blankXimena Siles Luna
Gamecocks Compete in Three-Day Event Starting Friday
Gamecock Newcomer Scores Victory Against Nation's No. 42-Ranked Player
South Carolina Boasts 7-0 Record in Singles
Sixth-straight year the Gamecocks have posted the most freshman on the list
South Carolina Still Looks to Make 19th Consecutive NCAA Appearance
South Carolina vs. Ole Miss (4/7/2013)
South Carolina vs. Alabama (3/24/2013)
South Carolina vs. College of Charleston (2/23/2013)
2012-13 (FRESHMAN): The only true freshman to appear in the Gamecocks' lineup ... Tied for the overall team lead in singles victories with Katerina Popova after posting a 20-12 record ... Led the squad in victories after the fall campaign thanks to a 12-2 start ... Began her career winning all four matches at the UVa Fall Classic in mid-September ... Recorded a 5-1 record playing at the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships ... Won her respective draw at the UNM Fall Invitational with a 3-0 mark ... Provided the clinching point in South Carolina's narrow 4-2 road victory against VCU on Feb. 16 with a 4-6, 7-6 (7-2), 6-2 win against Olga Terteac ... Provided another clinching point for Carolina at Missouri as the last match on court with the team score tied 3-all, beating Madison Rhyner 6-2, 6-1 at the No. 6 position ... Helped the Gamecocks defeat LSU on the road with a straight set victory at No. 5 singles ... Also gave a dominating performance versus Ole Miss in South Carolina's final home match of the season, beating Marija Milutinovic 6-3, 6-2 to help secure a 4-0 Gamecock victory that essentially guaranteed the school a 19th consecutive NCAA appearance ... Ended the season strong with postseason victories against Ole Miss in the SEC Tournament and Purdue in the first round of NCAA play ... Played her doubles matches during the spring primarily with Elixane Lechemia ... The duo went 7-5 and 5-4 against SEC foes ... Helped the Gamecocks secure doubles points against Missouri, Tennessee, Alabama, Ole Miss and Purdue ... Played some matches with Adriana Pereira as well ... Was 13-11 overall in doubles and 5-4 in SEC matches ... Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked as high as No. 167 on the International Tennis Federation Junior Circuit ... Had a 62-35 singles record and went 53-29 in doubles on the ITF Junior Circuit prior to joining South Carolina ... Won her first ITF doubles title in El Salvador at the Copa Cristal in 2009 partnered with Carla Forte of Brazil ... The following week, she and Forte won another doubles title at the XVIII Copa Mundo Maya in Guatemala ... Siles Luna also claimed her first ITF singles championship in Guatemala by defeating her partner Forte in the finals ... Won her second singles title at the Copa Ciudad De Bogota in Colombia in August 2009 after reaching the main draw through qualification rounds ... Was a singles finalist at the Copa Club Farallones in Colombia a week later and reached the finals again the following year ... Snagged her second doubles title to cap off her 2009 season at the Peru Junior Open playing with Camila Acuna ... Opened the 2010 season by winning another doubles championship at the Inka Bowl in Peru playing alongside Patricia Ku Flores ... Won a doubles title with Domenica Gonzalez at the 2010 Copa Club Farallones ... Reached the finals of the Peru Junior Open in 2010 and won the doubles title with Ku Flores ... Advanced to the semifinals in singles at the 2011 Londrina Juniors Cup in Brazil while also making the finals in doubles ... A singles semifinalist and doubles finalist at the 2011 Peru Junior Open as well ... Won two matches in qualifying at the 2011 Orange Bowl International Tennis Championship in Florida ... Her last ITF junior event prior to enrolling at South Carolina was the Torneo Sudamericano Individual in Bolivia where she made the quarterfinals in singles and semifinals in doubles.