Women's Tennis

 
Marcela Fonseca

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bogota, Colombia

High School:
Collegro Mayorde Los Andes

Height:
5-2

Birthdate:
01/03/1990

Experience:
3L

Major:
Business Finance & Marketing

Marcela Fonseca

04/07/2012

No. 58 Tulane Closes Out Regular Season Home Slate this Sunday vs. Denver

Green Wave says goodbye to four seniors on Senior Day

03/28/2012

160 Student-Athletes Recognized for Their Work in the Classroom

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.

Fonseca's Career Singles Statistics

Year Overall Dual Tour C-USA No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No. 6
2008-09 12-16 11-13 1-3 2-5 --- 0-1 4-5 1-2 3-2 3-3
2009-10 4-5 0-1 4-4 0-0 --- --- --- --- 0-1 ---
2010-11 4-2 0-0 4-2 0-0 --- --- --- --- --- ---
Career 20-23 11-14 9-9 2-5 --- 0-1 4-5 1-2 3-2 3-4

Fonseca's Career Doubles Statistics

Year Overall Dual Tour C-USA No. 1 No. 2 No. 3
2008-09 7-16 5-15 2-1 3-4 --- 0-1 5-14
2009-10 6-4 0-2 6-2 0-1 --- --- 0-2
2010-11 2-3 --- 2-3 --- --- --- ---
Career 15-23 5-17 10-6 3-5 --- 0-1 5-16

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