Name: Maria Vallone
Position: Left Wing
Sport: Team Handball
Height: 5'7
Hometown: Rochester, N.Y.
High School: Webster Schroeder High School
College: Bethany College, Seton Hill University
Team/Club: Team Rogue
Coach(es): Christian Latulippe, Julio Sainz
Other Career Highlights
  • 2021: Named to U.S. Women's National Team for North American and Caribbean Handball Confederation (NACHC) Women's Championships
  • 2019 Pan American Games - 4th (Lima, Peru)
  • 2019 North American and Caribbean Handball Confederation (NACHC) Championships - 5th (Mexico City, Mexico)
  • 2019: Municipalidad de Vicente Lopez (Honors League/ Second Division) (ARG)
  • 2018 Pan American Games Qualifier - 1st (Montreal, Canada)
  • 2017 Pan American Championships - 5th (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • 2017 Pan American Championship (Nor.Ca Qualifier) - 2nd (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
  • 2017 U.S. Open National Championships - 1st (Myrtle Beach, South Carolina)
  • 2016: Named to Women’s National Team Player Pool
Personal: Earned her Bachelor’s in Physical Education from Bethany College and her 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, Vallone 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, also playing with Team Rogue in club competitions...Lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina where she played for Argentinian handball club Municipalidad de Vicente Lopez...Is a member of the USA Team Handball Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.