|High School:||German Goethe College|
Spring 2014: Split time at the No. 5 and 6 spots, posting a 12-8 record ... Defeated Margaux Myham from No. 53 Tulane and Charlotte Derbyshire from Denver in back-to-back matches … Helped Columbia top No. 32 Yale at the ECAC Championships with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Courtney Amos … Knocked off Amina St. Hill from Kansas State in straight sets … Outlasted Arielle Griffin from UMass in a three-set match … Longest win streak was six matches from March 21 – April 12, picking up Ivy League wins against opponents from Cornell, No. 39 Harvard, Dartmouth and Brown … Was 5-5 in doubles play paired with Tiana Takenaga at No. 3 … Shutout Palma/Nizzi from Kansas State, 8-0 … Doubled up Amos/Sullivan from Yale, 8-4.
Fall 2013: Went 6-6 during tournament action … Opened the season with a three-set win over Amherst’s Sue Ghosh at the Columbia Invitational … Won three matches at the Columbia Invite, all in three sets … Defeated Temple’s Minami Okajima in the opening round of the Cissie Leary Invitational, 6-1, 6-1 … Victorious in first two matches of the BJK NTC Invite, downing Seton Hall’s Rocio Portela and St. John’s Yanita Arnaudova … Was 4-4 in doubles matches … Won two matches at the Columbia Invite paired with Tiana Takenaga … Topped Jeremiah/Otero from LSU with Crystal Leung at the Georgia State Invitational … Paired with Vivian Cheng to down LeBarre/Leonard of Bryant at the BJK NTC Invite.
Spring 2013: Finished the year 16-8 overall and 9-3 in dual matches, playing mostly in the No. 5 and 6 spots … Blanked Magali Holt, 6-0, 6-0, in a Columbia shutout of FIU (2/3/13) … Had four straight wins against Fordham (3/8/13), UT-Arlington (3/18/13), a come from behind win against SMU (3/21/13), and in the Lion’s sweep of No. 64 Cornell (3/30/13) … Defeated Christina Danosi in straight sets to help Columbia shutout Dartmouth (4/6/13) … Took down Olivia Hsu in straight sets in Columbia’s victory over Brown (4/13/13) … Ended the year with consecutive, straight-set victories over Katherine Jania from Penn (4/19/13) and Princeton’s Joan Cannon (4/21/13)… Went 6-1 in dual doubles matches … Won her last five completed doubles matches, all from the No. 3 slot.
Fall 2012: Reached the flight 'B' draw finals at the Columbia Invitational (9/14-16/12) ... Won two matches in the qualifying bracket at the ITA Northeast Regional (10/19-23/12).
Fall 2011: Won the E singles draw at the 2011 USTA National Tennis Center Women’s Collegiate Invitational, beating athletes from Charleston Southern, Harvard, Brown and the No.1 seed from Brown, Elle Caldwell … had two wins in the back draw of the C singles bracket at the William & Mary Invitational, beating athletes from William & Mary and Old Dominion … had a win over a player from Temple at the Cissie Leary Invitational … had a first round win over a player from Providence at the ITA Northeast Regionals.
Spring 2011: Went 11-7 overall in singles, playing mostly in the Nos.5-6 spots, including a 4-3 record in the Ivy League … Went 2-5 in doubles with partner Katarina Kovacevic, including 2-4 in the Ivy League playing at No.2 doubles … Had non-league wins over athletes from Fairleigh Dickinson, Temple, Colorado State, Cal State-Northridge and Long Island … Had Ivy League wins over Cornell, Harvard, Princeton and Penn.
Fall 2010: Advanced to the finals of the A singles bracket back draw at the Columbia Invitational … Had a first-round win at the Cissie Leary Invitational with a win over Penn … Advanced to the finals of the E singles bracket at the USTA National Tennis Center Invitational, beating players from Army, the No.1 seed from NC State, and Fairleigh Dickinson, before falling in the finals … Also competed at the ITA Northeast Regionals.
At German Goethe College: National Junior U14 Team champion (2005) … Two-time National Junior Team Champion ('07, '08) … National Senior Team Champion (1008) … Two-time ITF doubles champion.
Personal: Economics major ... Daughter of Stela and Stefan Alecsiu … Father, Stefan, was a member of the Romanian national water polo team … Speaks five languages.