Santa Fe, Argentina
Escuela Normal Superior y Superior de Comercio Nro 46 Domingo Guzmán Silva
As a Second-Year Freshman (2020-21): No fall season due to COVID-19 pandemic … Finished 12-9 in singles and 14-8 in doubles … Paced Miami in doubles wins and doubles winning percentage (.636), as well as co-led the team in ACC doubles victories (seven) and winning percentage (.636) … Placed third on the team in combined singles/doubles wins (26) … Played as high as No. 3 in singles, but mainly held the No. 4 position … Tallied a 6-7 ledger in ACC competition … Went to a third set or super-tiebreaker 11 times, logging a 7-4 record … Topped No. 23 Ole Miss’ Alexa Bortles, 7-5, 6-3 … Earned a 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-7) win over No. 47 Notre Dame’s Julia Lilien … Defeated Eliza Omirou of No. 26 Wake Forest, 2-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-7) … Clinched Miami’s victory over eighth-ranked Virginia by defeating Hibah Shaikh, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 … Again defeated Lilien, this time by a 6-4, 6-2 margin in the second round of the ACC Championship … Won, 6-4, 6-3, against No. 16 Georgia Tech’s Carol Lee in the ACC Championship semifinals … Started at the No. 1 doubles spot and eventually settled into the No. 3 position for most of the spring … Recorded a 7-4 ledger in ACC doubles play … Finished 10-5 with Daevenia Achong, 2-0 with Diana Khodan, 2-2 with Estela Perez-Somarriba and 0-1 with Maya Tahan … Competing alongside Perez-Somarriba atop the lineup, downed Florida Atlantic’s May Kimhi/Martina Kudelova, 6-1 … Also won, 7-5, against No. 24 Alexa Bortles/Sabina Machalova of No. 23 Ole Miss, at the No. 1 spot, for her first ranked victory … Paired with Khodan for a 6-2 triumph over Monika Dedaj/Carol Lee at No. 12 Georgia Tech … Alongside Achong, beat Miranda Ramirez/Guzal Yuspova, 6-4, at No. 50 Syracuse … Downed Julia Andreach/Yashna Yellayi of No. 47 Notre Dame, 6-4 … Logged a 6-4 decision versus Anna Campana/Brooke Killingsworth of No. 26 Wake Forest … Again beat Andreach/Yellayi, this time 6-2 in the ACC Championship second round … Earned another win over Dedaj/Lee, this one a 6-4 victory in the ACC Championship semifinals … Topped Basak Akbas/Kristina Miletic of No. 41 FIU in the NCAA Team Championship Round of 64 … Posted a 6-1 decision versus Nandini Sharma/Rebeka Stolmar at ninth-ranked UCF in the NCAA Team Championship second round.
As a Freshman (2019-20): ITA Scholar-Athlete
Spring season cut short due to COVID-19 pandemic … Enrolled at Miami for the spring semester … Posted a 9-2 ledger in singles and an 8-4 mark in doubles … Led the Hurricanes in doubles winning percentage (.667), while placing second in both singles winning percentage (.818) and combined singles/doubles winning percentage (.739) … Listed by UTR as the third-best Argentinian collegiate women’s tennis player, including first among freshmen … Went 6-2 in singles dual match action, mainly at the No. 4 spot, including 4-1 in ACC affairs … Both losses came against top-100 foes … Placed second on the team in spring singles victories and tied for first in ACC singles triumphs … Opened her career with a 3-0 showing in the Miami Spring Invite, logging a 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Oklahoma’s Jasmine Asghar, a 6-4, 6-3 triumph versus Northwestern’s Christina Hand and a 6-4, 6-2 win against No. 10 Vanderbilt’s Anna Ross … Posted an unblemished 6-0, 6-0 result over Tennessee State’s Claudia Sole at the No. 2 position for her first dual match singles victory … Notched a 7-6 (10-8), 6-2 victory against Rosie Garcia Gross in the triumph at No. 17 Georgia Tech for her first ACC win … Defeated Sasha Hill of fourth-ranked Florida State, 7-6 (7-5), 4-1, ret. … Downed Nina Sorkin of No. 35 Virginia Tech, 6-2, 6-1 … Went 8-2 in dual match doubles play, including 3-2 in ACC contests … Played multiple matches at every position, but primarily was in the No. 3 spot … Went 5-3 with Yuna Ito and 3-1 alongside Estela Perez-Somarriba … Competing with Ito, topped No. 18 Texas A&M’s Renee McBryde/Riley McQuad, 7-6 (7-5), during ITA Kick-Off Weekend for her first doubles win … Beat Marcella Cruz/Dasha Kourkina, 6-2, at No. 13 Vanderbilt … Earned a 6-1 win over Monika Dedaj/Rosie Garica Gross at No. 17 Georgia Tech for her opening ACC doubles triumph … Playing with Perez-Somarriba, topped No. 35 Virginia Tech’s Shene Disbergen/Natalie Novotna, 7-6 (7-2), at the top position.
Prior to College: Peaked at No. 242 in the ITF Juniors singles rankings in March 2019 … Ranked as high as second in Argentina in her age group in singles and first in doubles, both at the U16 level … Two-time G3 Junior singles semifinalist … Advanced to the championship of a G2 doubles tournament … Logged her first WTA point in 2018 … Won the Argentinian National Tournament at both the U16 and U12 levels … Started playing ITF Juniors tournaments at age 15.
Personal: Full name is Maria Florencia Urrutia … Last name is pronounced Or-OO-Tee-Uh … Goes by Flor … Born March 9, 2001 … Parents are Marcos Ruben Urrutia and Maria Laura Fornillo … Does not have any siblings … Major is undecided … Favorite athlete is Rafael Nadal because of the way he fights and never gives up no matter what … Best sports memories are making the doubles final of a G2 tournament in Argentina in 2018 and reaching the semifinals of a $15K doubles tournament in Argentina in 2017 … Served as the national flag bearer at her high school … Chose Miami because of its high level in both tennis and academics … Committed to Miami over Fresno State, Houston and Virginia Tech.
*RNK = record vs. ranked opponents
No fall season in 2020-21 due to COVID-19 pandemic