Larize Nel
Larize Nel
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Sasolburg Free State, South Africa
High School: Sasolburg
Major: Finance & Accounting

2021-2022 Season: CACC All-Tournament Team - CACC Player of the Week (10/12)

2020-2021 Season: COVID-19 postponed season – retained year of eligibility

2019-2020 Season: Played in two matches in the spring of 2020 before the season was shut down due to COVID-19 – first appeared in a Wildcat uniform on March 6 at Millersville, winning at number four singles and number two doubles – also won at number four singles at TCNJ but dropped her doubles match at number two.

High School: Five-year letterwinner for tennis at Sasolburg High School in Sasolburg Free State, South Africa for coach Werner Joubert at No. 1 – also letterwinner in hockey 2015-2019 for coach Sune Prinsloo – achieved high academic honors in 2018 and 2019.

Personal: Larize Nel – daughter of Reinier and Valerie Nel – has one brother, Reinier – from Sasolburg Free State, South Africa – majoring in finance and accounting at Wilmington University – favorite athlete is Rafael Nadal – also enjoys playing pool and ping pong – the thing she misses most about being a kid is going to school barefoot – her favorite cartoon character is Tom & Jerry – the greatest piece of advice she has ever received is, “Always have fun.”