Rocio Martin

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Madrid, Spain

    High School:
    IES Ortega y Gasset

    Height:
    5-8

    Experience:
    2L

    Rocio  Martin

    05/08/2015

    Houston Falls to Mississippi State in NCAA First Round, 4-2

    Kordolaimi sets program records in final collegiate match

    05/06/2015

    Houston to Face Mississippi State in NCAA Opener

    Cougars look for first NCAA Championship victory since 1998

    04/28/2015

    Cougars Selected for Berkeley Regional, Will Face Mississippi State

    Houston opens NCAA Championship play on May 8

    04/18/2015

    Cougars Fall to Tulsa in American Championship Match

    Houston suffers 4-3 loss, will await NCAA Tournament bid

    04/17/2015

    Cougars Overcome SMU, 4-1, Advance to American Championship Match

    Houston battles host Tulsa Saturday at 1 pm for conference title

    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 (Spring Only)


    CAREER HONORS
    American Athletic Conference Player of the Week (3/3/15)


    UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
    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 four 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 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 5/12/15)
    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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