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    Nida Hamilton
    Nida Hamilton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Oak Brook, Ill.

    High School:
    Hinsdale Central

    Height:
    5-7



    10/06/2013

    Action Concludes at Wildcat Invitational

    Three Northwestern doubles teams notch wins

    05/23/2013

    Season Comes to an End for Hamilton and Mushrefova

    Wildcats' duo bows out of NCAA Doubles Championship

    05/21/2013

    Draws Announced for NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships

    NU represented by Turvy in singles, Hamilton and Mushrefova in doubles

    05/18/2013

    NU's Season Ends With Controversial Loss to Miami, 4-3

    Wildcats edged in NCAA thriller

    05/16/2013

    Northwestern Squares Off With Miami in NCAA Round of 16

    Wildcats defeated Hurricanes 4-2 on Feb. 10

    2013-14: Knocked off the No. 44 tandem of Kayla Fujimoto and Sophie Garre from Indiana while partnered with Maddie Lipp to help NU to a 7-0 shutout (2/20) ...Paired with Maddie Lipp at No. 2 doubles to take down the No. 51 doubles tandem of Rutuja Bhosale and Ines Deheza from No. 7 Texas A&M (2/7).

    2012-13: Qualifier for NCAA Doubles Championship with partner Linda Abu Mushrefova ... Duo was ranked as high as No. 8 in the nation ... Won each of 12 consecutive singles matches -- mainly at the No. 6 spot -- from March 2-May 11 ... Of the 12 wins, 11 came in straight sets and has surrendered five games or less in eight of the victories ... Defeated Kristen Dodge of No. 6 Michigan 6-1, 7-6 in the Big Ten tournament championship match (4/28) ... Dropped just five total games in NCAA tournament singles wins over Keti Mebuke of UIC (5/10) and Alex Leatu of Baylor (5/11) ... Teamed with Mushrefova to defeat Nebraska's third-ranked duo of Mary Weatherholt and Patricia Veresova 8-6, helping the Wildcats take the doubles point in the Big Ten tournament semifinal round (4/27) ... With Mushrefova, trounced Purdue's 27th-ranked pairing of Krisztina Kapitany and Mara Schmidt 8-1 (4/19) ... Advanced to the doubles semifinals of the ITA Midwest Regionals as the top-seed with Mushrefova ... Duo has notched seven victories over ranked opponents.

    2011-12: Qualified for the NCAA Doubles Championship for the second straight season ... Defeated both opponents she faced in NCAA Tournament play, Natalia Kuvakina of Akron (5/11) and Katherine White of Notre Dame (5/12) ... Won her seventh doubles match in a row with partner Brittany Wowchuck against No. 63 Ohio State (4/27) ... Improved to 4-0 with Wowchuk with a pair of wins against Penn State and Ohio State (4/14-15) ... Extended singles winning streak to six matches with a win against Michigan's Michelle Sulahian to help the 'Cats knock off the Wolverines, 4-3 (4/8) ... Picked up her 25th career win in a team victory over Wisconsin (4/1)...Won for the first time in five singles matches with a straight-set win over DePaul's Cali Gustafson (3/21) ... Teamed with Linda Abu Mushrefova to win at the No. 1 doubles spot for the fifth time this season against No. 40 Allison Falkin and Rachael White of Illinois (3/10) ... Beat No. 76 Maria Fuccillo in singles to help Northwestern beat No. 9 Virginia at the ITA National Team Indoor Championship (2/10) ... Secured the match-clinching point for Northwestern with three-set singles win over Maike Zeppernick of Nebraska (1/29) ... Victory secured Northwestern's spot at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships ... Earned first singles win of the season at No. 6 against Dartmouth's Shelley Carpeni (1/28) ... Teamed with Abu Mushrefova at No. 1 doubles to defeat Vanderbilt's Jackie Wu and Alex Leatu, 8-1 ... Began the spring ranked as the sixth ranked doubles team (with Abu Mushrefova), according to the ITA ... Reached the semifinals of the ITA National Indoor Collegiate Championships ... Along with Abu Mushrefova, reached the championship doubles match at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships and finished runners-up ... Advanced to the semifinals in doubles with Abu Mushrefova at the ITA All-American Championships in Los Angeles ... Went undefeated in three Flight B singles matches at the Fall Wildcat Invitational ... Captured Wildcat Fall Invitational Flight A doubles championship with partner, Abu Mushrefova.

    2010-11: Became an NCAA All-American in doubles by reaching the quarterfinals of the national tournament with sophomore Linda Abu Mushrefova ... Defeated teams from Maryland and UCLA at nationals before falling to the top-seeded team of Jana Juricova and Mari Andersson of Cal in the quarterfinals ... Compiled a 27-11 record playing alongside Abu Mushrefova ... The duo won the ITA Midwest Regional doubles championship, the first Wildcat tandem to do so since 2005, and advanced to the ITA Indoor Championships ... Topped No. 29 Rachael White and Allison Falkin of Illinois, 9-7, in the regional final ... Finished 19-9 in dual doubles matches, including a 17-8 mark at the No. 1 line ... Defeated No. 6 Shinann Featherston and Lauren McHale of North Carolina (8-6) and then-No. 4 Nadine Fahoum and Ellah Nze of Duke (8-6) dual play ... Also contributed in singles where she was 10-4 in dual matches and 14-11 overall for the year ... 6-1 in conference singles matches.

    High School: Two-time champion (2006, 2007) and three-time finalist at Illinois State Singles Championships ... Career high school singles record of 115-2 with undefeated seasons of 33-0 and 32-0 in her freshman and sophomore campaigns ... 2009 Doings Singles Player of the Year and Suburban LifeAll-Area Girls MVP ... 2010 All-American by National High School Tennis All-American Foundation ... Four-time first-team all-state honoree ... Team won state championship all four years of her career ... Ranked No. 1 in the Midwest Region in G-18 doubles (2009) and No. 1 nationally in G-16 doubles (2007) ... Named a Toyota High School Athlete of the Week in 2006 ... Winner of Hinsdale Central's Robert R. Bell Female Citizen Athlete Award ... Trained for nine years at Score Tennis Academy.

    Personal: Born Nida Marie Hamilton ... Daughter of Bruce and Sunaree Hamilton ... Chose Northwestern over Michigan, Illinois, Notre Dame and William & Mary ... Major is undeclared.

    Hamilton's Stats

    SINGLES

    Season Overall W-L Dual Match

    Fall

    Conference 1 2 3 4 5 6
    2010-11 14-11 10-4 4-7 6-1 -- -- -- 0-1 1-1 9-2
    2011-12 20-7 16-6 4-1 7-1 -- -- -- -- 1-1 15-5
    2012-13 20-8 12-4 8-4 6-0 -- -- -- -- 1-0 11-4
    2013-14 18-4 9-1 9-3 4-1 -- -- -- 1-0 4-1 4-0
    Career 72-30 47-15 25-15 23-3 -- -- -- 1-1 7-3 39-11

    DOUBLES

    Season Overall W-L Dual Match

    Fall

    Conference 1 2 3
    2010-11 24-11 19-9 5-2 8-2 17-8 0-1 2-0
    2011-12 25-16 14-13 11-3 9-2 6-8 8-5 --
    2012-13 23-15 13-13 10-2 7-3 13-13 -- --
    2013-14 19-10 7-7 12-3 2-1 -- 7-7 --
    Career 91-52 53-42 38-10 26-8 36-29 15-13 2-0