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University of Miami Athletics

Kelsey Laurente

Height

5-3

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Miramar, Fla.

High School

Florida Virtual School

Kelsey Laurente - Women's Tennis - University of Miami Athletics

Sophomore Season (2013-14): Second Team All-ACC
Compiled overall marks of 21-14 in singles and 17-10 in doubles … Went 13-9 overall in singles in the spring … Played primarily at the No. 2 singles spot in ACC play, went 7-6 in the ACC and 7-6 overall this season at No. 2 … Went 11-9 in dual matches … Beat three nationally ranked opponents … Was ranked in every ITA singles poll in 2014 … Ranked as high as No. 33 on Feb. 11 … Partnered with Melissa Bolivar in doubles, where they went 10-4 overall in the spring, including 5-2 in the ACC … Finished the regular season with two straight matches won … Appeared in the final six doubles polls to close out the regular season, and they were ranked as high as No. 28 on March 25 … Also went 0-1 with Clementina Riobueno … Posted fall records of 8-5 in singles and 7-5 in doubles, going 4-1 with Bolivar and 3-4 with Stephanie Wagner.?

Freshman Season (2012-13)?
Ended the season as the nation’s 72nd-ranked singles player… A spring record of 14-11… Defeated No. 44 Zoe De Bruycker of 2nd-ranked UNC in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4…?Defeated Tatiana Illova of 35th-ranked NC State, 6-3, 6-2… Defeated No. 42 Aeriel Ellis of 22nd-ranked Texas, 7-5, 6-1… Defeated No. 104 Kendal Woodard of 32nd-ranked Georgia Tech, 6-1, 6-4… Defeated Stefanie Weinstein of 17th-ranked Nebraska, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4… Defeated Rachael White of 24th-ranked Illinois, 6-2, 6-2… Defeated No. 86 Desirae Krawczyk of 35th-ranked Arizona State, 6-2, 6-3… Teamed with Brittany Dubins in spring doubles, compiling a record of 4-2… Defeated the duo of Liz Jeukeng and Ani Miao of 23rd-ranked Clemson, 8-8 (7-3)… Defeated the duo of Elizabeth Begley and Juliana Gajic of 11th-ranked Texas, 8-6, in Round 1 of the Miami Spring Invite… Defeated the No. 7?duo of Cristina Stancu and Stefania Hristov of 14th-ranked Texas A&M, 8-5, in Round 3 of the Miami Spring Invite. Teamed with Melissa Bolivar in spring doubles, compiling a record of 14-3…?Defeated Simona Weymar/Rebeca Pereira, 8-4, in the first round of the NCAA tournament…?Defeated the duo of Mia Vriens and Amy Sargeant of 30th-ranked Florida State in the finals of the ACC Tournament, 8-5…?Defeated the duo of Ashley Dai and Zoe De Bruycker of 2nd-ranked UNC in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament, 9-8…?Defeated the duo of Natasha Prokhnevska and Jasmine Minor of 22nd-ranked Georgia Tech in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament, 8-5…?Defeated the No. 89?duo of?Julia Elbaba and Han Tomljanovic of 17th-ranked Virginia, 8-4…?Defeated the duo of Chloe Smith and Sophie Nelson of 35th-ranked NC State, 8-1… Defeated the duo of Kiah Generette and Jordaan Sanford of 29th-ranked Baylor, 8-5… Defeated the duo of Elizabeth Begley and Aeriel Ellis of 22nd-ranked Texas, 8(3)-7… Defeated the duo of Elizabeth Kilborn and Jasmine Minor of 32nd-ranked Georgia Tech, 9-7… Compiled a fall singles record of 9-3… Defeated Amy Sargeant of the 40th-ranked Florida State, 6-1, 6-4, to claim the title in the State of Florida Tennis Championships… Defeated Mia Vrines of the 40th-ranked Florida State in the semifinals of the State of Florida Championships, 6-3, 6-2… Defeated Daneika Borthwick of 40th-ranked Florida State in the quarterfinals of the State of Florida Championships, 6-3, 6-0… Defeated Leyla Erkan of 40th-ranked Florida State in the Round of 16 of the State of Florida Championships, 6-3, 6-4… Defeated No. 113 ranked Erin Stephens of 18th-ranked Mississippi at the Duke Fab 4 Invite, 7-5, 6-4… Defeated Mara Schmidt of 26th-ranked Purdue in the Round of 16 at the Duke Fab 4 Invite, 6-2, 6-4… Teamed with Lina Lileikite in fall doubles compiling a 3-1 record… Defeated Mia Vriens and Amy Sargeant of 40th-ranked Florida State in the Round of 16 at the State of Florida Championships, 8-7 (1).

High School/Prep
Attended Florida Virtual School… ?Chose Miami because she wanted to stay close to home and due to its great reputation and training… Father (Jesus) is a pediatrician, mother (Elsa) is a registered nurse and brother (Zachary) is attending medical school.