Daniela Lopez
Daniela Lopez
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Coral Gables, FL
High School: Ransom Everglades
Major: Business & French
Parents: Daniel & Gina Lopez

Junior (2017-18):

Lopez was named the ITA Atlantic South Regional Player to Watch after posting marks of 18-9 in singles and 18-12 in doubles during her junior season. Lopez garnered All-America status for the first time in her career after reaching the Round of 16 in the singles competition of the NCAA Division III Individual Championships. She added All-UAA Second Team honors for the second straight season and was selected to UAA All-Tournament team following a 3-0 record at No. 3 singles during the UAA Championships. Lopez added a 1-1 record during the NCAA Tournament with her lone victory coming against CMS’ Lindsay Brown (7-6, 6-4) in the national championship match.

Sophomore (2016-17):

Lopez was a strong contributor for the Eagles during her sophomore season, compiling a 24-8 record in singles and a 23-11 mark in doubles, finishing the year ranked as the No.-42 singles player in the country. She earned All-UAA First Team honors for No.-3 singles and made the Second Team for No.-2 doubles. In the fall, Lopez advanced to the finals of the doubles draw and was a semifinalist in the singles competition at the ITA South Region tournament. In early March, she posted a 3-0 record at No.-3 singles and a 2-1 record at No.-2 doubles with Paula Castro to help Emory win the ITA Indoor National Championship. Lopez added a 3-0 record at No.-3 singles and a 2-1 record at No.-2 doubles with Michelle Satterfield to help the Eagles win their fifth straight UAA title, earning a spot on the All-UAA tournament team. Lopez added a pair of singles wins during Emory’s NCAA tournament run including a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Williams’ Hannah Atkinson in the NCAA Championship match and was 3-2 playing with Satterfield at No.-2 doubles in five NCAA tournament matches.

Freshman (2015-16):

Lopez concluded her rookie season with a 13-5 overall record in singles matches and a 16-9 mark in doubles action. In the fall, Lopez opened her career by reaching the quarterfinals in both the singles and doubles draw of the ITA South Regional tournament. During the spring, Lopez won 10 straight doubles matches, all at the no. 1 position, with seven successful decision being partnered with Anna Fuhr to begin the spring portion of the schedule. In singles action, Lopez went 8-3 in dual matches with seven victories coming when the calendar flipped to 2016. Lopez appeared in a pair of matches during Emory’s NCAA tournament run playing at fifth singles versus Methodist and sixth singles against 10th-ranked Washington University but did not receive a decision in either match as both went unfinished.

Career Record:

SINGLES TOTAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 Tour Final Nat'l Rank Final Reg. Rank
2015-16 13-5 -- -- -- 5-0 2-2 1-1 5-2 NR NR
2016-17 24-8 -- 1-0 14-5 -- -- -- 9-3 42nd 8th
2017-18 18-9 -- 1-0 10-5 -- -- -- 7-4 26th 6th
Total 55-22 -- 2-0 24-10 5-0 2-2 1-1 21-9  
 
DOUBLES TOTAL 1 2 3   Tour Final Nat'l Rank Final Reg. Rank
2015-16 16-9 9-6 -- 4-0 3-3 NR NR
2016-17 23-11 -- 16-8 -- 7-3 NR 13th
2017-18 18-12 -- -- 12-8 6-4 NR 11th
Total 57-32 9-6 16-8 16-8 16-10  

Honors:

2016-17 All-UAA No.3 Singles First Team
No.2 Doubles Second Team
UAA All-Tournament Team No. 3 Singles
 
2017-18 ITA All-America Singles (Spring)
NCAA Division III Championships Participant Singles (Round of 16)
All-UAA No. 3 Singles Second Team
UAA All-Tournament Team No. 3 Singles
ITA Atlantic South Regional Player to Watch


Prior to Emory:

She was a member of the Ransom Everglades tennis team under Head Coach Peter Lehmann...Served as team captain during her senior season...Spent time as her high school's number 2 singles player as a sophomore and junior, number 1 as a senior...Played at number 1 doubles for her final three seasons...Was the individual doubles state champion in 2012 and 2014...Helped her team to state and national titles in 2014.

Personal

Born on January 1, 1997...Was a National Honor Society member from 2013-2015...Also a member of the French Honor Society in 2014 and 2015.

Why she chose Emory:

"I chose Emory for the excellent environment, it is academically challenging and the great tennis program."