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Daniela Ruiz
Player Profile:
Daniela Ruiz 1923940
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Beni, Bolivia
Major: Industrial Engineering
  • A standout doubles player for the Tigers, Ruiz has a 65.3% career winning percentage in doubles, a 72.9% career winning percentage in dual doubles matches and a 71.4% career winning percentage in ACC dual doubles matches, through the end of the Fall 2017 season.
  • One of four Clemson student-athletes, and one of 52 ACC student-athletes, to earn the Weaver-James-Corrigan Postgraduate Scholarship Award for 2018
  • Three-time Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar Athlete in 2015, 2016 & 2017
  • All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Women’s Tennis Team in 2017
  • Three-year team captain, as a sophomore, junior and senior

CAREER RECORDS: (as of December 2017)

Singles: 43-45 overall, 20-24 dual, 13-13 ACC
Doubles: 64-34 overall, 43-16 dual, 25-10 ACC

2016-17 (Junior):

Singles Record: 8-12 overall, 7-7 dual, 4-4 ACC
Doubles Record: 19-7 overall, 18-3 dual, 10-1 ACC

  • Named a National Strength & Conditioning Association All-American Strength & Conditioning Athlete of the Year in 2017
  • Named an ITA Scholar Athlete in 2017
  • A member of the All-ACC Academic Women’s Tennis Team in 2017
  • A member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll for 2016-17
  • Saw action at No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 singles
  • Won three ACC matches in a row, defeating Duke’s Ellyse Hamlin on April 2, Virginia’s Hunter Bleser on April 7 and Miami’s Sara Culbertson on April 14
  • Had her best season in doubles as a junior in 2017, going 19-7 overall, which included an impressive 18-3 in dual matches (85.7% winning percentage) and 10-1 in ACC dual matches (90.9% winning percentage)
  • Played primarily at No. 3 doubles with teammate Fernanda Navarro
  • With Navarro, went 16-2 in dual matches and 10-1 in ACC play
  • With Navarro, won 12 consecutive matches at No. 3 doubles, from March 19 through May 12

2015-16 (Sophomore):

Singles Record: 9-11 overall, 5-7 dual, 3-4 ACC
Doubles Record: 15-12 overall, 10-7 dual, 7-5 ACC

  • Named an ITA Scholar Athlete in 2016
  • A member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll for 2015-16
  • Played primarily at No. 6 singles
  • Played primarily at No. 3 doubles with teammate Joana Eidukonyte
  • With Eidukonyte, posted a 10-2 record in dual matches and a 7-2 record in ACC play

2014-15 (Freshman):

Singles Record: 16-15 overall, 8-10 dual matches, 6-5 ACC
Doubles Record: 24-9 overall, 15-6 dual matches, 8-4 ACC

  • Named an ITA Scholar Athlete in 2015
  • A member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll for 2014-15
  • Played primarily at No. 5 and 6 singles, posting a 6-1 record at No. 5
  • Played primarily at No. 3 doubles with teammate Joana Eidukonyte
  • With Eidukonyte, was 19-6 overall in doubles, and 13-5 in dual matches at No. 3
  • With Eidukonyte, was 2-0 against nationally-ranked doubles teams, including a win over the 25th-ranked duo of Briana Morgan & Belinda Woolcock of Florida

Before Clemson:

  • Ranked as high as No. 295 in the world in juniors
  • Captured ITF Santa Cruz doubles title in 2013
  • Participated in Fed Cup for Bolivia in 2013
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