Mercedes Lopez Velez
Rebels see all five singles players advance.
Rebels next host Kansas on Feb. 6 at 10 a.m.
Two duos move into Round of 16 at regional event.
Rebels take five of six total matches at ITA Regional in New Mexico.
2016: One of eight Rebels named 2016 Academic All-Mountain West ... Finished with an overall record of 11-5 as a sophomore ... Played primarily at the No. 6 spot in the singles lineup with an 4-2 mark ... Posted a 7-9 record in doubles playing with three different partners.
2015: One of six rebels named 2015 Academic All-Mountain West ... Finished with an overall record of 15-18 as a freshman ... Played primarily at the No. 5 spot in the singles lineup with an 8-11 mark ... Posted a 9-15 record in doubles playing with two different partners.
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Nuestra Senora de Loreto ... Ranked 38th in Spain in all categories ... Ranked No. 5 in her age group ... Ranked No. 1 in her home city Madrid ... Was a part of her school's 2010 championship team where she became a finalist.
PERSONAL: Mercedes Lopez Velez was born Jan. 22, 1996 ... The daughter of Leandro Lopez and Mercedes Velez ... Has a younger sister, Laura ... Favorite tennis player is Rafael Nadal ... Majoring in international business.