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 Daniela Covello
Daniela Covello
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Thornhill, Ontario, Canada

High School:
St. Elizabeth

Last College:
Brenau University

Height:
5-5

Experience:
2L

2005-2006 (Senior)- Went undefeated in conference matches (10-0) ... Recorded a season record of 32-14 in singles and 18-16 in doubles ... Clinched Baylor's regular-season Big 12 title with the win on court three at Texas ... Lost only eight singles matches all spring ... Went 12-7 when playing the No. 3 court in singles and 7-1 when playing the No. 4 court in singles ... One of five Bears to earn a 30+ wins in the 2005-06 season... Ranked by ITA as high as No. 80 in 2006 ... Named Big 12 Player of the Week on April 25 ... Advanced with Carolin Walter to the Regional quarterfinals in the fall ... Ended her career at Baylor with an overall singles record of 60-39 and doubles record of 56-39.

2004-2005 (Junior)- Named All-Big 12 in doubles ... Completed the season at 22-12 in singles ... Saw most of her action at No. 2 (4-1) and No. 3 (6-4) ... Was 16-7 in dual match play ... Finished the year ranked No. 21 nationally with Zuzana Cerna ... The tandem competed in the 2005 NCAA Doubles Championships, losing in the round of 32 to the top-ranked duo of Caroline Basu and Shadisha Robinson of Georgia ... Posted the most doubles victories on the team at 28, going 28-13 on the season ... The 28 wins places her tied for No. 1 on Baylor's doubles wins in a season list along side Katja Kovac's 28, set in 2000-01. ... Finished the fall season 6-6 in singles play going 2-2 against ranked opponents ... Teamed with three different teammates going 10-4 overall in doubles...1-1 with Walter, 2-2 with Iva Mihaylova and 7-1 with Zuzana Cerna ... Had a 7-match win streak with doubles partner Cerna winning the championship at the ITA Southwest Regionals and making it into the quarterfinals at the ITA indoors

Spring 2004 (Sophomore) - Transferred to Baylor in January from Georgia's Brenau University, a NAIA school...Has played mainly at No. 2 for the Bears where she went 4-6 and 2-7 at No. 3...6-13 in singles matches...Played with three doubles partners, went 9-6 when paired with Klara Zrustova at No. 2, 0-1 with Izabela Mijic and 0-2 with Carolin Walter.

Prior to Baylor - Transferred to Baylor from Brenau University in Gainesville, Ga. ... Played soccer and tennis at Brenau ... Played tennis and soccer at St. Elizabeth Catholic High School in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada ... Was the school's Athlete of the Year.

Personal - Full name is Daniela Covello ... Nickname is "Dani" ... Born May 6, 1983, in Toronto ... Parents are Michael and Mary Covello ... Majoring in business ... Likes to watch VH1, shop, travel, surf the net, and hang out with friends and family in her spare time.

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