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  Callie Dand
School: UTEP
Year: Sophomore
Home Town: Knighton
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High School: Leicestershire
Height: 5-8
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Dominant Hand: Right
Major: Undecided
Singles Record: 30-35
Doubles Record: 31-14
Callie Dand has made great strides since arriving on campus in August of 2000. She played the majority of her freshman season at the No. 4 spot, but look for Dand to move into the No. 3 spot in 2002.

2001-2002 (Sophomore): Dand was 4-8 in singles play, making the transition from No. 4 singles to No. 3 singles. She went 3-2 at the Aggie Invitational this past fall. In doubles, Dand teamed with Elisa Björklund for the second straight year. The duo was 6-2 in 2001 and went 5-5 this past fall for a combined record of 11-7. The pair went 2-1 at the Rice Fall Classic and won their first round contest at the Omni Hotels Southwest Regional.

2000-2001 (Freshman): Dand made an immediate impact for the Miners last season, moving right into the No. 4 singles position. She went 5-6 in singles in the fall, including putting together three straight wins in October. In the spring, Dand was 10-9 in dual matches, including a three-set win over No. 58 UC-Irvine's Amy Tranckino and a straight set victory over No. 43 New Mexico's Courtney Choate. Dand teamed with Jana Perkova (3-5) and Kendall Exelby (1-3) in doubles action during the fall season. During the spring season, Dand combined with Elisa Bjorklund to go 6-2 at No. 3 doubles.

PREP: Callie Dand is truly an all-around athlete with a quite impressive resume. She was the Leicestershire County 800-meter and 1500-meter champion. She qualified for the All-England Championships in the 800 meters and in cross country. Dand was also the first female from her school to be selected to play on the boys' soccer team. Her tennis exploits are equally impressive, as she began playing competitive tennis at the age of 14. Dand played No. 1 singles for her high school, where she took the team three rounds deep in the Abedare Cup, the British National Schools competition. She was named the 1999 Most Courteous and Cooperative Player at the Solihull Junior Tournament. Dand was also one of eight national finalists in the 1998 Sunday Telegraph Grand Prix. She has played for the Leicestershire County team from the age 14 and won the Leicestershire County Closed Under-18 singles and mixed doubles titles. She was selected to participate in the 1998 and 1999 Under-18 National Championship of Great Britain. She won seven Lawn Tennis Association titles and reached the finals in two others. She saw her LTA ranking climb from 109th in 1996 to 39th in 1999.

PERSONAL: Dand speaks both French and German and plays the piano at a Grade 5 standard. She has also worked as a British Tennis Umpire Association Wimbledon lines-woman. A native of Scotland, Dand was born on 10/8/81.