MINERS

Marina Deluca
 Marina Deluca

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sao Paulo, Brazil

High School:
Colegio Ateneu

Height:
5-6

Experience:
3L

2009-10 (Senior)
Registered a 13-8 mark during dual-match play, with the 13 triumphs rating second on the squad ... she played at three different positions in singles, fashioning a mark of 1-0 at No. 2, 9-6 at No. 3 and 3-2 at the fourth slot ... enjoyed a five-match unbeaten streak midway through dual season ... picked up a trio of singles wins during limited fall action .. included among them was a straight set defeat of Alexandra Pickerill from C-USA rival Houston ... credited with 11 doubles victories, which was third on the team ... went 5-4 in doubles play during the fall ... rattled off three straight triumphs in doubles with partner and sister Carolina DeLuca at the onset of the fall campaign ... concludes her career as one of two Miners in program history to rate among the top three all time at the school for career singles and doubles victories.

2008-09 (Junior)
Posted her second straight 20+ win season, putting her alongside Tanja Magoc as the lone Miners to secure successive such years ... Magoc posted four consecutive 20+ win campaigns ... paced the team in overall victories (24) and dual-match triumphs (19) ... was a perfect 4-0 in C-USA play ... finished the year on an eight-match winning streak ... opened up dual-match play by claiming 11 straight matches, all of which were of the straight-set variety ... picked up 16 doubles victories, with all but two of those coming when teamed up with Ximena Fuentes ... duo fashioned a mark of 8-4 in dual-match play, including 2-1 in C-USA action.

2007-08 (Sophomore)
Notched her initial 20+ win season leading the Miners with 21 triumphs ... strung together four separate unbeaten streaks of three or more matches, including a personal-best six-match stretch ... 19 straight set single wins ... held a staggering advantage of 233-88 in cumulative game totals those matches ... dazzling start to the year, as she notched seven of her first eight matches ... brought home the championship in Flight Two championship at the Miners Fall Invite ... advanced to the semifinals at the UNF Invite ... secured six of eight at the onset of dual-match play to aid in UTEP's 7-2 start ... also impressed in doubles action, staking claim to a team-high 18 triumphs.

2006-07 (Freshman)
Mid-semester arrival who immediately improved the Miner lineup, holding down the No. 3 singles position ... notched 13 victories in dual play to pace UTEP ... was 1-0 at No. 4 singles before moving to No. 3 ... ran together two separate four-match unbeaten streaks ... three of her losses in dual play came in three sets ... was also impressive in doubles action with her fellow country mate, Isabela Kulaif ... tandem turned in squad best (in terms of wins and percentage) record ... pair went 3-1 in C-USA play ... finished the year on a high note, posting an 8-2 record down the stretch ... posted victories against doubles tandems from Memphis and Marshall at C-USA Championships ... the duo's performances sparked the second-winningest season in program history.

Personal
Full name is Marina Camargo DeLuca ... born on April 11, 1989, in Sao Paulo, Brazil ... daughter of Ze Luis and Isabel De Luca ... has one older brother, Otavio ... younger sister, Carolina, joined the Orange and Blue this year ... began playing tennis at the age of seven ... a management major.

Marina DeLuca's Career Singles Stats
Season Overall Pct. Dual Conf. #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2006-07 15-9 .625 13-8 2-2 - - 12-8 1-0 - -
2007-08 21-15 .583 11-10 0-3 4-4 7-6 - - - -
2008-09 24-11 .686 19-2 5-0 - 1-1 5-0 14-1 - -
2009-10 17-10 .630 13-8 1-3 - 1-0 9-6 3-2 - -
Totals 77-45 .631 56-28 8-8 4-4 9-7 26-14 18-3 - -

Marina DeLuca's Career Doubles Stats
Season Overall Pct. Dual Conf. #1 #2 #3
2006-07 15-6 .714 13-5 3-1 - 12-5 1-0
2007-08 18-17 .514 11-10 0-3 1-1 10-9 -
2008-09 16-16 .500 11-8 2-3 - 3-2 8-6
2009-10 11-15 .423 6-11 0-0 1-2 1-4 4-5
Totals 60-54 .526 41-34 5-7 2-3 26-20 13-11

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