|Hometown:||West Covina, Calif.|
|High School:||West Covina HS|
2016 Big West Singles First Team
2016 Big West Doubles First Team
2016 Big West Spring All-Academic Team
2015 Big West Singles First Team
2014 Big West Singles First Team
Big West Athlete of the Week (Feb. 1, 2017)
Big West Athlete of the Week (April 13, 2016)
Big West Athlete of the Week (Jan. 27, 2016)
Big West Athlete of the Week (Mar. 19, 2014)
The most decorated women’s tennis athlete in Cal State Fullerton history, was named to the 2016 Big West Conference Singles First Team for the third consecutive year and for the first time was voted to the 2016 Big West Doubles First Team with teammate Camille De Leon… became just the second Titan doubles team in program history to receive BWC First Team accolades following Roseanne Alva and Kelli Moore in 1991…was also named to the 2016 Big West Spring All-Academic Team…her 17 dual singles wins were the most for the program since prior to 2001…finished the season with a 17-4 dual match singles record – playing all her matches at the top of the order - and a 6-2 record in the Big West Conference… finished the year ranked 56th in the Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Women's Rankings for doubles with De Leon as the duo also earned a No. 9 ranking in the Southwest Region…the pair was the first Titan doubles team to reach 14 dual victories and six Big West Conference victories since prior to 2001…finished the year with a 14-2 dual doubles record and 6-1 mark in the Big West…was named the Big West Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week on April 13 after completing the previous week a combined 3-0, winning two singles matches at the top of the order as well as a doubles upset of then 15th-ranked Palina Dubavets and Stefani Stojic of UC Santa Barbara…was named Big West Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week on Jan. 27 after leading the Titans to a 2-1 record the week before, which included an historic victory over San Diego State as she finished 3-0 in singles action at the top of the lineup and 2-0 on the doubles court…during Fullerton’s program-record eight-match win streak from Feb. 3-March 7, boasted a 6-2 record in singles action and 6-0 mark in doubles play…started the season on a five-match win streak in singles play, including helping the Titans snap a 29-match losing to San Diego State as she defeated Kennedy Davis, 6-4, 6-1, at the top of the order and in doubles play beat Isabelle Hoorn and Taylor Lederman, 6-4, to clinch the doubles point (01/23)…helped the Titans upset No. 56 Hawai’i as she defeated Marina Hruba, 6-2, 6-2, at the top of the order and in doubles play picked up a 6-4 victory over Sarah Gealer and Klara Pribylova (03/03)…in singles play went on a seven-match win streak from March 15-April 10 as the Titans picked up wins over Colorado State, Wyoming, CSUN, Seattle, UC Irvine and Cal Poly…helped the Titans snap a 20-match losing streak to UC Irvine with a 6-0, 6-3 victory over Sarah Gong and a 6-0 win over the team of Andrea Duva and Vivien Dvali (04/02).
Named to the Big West Conference Big West Singles First Team as the Titans top player…finished the season with an overall record of 12-11 and was one of two Titans with a winning dual record (8-6) playing all of her matches at the top of the lineup…finished Big West Conference play 2-5…partnered with Danielle Pham as the tandem finished 15-11 overall and 14-8 in spring competing at No. 2 in the lineup…finished 6-2 in Big West Conference matches and 6-4 in their last 10 matches…helped the Titans to a 4-3 season-opening win over Nevada in a come-from-behind three-set victory over Sheila Morales, 2-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-2 (01/17)…defeated Loyola Marymount’s Jessica Perez, 6-3, 6-3 to push the Titans to a 4-3 win (03/07)…the pair of Pham and Valenzuela endured two different four-match win streaks during the season including ending the year with wins against teams from Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara, UC Riverside and UC Irvine…helped the Titans garner the doubles points in wins over Nevada, UC San Diego, Azusa Pacific, Southern Utah, Eastern Michigan, Colorado State, Cal Poly and UC Riverside.
Led Cal State Fullerton as a rookie with a record of 23-6 overall and 15-4 in singles dual play en route to Big West Singles First Team honors, becoming the first Titan to earn first team honors dating back to 1989…her 15 singles wins and 14-match winning streak from Feb. 5-April 11 set program highs dating back to 2001 – the latest season stats are available for the program…in singles play, finished Big West competition with a record 5-2, and during the year started at the No. 2 spot (3-2) before moving to the top of the lineup (12-2)…signature wins included opponents from Air Force, Hawai’i, Loyola Marymount, then 42nd-ranked UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, Georgetown, Furman, San Diego, Colorado State, Wyoming, UC Davis and UC Riverside…in doubles action, completed the year with an 18-10 overall record as well as a 15-8 dual mark, and a 3-5 effort against Big West competition…partnered with Megan Sandford at the No. 2 position as the pair totaled a 7-3 record…also teamed with Kalika Slevcove at No. 2 doubles, marking an 8-5 record…in doubles play, recorded wins against opponents from then 46th-ranked San Diego, Air Force, Nevada, Loyola Marymount, then 42nd-ranked UC Irvine, Southern Utah, Georgetown, Colorado State, Wyoming, UC Riverside, Cal Poly and then 55th-ranked Long Beach State.
A 2013 graduate of West Covina High School in West Covina, Calif…played on the varsity squad for four years under head coach Mark McConville…during her freshman season (2009), West Covina completed in the San Antonio League before moving to the Hacienda League for her final three seasons of competition (2010-12)…accolades include four-time league champion, four-time league MVP (first to complete feat in West Covina HS history), four-time team MVP, four-time first team all-league honors, four-time San Gabriel Valley Tribune all-area selection, three-time (2010-12) CIF Southern Section round of 16 qualifier…two-time San Gabriel Valley Tribune Girls’ Tennis Player of the Year (2010, 2012) and the 2013 West Covina High School Female Athlete of the Year)…was a four-time scholar athlete and graduate with honors…four-star recruit according to tennisrecruiting.net…rated the 41st recruit in the state of California in the 2013 class.
Born in Whittier, Calif…parents are Ernie and Judy Valenzuela…has two younger sisters (Taylor and Paige)…major is health science with the goal of becoming a nurse practitioner in pediatrics…Time Warner Cable aired a biography of her tennis career…models her game after Rafeal Nadal…favorites include: Rafeal Nadal (tennis player), Staples Center (sports venue), Kobe Bryant (athlete), Demi Lovato (musical artist), New York Yankees, Los Angeles Lakers (athletic teams), Wimbeldon (tennis venue), “Mean Girls,” “Toy Story” (movies), Italian, Mexican (food).