
- Triumphed in doubles with Gladstone against No. 55 Miami, No. 68 Georgia State, and No. 64 Buffalo

2012-13
- Recorded a team best 13-5 singles record and closed the season 8-1
- Teamed with Pedro Wagner at the No. 2 spot, to edge No. 32 Florida State's (1/12) Reed and Davis 8-7
- Dominated William Albanese of No. 60 Miami (2/1) 6-2, 6-2 for his first singles victory of the season
- Along with Mario Samson, dominated No. 75 Louisiana-Lafayette's (2/12) Wynan and Farinola 8-1
- Battled back from a second-set defeat to win a super-set tiebreaker, 6-2, 4-6,(11-9), against Andranik Khachatryan of No. 36 San Diego State (3/5)
- Rallied back to win a super-set tiebreaker and defeat Matt Ford, 4-6, 6-3, (10-3) at the No. 5 slot to preserve the victory over Cleveland State (3/10)
- Beat Marquette's (3/15) Javier Varela Vernani, 6-1, 6-4 in less than an hour
- Handled Kyle Berman of No.33 Cornell (3/20), 6-3, 6-4
- Won five consecutive matches in the month of March (3/5-20) and 10 of his last 12 overall contests
- Won a decisive superset tiebreaker in the third set to defeat USF's (4/14) Juan Carlos Acuna, 6-2, 2-6, 7-6
- Destroyed Dimitri Pippos of (4/12) No. 45 Middle Tennessee, 6-0, 6-1
- Surged back to knockoff ECU's (4/18) Patriek Wolterbeek, 2-6, 6-1, 6-1, at the C-USA Championship to complete a three-match winning streak
- Defeated Tristian Jackson of Tulsa 1-6, 6-4, 7-5 at the USTA Clay Court Invitational in the fall
- Joined Pedro Wagner for an 8-6 victory over Barry's Romain Costamagna and Kevin Sielmann at the FGCU Fall Invitational

2011-12
- Missed the entire spring season due to an injury
- Posted a 4-6 singles mark in the fall
- Recorded first win as a Knight with a 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 triumph over USF's Federico Sabogal at the Gator Invitational
- At the State of Florida Championships, defeated Florida State's Jason Zafiros, 6-2, 6-4
- Concluded the fall with a 7-6, 6-2 win over Nikolas Zogaj of Arkansas at the UCF Invitational

Prior to UCF
- Competed for Virginia Tech in the spring of 2011
- Recorded a 3-4 mark in singles play
- Competed in singles play at the 2008 and 2009 Masters of Catalunya
- Team won the Catalunya title in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008
- Won the C.T. Harcina in 2008
- Was a member of the runner-up team in 2004 and 2005 at the Team Tournament of Spain

PERSONAL
- Born in Olot, Spain
- Son of Pere Aulina and Mariona Fajula

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