Amanda Taillefer
    Amanda Taillefer

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Raleigh, N.C.

    High School:
    Millbrook High School

    Height:
    5-5

    Birthdate:
    10/09/1985


    Fall 2006: Posted a 6-4 singles record...won the flight six singles title at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Individual Championships...Paired with Andrea Courtney for a 6-3 doubles record and with Sabine Tsala Mvilongo for a 3-1 doubles record.

    2005-06: Finished the season with a 7-12 singles record... placed ninth in flight three singles at the MVC Fall Championship...Played with four doubles partners during the season with a total record of 3-19.

    2004-05: In singles, recorded a 7-5 record in her first fall as a Saluki...teamed up with Maria Blanco and fellow freshman Laura Bredniak to post a 4-6 doubles record...singles record for the spring season was 3-12...record for doubles with partner Bredniak was 4-6.

    Prior to SIU: As a senior at Millbrook High School earned all-conference, academic all-conference and the NCA Sportsmanship Award...in 2003 was the state singles and doubles champion...ranked in the top 70 in the south...a state qualfier and a three-time team MVP...ranked as high as number one in North Carolina girls' 18s in singles and doubles.

    Personal: Majoring in business management...full name is Amanda Minton Taillefer...born October 9, 1985...daughter of Fran and Betty Jo Taillefer...has one sister, Ashley.



    Best Quote: "Don't frown because you never know who is falling in love with your smile."
    Best Book: "He's Just Not That Into You"
    Best Movie: "Clueless"
    Best Actor: Adam Sandler
    Best TV Show: Grey's Anatomy
    Best Cartoon: Family Guy
    Best Music: Everything
    Best Food: Homemade
    Best Beach: Hilton Head
    Best City: Atlanta

    Friday, Jan 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Louisville, Ky. 1:00 PM
    Saturday, Jan 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Louisville, Ky. 9:00 AM
    Saturday, Jan 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Fayetteville, Ark. TBA
    Sunday, Jan 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Fayetteville, Ark. TBA
    Women's Tennis Fayetteville, Ark. TBA
    Saturday, Feb 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Conway, Ark. 1:00 PM
    Sunday, Feb 15
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Tennis Murray, Ky. TBA
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