Dasha Kourkina - Women's Tennis - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Dasha Kourkina

Class Junior
Hometown Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School University of Nebraska Online
Major Human and Organizational Development

• Highest Singles Ranking: —
• Highest Doubles Ranking: —

Career Records (through 2020-21 season)
Singles: 46-24
Doubles: 30-23
Total: 76-47

As a Junior (2021-22)
• Recorded her first 30+ win season with a 30-9 record at singles
• Playing primarily on Court 3 doubles, went 21-14
• Concluded the season on an 11-match win-streak (March 20, 2022-present)
• Undefeated in her last 14 singles outings
• Went 20-2 in dual matches, playing between No. 5 and No. 6 singles the majority of the season
• Undefeated at No. 5 singles (9-0)
• Recorded the match-clinching point against Tennessee State (April 3, 2022)
• With MaryAnn Rompf, went 12-6, including 9-6 in dual matches

As a Sophomore (2020-21)
• 5-4 overall record in singles play
• 3-2 overall record in doubles play
• Beat regional foes in dual-match singles play from Western Kentucky, Middle Tennessee and Lipscomb
• Clinched Vanderbilt’s 7-0 victory over Middle Tennessee

As a Freshman (2019-20)
• 11-11 overall record in singles play
• 6-7 overall record in doubles play
• Clinched conference match over Alabama
• Round of 16 at the ITA Regionals
• Held a four-match win streak in doubles with partner Amanda Meyer
• Remainder of season cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak on March 14

The Kourkina File
• Highest National Ranking: 14
• Academic Honor Roll
• Sportsmanship Award at Easter Bowl
• Blue Chip recruit
• 2017 Evert ITF and Plantation ITF Doubles Champion
• Plantation ITF singles semifinals
• Winter Nationals 16s Doubles Champion and singles finalist
• Fourth place at 2017 Easter Bowl 16s
• 15k Cancun singles quarterfinalist
• Bucket list includes skydiving, visiting Australia, and playing a grand slam.
• Favorite thing to do away from the tennis court is spend time with friends
• Would love to trade places with Roger Federer for a day
• Biggest influence in her life is her Mom
• Chose to attend Vanderbilt due to its great balance between athletics and academics