End season with a 15-7 record
First serve is set for 3 p.m. on Thursday
First serve is set for 3 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. on Sunday
Placed 151 student-athletes on the prestigious list
LA Tech improved to 14-5 on the spring season
Techsters shutout Tigers, 7-0, on senior day
Lady Techsters shutout Cardinals, 4-0, for fifth straight victory
Techsters win regional showdown with Demons, 6-1
The Lady Techsters opened up the 2015 fall season in nearby Monroe at the Warhawk Invitational.
LA Tech had its eight-game home winning streak snapped in a 6-1 loss to Nicholls State.
SPRING 2016: Saw action in three dual matches ... Had one finish, a 6-0, 6-2 win versus Jackson State at No. 6 ... Teamed up with Manoela Chiacchio to go 7-7 in doubles, all from the No. 3 position ... Won seven of the first eight matches ... Playing doubles last, helped clinch win over No. 45 Georgia State with a 6-3 victory.
FALL 2013: Compiled a 9-5 singles record in the fall season ... Reeled off four straight wins to reach the finals of the ITA Southern Regionals B Draw before falling to Mary-Angela Martin (South Alabama) ... Advanced to the semifinals of the Big Easy Tennis Classic ... Recorded a 2-2 mark in doubles, partnering with Manoela Chiacchio.
SPRING 2013: Earned Academic All-WAC ... In singles, finished the season 10-6 in dual matches and 3-3 in WAC play ... Started the year playing at the No. 3 and No. 4 spots before settling in at No. 5 ... Won first career match in season opener against Central Arkansas (1/26) 6-2, 6-2 ... Won three setter at UALR (3/2) with 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory ... Sealed team win against Seattle U (3/23) with 6-2, 6-1 victory ... Provided the clinching point against WAC foe UTSA (3/31) with 6-0, 6-4 win ... Recorded a five-match winning streak to end the regular season ... In doubles, teamed up with Melanie Urvoy to go 9-6 in duals and 5-2 in WAC play, primarily from the No. 3 position ... Secured doubles point in season opener against Central Arkansas (1/26) with 8-4 win ... Won lone doubles match at No. 1 versus Southern (3/9) 8-5 ... Capped doubles point in 4-3 edging of NCAA Tournament participant Northwestern State (3/14).
Prior to LA Tech: Received her international baccalaureate diploma from Nuevo Mundo High School ... Was a national championship finalist in singles and doubles champion (18y) for ITF Guayaquil ... Won COSAT 16 Guayaquil singles and doubles titles ... Placed fourth at the South American championship (16y) as racquet three on the Ecuadorian team ... Coached by Andres Gomez.
Club: Member of the Anexo Guayaquil Tennis Club.
Personal: Daughter of Moshe Merker and Saby Pinoargote ... Has one younger brother Daniel (16) ... Born in Guayaquil, Ecuador on April 15, 1994.
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