Giovanni Lombardi

Giovanni Lombardi

Year: Senior
Position/Event: Captain, 1st singles, and 1st doubles
Hometown: Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
High School: Hasbrouck Heights
Major: Accounting


Why did you choose Moravian College?
I chose Moravian, because it gave me an opportunity to play college tennis.

What is your major and why?
My major is accounting. I chose accounting, because it would give me a lot of career opportunities.

What has been your favorite course at Moravian and why?
Business Law has been my favorite course at Moravian so far, because a lot of the material I am learning in the class is very useful. 

What are your plans for the future once you finish your degree at Moravian?
I will be working at Deloitte & Touche after graduation, and I will be working toward passing the CPA exam.

What is your most memorable moment as a Greyhound?
My most memorable moment as a Greyhound was my sophomore year when we the first ever ECAC D3 men's tennis tournament.

How has being an athlete helped you as a student?
Being an athlete has taught me discipline and time management skills, which ultimate helped me stay organized with all of my classes.

What is the hardest part of your sport?
The mental aspect.

Name one obstacle or form of adversity you have had to overcome.
Going to college was a big obstacle for me when I was in high school since I was the first person in my family to go to college. It was difficult, because I had to find a way to save up for college, figure financial aid, pick a school, etc. I overcame this obstacle by working hard in high school to get good grade to get an academic scholarship and to work as much as I could to save up for college. I also sought help from teachers, coaches, friends, family, and my own personal research to understand financial aid and to choose a great college like Moravian.

Why is community service important to your role as a student-athlete at Moravian?
Community service is important as a student-athlete at Moravian, because people in the community see us role models and positive influences.

What advice do you have for a prospective Moravian College student-athlete?
My advice for a prospective Moravian College student-athlete would be to take advantage of the flexibility Moravian offers when it comes to getting involved in different organizations, clubs, and activities. 


Color? Blue
Food? Pizza
Restaurant? Mama Nina's
Movie? Good Fellas
TV Show? Seinfeld
Musical Artist? Chance the Rapper
Athlete? Michael Jordan
Pro Team? Carolina Panthers
Hobbies? Lifting and Hanging out with my friends and family
Most Prized Possession? my tv
Biggest Fear? Failing