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Mariaryeni Gutierrez
Mariaryeni Gutierrez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Antonio, Venezuela

High School:
Luis E. Egui Arocha

Height:
5-1

Birthdate:
05/05/1989

Experience:
3L

Swing:
Right-handed

2009-10: Named Southland Conference Player of the Year and Student-Athlete of the Year ... Named second-team all-district student-athlete ... Went 21-0 in singles play, including 20-0 mark at No. 1 singles.

2008-09: Went 17-4 at first singles for the Lady Cardinals, including an 8-3 record against Southland Conference opponents. ... Won nine of her final 10 matches. ... Teamed with her sister Maria to post a 12-6 record at first doubles. ... Was 1-2 in doubles play when combined with Manami Kuroda.

2006-07: Southland Conference Freshman of the Year. ... First Team All-Southland Conference at No. 2 singles ... Second Team All-Southland Conference at No. 1 doubles ... Put together one of the greatest seasons in Lamar women's tennis history, going 25-0 in the regular season ... Lone loss came at the NCAA Tournament to the nation's No. 22 player Anastasia Petukhova of Fresno State, giving her a 25-1 record for the season ... Tabbed as the No. 15 player in the Fila Collegiate Tennis Southwest Regional Rankings prior to the season ... Posted an 11-0 record in Southland Conference play, going 10-1 at No. 2 and 1-0 at No. 1 ... Paired with Andrea Martinez at No. 1 doubles for a 19-3 season record ... Went 9-1 in SLC play in doubles.

High School: ITF and FedCup Experience, 12-14-16 Category, finished with a No. 1 national ranking ... National Master Winner, 2005 ... Finalist COSAT Venezuela tournament ... COSAT Ranked No. 2 in January 2005 ... Qualified for the 2005 World Junior Fed Cup Tournament in Spain ... 2005 Fed Cup Member Fed Cup Tournament in Colombia ... ITF G-5 Champion twice Victorinox Cup and Valencia Cup ... Won the 2005 Valencia Open and the 2005 Torneo Internacional Juvenil de Yaracuy in singles as well as the 2004 Valencia Open in doubles ... Played under Harold Castillo at Hard Castle Tennis Academy.

Personal: Majoring in kinesiology. ... Born on May 5, 1989, in Caracas, Venezuela ... Daughter of Nelida Soto and Argenis Gutierrez ... Sister Mariantonieta also played tennis for Lamar ... Enjoys eating, sleeping, doing exercise workouts.

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