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Fall Signing Week '12: Alanna Wolff Heads to Princeton
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Alanna Wolff is at home with her college tennis destination - both literally and figuratively.

Alanna Wolff is staying in New Jersey at Princeton
Wolff, who lives in Perth Amboy, New Jersey was born in Princeton; used to practice there when she was little, and won her first tournament there, so it seems fitting that's where she will attend college.

"I love Princeton University, because it's so close," said Wolff, who home schools and is a high school senior. She chose Princeton after taking official visits to Notre Dame, Northwestern, Brown, and Princeton. "When I was little, after some practices I would eat at one of the cafes near campus and I would stare out at the historic buildings that glistened in the sun, seemingly enchanted.

"I remember pretty much feeling the prestige in the air," said Wolff, who also took unofficial visits to Michigan, UNC, Yale, and Columbia. "The gates near the front of campus seemed like they were just waiting for opportunities that were possible on the other side of these gates. To walk through them into the enclosed campus seemed like a fairytale from the outside. I'm a really big reader so anything that seemed like something from the storybook really enticed me."

Wolff recalled asking her parents what it would take to go there and their response being, 'you have to work very hard to get through those gates.'"

"Since I'm always up for a challenge, this seemed like one to take on for me," said Wolff, who moved to Florida officially in the 7th grade when she made tennis her priority.

Wolff trained at the Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, Florida since the seventh grade and moved back to New Jersey this past June. She initially trained with Rick Macci when she moved to Florida. Throughout the six years in Florida, Wolff would travel back and forth to New Jersey for holidays to see her family.

"We relocated to Florida for my tennis and I was taught by Rick Macci who was instrumental in molding my groundstroke techniques," Wolff said. "To this day his handprints are still on my ground strokes. I continued home schooling and in seventh grade started training at the Evert Tennis Academy, which was one of the greatest times I had with my tennis.

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