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Isabel Aldunate
Isabel Aldunate
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bowie, Md.
High School: Home School

2013: Registered an overall 8-4 doubles record in the spring… Finished with a 3-1 doubles mark against conference opponents…. Posted an impressive 8-4 doubles victory against the University of Albany in the America East Conference semifinal match… Posted an overall singles record of 6-22.

2012: Competed well in her initial season, posting a 17-13 singles record and 30 total match victories… Won her final four three-set singles matches of the year, including the match-clincher in a 4-3 triumph over Longwood… Won America East Female Player of the Week honors on April 10 after winning all six matches during the previous week… Four of those victories were posted vs. league competition.

Background: Considering a major in media and communication studies... A 4-star recruit (tennisrecruiting.net) who has been ranked in the top 100 in the U.S. juniors... In 2011, competed in two ITA Summer Circuit events, one at Penn State and the other at Mary Washington University where she had excellent results against current college players and incoming freshmen... At Penn State, on July 1-4, she reached the quarterfinals, upsetting the No. 6 seed Sarah Kandath, 7-5, 6-2 (4-Star recruit, ranked top 50 in the nation, signed with Brown) before losing to eventual tournament winner, Stony Brook junior Aylin Mehter, 6-3, 6-4... At Mary Washington on July 16-18, reached the semifinals upsetting the No. 7 seed, Tufts junior Lindsay Katz (current junior and #2 player for Tufts) and St. Jospeh’s Kelly Mulquin. She fell, 7-5, 6-2, to Grace Baker (4-star recruit for College of Charleston), 7-5, 6-2... Won the Texas Open national tournament in 2009... Competed in ITF Tournaments in Paraguay, Bolivia, and Peru... Enjoys reading and lists her favorite book as The Joy Luck Club… Has a younger sister, Adriana, who joins her at UMBC this fall, and a younger brother, Diego… Daughter of Kathie and Wilson Aldunate… Born Aug. 13, 1993.

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