USTA: Hometown Girl Brings Home Title (May 21, 2012)
Arizona Republic: Scottsdale's Vlad Advances in Bid to Play in U.S. Open (May 21, 2012)
- Vlad proved to be the top player in the Southwest Region, competing at No. 1 singles for the No. 32 Sun Devils.
- She continues to improve and move up the ranks in the NCAA.
- Had the second-most singles wins on the team with 23.
- Finished in third place at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational.
- Played No. 1 singles the entire season for the Sun Devils, with a 16-9 dual match record.
- Recorded an eight-match singles win streak that lasted over a month.
- Ended the season ranked No. 66 nationally and No. 12 regionally.
- Named Honorable Mention All-Pac 12 singles.
- Contributed greatly to the team as a freshman with 16 wins, exclusively playing in the upper half of the lineup.
- Rode a ten-match win streak through the middle of the season lasting a month and a half.
- Earned a win in the first round of the NCAA Team Championships, defeating Whitney Wofford of the University of Oklahoma, for the second time that season, 6-1, 6-1.
- 13 wins handed down in two match decisions.
- ITA Scholar-Athlete.
- Competed in the Semi Finals in the G18 Clay Court Championships in 2010.
- Earned Bronze Ball in the Girls' 18's in 2011.
Personal: Born on November 10, 1993 in Scottsdale, Arizona...Parents are Nicolas (retired) and Mary (Senior Care home owner)...Has two brothers, Chris and Peter...Understands Romanian fluently but cannot speak it...Enjoys watching movies and hanging out with friends...Lists her most exciting moments in sports as competing in New Haven, Connecticut at the 2012 National Playoffs US Open...