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Bianca Gorbea
Bianca Gorbea

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Isabela, Puerto Rico

High School:
Colegio San Antonio


Fall 2008: Bianca posted a 3-7 record in singles with wins against Detroit , Cleveland State and SMU. She went 4-5 paired with Natalia Baez, her doubles wins came against Michigan State, SMU and Toledo.

2007-08: Bianca posted an 18-5 record last year, primarily at No. 3. She had a 20-10 mark primarily at No. 1 doubles with Natalia Baez. She and Baez were named All-BIG EAST as a doubles pair and she was named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star. She won her flight at the Rice Invitational and the Michigan State . She had a win over Indiana in the NCAAs and won in the final match of the BIG EAST. Other signature wins included victories over Kentucky, Virginia Tech and South Florida. 2006-2007: Bianca recorded a team best 15 wins in dual play, primarily at No. 4 with an 11-3 record. She had wins over Iowa, Minnesota, Denver, Kentucky, and Auburn. She went on a nine-match win-streak in February and March. In doubles play, she went 12-13. With Natalia Baez, she recorded a 9-6 doubles record with wins over Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech and South Alabama. With partner Jo-Ann Van Aerde, she recorded a 3-7 record with wins over Minnesota, Denver, and Kentucky at No. 2. In the fall of 2006, Bianca went 6-3 in the fall in singles, including wins over Tulsa, SMU, Murray State. She went 6-5 in doubles. She and Baez made it to the semi-finals at the Illini Classic.

2005-2006: In singles play, Bianca was one of four Cardinals that hit the 20-win mark. She went 23-17 overall and 19-10 in dual play. In doubles play, she went 26-13 overall and 14-7 in dual play. In doubles play, chiefly teamed with Natalia Baez, they went 17-10 overall and 10-6 in dual play. At No. 2 doubles, she had 11 wins with Gorbea including an eight match winning streak to start the dual season. They had wins over Notre Dame, Minnesota, Auburn and Marquette. Played primarily No. 2 and No. 3 singles and No. 2 doubles. In the fall of 2005, Bianca posted a 4-7 record in singles. She had wins over Wisconsin, Ohio State, and Detroit. She played in doubles with Natalia Baez and won their match against Notre Dame. She played another doubles match paired with Suzanna Gracanin.

High School: Bianca played junior's tennis under Coach Ricardo Gonzales. She was a Fed Cup member from 2003 until 2005. Her highest ranking in the ITF was 180. She was the champion of El Campeonato Nacional de Puerto Rico at age 13 becoming the only player to achieve that honor.

Personal: Daughter of Javier Gorbea and Maria Regvero. Born Dec.18, 1986. Major is communications.

Favorites: Hobbies: Shopping, reading, travelling; Movie: Remember the Titans; TV Show: Prison Break; Singer: Justin Timberlake; Foods: Red beans, rice, flank steak and sweet plantains; Class: Communications III; Book: Memoirs of a Geisha; Pre-match superstition: Don't step over the lines on the court; Most impressive person she's met: Will Keim; Words that describe her: Hardworking, responsible, bold.

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