UIC captured its 16th-consecutive Horizon League title last season
Singles Career Record 2011-12: 18-13 2010-11: 27-8 2009-10: 25-5 2008-09: 22-5 Total: 92-31
Horizon League Singles Career Record 2011-12: 8-0 2010-11: 10-0 2009-10: 10-0 2008-09: 9-0 Total: 37-0
Doubles Career Record 2011-12: 23-14 2010-11: 27-10 2009-10: 24-9 2008-09: 20-7 Total: 94-40
Horizon League Doubles Career Record 2011-12: 7-2 2010-11: 9-1 2009-10: 9-1 2008-09: 7-2 Total: 32-6
2011-12 2012 Horizon League Player of the Year and All-League First Team selection for the fourth consecutive year. Became the winningest player in UIC history in singles (92) and doubles (94). Named Horizon League Tennis Athlete of the week from Feb. 6-12 and March 26-April 1. Held an 11-match win streak during the season. Went 8-0 in singles against Horizon League opponents to end her career undefeated. Competed at No. 1 singles in all matches during the season and her career.
2010-11 2011 Horizon League Player of the Year and first team selection for the third year in a row. Was first on the team with 27 overall singles wins at the top spot, and first with 27 doubles wins. Went undefeated for the third year in a row versus Horizon League singles play at 10-0 this season. On Jan. 23, defeated her first national ranked singles player against then No. 103 Kelly Barry of Marquette at the top singles spot. Defeated then No. 44 Long Beach State top singles player on March 31st. Was selected as the Horizon League Player of the Week on two different occasions this season (Jan.25 and April 6).
2009-10 Recorded a perfect 10-0 singles record against the Horizon League Finished the season with 25 singles wins, third most in school history Was named Horizon League Player of the Week for the second straight season Named to the All-Horizon League First Team Named Horizon League U.S. Army Scholar-Athlete of the Month for April
2008-09 Second Flame to be named Horizon League Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year in the same season Named to the All-Horizon League First Team Named conference's Player of the Week twice during the course of the season Led the Flames with a 24-5 record in singles play Went undefeated against the Horizon League in singles competition
Prep/Personal Second-ranked player in Kazakhstan National champion in singles, doubles and mixed doubles (2004, 2005) Number one competitor for the Federation Cup (2005, 2006, 2007) Achieved a top 1000 WTA ranking in ladies singles Two-year letterwinner in volleyball in high school Born: August 25, 1989 Parents: Valeriy Kovalyov and Marina Tkachenko Major: Finance