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: Nickname: Jen 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