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Silvia Fuentes
Player Profile:
Silvia Fuentes 1901841
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
High School: IES Fray Luis De Leon

As a Sophomore (2015-16): ITA Scholar-Athlete
Recorded overall marks of 30-11 in singles and 20-12 in doubles … Tied for second among Hurricanes in overall doubles victories … Finished 23-5 in spring singles action, including 21-5 in dual matches and 12-2 in the ACC … Ranked second on the team in both spring singles wins and dual match wins … Won her first six matches of the spring … Earned three 6-0, 6-0 victories and three other 6-0, 6-1 wins … In the ACC opener, recorded a  6-0, 6-0 win against Natasha Prokhnevska of No. 24 Georgia Tech … Topped Teona Velehorschi of No. 12 Michigan, 6-2, 6-1, at the ITA National Team Indoor Championship … Earned a 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 victory against Marika Akkerman at sixth-ranked North Carolina … Picked up her first-career top-60 win by defeating No. 59 Elyse Hamlin, 3-6, 6-0, 6-1, at ninth-ranked Duke … Clinched Miami’s triumph over second-ranked Ohio State by taking down Gabriella De Santis, 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 … Toppled No. 12 Virginia’s Victoria Olivarez, 6-4, 6-3 … In lone match playing No. 3, defeated Abbie Pahz of Louisville, 6-3, 6-2 … Topped No. 27 Syracuse’s Maria Tritou, 6-4, 6-0, in the ACC Championship quarterfinals and then beat No. 15 Georgia Tech’s Kendal Woodard, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, to clinch Miami’s win in the semifinals … Downed Quinnipiac’s Jennifer Lu, 6-0, 6-0, in the NCAA Team Championship Round of 64 and knocked off No. 10 Michigan’s Alex Najarian, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2, in the Sweet 16 … Went 15-9 in spring doubles play, including 15-7 in dual matches and 9-3 in the ACC, playing with two partners … Went 10-7 with Clementina Riobueno and 5-2 with Ana Madcur … Paced the Hurricanes in doubles dual match winning percentage (.682) and tied for the lead in both doubles dual match wins and conference doubles victories  … Had a stretch of 15 matches over eight-plus weeks during which she went 10-1, including a 7-0 mark over the first 10 of that span … Playing with Riobueno, won 6-3 against Rasheeda McAdoo/Alexis Prokopuik of No. 24 Georgia Tech … Registered 6-0 wins over No. 12 Michigan’s Alex Najarian/Sara Remynse in the ITA National Team Indoor Championship and No. 38 Columbia’s Andrea Kevakian/Star Makarome … Tallied a 6-4 victory against Luisa Fernandez/Andrea Retolaza at No. 20 Wake Forest … With Madcur, beat No. 15 Georgia Tech’s Natasha Prokhnevska/Alexis Prokopuik, 7-5, in the ACC Championship semifinals … Won, 6-1, over Proyfon Lohaphaisan/Jennifer Lu of Quinnipiac in the first round of the NCAA Team Championship … Notched a 7-5 victory against No. 37 TCU’s Sofiko Kadzhaya/Marie Norris in the second round of the NCAA Team Championship … Went 7-6 in fall singles play … Won both of her matches in the Puerto Rico College Challenge … Advanced to the Bedford Cup A Draw semifinals by notching three wins in two days … Picked up two wins in USTA/ITA Southeast Regionals … Posted a 5-3 mark in fall doubles action, including a 3-2 ledger with Yolimar Ogando and a 2-1 record with Clementina Riobueno … With Ogando, won the Miami Fall Invite Green Doubles Consolation Draw and lone match at the Puerto Rico College Challenge … With Riobueno, advanced to the semifinals of the Bedford Cup A Draw.

