Laura Plaza
Height: 5-6
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico
High School: The Woodlands (Texas)
Major: Neuroscience and Behavior

2016-17 Season: Saw action in all four dual matches during the spring for the Sharks ... Posted a 2-2 mark at number six singles and turned in a 1-3 record at number three doubles ... Was a double winner vs. Smith College on March 18 with a 6-4, 1-6, 10-6 victory at sixth singles and an 8-3 win at third doubles.

2015-16 Season: Posted a 1-3 singles record, primarily at number six ... Made her collegiate debut vs. Babson College on September 9 at fifth singles ... Earned her first collegiate victory without dropping a game in a 6-0, 6-0 triumph over Anna Maria College on September 19.

High School/Personal: Lettered in tennis and played two years of Junior Varsity at The Woodlands High School ... Named an Advanced Placement Scholar at TWHS ... Volunteered at the local hospital ... Earned a Dean's Scholarship as well as a Memorial Hermann Hospital Scholarship ... Born August 20, 1996 ... Majoring in Neuroscience and Behavior with a Neurobiology Track, while minoring in Biology, Psychology and Public Health at Simmons and would like to pursue a career in Pediatrics or Plastic Surgery ... Daughter of Antonio Plaza and Antonia Grisanty ... Serves as a Student Government Senator and Neuroscience Liaison at Simmons ... Contributing writer for Mindscope Magazine at Simmons ... Serves as a Spanish Tutor to children ... Enjoys drawing, painting, movies, ice cream, chocolate and drinking coffee and is passionate about medicine and public health.