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: 16-15
Doubles: 9-9
Total: 25-24

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