Alex Bara
Year: So.
Hometown: Oradea, Romania
Height: 5-8

GENERAL: Talented sophomore who comes to VCU after a stellar prep career in Romania… Hard-working, smart player that adds valuable depth in the mid-singles position for the Black & Gold… Joins sister, Ana, as part of the squad.

2009-10 (SOPHOMORE): Garnered All-CAA Third-Team Singles accolades after solidifying
the back end of the Rams’ lineup for much of the 2010 campaign... Enters the NCAA Tournament having won 11 of her last 13 matches, including seven straight victories, mostly at the fifth spot in the rotation... Won both her matches in the CAA Tournament with a DNF
against Drexel after taking a commanding lead... After starting the spring season out at 1-2, she has won Went 8-1 in regional play 16 of her 19 matches with a DNF in that span... Had an excellent fall season as well, going 9-3 and reaching the Sweet 16 of the ITA Indoor Mid-
East Regionals.

2008-09 (FRESHMAN): Earned All-CAA Second Team singles honors... Finished the
year 19-13 in singles competition, including a 16-9 mark in dual matches and 16-9 in dual
matches… Also played in 31 doubles matches, going 10-21 over that stretch… Posted a
9-5 record in singles against regional competition… Won two of her three singles matches
in the CAA Tournament (April 17-19)… Topped Martha Blakely in come-from-behind
victory, 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (8) on April 21st in VCU’s victory over 39th-ranked Virginia Tech... Victory
over Blakely sparked a stretch of going 10-2 in singles play.



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