Aviles-Duron clinches match for a senior day victory.
Career Singles Record: 32-22
Career Doubles Record: 28-21
2011-12: Tallied five wins in the No. 1 singles spot and 11 wins in the No. 2 singles spot...Tied with teammate Marisela Aviles-Duron for most team single wins (16)...Played in the most singles matches for the Friars (27)...Won 12 No. 1 double matches with Aviles-Duron...Played in both the No.1 and No. 2 doubles spots for the Friars...Singles Record: 16-11...Doubles Record: 14-7.
2010-11: Earned the Carl LaBranche Award for courage in competition...Held down the No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles positions for the entire year...Second-most singles victories on the team (16)...Only Friar to boast a winning record during the fall season...Earned first victory in her first collegiate match, an 8-4 doubles win over Bryant at the Sacred Heart Doubles Tournament held on September 11, 2010...Spent the entire year at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles...Third-place doubles finisher at the New England Invitational on October 16-17, 2010 (partnered with Marisela Aviles-Duron)... Second place (No. 1) at the Fairfield Doubles Invitational held on September 11, 2010 (partnered with Marisela Aviles-Duron)...No. 1 singles and doubles champion at the Marist Invitational held on October 9, 2010 (Marisela Aviles-Duron)...Third on the team in singles matches played (27)...Singles Record: 16-11...Doubles Record: 14-14.
High School: Maria earned the #1 Dominican Republic ranking at the10s, 12s, 14s, 16s and 18s age group levels...Earned a ITF World Ranking of#634...Competed for the Fed Cup for the Dominican Republic...Bernardez was also a member of the National Honors Society.
Family: Daughter of Manuel Bernardez and Lourdes Desangles...Has two brothers, Manuel and Enrique Manuel and one sister, Lourdes Marie.