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Miranda Gutierrez

  • height 5-11
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Tampa, Fla.
  • High school Tampa Catholic
  • height 5-11
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Tampa, Fla.
  • High school Tampa Catholic

Miranda Gutierrez Bio

2005-06 (JUNIOR): Went 11-8 in singles after missing the entire fall with an injury … Was 10-10 in doubles and 9-9 for dual matches with the majority of her work coming at the No. 3 position … Tallied three consecutive wins to open the spring against foes from College of Charleston, Davidson and Furman … Lost only eight games between the three matches … Gradually worked her way up from No. 6 singles to be South Carolina[apos]s regular at the No. 4 slot … Won four of her first five matches in SEC play … The first was a 7-6(1), 6-0 defeat of Stephanie Harris from Tennessee … Did not drop a game in her victory over Auburn[apos]s Tori Almagno … Capped off a three-match winning streak with a 6-2, 6-2 triumph over Alabama[apos]s Natalie McElveen … Won a key match over Preethi Subramanian from Mississippi in the first round of the SEC Tournament by scores of 6-4, 7-6(6) … USC lost the doubles point to the Rebels, but Gutierrez helped the Gamecocks rally for a 4-1 victory … Had several doubles partners, including Grace Blakely, Laura Ganzer, Christyn Lucas and Megan McGavock. 2004-05 (SOPHOMORE): Tallied a 20-15 record overall in singles while posting a 14-19 doubles mark … Won her respective singles flight at the Southern Intercollegiate in October by defeating Lauren Osborne from Furman 6-0, 6-0 … Played a major role in the spring because of injuries affecting players at the top of the lineup … Moved up a spot to No. 3 singles, where she went 7-4 with the four losses coming to players who were ranked in the national top 100 … At her usual spot of No. 4 singles, she went 5-3 and also played one match at No. 2 singles … Had a five-match winning streak in the spring that included a trio of victories that came in three sets … At one point, she won 12 of 15 matches … Went 7-4 in SEC contests with triumphs over Arkansas, Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Alabama, Auburn, Tennessee and Mississippi … Won her singles and doubles matches in USC[apos]s first-round NCAA match with Nebraska to help the Gamecocks extend their streak of opening-round wins to 12 … Played at all three doubles spots in the spring … Made the Athletics Director[apos]s Honor Roll for the spring semester. 2003-04 (FRESHMAN): Went 18-8 in singles, playing the majority of the dual season at No. 4 singles … Went an impressive 18-4 in doubles play, which included a perfect 7-0 slate in tournaments … Won the consolation draw of her respective singles flight at the SEC Coaches Fall Classic by defeating Alabama[apos]s Nathalie Koppelle in the final 6-0, 7-6(5) … Battled injuries throughout the season but came back to help lead USC to a first-round win over Wake Forest in the 2004 NCAA Tournament … Missed nine matches due to a broken bone in her foot … Was 3-1 in SEC matches with the one loss coming to Vanderbilt … Her league victories were against Arkansas, LSU and Kentucky … Was a tough out at No. 3 doubles with teammate Ayako Suzuki, as the pair went 9-4 … Overall, Gutierrez was 10-4 at the position … Earned a spot on the Athletics Director[apos]s Honor Roll during the fall semester. HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked 12th in the nation in the 16s … Won the Gatorade Will to Win Athlete Award and the Andres Garcia Memorial Tennis Award … Tabbed MVP and she received the Coaches Award for her high school tennis team … First-team all-county in Hillsborough and named the 2003 Hillsborough County Player of the Year … Was the 2003 high school state champion in Florida. PERSONAL: Is majoring in business management and marketing … Her birthday is Oct. 19, 1985 … Alan and Mary Jane Gutierrez are her parents … Nickname is ‘Roo-Roo.’



Year Overall Tourn. Dual #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2003-04 18-8 8-3 10-5 2-0 8-5
2004-05 20-15 7-7 13-8 1-0 7-4 5-4
2005-06 11-8 11-8 0-1 2-3 4-1 5-3
Totals 49-31 15-10 34-21 1-0 9-5 15-12 4-1 5-3



Year Overall Tourn. Dual #1 #2 #3
2003-04 18-4 7-0 11-4 1-0 10-4
2004-05 14-19 7-6 7-13 1-6 2-2 4-5
2005-06 10-10 1-1 9-9 2-4 7-5
Totals 42-33 15-7 27-26 1-6 5-6 21-14