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  Irina Falconi
School: Georgia Tech
Year: graduated
Home Town: Jupiter, Fla.
Home State: N/A
Home Country: United States(USA)
High School: Florida Virtural School
Height: 5-4
Birth Date: Friday, May 04, 1990
Dominant Hand: Right
Major: History, Technology and Society
Singles Record: 30-12
Doubles Record: 26-15
2009 All-American (singles)
2009 All-ACC
2009 USTA Pro Circuit Team
2008 ITA All-American Doubles Champion
General: An all-court player, who has great shot-making ability as well as tactical sense ... Great attitude and very mature ... Won a pair of Pro Circuit singles titles (Atlanta, Ga., St. Joseph, Mo.) and the St. Joseph Pro Circuit doubles title during the summer, 2009 ... Should continue to push for top spot in the lineup during her sophomore year on the Flats. 2008-09: Recorded one of the best rookie campaign's in Tech history with 30 singles wins and earned 2009 All-American and All-ACC honors ... Registered a 16-9 dual-match singles record, competing at the top two spots in the lineup ... Finished 18-11 against ranked opponents including a 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 win over then No. 1 Maria Mosolova of Northwestern ... Won her nine of her last 12 singles matches during the dual season ... Earned a national ranking as high as No. 5 during the dual-match season ... Helped Tech to its fifth straight NCAA Round of 16 appearance ... Teamed with Sasha Krupina for most of the dual-match season, earning a 12-4 mark in doubles ... Finished with an overall mark of 25-15 in doubles ... Finished the fall season with a 9-3 doubles record with Amanda McDowell ... The pair blew through the qualifying draw before dominating the main draw to win the 2008 ITA All-American doubles title ... The twosome defeated the nation's No. 1, No. 3, No. 8, No. 17, No. 21 and No. 26 teams ... In singles, finished with a 9-2 record ... Registered wins over the nation's 21st, 24th and 94th ranked players ... Finished the fall ranked No. 6 in the ITA South Region Rankings and No. 2 in doubles (with Amanda McDowell). High School/Junior Tennis: A five-star recruit ... Ranked as the top recent graduate in the nation ... Has played on the WTA Circuit the past 1 1/2 years ... Won a 10K in Monterrey, Mexico in 2007 ... Ranked as a high as 464 in singles and 522 in doubles ... Placed third at the 2008 National Hard Courts ... Attended high school at William T. Dwyer for one year and Florida Virtual School for three. Personal: Born Irina Alejandra Falconi on May 4, 1990 in Portoviejo, Ecuador ... Daughter of Carlos and Silvia Falconi ... Has one older sister, Stephanie ... Father was a professional soccer player ... Grew up in New York City ... Lists playing the piano as one of her hobbies ... Intends to major in history, technology and society. Irina Falconi's Career Statistics SINGLES DOUBLES Year Dual Overall Dual Overall 2008-09 16-9 (.640) 30-12 (.714) 15-10 (.600) 25-15 (.625)