Updated: December 2, 2013
2013-14: Placed third in flight A at the Hokie Fall Invite … Advanced to the semifinals with partner Francesca Fusinato at the ITA Atlantic Regional and fell to the first seed … Went undefeated in singles (2-0) and doubles (3-0) at the Kitty Harrison Invitational … Finished the fall season with a 6-3 singles record and an 8-2 doubles record.
2012-13: Went 16-7 in singles play in her collegiate debut … Put together a 6-4 record at the No. 3 spot, as well as a 5-3 record from No. 2 and 5-0 record from No. 4 … Strung together ten consecutive victories midway through the season, playing in all three spots … Clinched Tech’s win over No. 41 Minnesota early in the year … Earned a two-set win over No. 73 Stephanie Nauta of No. 13 Virginia in the second round of the ACC Tournament … Teamed up with Carol Kahoun to put together an 8-9 doubles record at the No. 2 spot.
Fall: Used the upset over a six-seed and nationally-ranked Virginia opponent to advance to the quarterfinals of the ITA Regional … Also advanced to the quarterfinals of the main doubles draw with teammate Kelly Williford at the regional.
High School/ Junior Tennis: Ranked as high as fifth in the Romanian junior standings and as high as 37th in the senior rankings … Was a finalist in the 2011 National Championship Seniors Doubles Tournament … Finished third in the National Championship in 2009 … Brings a wealth of experience in international tournaments, claiming numerous victories over players ranking in the top 200 in the ITF world rankings.
Personal: Raluca Elena Mita … Born 5/17/93 in Piatra Neamt, Romania … Right-handed … Daughter of Temistocle Mita and Gabriela Comanescu … Majoring in human nutrition, exercise and food.