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Signee Ogando Qualifies for Junior Wimbledon

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 06/27/2014
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Miami Hurricanes women’s tennis signee Yolimar Ogando qualified for the Wimbledon Junior Championships this week after two wins in the qualifying rounds.

A No. 6-seed in the qualifying round, Ogando opened up the 32-player tournament with a straight sets win against Georgia Brescia 7-5, 6-4 and then posted a second round win against Regina Clark 6-3, 7-6(0) to qualify for the championship.

A native of Ponce Puerto Rico, Ogando is currently ranked 84th at the junior level and has posted a 19-9 record this year. In the first round of the Wimbledon Junior Championships, Ogando will face off against No. 24 Katie Boulter of Great Britain.

When she signed with the Hurricanes in the fall, Ogando was ranked the 24th-best player nationally and the No. 2 player in Puerto Rico in the class of 2014, according to the Tennis Recruiting Network’s Babolat recruiting list.

“Yolimar will be a wonderful addition to our program,” head coach Paige Yaroshuk-Tews said after her signing. “She comes to us with a wealth of experience that is only going to grow in the upcoming year.  Her personality will be a great fit with the team and her aspirations match those of our coaching staff.”

Ogando will enroll at Miami in the upcoming fall semester. For more information on the women’s tennis team in the offseason, follow @HurricaneTennis on Twitter and Instagram

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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