Women's Tennis

 

  Laura Murillo
Laura Murillo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Holyoke, Mass.

High School:
Taconic High School

Last College:
Sacred Heart University

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:
01/20/1988


AS A JUNIOR (SPRING 2007): Finished the fall season with a 3-1 singles record and a 4-3 doubles record ... won number six singles and came in second in number two doubles at the Big Green Tournament (10-26-28) ... won number three doubles and number six singles at the UConn Dual Invitational (9/26) ... lost in the semifinal round of number two doubles at the Eastern Collegiate Invitational (9/14-16).

AS A SOPHOMORE (SPRING 2007): Finished season with a 4-7 singles record and 20-7 doubles record, which was the best winning percentage on the team in doubles... Every doubles match was at the No. 3 spot ... Teamed with Maude Lecluyse to win in doubles in the A-10 Semifinals against Temple (3/21) ... Was a perfect 2-0 in singles and 2-0 in doubles on Day 1 of the A-10 Championships vs. Saint Joseph's and Xavier ... In the A-10 Quarterfinals vs. Xavier (3/20), won 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 at No. 6 singles and 8-5 in doubles play ... In the Opening Round match vs. Saint Joseph's (3/20), Won at No. 6 singles, 6-2, 6-0, and in doubles play, 8-2 ... Controlled play at No. 3 doubles, 8-1 in the regular season finale vs. Rhode Island (4/13) ... In doubles action, partnered with Stephanie Gimenez to come out on top vs. Quinnipiac (4/11) ... Teamed with Maude Lecluyse to defeat Richmond (3/31) 8-2 ... Won at No. 3 doubles over Old Dominion (3/30), 8-6 ... Teamed with Michele Spiess for a grueling 9-7 doubles victory against Florida Atlantic (3/22) ... Also with Spiess, won at No. 3 doubles vs. Lynn University (3/19), 8-4 ... Teamed with Michele Spiess to garner victory against Harvard (3/13), 8-2 ... Against Binghamton (3/10), won in doubles with Kristin DiPiero ... Was perfect vs. Hofstra (3/2), winning doubles match 8-0 and singles match 6-1, 6-0 ... Came out on top with Kristin DiPiero in doubles, 8-6 vs. Fordham (2/25)... Was up 3-2 at No. 3 doubles vs. St. John's (2/11) before the Red Storm had to back out due to injury

FALL 2006: Teamed with Ellen de Jong to win Group B doubles championship at Eastern Collegiate Invitational, 8-6 ... In the semifinals, defeated a duo from Army, 8-2 ... Advanced to semifinals of Eastern Collegiate Invitational by winning, 8-6 ... Teamed with Kristin DiPiero to defeat Binghamton in doubles at the Cornell Blind Duals ... In singles play, won 6-3, 6-2 ... At Brown Invitational, teamed with Carly Ludmer to defeat a pair from Rhode Island, 8-6 ... At the Brown Invitational, teamed with Kristin DiPiero to defeat a pair from Army, 8-5

BEORE UMASS: Spent one year at Sacred Heart University before transferring to UMass ... Had a 15-9 record ... Was the singles champion for number three in the New England championship ... In high school, was named team MVP ... Received distinguished team scholastic award, and varsity letter award ... Also played varsity volleyball ... Made Dean's List

PERSONAL: Born January 20, 1988 in Pereira, Colombia ... Daughter of Gustavo Murilo and Martha Maya ... A Biology major.

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    Event Calendar

    Friday, Sept 26
    at Army Invitational All Day
    Saturday, Sept 27
    at Army Invitational All Day
    Sunday, Sept 28
    at Army Invitational All Day
    Thursday, Oct 9
    at Connecticut 2:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 17
    at ITA Northeast Regionals All Day
    Saturday, Oct 18
    at ITA Northeast Regionals All Day
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