Defne Olcay
Defne Olcay
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey
High School: Enka Okullari
Major: Undeclared
Parents: Ozhan Olcay

Freshman (2017-18):

Olcay was one of three Eagles to record at least 19 singles victories on the season for the Eagles, finishing her rookie campaign with a 19-9 record to go along with a 6-9 mark in doubles. Olcay was named to the UAA All-Tournament after posting a 3-0 record in three singles matches to help Emory to its sixth straight conference title. In the fall, Olcay reached the Round of 16 in the singles draw and the semifinals of the doubles competition with Daniela Lopez of the ITA South Regional Tournament. In the NCAA tournament, she went 2-1 in four matches, collecting straight set wins over Chicago and Middlebury.

Career Record:

SINGLES TOTAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 Tour Final Nat'l Rank Final Reg. Rank
2017-18 19-9 -- -- 1-0 2-0 8-5 1-0 7-4 NR NR
Total 19-9 -- -- 1-0 2-0 8-5 1-0 7-4  
DOUBLES TOTAL 1 2 3   Tour Final Nat'l Rank Final Reg. Rank
2017-18 6-9 -- -- 0-2 6-7 NR NR
Total 6-9 -- -- 0-2 6-7  


2017-18 UAA All-Tournament Team No. 5 Singles

Prior to Emory:

Was a four-year member of the Enka Okullari tennis program in Instabul, Turkey...Served as a team captain as a senior...Ranked as the team's no.-1 singles and doubles player all four seasons...ITF doubles champion in 2014 and 2015...Member of 2014 National tennis team member...Earned High Honors for all four years.


Born on September 3rd...Daughter of Ozhan Olcay.

Why she chose Emory?

"I chose Emory for the combination of athletics and academics."