Dena Iadanza
Dena Iadanza
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Vestal, NY
High School: Vestal
Major: ESS/DPT

2016: First season as a Spartan; Played in 10 matches; Played all 10 matches as team's third singles player (1-9); Played nine doubles matches, all as part of second doubles pairing (0-9)


Previous D'Youville Awards: Spartan Award (2017)

High School Sports: Tennis (4 years) - Scholar Athlete, Varsity Award, Section IV Champions, Section Qualifiers; Track & Field (1 year)

Club Team Before D'Youville: Binghamton Junior Tennis Team

Favorite Sport Other Than Tennis: Basketball

Nicknames: D, Flip Flop, Denabo

Role Model: My grandmother

Favorite Athlete: Serena Williams

Career Goal: Come out with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy and get a job

Why D'Youville: I liked the small school environment and the people here are all very nice and friendly

Favorite Thing About Tennis: The aspect of working as a team and also individually as well

Favorite Moment Playing Tennis: In high school breaking Horseheads 38-game winning streak

Favorite Quote: "You might as well be yourself and have fun because people are going to judge you anyways."

Personal: Daughter of Tricia Robinson and Michael Iadanza