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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