Katya Tabachnik
Katya Tabachnik
Height: 5-3
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
High School: St. Ignatius College Prep
Major: Studying in the Leavey School of Business

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018-19: Named WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention ... finished the season with a 11-16 overall singles record and 12-16 in doubles ... tied for the team-lead in WCC doubles wins (4-4) along with Caitlyn Frankel.  FALL: Finished the fall season with a .500 record in both doubles and singles play posting a 5-5 record in doubles and going 6-6 in singles ... teamed with Elvena Gevargiz in all 10 doubles matches including advancing to the round of 16 at the ITA Northwest Regional Championships in Stanford.  SPRING: Posted a 4-8 singles record primarily on court four ... went 2-4 in WCC singles action including recording the match-clincher against her hometown school, San Francisco (April 13) beating the Dons 4-2 ... had a 7-8 doubles record all on court two ... paired exclusively with Frankel in the spring season ... played three singles (1-2) and doubles (0-3) matches each at the CSUF Spring Invite (Jan.18 - 20) that counted towards non-dual match results.  

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017-18: Finished the season with a 9-14 overall singles record and 14-13 in doubles, tying Maddie Pothoff for the most doubles wins on the team.  FALL: Tabachnik posted an impressive 6-5 singles run in the fall…Concluded her first collegiate fall season posting a team-high two singles wins at the Bronco Invitational…Went 6-3 in doubles action. SPRING: Went 3-9 in singles play including 0-1 on court three, 2-4 on court four and 1-4 in court five ... picked up a win against four losses in league play beating Portland's Emily Soares in three sets to clinch the 4-3 Broncos win on March 30  ... posted a 8-10 record in doubles play for the second most doubles wins on the team behind Pothoff (10-5) ... had a record of 3-4 on court one and 5-6 on court two ... seven of the eight doubles wins came while paired with fellow freshman Elvena Gevargiz ... other doubles win came while partnered with Maddie Pothoff.  

HIGH SCHOOL: Named team captain her senior year and was team MVP all four years of her career ... earned Western Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) Singles First-team honors ... helped guide her team to a NorCal CIF Championship as well as Central Coast Section Runner-Up finish ... the team went 25-2 on the year and was ranked first in the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) NorCal rankings ... per TennisRecruiting.net, she is a five-star recruit and the No. 70 player in the nation and the 16th-best player in California ... was a member of the President's Honor Roll in high school.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Oleg and Kira Tabachnik ... born in San Francisco ... enjoys spending time with friends, traveling and trying new food.

RECORD AT SANTA CLARA:  

  Singles   Doubles
  Overall Dual WCC Overall Dual WCC
2017-18 9-14 3-9 1-4 14-13 8-10 3-5
2018-19 11-16 4-8 2-4 12-16 7-8 4-4
TOTAL 20-30 7-17 3-8 26-29 15-18 7-9