Kateryna Kandyba

Kateryna Kandyba

YEAR So.-RS
HT. 6-2
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Kharkov, Ukraine

2017 (Redshirt):

  • Took a redshirt year due to an ACL injury

2015-16 (Freshman):

  • Was named to the ASUN All-Freshman Team
  • At No. 2 singled finished 3-12 overall
  • 0-4 in ASUN matches only in singles at No. 2
  • Posted 8-4 record overall at No. 3 doubles teamed with Hanna Victorsson
  • 9-4 overall doubles record with Victorsson

Prior to Lipscomb:

  • Attended Kharkiv University Lyceum and played under coach Igor Prudkin
  • Won several U16 and U18 tennis tournaments in Europe
  • Was ranked in the top 20 of Ukraine U18 tennis athletes

Personal:

  • Daughter of Valeriy and Liudmyla Kandyba
  • Parents are both entrepreneurs
  • Has one older brother, Oleksander (21)
  • Plans to major in finance
  • Choose Lipscomb because of its reputation as a business school and its tennis coaching staff
  • Favorites include: Impractical Jokers (TV Show), The Wolf of Wall Street (Movie), Heaven Has No Favorites (Book), Imagine Dragons (Music Group), Roger Federer (Pro Athlete), FC Barcelona (Pro Sports team)
  • Most admired person is her mother
  • Hidden talents include drawing and playing the piano