Daniella Silva
Daniella Silva
Height: 5-3
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
High School: Culford School
Major: Political Science

2014-2015 Action Shots

All-WCC Honorable Mention in Doubles

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014-2015: Fall Singles: Record of 2-1 … tallied two wins at the Spartan Invitational ... Spring Singles: Record of 8-10 … started the season with a quick 6-1, 6-2 win over Dorota Markowska of Academy of Art on Jan. 24 … defeated Marina Nikolic of San Francisco in a 32-game match 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 on March 8 … won six straight sets en route to three wins from March 22 to April 2 over San Diego, Montana and Loyola Marymount … earned one of Santa Clara’s four necessary points with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Cristina Saenz de Buruaga Ruiz of Pacific on April 11 … defeated Gonzaga’s Samantha Polayes in a 7-5, 3-6, 1-0(10-7) thriller on April 18 … Spring Doubles: Partnered with Nabila Farah for most of the season at Position 1 … with Farah had a record of 7-4 and was named All-WCC Doubles Honorable Mention … won six of their first eight decisions from Jan. 24 to April 10.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013-2014: Fall Singles: Record of 3-7 in the fall season … earned first collegiate win over Anneka Watts of No. 71 Fresno State on Sept. 28 ...  Fall Doubles: Playing with partner Katie Le, tallied a record of 5-4 … won the Red Final of the Saint Mary’s Invite with an 8-0 win over Aishwarya Agrawal and Claire Yang of Fresno State … the duo defeated USC’s Brynn Boren and Gabi DeSimone in a tight 8-7(3) match during the Cal Nike Invite … Spring Singles: Tallied an overall 3-11 dual record playing at the No. 3, 4, and 5 spots … defeated Cal Poly’s Mika Padmanabhan 6-3, 7-6 for her first win of the spring season on Feb. 16 … at the No. 4 position, overcame an early deficit to take down San Jose State’s Julianna Bacelar 1-6, 6-2, 7-5 on Mar. 8 … Spring Doubles: Boasts an 7-5 overall dual doubles record  … partnered with Katie Le in first half of spring … Silva and Le tallied 6-3 dual record at the No. 1 position … defeated Sabastiani Leon Chao and Gaelle Rey of San Jose State 8-7 on March 8 … partnered with Delphine Rouvillois at No. 2 doubles and held off BYU’s Savannah Ware and Nicolette Tran to a 5-5 tie before the match was stopped … went 0-1 with Rouvillois … posted a 2-1 record with Nicolette Wolny at the No. 3 position to end the season.

 

PERSONAL: Daughter of Daniel and Anabela Silva … father played professional golf ... mother is a teacher … has two sisters Stephanie Silva (9) and Jessica Silva (19) ... Jessica plays tennis at the University of Tennessee at Martin … career goal is to become a physical therapist for an athletic team … chose to attend Santa Clara because of the great weather, being able to play tennis all year round, the competitive WCC conference and good academics … majoring in Political Science.