2004-05: 34-9 overall, 23-4 dual, 9-0 Big Ten in singles ... Defeated then-96th ranked Saras Arasu of then-No. 5 Duke Notched singles and doubles win against former-Minnesota club (4/10) ... All 23 dual victories came in straight sets ... In Big Ten competition, won all nine matches in straight sets, dropping a mere 34 games total to win each set by an average of 6-2 ... One of eight 'Cats to go undefeated in doubles competition in the Big Ten, helping Northwestern to a perfect conference mark of 30-0 ... One of five 'Cats to go undefeated in regular-season conference singles action ... In Big Ten play, won six sets by a perfect 6-0 count ... 33 of 34 wins came in straight sets ... Was the only Wildcat to go 3-0 in both singles and doubles at the Big Ten Tournament, helping NU to its seventh-straight title.
Fall 2004: Posted 12-5 singles record ... Finished fall with 3-1 performance at the Milwaukee Classic ... Posted 3-1 finishes at both the Wildcat Invitational and Rice Classic to begin fall ... Compiled 13-4 doubles record, winning Milwaukee Classic with Alexis Prousis.
2002-03 (at Minnesota): All-Big Ten selection ... Third athlete in school history to be named to the team three times ... Vladea was 17-8 in singles during the dual meet season and had a 6-4 league singles mark ... Helped Golden Gophers to 9-1, 1st-place finish in Big Ten ... Team's final national ranking of 29.
2001-02 (at Minnesota): All-Big Ten selection ... finished season with a 21-11 record, including a 7-3 mark in Big Ten play ... ranked 116th in the nation ... compiled a 20-8 doubles record with Michaela Havelkova, including a 7-3 record in league action ... ranked 46th in country in doubles ... played primarily at No. 1 singles and doubles ... defeated No. 25 Marine Piriou of Northwestern, 6-4, 6-1, and No. 63 Erica Fish of ohio State, 6-4, 6-4, during the conference season .. Had a 14-5 singles record during the dual meet season ... reached the quarterfinals with havelkova at the Midwest Regional Championships ... Named team's most valuable player ... Earned her second letter.
2000-01 (at Minnesota): All-Big Ten selection ... Played in No. 1 singles position during spring ... Tied with Brandi Watts for longest win streak of season, going six in a row during March ... Paired with Michaela Havelkova at No. 1 doubles position, tallying a 13-7 record ... In the 11 dual wins, Vladea also won her singles match in none of those ... advanced to second round of Main Draw singles at ITA Regional in the fall ... Earned her first letter.
High School: Won Ontario (Canada) High School Championship as a sophomore ... Represented Canada at the World Youth Cup in Costa Rica in 1999 ... Took second place in the Under-16 and Under-18 Nationals in 1999 ... Won Under-16 Nationals in doubles in 1999 ... Tennis Athlete of the Year for Kitchener in 1998 and 1999.
Personal: Born Valerie Vladea on 6/23/83 ... Daughter of Radu and Claudia Vladea ... Currently attending graduate school for Liberal Studies at Northwestern.
|Year ||Overall ||Dual ||Big Ten|
|2004-05 ||34-9 ||23-4 ||12-0||