Valeria Lopez
Valeria Lopez
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Galicia, Spain
High School: Colexio Carmelitas Vedeuna
Previous College: University of Texas at Arlington
Major: Economics and Marketing

At Georgia College:

Major: Economics & Marketing

Prior College:

  • Spent two seasons at Division I University of Texas at Arlington
  • 2016-17 All-Sun Belt Conference First Team doubles 
  • Was 6-8 in singles (0-3 in dual play) and 15-11 in doubles (11-4 in dual play)
  • Reached consolation semifinals of ITA Texas Regional with wins over Texas, Houston, Sam Houston State and Texas State
  • Defeated No. 47 Rice in doubles (6-3)
  • Featured streak of 14 matches in doubles of undefeated play. 
  • 2015-16 All-Sun Belt Conference Second Team doubles
  • 7-9 record in singles and 14-4 in doubles
  • 3-0 in SBC play in doubles
  • 1-1 vs. ranked opponents in singles and 3-1 in doubles.

High School:

  • Attended Colexio Carmelitas Vedeuna

Personal:

  • Born June 2
  • Parents: Jose Benito Lopez and Marina Mercedes Perez
  • Favorite athlete: Roger Federer and Grigor Dimitrov
  • Why did you choose Georgia College?: because she has a friend here and the campus is beautiful
  • Pre-match ritual: she changes her grip and does everything the same as days where she has won
  • Favorite Song: all Latin music
  • Favorite Movie: Harry Potter
  • Favorite TV Show: Friends and How I Met Your Mother
  • Lives by the motto: "Hakuna Matata"