Junior drops just five games in 6-2, 6-3 victory over No. 118 Maria Belaya
AS A JUNIOR IN 2010-11
Earned ITA Scholar-Athlete honors ... Dealt with injuries all season ... Went 6-7 in singles and 2-1 in doubles ... Won her match at No. 3 to help BU earn a 4-3 victory over Binghamton for its 18th straight America East title.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009-10
Earned First Team All-America East honors for No. 4 singles, posting an 8-12 record during the spring season ... Earned the America East Championship's Most Outstanding Player award for clinching the final point in the Terriers' 4-3 victory over Binghamton ... Faced a break point on serve but rallied to win the final three games in the three-set classic against the Bearcats ... Went 8-11 in doubles with Jessi Linero.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-09
Earned Second Team All-America East honors for No. 3 singles ... Started the spring on a nine-match win streak ... Won four consecutive contests to the end the season ... Dropped the first set and trailed in the second against UCLA's 114th-nationally ranked Maya Johansson when play was halted during the first round of the NCAA tournament ... Earned BU's clinching point against UMBC during the semifinals of the AE tournament ... Won the Flight B title at the Brown Invite during the fall ... Went 11-5 at No. 3 and 2-0 at No. 2 singles in the spring ... Went 6-6 at No. 2 doubles and 5-0 at No. 3 with Elizabeth Corrao ... The duo fell to UCLA's No. 66 Wetmore/Seguso during the NCAAs.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Ranked 163rd in the ITF and first in Croatia in U-18s as a senior ... Also No. 1 in Croatia as a junior ... Ranked in the Top 20 in Europe in the U-16s ... Won a U-18 singles ITF tournament and reached the semifinals in several others as a sophomore ... Ranked in the top 200 ITF as a junior ... Reached the quarterfinals of a G1 ITF tournament in Colombia and won a G2 tournament in doubles that same year.
Born December 21, 1989 ... Daughter of Sasa and Marijana Santini ... Has one younger brother, Karlo ... Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.