Over 30 Student-Athletes Volunteered from Boston College and Tulane
Career Note: A three-year letterwinner enters her senior campaign with career records of 20-23 in singles play and 15-23 in doubles action.
2010-11: Played in six singles matches and five doubles contests as a junior...opened the season with four straight singles wins and finished 4-2 in fall tournaments...teamed with Caroline Gerber for a 1-1 record and posted a 2-3 overall doubles record.
2009-10: Saw action in 11 matches as a sophomore, going 4-5 in singles play and 6-4 in doubles action...appeared in just one singles match during the spring after going 4-4 in the fall...teamed with Caroline Gerber to go 6-2 in tournament play, including a 3-0 sweep of the Flight 4 Doubles Draw of the Rice Classic from Sept. 25-26...was 0-2 at No. 3 doubles during dual-match action...off the court, was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2008-09: Played in 29 matches as a true freshman, going 12-16 in singles play and 7-16 in doubles action...finished tied for second on the team in singles wins (12), including an 11-13 mark in dual-match competition...went 0-1 in No. 2 singles play while going 4-5 at No. 3, 1-2 at No. 4, 3-2 at No. 5 and 3-3 at No. 6...posted a five-match winning streak from Nov. 9-Jan. 24...in doubles play, ranked third on the team in wins (11) after going 8-14 in dual-match action and 2-1 in tournament play...went 5-14 in in No. 3 doubles play and 0-1 at No. 2...off the court, was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
High School: Attended Colegro Mayordes Los Andes High but did not play prep tennis as the school did not sponsor athletics...ranked No. 1 in Columbian national rankings and has been one of the top-rated singles players in the country from 2002-08...ranked as high as No. 947 in juniors singles by the World Tennis Association in Dec. 2007 and No. 862 in doubles in Nov. 2007...was the No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles player and was selected No. 1 player to represent Columbia in the South American (under 16) Tournament in 2006...also earned a spot in the South American Tournament in the 10-12 age division in 2004 and again in the 12-14 age category in 2006...selected to play in the South American Tennis Confederation where she completed the 2006 tour in 20th place for the 14-16 age group and attained her highest ranking of No. 11 in Feb. 2006.
Personal: Born Marcela Fonseca on Jan. 3, 1990, in Bogota, Columbia...daughter of Rafael and Ligia Fonseca...has one sister, Adriana, who plays collegiate tennis at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County...majoring in business finance and marketing.