Ramona But
Ramona But

Player Profile

Timisoara, Romania

High School:



Spring 2005: Named to the All-ACC team for the third consecutive season...lead the team in victories with 12...named ACC Women's Tennis Performer of the Week for her play on Apr 11-12th...finished 52nd in the country in the ITA rankings...qualified for the NCAA singles tournament for the second year in a row, But fell to Zsuzsanna Fodor of Mississippi State in the first round of the tournament, 6-2, 6-2.

Fall 2004: Began the fall campaign ranked twenty second in the country... picking up where she left off in the spring But wasted no time by winning the prestigious Cissy Leary Invitational singles title...teamed with Sophomore Marianne Baker to win the doubles title of the Cissy Leary...won two matches in the ITA Eastern Regional Championship...finished fall play ranked no. 40 in the country and second in the ITA Northeast Regional Rankings.

Spring 2004: But had a very strong spring season continuing to make her mark on the collegiate level... Led the Terrapins in victories with 15...was named to the All-ACC Conference Team...finshed the 2004 season ranked 30th in the final ITA singles rankings.

Fall 2003: A rising star among the young Terps who received her highest career ITA pre-season ranking (61) ... came out swinging at the ITA East Regional, winning four straight matches to advance to semifinals ... was ranked among the top 15 players at Regionals ... defeated two ranked players before falling in the semi-finals to the eventual East Regional champion ... also appeared in doubles with partner Brooke Rogers. Spring 2003: Began the season by winning seven matches in a row at No. 2 singles before moving up to Flight One ... At No. 1, she went 6-7 the rest of the season, including 4-4 in the conference ... finished with a team-leading singles record of 13-7 ... brilliant doubles play with partner Marta Jedrzejak nearly earned them the chance of post season play at the NCAA Championships ... the duo was selected as third alternates ... named a 2003 All-ACC selection ... finished the year ranked No. 85 in the nation. Fall 2002: Recorded an 8-4 season ... captured Flight Six Singles at the Lady Vols Invitational ... advanced to the semifinals of the Maryland Invitational in singles play ... participated in the Omni Hotels Regionals.

Before Maryland: Graduated from Banatul High School in Romania ... was a national champion at age 10, runner up at 11 and 16 ... represented Romania at European Championship when she was 14 and 16 ... highest WTA ranking: 620 singles and 450 in doubles.

Personal: Born Ramona But...daughter of Angelica and Tiberiu But ... was recruited by North Carolina, American, and Florida State ... interested in math, music and dance ... lists her favorite athlete as Justin Henin-Hardenne beacause of her talent and ambitions in the game of tennis ... the people she admires most are her parents because of the support they give her and how they have helped her become a better person ... chose Maryland because of the high quality of the academic and athletic programs ... majoring in economics.