|High School:||I.E.S. San Clemente|
|Previous College:||University of Texas at Arlington|
FRESHMAN 2007-08: Attended Texas-Arlington his freshman year ... Earned Southland Conference second team honors ... named Southland Conference Player of the Week for the week of March 27 ... posted a 12-11 overall singles record and a 7-7 record in the dual season ... played primarily at the No. 3 position ... in the Fall tournaments advanced to quarterfinals at the Baylor Invitational ... participated in the Polo Ralph Lauren ITA All-American Championships ... reached Round of 64 at the ITA Regionals and earned a win in the Consolation Bracket ... at Texas Invitational reached Round of 32 ... in doubles played primarily at the No. 3 spot with Gonzalo Beinzoba ... pair won first four matches, going 6-3 in the dual season ... fell in only match at No. 2 position ... also played with David Costa at the No. 1 spot ... pair went 0-5.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of I.E.S. San Clemente in Spain ... ranked as high as 288 and No. 2 for Spain by the International Tennis Federation (ITF ... was ranked 1500 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP ... was a U16 and U18 regional champion ... won ITF doubles title and was singles runner-up in 2005 ... chosen as the best player in Galicia in 2005 ... played in the Galicia Championships in 2003 and '05.
PERSONAL: Born in Pontevedra, Spain ... parents are Al Eugenio Taracido and Marisa Loureiro ... interests are music and surfing ... major is economics.