As a Freshman (2014-15): ITA Scholar-Athlete
Compiled an overall mark of 21-13 in singles and 6-7 in doubles ... Went 13-5 in spring singles play, including a 9-2 mark in ACC matches, and played as high as No. 2 ... Won 6-2, 6-2 over Ellie Yates of eventual national champion Vanderbilt at the Miami Spring Invite ... In her first ACC match, defeated Samantha Asch of No. 53 Wake Forest, 6-3, 6-4 ... Defeated No. 14 Clemson’s Daniela Ruiz, 6-4, 6-4 ... Beat Maci Epstein of eighth-ranked Virginia, 6-3, 7-5 ... Downed Alyssa Smith of No. 24 Duke, 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-5) ... Picked up her first victory over a ranked opponent with a 6-2, 6-2 win against No. 72 Whitney Kay of second-ranked North Carolina ... Won 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (7-0) over Mary Closs of No. 31 Notre Dame ... Defeated No. 70 Florida State’s Daniela Schippers, 6-2, 6-0 ... Playing at the No. 2 position, won 6-0, 6-2 against Audrey Ann Blakely of Pittsburgh ... Earned a 6-0, 6-2 win at the No. 3 spot against North Florida’s Quetzali Vazquez in the opening round of the NCAA Team Championship ... Played with four different partners in spring doubles and finished with a 4-3 record ... Teamed with Monique Albuquerque for an 8-3 win at the No. 2 position against North Florida’s Luise Intert/Rebeca Pereira in the first round of the NCAA Team Championship ... Posted a record of 8-8 in fall singles ... Beat Eveline Lepinay of Stetson, 6-0, 6-3, and Maja Salibasic of Stetson, 6-3, 6-0, at the USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational ... Defeated Carlotta Orlando of FIU, 6-4, 6-4, and Mia King of Georgia, 7-5, 5-7, 6-3, at USTA/ITA Southeast Regionals ... Played with two different partners in fall doubles and compiled a record of 2-4 ... Earned an 8-7 victory, with Judith Bohnenkamp, against USF’s Laura Argente Escamilla/Hailey Grillo in the Doubles 2 draw at the Bedford Cup ... Playing with Wendy Zhang, won 8-7 (7-5) over Peggy Porter/Stefani Sojic of Florida at the Duke Fab Four.

Prior to Miami: Reached a WTA doubles ranking of No. 879 and a WTA singles ranking of 999 ... No. 31 in the Spanish national ranking ... Defeated five players ranked in the WTA top 750 ... Helped Spain to a third place finish at the European Tennis U-18 Team Championship in Italy in August 2013 ... Made the round of 16 in singles and the quarterfinals in doubles at the European Tennis U-18 Championship in Switzerland in July 2013 ... Spanish National U-18 runner-up in June 2013 ... Ranked as the No. 1 U-12 player in Spain in 2007, No. 1 U-14 player in 2009 and No. 1 U-16 player in 2011 ... Fifth position on the Spanish National Team at the 2011 European Winter Cup Championship and sixth position on the Spanish National Team at the 2011 European Summer Cup Championship ... Spanish National U-14  doubles champion and singles semifinalist in 2009 ... Tennis Europe U-16 Sanxenxo champion in singles and doubles in 2009 ... Graduated with honors and a 3.9 GPA ... Attended the same school as Vicente Del Bosque, the former head soccer coach of Real Madrid and Spanish men’s national team.

Personal: Full name is Silvia Fuentes Pérez ... Born Jan. 20, 1995 ... Parents are Andrés Fuentes and Regina Pérez ... Father is a policeman and mother is a nurse ... Majoring in business ... Plans to get her MBA after college ... Enjoys reading and listening to music ... Favorite athlete is David Ferrer ... Chose Miami because of the academics, the coaches, the atmosphere and the team.

 STATS                                      SINGLES                                                                 DOUBLES
YEAR TOTAL FALL SPRING DUAL ACC *RNK      TOTAL FALL SPRING DUAL ACC *RNK
2014-15 21-13 8-8 13-5 11-5 9-2 1-3 6-7 2-4 4-3 2-2 0-0 0-1
2015-16 30-11 7-6 23-5 21-5 12-2 1-2 20-12 5-3 15-9 15-7 9-3 0-1
CAREER 51-24 15-14 36-10 32-10 21-4 2-5 26-19 7-7 19-12 17-9 9-3 0-2
*RNK = record vs. ranked opponents
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