Lorena Rionda
Lorena Rionda
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gijon, Spain
High School: IES Universidad Laboral de Gijon

AS A JUNIOR
HONORS: ITA All-Academic Team; SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll; Team MVP  ... FALL 2017: Was 0-2 at the ITA South Regional Tournament, but roared back with four straight wins after dropping her opening match at the Mercer Gridiron Classic ... paired with Selin Devrimci to split two doubles matches at the ITAs and teamed with Magda Stepnik to their only doubles match at Mercer ... was 2-2 at the Florida Tech tourney and joined Selin Devrimci for a 2-1 doubles mark in the same event ... SPRING 2018: posted a 9-10 singles record, including a 4-4 record in Sunshine State Conference action ... went 6-6 at #1 singles and 3-4 at #2 ... had a 17-4 doubles record, including a 7-2 mark in SSC action ... posted an 8-1 record with Natalija Popovic (1-0 at #2; 7-1 at #3); was 4-0 at #1 doubles with Sasha Nionova; was 2-2 at #3 doubles with Lola Asis ... CAREER RECORD (thru 2018): 34-22 in singles and 42-21 in doubles over two seasons ... needs six more doubles wins to move into the FSC top ten for doubles wins in a career.

AS A SOPHOMORE
HONORS: ITA Scholar-Athlete; SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll; Team MVP ... FALL 2016: posted 5-3 record ... went undefeated at Embry-Riddle Invitational over three matches ... finished 2-1 at ITA Regional ... was 0-2 at Mercer Gridiron Challenge ... teamed with Sasha Nionova to post a 4-2 record, including a 2-1 record at the Embry-Riddle Invitational and a 2-1 mark at ITA Regional ... paired with Magda Stepnik to win Mercer Gridiron Challenge with a 4-0 record ... SPRING 2017: third on the team with 11 wins (11-6) ... went 4-1 in Sunshine State Conference play .... went 2-2 at #1; 3-2 at #2; 4-1 at #3; and 2-1 at #4 ... posted a 14-7 doubles record including a 5-3 SSC record ... was 14-6 with Magda Stepnik, including a 1-0 mark at #1, 1-0 at #2, and 12-6 at #3 ... also lost one doubles match at #3 with Natalija Popovic.

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16)
HONORS: ITA Scholar-Athlete; SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll; Team Most Improved Player ... FALL 2015: recorded a 5-5 mark ... five wins were most for any Moccasin ... started fall season 1-4, but ran off four straight wins after that (last two matches at the C.L. Varner Invitational and first two matches of the Mercer Gridiron Classic ... SPRING 2016: posted a 14-7 overall record ... the 14 wins led the team ... was 4-4 vs. SSC foes and 0-3 vs. nationally-ranked opponents ... won her only #1 singles match ... was 2-3 at #2 singles, 7-2 at #3 singles, and 4-2 at #4 singles ... posted an 11-10 record in doubles, including a 4-4 record vs. league opponents ... was 11-9 at #2 doubles and 0-1 at #3 (with Sasha Nionova) ... teamed with Selin Devrimci for a 6-6 mark at #2 doubles; 2-2 at #2 doubles while playing with Cassie Eldredge; also 3-1 while paired with Nionova at #2 doubles.

IN HIGH SCHOOL
2015 graduate of IES Universidad Laboral de Gijon.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Carlos Rionda and Pilar Granjo ... lists Real Madrid as her favorite professional team and Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova as her favorite pro athletes ... used to play the piano and violin ... likes to go horseback riding, traveling and watching sunsets ... would like to earn a master’s degree in marketing.