Miners' Bid To Advance In Tournament Dashed By Thundering Herd
Rebeca Calvillo Shines With Straight Set Win
Miners To Honor Senior Carolina DeLuca Prior To The Contest
Rebeca Calvillo & Marie LeBlond Continue Strong Play
Sophomores Rebeca Calvillo & Marie LeBlond Continue Strong Play
Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre
Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese
2010-11(JUNIOR): Registered three wins during the year, all of which came during the dual-match portion of the schedule ... finished on a high note with a mark of 2-2 over final four matches ... rated fourth on the squad for both overall doubles triumphs (11) and dual-match doubles victories (nine) ... teamed up with fellow country mate Martina Trierweiler for the success in doubles ... the duo rolled to a record of 6-3 down the stretch.
2009-10 (SOPHOMORE): Paced the team with 16 doubles wins, including a squad-best seven during the fall ... claimed the flight championship with newcomer Veronika Makashov in the season-opening Miner Fall Invite ... surged out of gates in doubles with victories in six of her first seven matches ... started singles play on a high note with back-to-back triumphs on the way to advancing to the finals of her flight at the Invite ... checked in third on the squad for both overall (13) and dual-match (eight) wins during singles play ... posted four singles triumphs in three fall tournaments.
2008-09 (FRESHMAN): A mid-season arrival, DeLuca made an immediate impact on UTEP's line-up despite being only a freshman ... she fashioned a record of 11-7 during dual-match play, including a solid 8-5 mark at the No. 3 position ... was even better at No. 2, picking up victories in three of her four matches at the slot ... stormed onto the scene with wins in five of her first seven contests ... endured a challenging stretch before regrouping to emerge victorious in her final five matches on the season ... also impressed in doubles action, compiling an overall record of 13-5 ... did her best work with fellow freshman and native of Brazil, Martina Trierweiler ... the duo dominated at the No. 2 slot with a mark of 11-3 ... claimed triumphs in 12 of her initial 14 matches in doubles play.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Owned the No. 1 rating in Brazil for doubles in 18's and has been ranked as high as No. 2 in Brazil in 18s for singles ... held the top doubles spot since 14's ... joined program when she was rated 25th in singles in the country ... qualified to play with the top six youth tennis players from South America ... team participated in tournaments in Belgium, France, Germany, Holland and Spain.
PERSONAL: Full name is Carolina Camargo DeLuca ... favorite tennis players are Roger Federer and Justine Henin-Hardenne ... is a right-handed player ... daughter of Ze Luis and Isabel De Luca... has two siblings ... sister, Marina, who was a four-year standout for the Miners ... brother, Octavio Carmargo, is a junior for Virginia Commonwealth University's soccer team ... born Dec. 10, 1990, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.