GENERAL: Possesses good footwork...Hits with top spin from both sides.
AT SIENA: Named to the 2011 MAAC All-Academic Team and MAAC Honor Roll...Carries a 3.45 GPA in English...Posted a 1-1 record in Tournament play in 2010-11...Presidential Academic Scholarship recipient...Earned 2010 MAAC All-Academic honors as a sophomore for her high academic standards...English major with a business minor... Joined Volunteer Service Club freshman year at Siena.
BEFORE SIENA: Played 3 years of varsity tennis for Newington High School starting at singles...Member of National Honors Society, orchestra, and key club.
PERSONAL: Born October 29, 1990 in New Britain, Conn...Daughter of Michael and Cheryl Galante...Older sister Laura plays tennis at Mount St. Mary's...Has two younger brothers, Michael and Peter... Volunteered at the local little league baseball field for five years...Taught religious education for two years at Church of the Holy Spirit in Newington, Conn.
GETTING TO KNOW JENNIFER:
The best thing I did this summer was: Worked at an amusement park
One thing people would be surprised to know about me: My entire family plays tennis
What I like most about Siena tennis: Travelling to matches
What I like most about Siena College: How friendly everyone is
What I like most about Coach Christodoulou: When he makes us Greek dinners!
My best Siena tennis moment has been: Getting on the team
My favorite TV show is: Law and Order
My favorite class at Siena is: American Literature
My favorite professional athlete is: Rafael Nadal
My favorite spot on campus is: My room
My favorite website is: Facebook
My favorite pro sports team is: New York Yankees
My favorite book: The Great Gatsby
My favorite movie: Up
My favorite food: Pasta
My favorite flavor of ice cream: Banana
Other sports I like to follow at Siena include: Basketball
Three words that describe me: Caring, motivated, reliable
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Ireland