Women's Tennis

Natasha Prokhnevska
Natasha Prokhnevska

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wilmington, Del.

High School:
Sanford School

Height:
5-8



ACC Player of the Week - Feb. 18, 2014
ITA Scholar-Athlete - 2013, 2014
ACC Academic Honor Roll - 2013, 2014

2013-14
Spring: Finished the season with an overall record of 19-16 in singles and 17-13 in doubles ... Went 6-8 in singles in ACC matches ... Played on courts one through four throughout the season ... Went 2-3 on court one in five appearances ... Was named the ACC Player of the Week on February 18 for clinching the win against #27 Tennessee ... Against Tennessee, defeated Joanna Henderson, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) and Olivarez/Repic, 8-3, in doubles ... Clinched four matches for the Jackets ... Defeated two nationally ranked opponents ... Topped #57 Mai El Kamash of Mississippi, 6-3, 6-1, at the Michigan Invitational ... Clinched the win against Notre Dame with a 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 win against #99 Quinn Gleason ... Her win on court three against Syracuse's Rhiann Newborn, 6-1, 6-4, secured Tech's win ... Clinched Tech's first round win in the NCAA Tournament by defeating Purdue's Krisztina Kapitany, 7-5, 7-5 ... Paired up with doubles partner Muriel Wacker on court two and went 11-10 ... The duo went 3-2 against nationally ranked opponents ... Wacker and Prokhnevska defeated Notre Dame's #41 Jennifer Kellner and Monica Robinson, 8-5 .. Debut in the ITA Doubles Rankings at 49 on February 25th ... Captured an 8-3 win against #62 Nida Hamilton and Maddie Lipp of Northwestern ... Topped Clemson's #78 Romy Koelzer and Tristen Dewar, 8-2.

Fall: Went 7-4 in singles during the fall and recorded a mark of 3-3 in doubles ... Recorded two victories at the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional, defeating UAB's Rachel Daniell, 6-4, ,4-6, 6-3 and Lissie Barnett of Northwestern, 7-5, 7-5 ... Paired up with Muriel Wacker to go 3-2 in doubles.

2012-13: Finished the season with an 18-14 singles record overall and an 11-8 mark in dual matches ... Completed the season with a 9-17 doubles record overall and 7-13 mark in dual matches ... Went 5-6 on court three with Muriel Wacker in doubles ... Clinched three matches for the Yellow Jackets ... Defeated Annie Sullivan of #35 Yale on court three, 3-6, 6-0, 6-3 to secure GT's victory in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... Recorded a 6-2, 6-1 win against Miami (Ohio)'s Nimisha Mohan to clinch the GT win ... Defeated Kasey Gardiner of Wake Forest, 0-6, 6-3, 6-1 to also help GT to a win.

High School/Juniors: Ranked as the No. 23 player in the nation, the No. 3 player in the Mid-Atlantic and the No. 1 player in the State of Delaware by TennisRecruiting.Net... Posted a 25-10 overall record in 2011-12... In 2010-11, went 54-16 including a 22-4 mark against five-star ranked players... Advanced to the round of 16 at the USTA Winter National Championships in Dec. 2010... Was a three-year letterwinner at the Sanford School and was captain one year... Won Delaware No. 1 singles title in 2012 and No. 2 singles titles in 2011 and 2010...Won G16 Middle States L3 Sectionals in 2010 and G18 Middle States L3 Sectionals in 2011... Won G16 L2 USTA National Open in 2010.

Personal: Born Aug. 23, 1994 in Kiev, Ukraine... Parents are Alexei Prokhnevsky and Olga Shevchenko... Is right handed... Was a member of the Cum Laude Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society in high school... Started playing tennis at age six when her parents signed her up for lessons while they lived in Corvallis, Ore... Was one of many different sports she played growing up... Lists her father as her biggest influence... Is a biochemistry major.

Natasha Prokhnevska's Career Statistics
Singles Doubles
Year Dual Overall Dual Overall
2012-13 11-8 18-14 7-4 9-17
2013-14 11-11 19-16 11-10 17-13
Totals 22-19 37-30 18-14 26-30
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