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Riobueno Named ACC Player of the Week

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          Release: 01/29/2013
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GREENSBORO, N.C.  - University of Miami freshman Clementina Riobueno has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week, announced Tuesday.

Riobueno went 4-0 in singles and doubles action to help Miami advance to the ITA National Team Indoor with wins over No. 56 Hawaii, 7-0, and No. 35 Arizona State, 4-3, at the ITA Kick-Off on Jan. 25.

"It's been a great start for Clementina," Miami head coach Paige Yaroshuk-Tews said. "She can really develop into a top player for our program. We are excited about her future here."

The Barquisimeto, Venezuela, native teamed with Melissa Bolivar in doubles, and was the only Miami pair to record a doubles win against Arizona State. The duo defeated Ebony Panoho and Joanna Smith, 8-4, at No. 2 doubles. The same tandem breezed past their Rainbow counterparts, Paulina Petriskova and Martina Kostalova, 8-1.

In singles play, Riobueno knocked off Hawaii's Kelsey Daguio, 6-1, 6-0, at the No. 5 singles slot. She followed that performance up with a thrilling three-set win over ASU's Ebony Panoho, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4. After trailing, 4-1, in the third set, Riobueno rallied to win the next five points, clinching Miami's 4-3 victory and stamping its ticket to Charlotteville, Va., Feb. 8-11.

Miami will play host to North Florida on Saturday at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center. The match is set to start at 2 p.m.

Schedule
 
Friday, January 16
Women's Tennis vs. Miami Spring Invite
Coral Gables, Fla.
All Day
Saturday, January 17
Women's Tennis vs. Miami Spring Invite
Coral Gables, Fla.
All Day
Sunday, January 18
Women's Tennis vs. Miami Spring Invite
Coral Gables, Fla.
All Day
Friday, January 23
Women's Tennis vs. ITA National Indoor Kick-Off Weekend
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Saturday, January 24
Women's Tennis vs. ITA National Indoor Kick-Off Weekend
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Sunday, January 25
Women's Tennis vs. ITA National Indoor Kick-Off Weekend
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Friday, February 06
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Saturday, February 07
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Sunday, February 08
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Monday, February 09
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Friday, February 20
Women's Tennis vs. FGCU
Coral Gables, Fla.
4:00 PM
Friday, February 27
Women's Tennis vs. Wake Forest
Coral Gables, Fla.
4:00 PM
Sunday, March 01
Women's Tennis vs. Clemson
Coral Gables, Fla.
11:00 AM
Friday, March 06
Women's Tennis at Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y.
3:00 PM
Sunday, March 08
Women's Tennis at Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass.
5:00 PM
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