University of Miami Athletics

Silvia Fuentes

Height

5-6

Class

Senior

Hometown

Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain

High School

IES Fray Luis De Leon

As a Senior (2017-18): Did not compete due to injury.

As a Junior (2016-17): ITA Scholar-Athlete
Registered an overall mark of 17-17 in singles and 13-19 in doubles … Ranked in doubles twice during the spring, with Yolimar Ogando, and ascended as high as No. 54 … Placed third on the team in spring doubles wins (eight), as well as tied for third in both ACC singles winning percentage (.500) and dual match doubles wins (six) … Went 9-11 in spring singles matches, including 5-5 in ACC action … Played at five different spots in the lineup, primarily competing at No. 4 and peaking at No. 2 with a win in her lone match there … Picked up a 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 victory over No. 13 Texas Tech’s Katelyn Jackson in the Miami Spring Invite for her first singles win of 2017 … Earned a 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 win against Katie Poluta at No. 18 Texas for her first dual match triumph … Topped Amanda Rebol of No. 26 NC State, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 … Recorded a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer at No. 11 Georgia Tech … Topped No. 18 Duke’s Alyssa Smith, 6-1, 4-6, 1-0 (10-8) … Recorded a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 win at No. 26 Notre Dame versus Zoe Spence … Edged Louisville’s Abbie Pahz, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 1-0 (10-5) … Playing at No. 2, cruised past Longwood Jamie Breunig, 6-0, 6-1 … Defeated Boston College’s Dasha Possokhova, 6-3, 6-0, in the quarterfinals of the ACC Championship … Finished 8-11 in spring doubles matches, competing with six different teammates … Teamed with Ogando for a 7-6 (7-3) victory against Katelyn Jackson/Alex Valenstein of No. 13 Texas Tech in the Miami Spring Invite … Paired with Clara Tanielian, also in the Miami Spring Invite, to defeat Morgan Chumney/Milica Novakovic of No. 20 Kentucky, 6-1 … Partnered with Estela Perez-Somarriba for a 7-6 (7-2) triumph versus Tina Bokhua/Stefania Hristov of Brown … With Sara Culbertson, earned a 6-3 victory against Olivia Boesing/Jessie Paul of Louisville … Notched a 6-2 win over Shene Disbergen/Sansitha Nandakumar at Virginia Tech … Defeated Camille Favero/Teodora Radosavljevic, 6-1, at No. 43 Virginia … Finished the fall with an 8-6 singles mark … Went 1-2 at the Duke Bonk Invitational, defeating North Carolina’s Cassandra Vazquez, 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-3) for her first win of the season … Posted a 2-0 record in the Miami Fall Invite … Competed in the qualifying draw of the Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championships … Had a 2-1 finish at the Wolverine Invitational … Went 2-2 at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships and made the back draw quarterfinals … After playing with three different partners, concluded the fall doubles campaign at 5-6 and won her lone match against a ranked duo … Had a 3-2 record with Ogando, a 2-3 mark with Tanielian and an 0-1 ledger with Epstein … Went 2-1 and advanced to the flight finals, with Ogando, at the Duke Bonk Invitational after topping No. 19 Josie Kuhlman/Belinda Woolcock, 8-5, for the first ranked doubles win of her career … Finished 1-2 in the Miami Fall Invite … Ended the Wolverine Invitational with a 1-2 mark … Concluded the fall season by going 1-1 at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships.

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 No. 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.

 SINGLES
YEAR TOTAL FALL SPRING DUAL ACC *RNK
2014-15 21-13 8-8 13-5 11-5 9-2 1-3
2015-16 30-11 7-6 23-5 21-5 12-2 1-2
2016-17 17-17 8-6 9-11 8-9 5-5 0-4
2017-18 DNP
CAREER 68-41 23-20 45-21 40-19 26-9 2-9
DOUBLES
YEAR TOTAL FALL SPRING DUAL ACC *RNK
2014-15 6-7 2-4 4-3 2-2 0-0 0-1
2015-16 20-12 5-3 15-9 15-7 9-3 0-1
2016-17 13-19 5-6 8-11 6-10 3-6 1-3
2017-18 DNP
CAREER 39-38 12-13 27-23 23-19 12-9 1-5

*RNK = record vs. ranked opponents