Rocio Martin

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Madrid, Spain

    High School:
    IES Ortega y Gasset

    Height:
    5-8

    Experience:
    3L

    Rocio  Martin

    02/07/2016

    Cougars Fall 5-2 in Weekend Matchup with Oregon

    Houston injuries continue to impact the Cougar’s lineup

    02/05/2016

    Houston Falls in Spring Home Opener to Arizona

    The Cougars return to action Sunday to take on Oregon

    01/31/2016

    Cougars Comeback Falls Short At DePaul

    Valiant effort ends in tiebreaker for Houston

    01/29/2016

    Cougars Fall on the Road at Wisconsin

    No. 44 Houston wraps weekend in Chicago, Ill., at No. 41 DePaul

    01/23/2016

    Cougars Fall to No. 19 Pepperdine in ITA Kick-off Consolation

    No. 42 Houston battles through tough loses at ITA Kick-off Weekend

    05/08/2015

    NCAA Women's Tennis Championships vs. Mississippi State

    NCAA Women's Tennis Championships vs. Mississippi State

    04/18/2015

    Houston vs. Tulsa

    American Athletic Conference Tournament

    04/17/2015

    Houston vs. SMU

    Houston tennis takes on SMU

    04/16/2015

    Houston vs. UConn

    Houston tennis takes UConn

    2014-15 Match-By-Match
    2013-14 Match-By-Match
    2012-13 Match-By-Match


    CAREER HONORS
    American Athletic Conference Player of the Week (3/3/15)
    American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team (2014-15)


    UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
    SENIOR (2015-16)
    Took part in one fall season event, the Rice Invitational... Went 2-1 in singles, making the Semifinals of her flight, and also posted a 2-1 record in doubles with Tina Rupert.

    JUNIOR (2014-15)
    Posted a 16-11 overall singles record, with a 9-3 mark from the No. 4 spot and a 12-8 dual record... Went 4-3 against American Athletic Conference opponents... Played a crucial role as the Cougars set a program record with 18 straight victories and were awarded a bid to the NCAA Tournament... Earned her first spring win of the year against Megan Sheehan-Dizon of BYU (1/19), 6-1, 6-7 (6-8), 6-4... Scored the clinching point in a 4-3 win over No. 42 Washington (2/7), a 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Miki Kobayashi... Won six straight from Feb. 20 - March 6, including victories over opponents from Missouri, No. 48 Utah, No. 36 Brown, UConn and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... Won her first American Player of the Week honor on March 3... Ended the streak with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Lana Groenvynck of No. 52 Texas (3/7)... Won two matches at the American Championship, including points against UConn and No. 73 SMU... Was leading Louise Richardson of No. 33 Mississippi State (5/8) when her NCAA Championship First Round match was halted... Ended the season with a 13-7 doubles record, with an 8-6 spring record and wins in four of her five American matches... Launched a five-match win streak from Oct. 31 - Jan. 19... Won three straight pairs contests from April 8-17, including two wins in the American Championship... Went 4-3 in singles play during the fall, including a four-match winning streak from Sept. 20 - Oct. 31... Won her consolation bracket at the Solino Houston Open, deafeating opponents from Louisiana Tech, Lamar and Stephen F. Austin... Earned a win over Amina St. Hill of Kansas State (10/31) at the Jason's Deli Collegiate Invitational... Turned in a nice doubles campaign, with a 5-1 record... Teamed with Charlotte Phillips to win her flight at the Jason's Deli Collegiate Invitaitonal, with wins over opponents from Rice, Kansas State and Prairie View A&M.

    SOPHOMORE (2013-14)
    Posted a 14-7 overall record, while going 9-6 in dual play and 4-1 from the No. 5 position in her second year at Houston... Went 9-12 in doubles action and 6-10 in dual play... Ranked second on the team in match clinchers with four... Clinched a 4-3 victory over New Mexico (1/26)... Won a season-high eight straight matches from Sept. 20 - Feb. 16... Recorded a 5-1 singles record along with a 3-2 doubles record Martin action shotduring the fall... Was the Marco & Co. Islander Open singles champion with four wins in two days, including a tough 10-8 third set victory in the final match... Teamed up with Tina Rupert in Corpus Christi to take third place in the doubles draw, with the pair's only setback being a tough tiebreak loss.

    FRESHMAN (2013)
    Ranked second on the squad with a 14-8 record in singles play primarily at the No. 3 position in her first collegiate season at Houston... Won eight of first 10 matches of collegiate career, including season-opening victory over opponent from No. 59 Stephen F. Austin (1/15)... Posted a 6-1, 6-0 rout of Maria Voscekova from Marshall (4/18) in the opening round of the C-USA Championship... Also cruised to a straight-sets win against Mississippi State (2/23) and another against the NJCAA's 52nd-ranked player, Alejandra Enderica of No. 1 Tyler JC (1/25)... Posted a 7-10 record in doubles play, including six wins at the No. 1 position with partner Charlotte Phillips.

    PRIOR TO HOUSTON
    Earned a ranking of No. 44 in Spain's open division and No. 1204 in WTA's worldwide rankings... Originally from Galicia, Spain... Claimed the U16 regional championship before moving to Madrid in high school, where she went on to win the U18 regional doubles championship and advance to the semifinals of a U18 Spanish national singles and doubles event... Competed in over 30 professional tournaments, advancing to the doubles quarterfinals on three occasions.

    PERSONAL
    Was born on May 6, 1994, in Madrid, Spain... Daughter of Roberto Martin and Isabel Fernandez... Has one brother, Javier Martin... Wants to pursue a career in business following her tennis career... Likes to play soccer and go to the movies in her free time.

    Career Highs at Houston (as of 12/11/15)
    Highest Ranked Win --- ---
    Record vs. Ranked Individuals 0-2 ---
    Most Wins in a Season 16 2014-15
    Most Wins in a Season (Dual Play) 12 2014-15
    Most Doubles Wins in a Season 13 2014-15
    Most Doubles Wins in a Season (Dual Play) 8 2014-15
    Longest Singles Win Streak 8 2013-14
    Longest Doubles Win Streak 5 2014-15
    Highest National Ranking --- ---
    Highest Position Played No. 1 ---

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