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    Alina Shazhko
    Alina Shazhko

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Simferopol, Ukraine

    High School:
    Ukraine gymnasium

    Height:
    5-8

    Experience:
    3L

    Honors:
    2012 First-Team All-SLC (Doubles); 2009 SLC Freshman of the Year

    06/06/2012

    Patrick Sullivan Steps Down as SFA Tennis Head Coach

    Sullivan tabbed new Houston head tennis coach

    05/23/2012

    Two Players Receive Academic All-SLC Honors

    Alina Shazhko, Jithmie Jayawickrema named to the 2012 all-academic squad

    05/07/2012

    SFA Faces #25 Tulsa in NCAAs

    SFA women land three seed in Waco's four-team pod

    05/01/2012

    Athletes Honored at Annual SFA Champions Dinner

    Ducote, Louw named SFA athletes of the year

    04/27/2012

    `Jacks Advance to Finals, Will Face Texas-Arlington

    SFA women's tennis advances to SLC Championship match for first time in program history

    School's all-time leader in singles victories (79) ... Team's lone senior ... A three-time SLC Player of the Week selection ...2011-12 (Senior): Garnered first-team All-Southland Conference honors in doubles (with partner Jithmie Jayawickrema) ... Played Nos. 1-4 singles and No. 2 doubles ... Recorded a career-high 24 wins in singles play (24-8/.750) and 24 doubles wins ... Doubles team was ranked as high as 17th nationally ... Recorded a 20-3 (.870) mark at No. 2 doubles, a record which included wins over two top-30 teams ... Doubles team was a perfect 10-0 during conference play ... Is one of five players with 20 wins on the season ... Named SLC Player of the Week (Mar. 27th) ... Went 10-2 (.833) at No. 2 doubles and a perfect 4-0 at No. 3 singles ... Has won eight of her last nine singles matches, and nine of her last 10 doubles matches.

    2010-11: Two-time SLC Player of the Week ...Helped guide the `Jacks to a program-best 20-5 mark as a junior... Finished the year with a 28-7 overall singles record, which included a 20-3 record at the #1... Finished 19-7 overall in doubles, including 17-5 at the #1 position... Recorded 12-2 in singles and 5-3 in doubles in the fall ... Was the top draw singles champion at the TJC Apache Invitational ... Entered the spring season ranked #12 in the Texas region - an all-time program best, and tied the mark by finishing the season once again ranked 12th.

    2009-10: Recorded 12-11 in singles, including an 8-9 record at the Nos. 1 and 2 positions ... Posted an impressive 14-7 doubles record, including 10-5 at No. 1 doubles and a 7-3 mark in conference matches.

    2008-09: Named Southland Conference Freshman of the Year ... Went 15-9 in singles play including, 7-3 at No. 2 singles... Went 19-9 on the year in doubles and posted a 15-7 mark at No. 1 doubles, including an 8-3 record in SLC matches.

    High school: Was ranked as high as 855 in the Women's Tennis Association ... Semifinalist in both the 2007 Cairo Open and the 2007 Algerian Championships ... Won the Ukrainian championship her junior year and the 2006 Siauliai Mayor's Cup in Lithuania.

    Personal: Daughter of Valeriy and Kateryna Shazhko... Majoring in biochemistry and hopes to attend medical school after graduation.

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