Karina Akhmedova
Karina Akhmedova
Height: 5-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: South Pasadena, CA
High School: South Pasadena HS
Experience: 3V


SENIOR (2010-11): Finished the season with acareer-best nine singles wins, compiling a 9-19 overall record and6-16 mark in dual match play while competing in the middle of theTitans' lineup... finished 3-7 at the No. 4 spot and 3-6 at the No.5 spot while going 0-3 at the No. 3 position... posted aseason-best three-straight wins during the fall season en route tothe Flight C consolation singles title at the MatadorInvitational... also won the Flight C consolation doubles crownwith teammate Malorie dela Cruz that same weekend... postedback-to-back singles wins twice during the spring... posted an 9-19overall mark in doubles play with teammates dela Cruz, KatieNichols, and Summer Wallin... finished 6-9 at the No. 3 spot withdela Cruz, and 8-10 overall, winning three-straight at one point inthe middle of April.

JUNIOR (2009-10): Finished the year 6-18overall in singles play, competing mainly at the No. 6 singlesspot... had a solid fall with a 3-3 mark, including claiming theFlight C consolation title at the Matador Invitational, winningthree straight matches... finished 4-17 overall in doubles playwith four different partners, competing in all but one dual matchat the No. 3 spot.

SOPHOMORE (2008-09): Finished 6-20 overall insingles play, including a 4-17 dual match record... played mainlyin the middle of the lineup, posting an 0-3 mark at No. 2, a 3-10record at No. 3 singles, and a 1-4 mark at the No. 4 position...teamed with five different partners in doubles play, going 5-18combined... had her best doubles record with teammate LeslieBullock, going 2-5 overall... only Titan to post more than onevictory in Big West play, defeating Cal Poly's Amy Markhoff (1-0,ret.) and UC Riverside's Angelique Corpuz (6-4, 4-6, 14-12)... wonback-to-back matches against Cal State Bakersfield's Kristi Jenkins(6-3, 6-4) and Markhoff... won both of her first-round matchups inthe fall at the Fullerton Fall Intercollegiates and the MatadorInvite.

FRESHMAN (2007-08): Finished second on the teamwith eight singles victories, posting an 8-17 overall record,including a 6-13 mark in dual matches... played mainly at the No. 3spot, posting a 5-6 record while also seeing some time at the No. 4position (0-4)... won three of her first four collegiate matches...won back-to-back matches three times on the year... won four offive matches at one point in March, posting victories overopponents from Cal State Bakersfield, Texas State, WestmontCollege, and Akron... posted a 6-19 overall record in doubles playwith four different teammates... Spent most of the season at theNo. 1 doubles spot with teammate Shelly Injejikian, going 3-11 inthe top spot and finishing 3-14 overall.

Played her final three years at South Pasadena HS, earning MVPhonors each season... Rio Hondo League champion as a senior...Ranked as high as No. 86 in the USTA 16-and-under rankings and No.100 in the under-18 rankings... born in Almaty, Kazakhstan, butmoved to the United States when she was eight years old.