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University of Miami Athletics

Melissa Bolivar

Height

5-5

Class

Junior

Hometown

Barranquilla, Colombia

High School

British International College

Melissa Bolivar - Women's Tennis - University of Miami Athletics

Bolivar

Senior Season (2013-14)
Recorded overall marks of 21-10 in singles and 17-7 in doubles … Compiled a spring singles record of 17-8 … Went 15-7 in dual matches and 10-4 in ACC play … Tallied a record of 7-4 at No. 5 singles and 7-2 at No. 6 … Posted a 10-4 overall record with Laurente, including a 5-2 mark in ACC play … Also went 2-1 with Brittany Dubins, playing at the No. 2 position in the NCAA Team Championship, and recorded a 1-1 mark with Monique Albuquerque … Posted fall records of 4-2 in singles and 4-1 in doubles, playing every doubles match with Laurente.

Junior Season (2012-13)
A spring record of 19-6 in singles play… Defeated Nida Hamilton of 11th-ranked Northwestern, 7-6 (8-6), 1-6, 6-4, in the Sweet 16… Defeated Kristina Schleich of 30th-ranked Florida State in the finals of the ACC Tournament, 6-3, 6-4… Defeated Tessa Lyons of 1st-ranked UNC, 6-2, 6-2… Defeated Christy Spies of 35th-ranked NC State, 6-3, 6-1… Defeated Alex Leatu of 29th-ranked Baylor, 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)… Defeated Lana Groenvynck of 22nd-ranked Texas, 6-3, 6-1…?Defeated Jasmine Minor of 32nd-ranked Georgia Tech, 6-2, 7-6… Defeated Ani Miao of 23rd-ranked Clemson, 6-0, 6-4… Defeated Janine Weinreich of 17th-ranked Nebraska,?2-6, 6-4, 6-1… Defeated No. 106 Melissa Kapinski of 24th-ranked Illinois, 6-3, 7-5…?Defeated Stephanie Vlad of 35th-ranked Arizona State, 6-2, 6-1, during the ITA Kick-Off…?Teamed with Clementina Riobueno in spring doubles, compiling a record of 4-3… Defeated?the duo of Rachael White and Melissa Kapinski of 24th-ranked Illinois, 8-2… Defeated the?duo of Ebony Panoho and Joanna Smith of 35th-ranked Arizona State, 8-4, at the ITA Kick?Off. Teamed with Kelsey Laurente in spring doubles, compiling a record of 14-3… 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, 8-7 (7-3)…?Defeated the duo of Elizabeth Kilborn and Jasmine Minor of 32nd-ranked Georgia Tech, 9-7… Compiled a fall singles record of 6-4… Defeated Fanny Fracassi of 43rd-ranked South?Florida in a consolation match of the Miami Invite, 7-5, 6-0… Defeated No. 46 Wen Sun of?17th-ranked Texas A&M in the Round of 16 at the Duke Fab 4 Invite 2-6, 6-1, 5-4, ret…?Went 2-0 in fall doubles with Deborah Suarez, including defeating Ecaterina Vasenina and Loreta Alonso of 43rd?ranked South Florida in the semifinals of the Miami Invite, 8-1… Teamed with Lina Lileikite?in fall doubles, compiling a 2-3 record… Defeated No. 45 Janine Weinreich and Stefanie?Weinstein of 16th-ranked Nebraska in a consolation round of the Rivera/ITA Women’s All?American Champions (qualifying), 8-5… Defeated Elizabeth Begley and Juliana Gajic of 10th?ranked Texas in the quarterfinals of the Duke Fab 4 Invite, 8-1… Also posted a 0-1 mark with Stephanie Wagner in the fall.?

Sophomore Season (2011-12)
A spring record of 21-5 in singles play… Played at the No. 4 position in all but six of Miami’s matches… Defeated Danielle Flores of 40th-ranked Utah in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, 6-1, 6-0… Defeated Simona Weymar of UNF in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, 1-6, 6-4, 6- 0… Defeated Jasmine Minor of 24th-ranked Georgia Tech in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament, 6-0, 6-0… Defeated Caryssa Peretz of 14th-ranked Virginia, 6-1, 6-2… Defeated Jasmine Minor of 24th-ranked Georgia Tech, 6-1, 6-4… Defeated Ema Burgic of 12th-ranked Baylor, 6-1, 6-2… Defeated Beatrice Gumulya of 23rd-ranked Clemson, 6-4, 7-6 (9)… Defeated Cierra Gaytan-Leach of 13th-ranked Texas, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1… Defeated teammate Liat Zimmerman in the finals of the FGCU Eagles Invitational, 6-4, 6-1… Teamed with Liat Zimmerman in all of her spring doubles matches, with a record of 18-9. Rose to a season-high No. 12 in the ITA Rankings (April 10)… Played out of the No. 1 doubles position in all but six matches… Defeated the duo of Anastasia Putilina and Callie Craig of 40th-ranked Utah in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, 8-6… Defeated the No. 21 duo of Mary Clayton and Ester Goldfeld of third-ranked Duke, 8-4… Defeated the No. 29 duo of Ana Belzunce and Welma Luus of Maryland, 8-3… Defeated the No. 59 duo of Ashley Miller and Joelle Kissell of NC State, 8-1… Defeated the No. 15 duo of Jillian O’Neill and Alex Anghelescu of 24th-ranked Georgia Tech, 8-4… Defeated the No. 61 duo of Hannah Yu and Victoria Brook of 28th-ranked Yale, 8-2… Defeated the No. 66 duo of Alex Kelleher and Olga Khmylev of 75th-ranked Boston College, 8-6… Defeated the No. 12 duo of Keri Wong and Josipa Bek of 23rd-ranked Clemson, 8-4… Defeated the duo of Erin Stephens and Gabby Rangel of 16th-ranked Ole Miss, 8-3… Compiled a fall singles record of 6-5… Defeated No. 81 Sun Wen of 19th-ranked Texas A&M in a consolation match of the Duke Fab 4 Invite, 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (5)… Defeated Laura Slater of seventh- ranked North Carolina in a consolation match of the Duke Fab 4 Invite, 7-6 (3), 6-4… Teamed with Brittany Dubins in fall doubles, compiling a 4-5 record.

Freshman Season (2010-11)
Went 16-8 overall, going 1-0 at No. 3, 5-5 at No. 4, 6-0 at No. 5 and 4-3 at No. 6 … Went 13-12 in doubles play while teaming with Gabriela Mejia in the No. 2 position … Owned a 9-2 record in ACC singles play … Earned a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 win over 70th-ranked Karolina Filipiak of Baylor on March 14 … Grabbed a pair of wins on the team’s first ACC road weekend, beating opponents from No. 21 Georgia Tech and No. 11 Clemson in the No. 4 position … Picked up wins over opponents from No. 54 FIU and No. 21 Arizona State in the No. 4 position to help the ‘Canes clinch the ITA Kick-Off Weekend title … Won her first five collegiate matches … Joined the team for the spring semester.

High School/Prep
Attended the British International College is South Africa … Earned a No. 1 national ranking in the Under 16 division and a No. 3 ranking in the Under 14 division … Had a junior rank of No. 175 … Also played basketball, soccer, softball and volleyball in high school.