Manoela Chiacchio
Manoela  Chiacchio


Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil

High School:
Colegio de Aplicacao Pio XII





Where Are They Now: Melanie Urvoy

The former Lady Techster Tennis player now works in Switzerland at Johnson & Johnson


LA Tech Falls in C-USA Tournament Quarterfinals

End season with a 15-7 record


Techsters Rally to Win 5-2, Advance to Quarterfinals

No. 6 LA Tech will face No. 3 North Texas at 2 p.m. on Friday in the C-USA Tournament Quarterfinals


Techsters Battle 49ers in First Round Action

First serve is set for 3 p.m. on Thursday


LA Tech Wraps Up Regular Season versus UCA, Rice

First serve is set for 3 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. on Sunday


LA Tech vs. Jackson State 4-14-16

Techsters shutout Tigers, 7-0, on senior day


LA Tech vs. Lamar 2/20/16

Lady Techsters shutout Cardinals, 4-0, for fifth straight victory


LA Tech vs. NSU 2/5/16

Techsters win regional showdown with Demons, 6-1


LA Tech vs. Nicholls 1/23/16

LA Tech tennis edged in season opener by Nicholls State, 4-3


Warhawk Invitational -- Day 1

The Lady Techsters opened up the 2015 fall season in nearby Monroe at the Warhawk Invitational.

Chiacchio Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

2013 Second Team All-WAC (Singles No. 6)
2013 Academic All-WAC

SPRING 2016:
Registered a 12-8 singles record, tying for the second most wins on the team ... Went 2-0 at No. 4, 3-2 at No. 5 and 7-6 at No. 6 ... Had a six-match winning streak from Feb. 14 through March 5, including a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory at Southern Miss ... Provided the clincher at SMU, besting Macie Elliott 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 to give the Techsters their first ever win over the Mustangs ... Recorded a 6-2, 6-3 clinching win versus Charlotte's Megan Smith in the first round win of the C-USA Tournament ... Partnered with Taly Merker, Alba Escalona Perny and Meryl Culot to go 9-8 ... Teamed up with fellow senior, Merker, for 14 of those matches (7-7) ... Won eight of the first nine matches ... Picked up a 6-3 win at No. 45 Georgia State, the program's first ever victory over a nationally-ranked opponent.

FALL 2015:
Compiled an 8-5 singles record ... Claimed title at Flight No. 6 of SMU Invitational, overpowering Incarnate Word's Sara Savedra, 6-3, 6-4 in the finals ... Defeated players from ULM, Tulane and UAB to reach the semifinals of the B main draw at ITA Southern Regionals ... Posted two consolation wins against Clare Mendell of Central Florida, 6-1, 6-2 and Alexandra Lyubimova of Stetson, 6-4, 6-2 which was the 50th career singles victory ... Partnered with Meryl Culot and Taly Merker in doubles to go 8-3 ... Runner-up with Culot in Flight No. 2 at Warhawk Invitational and in Flight No. 3 at SMU Invite ... Surrendered only 12 total games in four matches with Merker, never allowing more than four games in a single match, to win the doubles B main draw of the ITA Southern Regionals ... Cruised to an 8-2 victory in the finals over Samford's Ellie Gerlach and Iva Parapunova.

SPRING 2015:
Overcame a shoulder injury to go 4-7 in singles, playing eight matches at No. 5 and three at No. 6 ... First win came in a straight sets victory against Florida Gulf Coast ... Had regional wins against Northwestern State and Tyler Junior College ... Clinched the win versus Stephen F. Austin with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory ... Went 5-8 in doubles, partnering with Taly Merker and Jazmin Britos ... Played every match but one at No. 3 ... Marquee wins came versus Nicholls State, Northwestern State and SMU ... Teamed with Merker to defeat North Texas' Cordero/Valenzuela 8-6 in the first round of the C-USA Tournament.

FALL 2014:
Finished the fall with a 5-7 record in singles ... Registered first singles win of the fall in Flight No. 1 of Rice Invitational with a straight sets win against Anastasija Trubich of McNeese State ... Posted a Round of 32 victory in B Draw of ITA Southern Regionals versus Nicholls State's Laia Charles ... Notched three wins in three decisions at Jason's Deli Collegiate Invitational, two via third set super breaker ... Compiled a 5-6 record in doubles, partnering with Taly Merker and Jazmin Britos ... Won two matches with Starkova in Flight No. 1 of Solinco Houston Open ... Registered a Round of 64 victory in ITA Southern Regionals, an 8-3 decision versus UAB ... Recorded back-to-back 8-2 wins at Jason's Deli Collegiate Invitational.

SPRING 2014:
In singles, went 14-5 in dual matches including 3-0 in C-USA play ... Played at the No. 4 and No. 5 spots, but the majority of matches came at No. 6 ... Went 1-0 at No. 4, 6-3 at No. 5 and 7-2 at No. 6 ... Started the spring with losses in two of the first three matches, but then reeled off a 10-match winning streak ... Recorded a team-high five clinchers with all coming against regional opponents in New Orleans (2/14), Lamar (2/22), McNeese State (2/23), Tyler JC (3/8) and Northwestern State (3/30) ... Registered a three-set win of 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 against McNeese to finish off the comeback after being down as a team 3-0 ... Had a singles victory in the C-USA Round of 16 against UAB (4/17) ... In doubles, went 8-8 while partnering with Jazmin Britos, Alexandra Starkova and Taly Merker ... Played primarily at No. 3 ... Had clinching doubles points versus New Orleans, Grambling State and Northwestern State ...

FALL 2013: Finished the fall season with a 7-4 record in singles ... Reached the consolation finals of the ITA Southern Regionals B Draw before falling to Catherine Ragan (UAB) in three sets ... Advanced to the flight three singles finals of the NSU Lady Demon Fall Invite, losing to fellow teammate Jazmin Britos ... Advanced to the flight five singles final of the Ragin' Cajuns Tennis Classic ... Compiled a 2-3 record in doubles, partnering with Melanie Urvoy and Taly Merker.

SPRING 2013: In singles, went 13-3 in duals and 5-0 in WAC play ... Began the dual season at the No. 2 spot before eventually settling in at No. 6 where she compiled a perfect 8-0 record ... Also went 3-1 at No. 4 and 2-0 at No. 5 ... Won her first career match versus Nicholls State (2/24) 6-0, 6-1 ... Sealed first conference team win of the season with 6-3, 7-6 (4) victory against Texas State (3/21) ... Notched one of two points against nationally-ranked San Jose State (3/22) at No. 6 with 6-3, 7-5 win ... Finished the year with a team-high 11-match winning streak while only surrending one set ... Had singles victories in both the WAC quarterfinals versus Texas State (4/25) and semifinals versus San Jose State (4/26) ... In doubles, partnered with Vivian ten Dolle to go 9-7 in duals and 3-4 in WAC play, all at the No. 1 position ... Clinched doubles point against UALR (3/2) with 8-5 win ... Defeated Texas State (4/25) 8-3 to help earn doubles point in WAC quarterfinal win.

High School: Was ranked No. 4 in Brazil (18y) ... Finalist in 2010 for the ITF Itajai ... Finalist of the 2009 Copa Guga ... Winner of the Cred-Card Circuit in 2009. Club: Member of the Sociedade Hipica de Campinas.

Personal: Daughter of Julio Cesar and Cibele Chiacchio ... Has a younger brother, pedro (nine) and sister, Noemia (eight) ... Born in Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil on October 25, 1993.


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