Caio Niel
Caio Niel
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Last School: Externato Mater Domus
Experience: 4L

2017-18: Made apperances in six matches over the entire season ... Closed season winning four singles matches in a row ... In doubles play, with partner Jake Briggs, went 2-0 at Nos. 2 and 3.

2016-17: Saw action during the fall season, recording one win.

2015-16: Saw limited action during the season ... Went 0-3 in singles and 4-9 in doubles ... Posted a 1-1 doubles mark in OVC play ... Served as the team's representative on Belmont's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... Earned ITA Scholar-Athlete honors ... Earned OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll distinction.

2014-15: Competed mostly at the #6 singles and #3 doubles ... Posted five singles wins and six doubles victories ... In OVC play, he went 2-1 in singles and 2-3 in doubles ... Won two of his last three singles matches ... Earned ITA Scholar-Athlete Award.

Prior to Belmont: Finished second in one Age 17-25 National Tournament in 2013 ... Ranked in the top-25 in Brazil 15-16 age group in 2011 and 2012 ... Earned two 15-16 age group titles during those same years.

Personal: Son of Fabio Niel and Paula Pedro ...  Favorite foods are sushi, barbecue, and ice cream ... Hobbies include playing soccer, card games, and listening to music ... Favorite TV shows are The Big Bang Theory, CSI, and Friends ... Majoring in Finance and Accounting.