Arantza De La Torre
Arantza De La Torre

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Luis Potosi, Mexico

High School:
Motolinia

Height:
5-9


04/29/2014

2014 Victors Highlights Top NIU Teams and Student-Athletes

Fifth annual awards show was held Monday at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb

04/20/2013

Youel Sets NIU Wins Record as Huskies Fall to Miami, 5-2

Northern Illinois Closes Out Women's Tennis Season with 14 Wins

04/19/2013

NIU's Youel Ties Season Wins Mark in Huskies' Loss

Northern Illinois Falls to Ball State, 5-2

04/13/2013

Huskies Fall to Eastern Michigan, 6-1

Sophomore Mary Malkin Earns Singles Victory

04/12/2013

Youel Rolls But Huskies Fall to Toledo, 4-3

Northern Illinois Completes MAC Road Slate Saturday at Eastern MIchigan

2013-14 SEASON: Played at No. 2, 3, and 4, compiling a 10-15 overall record ... Put in a strong fall season, going 5-1 in singles play ... In doubles, played at No. 1 with Nelle Youel throughout the season ... Turned in a 15-11 record in doubles overall ... Had a good showing in fall doubles matches, going 5-2.

Spring 2013:
Compiled an 11-13 singles record, playing in No. 3 and 4 matches ... Went 18-6 in doubles, playing mostly with Nelle Youel and adding a couple with Haley Dekkinga ... Ran off four straight victories from Feb. 10 to Mar. 2 ... Won 13 straight doubles matches to begin the season.

Fall 2012: Followed up her freshman season with a 4-2 singles record ... Won three consecutive matches in straight sets to open the 2012 fall season, defeating Creighton (6-3, 6-0), North Dakota (6-0, 6-1), and Creighton (6-4, 6-2) to win the Flight B Championship at the Drake Invitational ... Also bested Valparaiso in straight sets (6-3, 6-0) ... De La Torre and her doubles partner Nelle Youel also fought their way to a 4-2 doubles record, winning three consecutive matches against Valparaiso (8-3), DePaul (8-6), and Western Michigan (8-2) earning a consolation title at the DePaul Invitational ... The duo even earned a trip to the 2012 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional in Champaign, Ill. to compete for a spot in the USTA/ITA National Indoor Collegiate Championships in Flushing, N.Y. at the USTA-Bille Jean King National Tennis Center ... They dropped a hard-fought 8-6 match to Notre Dame to cut their run to New York short.

2011-2012: During the fall season played her way to a 4-5 record in singles, including consecutive victories against Western Michigan (6-2, 6-3) and Wisconsin-Milwaukee (6-2, 6-1) ... Went 1-4 during doubles play partnering with Ilse Pacheco ... That victory came against Lewis University (8-4) ... Splitting time between the No. 5 and No. 6 spot, finished the spring season with a record of 6-13 in singles play ... won three straight matches, each in straight sets: North Dakota (6-0, 6-3), Bradley (6-2,6-1), and Eastern Illinois (6-1, 6-1) ... Also with an even 11-11 record. swept the same three matches in doubles competition: North Dakota (8-3), Bradley (8-4), and Eastern Illinois (8-4).

Personal: Born April 16, 1993, in Mexico...Daughter of Mauricio De La Torre and Ana Minondo...Intends to major in engineering...Admires Andy Roddick.