GENERAL: Plays with controlled intensity and confidence...Game has improved with every match...Uses both hands for backhand and forehand, generating a lot of pace...Fast and athletic...Made a major impact during her freshman campaign...Has improved tremendously throughout her first two years with program and will be asked to take her game to the next level this season.
AT SIENA:2011-12: Posted a 12-9 doubles record, teaming with Elora Benfer (5-3), Nicole Ross (6-5) and Danielle Crill (1-1)...Played mostly at No. 3 singles, posting impressive wins over Devlin Ammendola (Bryant) and Malissa Gilanchi (Hofstra)...Went 7-16 in singles play, and 6-11 in dual action...2010-11:Posted a 6-5 overall singles record in 2010-11, including a 5-1 mark at No. 6 singles...Finished doubles competition with an 8-9 overall record as a sophomore, including a team-best 3-2 MAAC mark...2009-10: Recorded a 5-9 singles record as a freshman playing mostly No. 5 singles (4-7 in dual matches and 3-4 in MAAC play)...Finished rookie season with a 6-10 doubles mark (5-6 in dual matches and 4-2 in the MAAC) playing with Jess Asselin (4-6), Danielle Crill (2-0) and Elora Benfer (0-4).
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered four years of varsity tennis at Vestal, playing No. 1 and No. 2 singles...Was a two-time New York State qualifier for singles...Named MVP of high school team freshman and senior year and was selected Most Improved Player as a junior...Received the Sportsmanship Award at the New York State Championships as a senior in 2009...Member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Born October 18, 1991 in Binghamton, N.Y...Daughter of John and Sharon Filip...Brother Daniel attended Oswego...A business major...Chose Siena because of the beautiful campus and friendly people...Enjoys volunteering at local elementary school and teaching tennis to children...Has been a yearly participant in Breast Cancer walks, Relay for Life
GETTING TO KNOW BRITTANY The best thing I did this summer was(is): I went go kart racing for the first time in my life One thing people would be surprised to know about me: I use two handed forehand and backhand What I like most about Siena tennis: We all get along really well and hang out outside of tennis What I like most about Coach Christodoulou: His sense of humor If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be: Wipeout. I've always wanted to see if I could withstand all the obstacles. If I could meet anyone in the world, who would it be? Ellen Degeneres: I watch her show every morning and think she's hilarious. If I didn't play tennis, I would: play volleyball The player on the team who I relate to best is: Elora, we look out for one another and she's my best friend My favorite TV show is: Greek and The Office My favorite artist (musical) is: Beyonce My favorite professional athlete is: Marat Safin My favorite website is: Youtube My favorite book: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory My favorite food: McDonalds french fries My favorite flavor of ice cream: Coffee Other sports I like to follow at Siena include: Basketball and baseball The person I would pick as my dream doubles partner would be: Peter Collins