Marie Gargiulo: has a strong forehand that can do formidable damage to any opponent. She has a powerful and consistent serve that is a great advantage in both her singles and doubles game. We are looking forward to see what her successful high school career can add to our program. A good addition in singles and doubles...adds great depth to the team... likes doubles and enjoys coming to the net. Her true passion is doubles because she loves being at the net and playing aggressive, fast paced tennis.
Daughter of: Ed and Rose Gargiulo
Born: Sept. 1, 1992
Sisters/brother: Only child
Your major: Human Development and Family Studies
Any athletes in the family: My mom ran three NYC marathons
Your favorite athlete: Andre Agassi
I chose UConn for /because: UConn is a great school and has a lot to offer both in academics and in athletics. Once I came to visit and got to experience what it would be like to be on this team, I knew I had to come here. The girls on this team are like my family and they are the main reason why I chose this school.
Hobby: I enjoy watching TV and hanging out with my friends
Couldn't live without: My parents
Favorite movie: The Notebook and Country Stron
Favorite place to visit: Cabo San Lucas
Something we don't know about you: I was adopted when I was 3 days old
Fun facts: I was born in Chicago, I have a dog named Jack, I've lived in Weston, CT my entire life, my dream is to take cooking classes in Italy
High school: Played number 2 singles my freshman year, 1 singles my sophomore year, and 1 doubles my junior and senior year...My high school (Weston High School) went 86-0 for the four year span I was there; we won SWCs and States all 4 years...Went to State individuals all 4 years and made All-State in the State Open for 3 years...Doubles state champion two years in a row (junior and senior year); first with my partner Lindsey Gersh, then with my partner Emma Samson...Captain my senior year with Katie Gross.