Lavinia Cristescu
Lavinia Cristescu
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: West Hartford, Conn.
High School: Kingswood-Oxford

As a freshman:
Named to the All-NEC First Team at No. 6 Singles after winning each of her last five singles matches of the regular season and NEC Tournament … Clinched the Bobcats’ 4-3 victory against Fairleigh Dickinson on Apr. 2 with a three-set victory against Dzana Ferhatbegovic … Won a combined 24 matches in her freshman year.

Before Quinnipiac:
Ranked No. 4 in Connecticut, No. 9 in New England and No. 276 nationally for girls 18 and under on TennisRecruiting.net ... Placed third in the girls 16's at the New England Hardcourts Tournament ... Played No. 1 and 2 singles in her four years at Kingswood-Oxford School ... Was team captain in 2009-10 ... Earned Team MVP in all four years at Kingswood-Oxford ... Was the recipient of the Sportsmanship Award for the USTA New England ... A Gold Medal winner of the 2003 Nutmeg State Games.

Personal:
The daughter of Marcela and Teodor Cristescu ... Born in Hartford, Conn. ... A psychology major.