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Ricardo Soriano
  Ricardo Soriano

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Murcia, Spain

High School:
IES Floridablanca

Height:
6-1

Experience:
3L


TULSA - A three-year letterwinner . . . owns a 65-45 singles record and 35-25 doubles mark . . . a three-time all-conference selection, twice in Conference USA and once in the Western Athletic Conference.

FALL (2007) - Compiled a 8-5 singles mark and 5-2 doubles record . . . began the fall campaign ranked 67th nationally in singles and 51st in doubles with partner Arnau Brugues . . . reached the quarterfinals of the 2007 Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Championship in doubles . . . reached the main draw at the Polo All-American . . . made the quarterfinals in doubles at the Wilson/ITA Central Regional

JUNIOR (2006-07) - Posted a 22-13 record in singles play and a mark of 6-3 in doubles . . . named first all-C-USA in singles play . . . finished the season ranked 110th nationally . . . played mostly in the second and third positions in dual play . . . reached the singles final at the Wilson/ITA Central Regional, and finished doubles play in the semifinals . . . went 1-1 in singles play at the Polo All-American . . . opened his 2006 fall season going 1-1 at the Baylor Intercollegiate in both singles and doubles.

SOPHOMORE (2005-06) - Had a 13-12 mark in singles and 9-7 record in doubles competition . . . notched a 4-2 record in both singles and doubles in the fall campaign, and tallied a 9-10 singles record and a 5-5 doubles mark in the spring . . . earned a season-best #39 ITA singles ranking on January 10th . . . with partner Lucques Maasdorp, advanced to the doubles championship match at the Wilson ITA Central Region Championships . . . defeated Virginia Commonwealth's eighth-ranked Arnaud Lecloerec, 6-4, 6-3, in the Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Tennis Championships to advance to the round of 16 . . . received second-team all-conference honors.

FRESHMAN (2004-05) - Posted a 22-15 record in singles play . . . won the Flight C title at the Crowne Plaza Invitational . . . went 2-1 at the Texas Invitational . . . won the Flight A backdraw at the Hurricane Invitational . . . saw most of his action at the No. 3 ladder position . . . was named to the all-WAC first team in singles . . . posted a 9-9 doubles mark with his brother, Federico, while winning the Flight A backdraw at the Crowne Plaza Invitational.

PRIOR TO TULSA - Had a ranking as high as No. 968 in the ATP standings . . . was the Spanish Champion in the sub-16 and sub-18 age groups . . . was the 94th-ranked player in Spain.

PERSONAL - Majoring in exercise sports science . . . born May 5, 1983 . . . parents are Ricardo Soriano and Inmaculada Gallo . . . one of seven children . . . his brother, Federico, is a former TU tennis letterwinner.