Name: Maria Vallone
Sport: Team Handball
Position: Left Wing
Height: 5'7"
Hometown: Rochester, N.Y.
College: Bethany College '13
Team/Club: Municipalidad de Vicente Lopez (ARG)
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USA Team Handball Career

  • 2018: NACHC Championships, 5th place
  • 2018: Pan American Games Qualifier, 1st Place
  • 2018: European Tour (France, Germany, Hungary)
  • 2017: Pan American Championships, 5th Place
  • 2017: North American and Caribbean Qualifier, 2nd Place
  • 2016: Alabama State Games

 

Individual Team Handball

  • 2019: Municipalidad de Vicente Lopez (Honors League/ Second Division) (ARG)
  • 2018: USATH Open Nationals, University of North Carolina, 6th Place
  • 2017: USATH Open Nationals, Team Rogue, 1st Place
  • 2016: Named to Women’s National Team Player Pool
  • 2016: Michael Lipov Memorial Cup, Team Rogue, 1st Place

 

Other

  • 2009-2013: Played D-III softball and tennis at Bethany College, WV
  • 2012: NFCA All-American Outfielder
  • 2013: Susan B Hanna Award, Top Female Senior Athlete
  • All-time career hitting leader in batting average, hits, doubles, and walks

 

Personal:

Maria Vallone has a Bachelor’s in Physical Education from Bethany College and a Master’s in Business Administration with a sports management concentration from Seton Hill University. Upon finishing her degrees and collegiate athletic career in softball and tennis she attended an open tryout for the Women’s National Team in February 2016. She then trained in the Auburn University Residency Program for a year playing with Team Rogue in club competitions. Currently, she lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina where she plays for Municipalidad de Vicente Lopez. 

 

Last Updated July 7, 2019