John F. Kenndey HS
At Delaware: Sophomore and second-year member of the squad • expected to return to a top-six singles and pair for a top-three doubles spot for the Blue Hens.
2009-10 Season: Tallied a singles record of 27-7 including a 17-5 record at the No. 5 spot, as a freshman • her 27 victories marked the highest win total by a freshman in school history • 27 wins also ranks second on the all-time most singles wins in a season in UD history • paired with four different partners to compile a 20-11 doubles record • earned the UD Team Sportsmanship Award.
High School: A five-year letterwinner at John F. Kennedy High School • played three years at No. 1 singles • an All-County and All-State selection...National Honor Society student.
Personal: Amanda Brooke Halstrom ("hall-strum") • born Sept. 6, 1991 • daughter of Doug and Robin Halstrom • has a younger brother, Jared • honor student as a biochemistry major • hopes to become a doctor • worked as a counselor at a tennis camp in New York over the summer. • cites her father as a major influence on her tennis career • started playing tennis at age 10.