Mircea cel Batran National College
Senior Year (2005-06): The lone senior to play on the court this year because classmate MirandA Foley will redshirt...One of three returning players...Has competed four straight seasons for the Seminoles.
Junior Year (2004-05): Saw limited action playing in two singles matches and one doubles contest... went 1-1 in singles, shutting out Denetta Thompson of Florida A&M, 6-0, 6-0, in her first contest since January... opening up the season against Baylor, dropped a tough 6-4, 6-2 decision to Zuzana Krchnakova... played number two doubles with junior Lindsay Deason, winning 8-1 over Alise Bailey and Zama Mhkize , 8-1.
Sophomore Year (2003-04): Solid starter returning to the court after seeing action in 14 matches for the Seminoles, picking up wins in five... Opened the season winning three consecutive matches against Georgia Southern, Troy State and Rice...Played the majority of the season in the number six position...Came back after being down against Rice's Erika Villalobos in the first set 3-6, to win 6-3 and 6-1...Ran off eight straight games at one point in her comeback against the Owls...Clinched the win for the Garnet and Gold against USF in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 over Yuri Kashima...Finished the fall season with a 10-4 singles record...Tied for first on the squad in fall singles wins...Made it to the singles B finals of the ITA Southern Regional Championships before dropping a tough decision to eventual winner, Miami's Audrey Banada 6-4, 6-2...Paired with newcomer Nicole Cercone and won the Roberta Allison Fall Classic Doubles D Championship title... Had a 9-2 record in the fall alongside Christina Denny, Nicole Cercone and Natalie Tirapelli...Did not participate in doubles during the fall season.
Freshman Year (2002-03): Started off the season with three straight wins against FAMU, Stetson and Georgia Southern... Finished the spring season with an 11-6 record splitting time between the No. 5 and 6 positions... Clinched the match against conference opponent Maryland with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Chloe Chavardes helping the Tribe to a 13-5 record and their third conference victory... Grabbed a win against No. 43 Baylor Bears by defeating Barbora Blahutiakova 6-4, 6-4... Won a decisive match against Virginia defeating Dora Becliwanis after dropping the first set 3-6 and winning back-to-back sets 6-3, 6-2... Did not play in doubles during the spring season... Opened the fall season winning her first two matches in the singles B draw of the Lady Seminole Fall Classic...Only competed in three singles matches in the fall, finishing with a 2-1 record.
High School and Other Accomplishments: Was a semifinalist in the 18-and-older division at the National Tennis Championship in 2001...Finished eighth in the Master's division at the national championship in 1998...In 1997, made it to the semifinals of the national championship.
Personal: Name is pronounced A-LEEN-uh m-HAIL-ES-que...Born November 23, 1983...Daughter of Cristian and Nastasia...Father was a bodybuilding champion...Has an older brother, Sergiu...Graduated second in her high school class...Major is finance...Entered a fitness show at the age of 18 and won the national championship ...Was a gymnast for seven years before taking up tennis.