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Giovanna Veiga de Almeida

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Height
Senior
Class
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Hometown

2019-20
• Recorded a 7-3 overall record
• Advanced to the Holleran East consolation semifinals at the CSA Individual Championships
• Won her match against Franklin & Marshall and Dickinson at the Mid-Atlantic Squash Championships
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19
• Finished the season with a 16-4 overall record
• Played in the No. 8 position at the Kurtz Cup, winning match against Middlebury
• Won 12 matches against top 25 programs

2017-18
• Finished the season with a 7-1 overall record
• Recorded two wins in the Kurtz Cup as the Cavaliers’ No. 9
• Captured wins against George Washington, Williams, Drexel, Georgetown, Brown, Middlebury and Wesleyan

Background 
•  Participated in squash at the Pan America Games in Toronto (2015)

Personal 
• Daughter of Allessandra Lacerda Veiga and Daniel Penna de Almeida
• Has a brother Pedro Veiga de Almeida
• Brother, Pedro, played squash at Franklin and Marshall
• Worked with her mother on a church program that helps underprivileged areas