Luisa Fernandez
Luisa  Fernandez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pittsford, N.Y.

High School:
Pittsford Sutherland HS

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
10/05/1995

06/26/2017

Trio of Deacs Named All-ACC Academic

Samantha Asch, Luisa Fernandez and Kimmy Guerin recognized by the league for success in the classroom and on the courts

01/16/2017

Deacs Sweep CofC, Winthrop to Open 2017

Wake Forest earned a pair of 7-0 victories on the opening day of play.

07/22/2016

Deacs Recognized by ITA for Academic Success

Wake Forest was named a 2016 ITA All-Academic team and six Demon Deacons earned ITA Scholar-Athlete accolades.

05/09/2016

Fernandez, Wyshner Earn ITA Regional Honors

Head coach Jeff Wyshner was named the Carolina Region’s Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year, while junior Luisa Fernandez received the ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award.

01/12/2016

GOLD RUSH: Tennis Player Enjoys Helping Others

Wake Forest women's tennis player Luisa Fernandez used her Spanish-speaking ability to help those in need in the Winston-Salem community.

04/27/2017

ACC Women's Tennis Championships - Louisville

Second Round of the 2017 ACC Women's Tennis Championships vs. Louisville (April 27, 2017)

04/23/2017

Women's Tennis vs. Boston College (Senior Day)

Photos from the Demon Deacons' Senior Day victory over Boston College

03/17/2017

Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame Women's Tennis

Wake Forest women's tennis vs. Notre Dame Friday, March 17 - Wake Forest Tennis Complex

05/13/2016

NCAA Tennis vs. Baylor

Wake Forest made its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament since 2009 on Friday, May 13, 2016.

03/25/2016

Wake Forest vs. Pittsburgh

No. 14 Wake Forest tallied a 5-2 win over Pitt at home on March 25, 2016.

Career Honors
• 2016 ITA Carolina Region Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award
2015 All-ACC Academic Team

2015-16 (Junior)

Registered a 25-13 singles record and a 26-13 doubles record as a junior to become the first Deacon since 2004 to reach 51 combined victories in a single season ... Named the ITA Carolina Region ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award winner ... Won 10-straight singles matches from Feb. 6 through March 5 ... Topped No. 78 Ellyse Hamlin of Duke, 7-5, 6-4, for her lone ranked win on March 26 ... Paired with Andrea Retolaza Andrade to post 26 doubled wins; tandem tied for the sixth-most wins by a duo in a single season in program history and was ranked No. 53 entering the spring season ... With Andrade, went 11-4 in the fall and went 1-1 at No. 2 and 14-8 at No. 3 in dual-match play.

2014-15 (Sophomore)
In two year at Wake Forest, posted a 62-57 mark between singles and doubles in going 32-29 in singles action and 30-28 in doubles play ... Finished with a 21-31 record, including a 12-14 mark in singles and a 9-17 record in doubles ... Finished the season with a 12-12 record in dual-match singles action, including a 4-10 mark in conference play and a 9-6 record at her primary position of No. 4 ... In doubles, posted a 7-14 record in dual-match play, which included a 5-3 mark at No. 1 doubles with Kasey Gardiner ... Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete award winner.

2013-14 (Freshman)
Enjoyed one of the best freshman campaigns in nearly a decade while putting together a 20-15 singles record and a 21-11 doubles mark ... Her 41 combined victories were the most of any player in a single season since Martina Pavelec had 43 in 2010-11 and were the most by a freshman since Christian Tara (46) and Sierra Poske (42) in 2005-06 ... Defeated three ranked singles players during the season, leading the team and becoming the first underclassman to achieve the feat since the 2009-10 season ... Earned the biggest singles victory of the season for the Demon Deacons by downing No. 59 Rachel Pierson of Virginia ... Also defeated No. 82 Whitney Kay of North Carolina and No. 92 Alyssa Smith of Duke ... Went 7-5 in fall singles play, including three victories at the National Collegiate Tennis Classic ... Partnered with Samantha Asch in 29 of her 32 doubles matches ... Opened the fall by capturing the title in the Sones doubles flight at the Tribe Invitational on Sept. 21 ... Placed second at the National Collegiate Tennis Classic ... Defeated a pair of ranked opponents in the fall ... Played all dual matches at No. 2 doubles with a 14-7 record while reaching a national ranking of No. 50 on Feb. 11 ... Downed Alexandra Stanova and Olivia Gaudreault of Maryland in the first round of the ACC Championship to clinch the doubles point for Wake Forest.

Background
A five-star recruit by the Tennis Recruiting Network ... Ranked as the fourth-best recruit from the state of New York and in the top 40 nationally ... Posted a 56-5 high school singles record while playing for Pittsford Sutherland High School, making the All-Greater Rochester team in 2009 and 2010 ... Won the Section V Class A Singles championship in 2009 and 2010 ... Won the doubles title at the 18U National Regional Tournament in West Hartford, Conn. in September, 2012 and also reached the singles final ... Won the USTA Eastern Section Sportsmanship Award in 2012 and received the USTA Pancho Gonzalez Scholar-Athlete Grant award in 2011.

Personal
Born October 5, 1995 in Guadalajara, Mexico ... Daughter of Genaro and Nancy Fernandez.

football tix
WAKE FOREST OFFICIAL STORE