Britos won 6-1, 6-3 on day four to claim back draw singles title
Merker/Chiacchio won doubles B draw and Chen won singles B draw
Chiacchio/Merker reach finals of doubles B draw
Totaled 22 combined wins
Techsters posted a combined 11-1 match record
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.
Techsters Dominate Demons in 7-0 sweep
LA Tech versus Grambling 2/15/14
SPRING 2015: Recorded a 3-11 record in singles, playing anywhere from No. 3 to No. 6 ... Victories came against Grambling State, Tyler Junior College and Stephen F. Austin ... Had a key 6-4, 7-5 win at No. 5 over SFA's Julia Lorca to help defeat the Lumberjacks ... Tied the team high of seven wins in doubles, registering a 7-10 mark while partnering with Manoela Chiacchio, Alexandra Starkova and Marta Sramkova ... Key victories came versus regional foes Nicholls State, Northwestern State and SMU at No. 3 ... Teamed with Chiacchio to defeat North Texas' Cordero/Valenzuela 8-6 in the first round of the C-USA Tournament.
FALL 2014: Registered a 7-7 singles record ... Won consolation finals of Flight No. 6 at Ragin' Cajuns Tennis Classic ... Posted straight set victories against South Alabama's Laura Matuskova and Auburn's Reka Muller to reach semifinals of ITA Southern Regionals B Draw ... Won all three matches at Jason's Deli Collegiate Invitational ... Recorded a 5-9 record in doubles, partnering with Haley Ballinger, Manoela Chiacchio and Tarrannum Handa ... Tallied Round of 64 victory at ITA Southern Regionals with 8-3 win versus C-USA foe UAB.
SPRING 2014: In singles, finished with an 8-2 record in dual matches and 0-1 in C-USA play ... Played every match but one from the No. 6 spot ... Saw her first action of the year at Central Arkansas (2/9) with a 6-2, 6-3 win ... Had the clinching point against Grambling State (2/15) 6-0, 6-0 in her lone match at No. 5 ... Won one of two matches at SMU with a 6-4, 7-6 (1) victory ... In doubles, went 7-4 by teaming up with Jazmin Britos, Manoela Chiacchio and Marta Sramkova ... Spent all matches but one at the No. 3 spot ... Started the season with four straight wins with two clinching doubles points ... Secured the doubles point with an 8-5 win against Northwestern State (3/30).
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.