Anne Arundel County Snapshots

April 26, 2006

Cristina Pellegrini, Severna Park



STATS -- After running on the Falcons' cross country and track teams, Pellegrini decided to give tennis a shot as a junior this spring. As a freshman, she ran a leg on the 3,200-meter relay team that finished second in the states. In her first year of tennis, she has been vying for a spot on the girls doubles team.

SIDELINES -- Pellegrini is following in the footsteps of her older sister, Carla, who also was an outstanding high school athlete and is now on the Boston College rowing team. Cristina has a weighted 4.38 grade point average and is ranked No. 18 in her junior class of more than 500. She is a member of the National Honor Society and the Leadership Institute.

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