Madeline Atway

Player profile

  • Hometown Powell, Ohio
  • Year Junior
  • High School Olentangy Liberty
  • Height 5-7

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Twitter: @maddieatway
Instagram: @maddieatway

Ohio State Career

  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten selection
  • 2022 ITA Scholar-Athlete
  • Enrolled in Ohio State in January 2021

Fall 2022 (Junior Season)

  • 9-4 in singles, with 6-4 doubles mark
  • Posted two wins in qualifying at ITA Midwest Regional to reach main draw
  • 3-0 with Danielle Willson at OSU Invitational
  • Won last four matches of the fall, including 3-0 mark at ASU Thunderbird Invitational

Summer 2022

  • Paired with Danielle Willson, finished as runner-up in ITF 25K in Columbus

2021-22 (Sophomore Season)

  • 14-7 overall in singles, including 2-2 in dual matches
  • Picked up dual match wins vs. Xavier and Purdue, with losses to Nebraska and Michigan; did not finish Big Ten Tournament match vs. Michigan State
  • 12-4 singles to share squad lead in wins and was 4-7 in doubles in the fall
  • Three straight singles wins, with two straight-set victories and a come from behind win, at ITA Midwest Regional early rounds to earn spot in super regional
  • Ended fall with 3-0 record at Gamecock Hidden Duals
  • Posted two singles wins at Debbie Southern Furman tourney
  • 3-1 singles mark and 2-1 in doubles at Michigan Invite
  • Earned ITA Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors

2020-21 (Freshman Season)

  • 3-2 in dual matches and 5-3 overall in singles; 4-1 in doubles, with a 3-0 dual match ledger
  • Clinched NCAA first round win vs. UIC with straight-set victory on court six
  • First collegiate singles win came vs. Wisconsin’s Nastasya Semenovski Jan. 17 at the Michigan Invitational, rallying for a 5-7, 7-5, 7-2 victory
  • Defeated Minnesota’s Juliet Zhang in straight sets April 9 for first dual match singles win
  • Paired with Tanisha Kashyap for first collegiate doubles victory, beating a team from Wisconsin at the Michigan Invite Jan. 18
  • First doubles dual victory came against Purdue Feb. 12 paired with Isabelle Boulais
  • Notched dual victories vs. Maryland Feb. 19 and Minnesota April 9 with Luna Dormet

Prior to Ohio State

  • 2020 ITA Summer Circuit Singles Champion
  • Division I state doubles champion as a freshman and sophomore
  • 2015 National Level 1 West Draw singles champion
  • 2019 National Level 1 Doubles finalist; Level 2 champion in 2016 and finalist in 2015;
  • Played third in 2016 and fifth in 2015 in National Level 2 singles tournaments
  • Junior Team Tennis national finalist in 2016 and ’18
  • Won Midwest Level 1 doubles title in 2018 and Level 3 doubles crown in 2016
  • 2018 Women’s $7,500 Indoor Doubles champion
  • Three-time Midwest Level 3 singles champion (2015, ’16, ’19)
  • Sweet 16 Midwest Level 2 Girls’ 18s Singles finalist in 2019
  • Member of National Honors Society
  • Graduated with an honors diploma


  • Daughter of Scott and Joanna and has a younger brother, Dean
  • Majoring in business administration in the Fisher College of Business
  • Enjoys sketching, being outdoors and listening to a variety of music and loves ramen and bubble tea
  • On why she chose Ohio State: “As a child and growing up in Columbus, it has always been my dream to represent and play for the Buckeyes.”