Fall 2000: Posted a 2-2 fall record … saw limited action due to injury … reached the semifinals of the ITA Regional Championships with doubles partner Emily Marker.
2000: Posted a 13-8 overall record … saw limited action in the fall due to a foot injury … won Flight 2 doubles at the Maryland Invitational Tournament … reached the semifinals in Blast 2 singles at the Illinois Invitational Tournament … compiled a 9-6 record in spring duals … competed at the Nos. 3 and 4 positions … did not compete in the ACC Championships due to injury.
Junior Career: Named 1999 Student-Athlete of the Year at Broward Community College ... honored as MVP in 1998 ... attended Nick Bollettieri Tennis/Sports Academy from 1990-1995 ... No. 1 Junior College women's tennis player in singles.
Personal: born Oct. 26, 1978 ... daughter of Philippe and Beatrice Valantin ... enjoys movies, music and dancing ... majoring in international business and finance ... recruited by West Virginia, Mississippi State, Auburn and Miami ... chose Maryland because of the reputation of the school and the campus.