Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Danielle Stadelmann
Danielle Stadelmann


Westerly, R.I.

High School:
St. Bernard HS





According to Thibodeau: "We are very confident that with some more match play Danielle will continue to learn, adapt and utilize her physical abilities to enable her to quickly move up our ladder and begin to punish opponents."

Summer 2001: Competed in tennis tournaments in Florida...

High School: Graduated from St. Bernard High School in Uncasville, Conn., where she played for coaches Gerry Sims and Ben Scurito... Competed on the girl's squad during freshman and sophomore years... Elevated to men's team for junior and senior seasons... Four-time most valuable and most improved player... As a sophomore, captured conference and state titles... Team captain and Eastern Connecticut Conference Finalist as a senior... Member of student council...

Personal: Full name: Danielle Teresa Stadelmann... Nickname: Son... Born 11/23/81 in Westerly, R.I... Son of Robert and Patricia Stadelmann... Father is an oral surgeon, and mother works in the father's office... Youngest of two brothers, Bryan (22) and Craig (20), and a sister, Colleen (21)... Enjoys skiing, snowboarding, sailing, hiking and climbing... Lists Andre Agassi and Gustavo Kuerten as her favorite athletes... Respects Agassi's will to never give up and Kuerten's loose approach to tennis and care-free attitude... Admires her father for his drive to succeed and how he always reaches his goals... Biggest athletic thrill was winning her first Women's Open title in Florida... Chose Arizona for its facilities and coaching staff... Right-Handed.