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Maria Medina

Class: Senior Position: Height: 5-5 Previous School: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota Hometown: Cumana, Venezuela

2017-18 (Jr.)
• Voted to Big South First Team All-Conference Singles listing
• Selected to First Team All-Conference Doubles listing alongside partner Lara Soares
• Garnered inclusion on the VaSID University Division All-State Doubles first team with Soares, one of three doubles teams in the state of Virginia to earn the recognition and the fourth-ever Liberty pairing to receive the honor
• Finished third on the team with 21 singles victories, including 14 in the spring
• Posted a 10-4 mark and .714 winning percentage in the No. 2 spot in Liberty's lineup, the second-best No. 2 singles winning percentage in the Big South, and went 6-2 in Big South singles matches
• Won the first five singles matches of her Lady Flames career and also held a six-match winning streak in the spring from March 31-April 12
• Posted 23 doubles wins on the season, with 18 coming in the spring, all with Soares
• Recorded impressive 18-5 record in spring doubles matches with Soares, including a 17-5 mark in the No. 2 spot in the lineup for the best Big South No. 2 doubles winning percentage (.773)
• Closed the year by winning the last nine doubles matches, spanning March 31-April 21

Previous School
• Ranked No. 1 in the country in both singles and doubles for most of her two years at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
• Held a 10 Universal Tennis player rating (UTR) while at State College of Florida

Prep
• Graduate of U.E. Colegio "Padre Alcala" and U.E.T.D. Liceo Caracas
• Ranked as high as No. 862 in singles on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) pro tour before attending State College

Personal
• Daughter of Manuel Medina Mata and Miriam Josefina Betancourt Cordero
• Majoring in interdisciplinary studies
• Birthday is May 1

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  • Lady Flames' Medina Honored as ASUN Player of the Week

    Liberty Lady Flames tennis senior Maria Medina has been named the ASUN Women's Tennis Player of the Week, Wednesday afternoon. Read More

    Apr 3

  • Liberty Features Two Ranked Singles Players, Ranked Doubles Team in Atlantic Region

    The Lady Flames tennis team featured two ranked singles players and a ranked doubles squad in the final Oracle/ITA Division I Regional Rankings. Read More

    Jun 14

  • Trio of Lady Flames Honored on VaSID All-State Women's Tennis Team

    Liberty women's tennis players Kalani Soli, Lara Soares and Maria Medina each received recognition on the VaSID All-State team. Read More

    Jun 28