Valeria Ray - Women's Tennis - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Valeria Ray

Class Freshman
Hometown Miami, Fla.
High School Florida Virtual School
Major Communications

NIL on Opendorse

• 2023-24 SEC All-Freshman Team

• Highest Singles Ranking: No. 75 (11.15.23)
• Highest Doubles Ranking: No. 59 w/ Holly Staff (2.20.24)

Career Records (through 2023-24 season)
Singles: 26-18
Doubles: 20-16
Total: 46-34

As a Freshman (2023-24)
• Posted a 26-18 singles record in her debut season as a Commodore
• Earned first victory over ranked opponent with defeat of No. 86 Eleni Louka of Clemson at the Kitty Harrison Invitational
• Won two matches in pre-qualifying at the ITA All-American Championship highlighted by victory over No. 120 Anna Supapitch Kuearum from Iowa State
• Teamed with Holly Staff to pick up wins over the No. 50 and 52 teams in the country in doubles qualifying at the ITA All-American Championship as well
• Advanced to the quarterfinals of both singles and doubles at the ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship

• Claimed three victories over nationally ranked opponents in singles, and two in doubles
• Highest season ranking was No. 75 in singles and No. 59 in doubles

The Ray File:
• A Blue Chip recruit who was ranked fifth nationally by the Tennis Recruiting Network
• Career-high junior ranking was No. 41 in summer of 2023
• Advanced to the quarterfinals in doubles at 2023 Junior Wimbledon Championships
• Also competed at the Roland Garros Junior Championships prior to coming to Vanderbilt
• Helped Doral Academy to four state championships, winning the individual singles title twice and one doubles championship in that span