Women's Tennis

Nicole Briceno
Nicole Briceno


Pembroke Pines, Fla.

Last College:
University of Alabama



2009-10 (Senior):
Singles: Finished the year 3-6 with a 3-5 tournament record...Doubles: Was 6-4 in doubles including a 6-2 record with Shahzoda Hatamova...Injury: Suffered an injury at the start of the dual match season and did not compete the rest of the year.

Nicole Briceno

2008-09 (Jr.): All- Conference C-USA for singles achievements... Singles: 14-11 record... win over No. 23 Whitney Wolf from LSU... Doubles: 22-1 winning season paired with Kseniia Tokarieva... record win verses No. 66 Wichita State for double team victories for the 2008-09 season... win against Kate Lukomskaya and Emily Carbone from No. 17 Arkansas... finished 1-1 paired with Sophie Quist.

2007-08 (So.): Named Conference USA Newcomer of the Year... Earned team's Mustang Heart Award... Compiled a 9-8 record this season in singles... Started the year pairing with Kseniia Tokarieva and racked up a 10-2 record in doubles... Achieved highest doubles ranking of the season, topping out at No. 38, after defeating the then-21st-ranked pair from Duke... Paired with Natalia Bubien in doubles at the ITA Regional Tournament, earning a first-round pass before beating Neila Starratt and Lynley Wasson of Houston, 8-3, in the second round and withdrawing due to a weather delay in the third.

Prior to SMU: At Alabama, Briceno posted an overall singles record of 18-17, mostly at the 2, 3 and 4 playing positions... In doubles, she totaled a mark of 11 wins and 20 losses.

Prep: Won the Florida state singles championship title and district title in 2005... Named her team's MVP and Player of the Year... First state champion to come from her high school... Recipient of the Florida Dairy Farmers and Gold Academic Scholar Awards.

Personal: Daughter of Nester and Lourdes Briceno...Father Nester is works in telecommunications and mother Lourdes is an interior designer...Has a brother Nester, 22 and a sister Monica, 17...Began playing tennis at age four...Plans to attend grad school upon graduating...Chose SMU for its prestige, the city, and the coaches...Balances academics and athletics by using time-management...Favorite thing about SMU is the beauty of the campus...Majoring in Accounting and minoring in Spanish, Business, Education...Favorites: Fernando Gonzalez and Justine Henin, athletes; Lost and Prison Break, TV shows; Corvette, dream car.

Career Stats
Year	1	2	3	4	5	6	Dual	Overall
2006-07	--	1-6	4-5	4-0	--	--	9-11	18-17
2007-08	--	--	4-3	0-4	2-1	--	9-11	18-17
Career	--	1-6	4-5	4-0	--	3-2	9-8	27-25

DOUBLES Year 1 2 3 Dual Overall 2006-07 0-1 3-6 4-5 7-11 11-16 2007-08 -- 11-6 2-1 13-7 16-11 Career 0-1 14-12 6-6 20-18 27-27

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