Mexico City, Mexico
(Palm Beach Atlantic University)
At Delaware: Second-year member of squad after transfer from Palm Beach Atlantic University • expected to return to a top-six singles and pair for a top-three doubles spot for the Blue Hens.
2009-10 Season: Earned third team All-Colonial Athletic Association honors at doubles • tallied a record of 16-6 at No. 3 singles as a junior in first year for the Blue Hens • recorded an overall win total of 23-10 to rank sixth all-time for top single-season singles wins at UD • paired with Elena Berry to secure a 16-3 record at No. 1 doubles and earn a No. 90 national ITA final doubles ranking, becoming the first UD doubles team in school history to earn a final national ranking • went 26-7 in doubles action overall, just one win shy of the UD singles season record • earned CAA Doubles Team of the Week honors on Feb. 21 • Swarthmore Tournament Flight A doubles champion • earned Old Dominion Tournament No. 1 doubles champion accolades.
2007-09 (At Palm Beach Atlantic CC): Played at No. 1 singles for two years for the Sailfish • 2008 National Christian College Athletic Association All-American in both singles and doubles play • 2009 NCCAA All-American for singles • 2008 ITA Scholar Athlete • named student-athlete of the week on multiple occasions.
Personal: Montserrat Ripoll ("moan-sur-ott re-poll") • born Dec. 24, 1988 in Mexico City • daughter of Jose Maria Ripoll and Alejandra Vallejo • mother is a tennis Federation Cup coach for Mexico and played in the Fed Cup for Mexico • mother was ranked as high as high as No. 134 and defeated the world's No. 9 player during her career that included winning a gold medal at the Panamericas and a silver medalist at Centralamericas • has an older sister, Alejandra, who played tennis for one year at Wichita State and three years at Northwood University • honor student as a chemical engineering major • tutors physics, chemistry and math during the summer months in Mexico • started playing tennis at age of three.
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