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Natalia Kuvakina
Natalia Kuvakina

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, Russia

High School:
#243 Plus

Last College:
Akron

Height:
5-10


04/25/2014

Flames Fall to Detroit in First Round of HL Championship

Knoppe picks up 92nd career win to tie record for all-time singles victories

04/19/2014

Flames Close out Regular Season with 6-1 Loss to YSU

Flames end regular season with 5-3 Horizon League record

04/18/2014

Women's Tennis Edged by Cleveland State, 4-3

Flames drop second Horizon League match of the season

04/17/2014

Women's Tennis Concludes Regular Season at Home

Flames host Cleveland State and Youngstown State to close out regular season

04/12/2014

Women's Tennis Defeats Oakland, 6-1

Flames coast to first win in program history against Golden Grizzlies; Tully takes 200th win at helm of program

KUVAKINA'S PHOTO GALLERY

Singles Career Record

2012-13: 15-17
2013-14: 3-13
Total: 18-30

Horizon League Singles Career Record
2012-13: 5-4
2013-14: 3-4
Total: 8-8

Doubles Career Record
2012-13: 22-11
2013-14: 4-12
Total: 26-23

Horizon League Doubles Career Record
2012-13: 8-1
2013-14: 3-3
Total: 11-4

AS A SENIOR (2013-14): Competed at No. 2 singles at the beginning of the season before rotating between No. 1, 3 and 4 ... had all three wins come against Horizon League opponents ... picked up her first win against Valparaiso (March 20) in straight set at No. 3 ... won her second-consecutive match with another straight-set victory at No. 3 against Wright State (March 30) ... collected a straight-set win at No. 1 against Green Bay (April 6) ... began the season alongside Mariana Palacios in doubles and went 2-4 at No. 1 before joining Keti Mebuke at No. 3 to go 2-3

AS A JUNIOR (2012-13): Won her first three matches of the dual season, including the lone victory against Marquette ... had seven straight-set wins throughout the season ... combined with Ann-Sophie Hahn in doubles and went 15-4 overall, 14-3 at No. 3, and won seven of their last 10 matches of the season

PREP AND PERSONAL: Held a career-high International Tennis Federation (ITF) ranking of No. 571 in July 2010 ... ranked No. 29 in European Tennis Federation (ETF) Under 16 in July 2008 ... won back-to-back MAC (Mid American Conference) titles at Akron, including the first MAC title in the history of the Akron women's tennis team ... during her freshman year with the Zips, won a critical match in the final of the MAC Championship against Miami ... produced an individual record of 18-6 in singles and 19-9 in doubles during her sophomore year ... member of the Dean's List three-of-four semesters ... born May 2, 1992, in St. Petersburg, Russia ... daughter of Vadim and Svetlana Kuvakina ... currently enrolled as a Civil Engineering major.

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