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Andra Cornea
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sibiu, Romania
High School: Onisitor Ghibu
Experience: High School
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2013: Shored up the No. 3 spot in singles play, proving herself a solid performer…went 11-12 overall, 7-11 at No. 3 singles, including a 7-3 mark over her last 10 matches…went 6-4 in Ohio Valley Conference play…struggled out of the gate in the spring season, losing her first five matches…collected season’s first victory, Feb. 23, against Southern Indiana…went to three sets on nine occasions, finishing 4-5 in those matches; won four straight three-setters from March 19-March 30, including an epic 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 comeback victory against SIU Edwardsville’s Sierra Halverson, March 22…crushed Northern Kentucky’s Shana Kleynen, 6-0, 6-1, March 9…did not lose a set in two matches against Tennessee State, defeating Attallah Eiland at No. 2 and Shardel Suber in a rare No. 1 attempt…teamed with Ornella Di Salvo for a 10-9 doubles mark, including a 7-9 No. 1 tally…won season-high four straight from Feb. 23 to March 9.

2012: Started the season as the No. 6 singles player but steadily worked her way up in the rotation... knocked off Evansville's Mina Milovic 6-2, 6-4 on Jan. 27... moved up to No. 4 singles to defeat Lipscomb's Elizabeth Keevil 6-3, 6-1in a Lady Govs win, Feb. 27... in the OVC opener, defeated SIU Edwardsville's Haley Ilcewicz 6-1, 6-1... won six of her last eight matches, beginning with a 6-4, 6-4 win against Eastern Illinois' Sephora Boulbahaiem (March 27)... Only dropped two sets in back-to-back matches against TSU's Lauren Thomas (6-0, 6-0 on April 6) and Jacksonville State's Zoe Bizinos (6-2, 6-0 on April 7)... capped her singles season at the OVC Tournament with a second-round loss win against Eastern Kentucky's Saioa Oscoz (6-4, 6-4)... found a solid doubles partner in Ornella Di Salvo; the duo went 14-3 in No. 2 doubles from Feb. 24 to the end of the season... Lost once in doubles action to a conference opponent.

2011 Singles: Joined the Lady Govs at beginning of spring semester... played at 12 matches at No. 3 singles and seven matches at No. 4 singles... finished with a 10-9 overall mark, including a 6-2 OVC clip... began season playing at No. 3, winning three of her first five collegiate matches... after a straight-set loss vs. Miami (Ohio) Megan Martzolf, won three consecutive road matches, including a three-setter against Southern Illinois' Jennifer Dien... went 3-2 in three-set matches... moved to No. 4 singles and won back-to-back matches at Eastern Kentucky and Morehead State... picked up straight-set win vs. Murray State's Lindsey Wiseman, helping Lady Govs into OVC tournament. Doubles: Played at No. 2 doubles, playing 11 matches with Vanja Tomic and six matches with Carolin Weikard... went 4-7 with Tomic and 5-1 with Weikard... played season's first stretch with Tomic, winning two of five matches... won first five matches while teaming with Weikard, the closest match being 8-7 at Eastern Kentucky ... ended season winning two of six matches with Tomic... that included an OVC tournament win against Murray State, 8-1.

Previously: A talented player brought up in the Romanian tennis circuits...primarily played national tournaments, but also played in three ITF events... played in the 2007 Prince Cup, winning her opening-round match in three sets... also played in Romania's Bucharest qualifier and Craiova qualifer... also played volleyball in high school.

Personal: The daughter of Ecaterina and Gheorghe Cornea... born Dec. 19, 1990... plans to major in health and human performance

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