Ana Loaiza Esquivias
Ana Loaiza Esquivias
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
High School: Colegio Montfort

CAREER NOTES: 39-5 career singles record in Big Sky play....25-14 career doubles record in Big Sky Big Sky Player of the Week.

SENIOR (2018)All-Big Sky First Team (3X)...Went 16-6 overall and 9-2 in the Big Sky while playing her second consecutive season exclusively at the No. 1 singles position...Won in straight sets in 11 of her 16 total wins and in six of her nine Big Sky wins...Had two five-match win streaks this season, tied for the longest win streak of the season with teammate Sonya Gulnova...Finished the season winning seven straight conference matches, including five of them in straight sets...At home, Loaiza Esquivias was a team-best 6-1, including 2-0 in Big Sky play...Was the only player to reach double digit wins on the road, going 10-4...Was named the Big Sky's Player of the Week three separate times, giving her seven career selections...Had a momentum-swinging match win at Idaho State, coming back from a 1-6 first set to win 1-6, 6-1, 7-5...In doubes paly, was 6-8 in doubles play, including 5-3 in Big Sky competition...went 2-1 at the No. 1 Doubles position with partner Carolina Chernyetsky, 1-1 at No. 2 with partner Jenna Dorian, 0-1 at No. 2 with Shamika Dhar, and 2-0 at No. 3 with partner Sofi Wicker...Was a Sacramento State Green and Golden Globes Honorable Mention for Female Scholar Athlete of the Year...named the Team MVP (team award).

JUNIOR (2017)All-Big Sky First Team (2X)...Went 17-6 overall and 10-1 in the Big Sky playing exclusively at No. 1 singles...Won in straight sets in each of her 10 Big Sky wins and in 14 total wins...Was a perfect 14-0 in singles matches at home...Beat No. 67 Claudia Herrero of Nevada, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 1-0 (16-14)...Began the year 9-1 in singles...Only conference loss was to Big Sky MVP Marianna Petrei of Idaho...Did not lose consecutive matches at any point in the season...Was 10-4 overall and 5-5 in doubles...Was 8-12 at No. 1 doubles and 2-2 at No. 2...Led the team with eight wins at No. 1 doubles and tied for the team lead with 10 total doubles wins...Was 4-5 at No. 1 doubles playing with freshman Karina Vyrlan...Duo beat Fresno State's No. 50 Georgia Lawson and Katerina Stloukalova, 6-2....Went 6-9 overall and 4-4 in Big Sky doubles matches playing with freshman Sofia Gulnova...Was responsible for all eight of Sacramento State's wins at No. 1 doubles...Named Big Sky Player of the Week four times...Was the first Big Sky player to win four weekly awards in one season since former Hornet Maria Meliuk in 2009...Was named Big Sky Player of the Week in three of the first four weeks of the season...Was 5-4 in fall singles matches...Reached the round of 32 at the ITA Northwest Regional...Won three fall doubles matches playing with Vyrlan.

SOPHOMORE (2016): All-Big Sky First Team...Big Sky All-Academic (2x)...ITA Scholar Athlete (2x)...Went 16-6 overall and a perfect 11-0 in Big Sky singles play...One of only three Big Sky players to go 11-0 in league matches...Tied for the team lead and tied for fourth in the Big Sky with 16 singles wins...Was 10-4 at No. 3 singles and 6-2 at No. 4...Won eight straight matches to end the season, all in straight sets...Had a 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 3 against Idaho in the Big Sky Tournament...Won 14 total matches and 10 of 11 Big Sky matches in straight sets...Won at No. 4 in Sacramento State's win over No. 74 UC Irvine...Did not lose more than two consecutive matches and two of her six losses went three sets...Was 13-4 overall and 9-1 in the Big Sky in doubles playing exclusively with Jennifer Ong...Went 6-3 at No. 1 doubles and 7-1 at No. 2...Had the best winning percentage at No. 2 in the Big Sky...Won nine of their last 10 doubles matches of the season and started the year on a four-match winning streak...Won at No. 2 against No. 74 UC Irvine...Was 5-1 in Big Sky matches at No. 1 doubles. 

FRESHMAN (2015): Big Sky All-Academic...ITA Scholar Athlete...Went 18-8 overall and 9-1 in the Big Sky at No. 3, 4, 5, and 6 singles...Led the team and the Big Sky with 18 singles wins...Went 7-1 at No. 4, 4-3 at No. 5, and 6-4 at No. 6...Each of her nine Big Sky wins came in straight sets...Had a seven-match winning streak March 7-21...Won four singles matches against opponents from ranked teams, including a 6-2, 7-6 (4) win at No. 4 over Ali Facey from No. 7 UC Irvine...Played one match at No. 3 and defeated Beth Cotton of Northern Colorado 6-3, 6-0...Won 6-4, 6-2 at No. 4 singles over Marta Lewandowska of Northern Arizona in the Big Sky Tournament semifinal...Was 15-10 overall in doubles play and 9-2 in the Big Sky...Played primarily with junior Daria Savchenko and the duo went 15-8 overall and 9-2 in the Big Sky, going 4-1 at No. 2 and 11-7 at No. 3...Earned doubles wins against No. 46 Long Beach State and No. 70 UC Irvine...Won 12 of their last 15 doubles matches, including wins at No. 3 in both the semifinal and final of the Big Sky Tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Colegio Montfort...Coached by her father Arturo Loaiza Martinez for 12 years...Won a national tournament in 2012...Was the No. 1 ranked player in her state, region, and section in 2012 and 2013.

PERSONAL: Parents are Arturo Loaiza Martinez and Adriana Esquivias Yee...Ran with the Olympic torch in the XVI Pan American games in 2011...Aspires to become a top psychologist to help children and adults improve their attitudes in sports and in their daily lives...Majoring in psychology.