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

CAL STATE FULLERTON

SENIOR (2010-11): Finished the season with a career-best nine singles wins, compiling a 9-19 overall record and 6-16 mark in dual match play while competing in the middle of the Titans' 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 a season-best three-straight wins during the fall season en route to the Flight C consolation singles title at the Matador Invitational... also won the Flight C consolation doubles crown with teammate Malorie dela Cruz that same weekend... posted back-to-back singles wins twice during the spring... posted an 9-19 overall mark in doubles play with teammates dela Cruz, Katie Nichols, and Summer Wallin... finished 6-9 at the No. 3 spot with dela Cruz, and 8-10 overall, winning three-straight at one point in the middle of April.


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


SOPHOMORE (2008-09): Finished 6-20 overall in singles play, including a 4-17 dual match record... played mainly in the middle of the lineup, posting an 0-3 mark at No. 2, a 3-10 record at No. 3 singles, and a 1-4 mark at the No. 4 position... teamed with five different partners in doubles play, going 5-18 combined... had her best doubles record with teammate Leslie Bullock, going 2-5 overall... only Titan to post more than one victory 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)... won back-to-back matches against Cal State Bakersfield's Kristi Jenkins (6-3, 6-4) and Markhoff... won both of her first-round matchups in the fall at the Fullerton Fall Intercollegiates and the Matador Invite.



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



PERSONAL
Played her final three years at South Pasadena HS, earning MVP honors 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, but moved to the United States when she was eight years old.