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Julie Cerullo
Year: Senior
City/State: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: St. Ann's School

At Princeton — 2012-13: led Princeton to a perfect regular season and the program's sixth Ivy League Championship … earned first-team All-America and All-Ivy honors for the fourth straight year … earned Academic All-Ivy League honors … reached national individual quarterfinals … won 11 matches during senior season, including five in Ivy League competition. 2011-12: earned first-team All-America and All-Ivy honors for the third straight year … reached the national individual semifinals before losing to eventual champion Amanda Sobhy of Harvard … earned Academic All-Ivy League honors … went 10-6 during the team season … posted a winning record in the Ivy League (including a road win at Penn) … won nine of 10 individual games in the first three rounds of the CSA individual championships. 2010-11: earned first-team All-America and All-Ivy honors, the second consecutive year for both honors … ended year ranked third nationally … earned Academic All-Ivy honors … went 14-6 overall while playing No. 1 for the entire season … won first three rounds of individual championships before falling in semifinal to defending champion … went 2-1 in Howe Cup, avenging a pair of losses in regular season; defeated Catalina Pelaez 10, 9, (10), 11 in finale to help Princeton upset third-seeded Trinity 5-4. 2009-10: earned first-team All-America and All-Ivy honors as a freshman … recorded 15 wins in 19 matches, including five victories in six matches at the No. 1 position … played No. 1 while senior tri-captain Amanda Siebert was injured and won first five collegiate matches … became the first collegiate player to defeat Trinity's Nour Baghat in 3-1 regular season victory … won nine of last 10 matches, including each of her matches in the Howe Cup team championships … won the consolation finals at the CSA individual championships.

Before Princeton — top-ranked American recruit during the summer of 2009 … competed for U.S. Team in 2009 World Junior Women's Championships in Chennai, India; played #3 and won key match in first U.S. victory over England, male or female, in international competition … helped U.S. to fourth-place finish … competed for U.S. in 2007 Junior World Championships in Hong Kong … ranked second in the girls' under-19 age group nationally during July of 2009; has been ranked second in u-13, u-15 and u-19 and has always been ranked in top five throughout junior career … has played in individual junior tournaments since she was eight years old … a graduate of St. Ann’s School in Brooklyn, she has trained most of her life at the famed Heights Casino and has spent additional time with coach Rod Martin … best results over 2008-09 year include a third-place finish in the 2009 U.S. Junior Championships and a win at the 2008 U.S. Junior Open; in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Junior Open, Cerullo defeated Egypt’s Salma Nassar 15-13 and 14-12 in the final two games … 2009 recipient of the New York Municipal Squash Rackets Association's Kate Brodsky Award for effort, sportsmanship and courtesy on and off the court … U.S. Squash Recognized Scholar-Athlete.

Personal — born December 19, 1990 … has two older twin siblings, Ed and Megan Cerullo, who both played No. 1 respectively at Brown University before graduating in 2008 … interested in studying humanities and romance languages at Princeton … enjoys travel, creative writing, journalism, photography and playing both the violin and the piano … besides squash, enjoys golf, tennis and skiing.

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