Columbia Women's Tennis BIO
Alexandra Solovyev
Player Profile:
Alexandra Solovyev 1876729
Year: Junior
Hometown: Foster City, Calif.
High School: Hinsdale Central (Ill.)

(Singles) Went 23-9 overall during her sophomore campaign, splitting time between the No. 3 and No. 4 singles spots … Posted a 6-1 record against Ivy League opponents … Helped Columbia to an ECAC Championship, going 3-0 during the tournament.

(Doubles) Earned second team All-Ivy League Doubles, holding down the top spot with classmate Rima Asatrain … Ranked as high as No. 43 during the spring, while putting up a 13-16 record.

Spring 2015:
Upset No. 81 Natasha Prokhenvska of No. 18 Georgia Tech, 6-2, 6-3, in the fourth spot and competed with Rima Asatrian on the second doubles court versus Hourigan/Woodard in the first round of ITA Kick-Off Weekend (Jan. 24) … Combined with Asatrian for a 6-1 win over Texas Tech’s Frederici/Kiro at No. 2 in the consolation round of ITA Kick-Off Weekend (Jan. 25) ... Partnered with Rima Asatrian for a 6-1 vitory over Cornell’s Cusick/D’Ascenzo as the No. 2 doubles pair to help Columbia reach the ECAC Championship match (Feb. 7) ... Competed with Milstein to defeat Penn State's Zuhse/Whiteaway 8-4, in addition to a No. 5 singles victory over Samantha Tutelman of Penn State (Feb. 20) ... Picked up a win over Darya Berezhnaya of VCU in the No. 4 singles match, 6-0, 6-4 (Feb. 21) ... Downed BU’s Rodriguez, 6-3, 6-0, on court 4 (Feb. 27) ... At No. 3 doubles, teamed with Cheng for a 6-2 win over Memphis’ Morgan and McElroy (March 7) … Defeated Drake’s Adrienne Jensen, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 at No. 4 (March 16) … Defeated Nicole Robinson of Purdue, 6-2, 6-3, in the fourth slot (March 20) … With Milstein, picked up a 6-1 win at No. 3 over UNLV’s Kotseva/Garrett (March 21) ... Defeated Cornell’s Lizzie Stewart at No. 4 singles, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 (March 28). 

Fall 2014:
In her collegiate debut, went 2-1 in singles action at the Mizzou Invite and posted a 2-3 record on the doubles court. Posted a 2-2 singles mark at the Princeton Invitational and competed in doubles with Milstein (0-1) and Vaidya (1-2) ... Fell to Boston College's Katya Vasilyev in the round of 64 of the main draw at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships ... Went 1-2 on the singles court and paired up with Adi Milstein on the doubles court at the 2014 USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational.

Before Columbia:
Five-star recruit as ranked by Tennis Recruiting Network …  Ranked the second-best prospect in Illinois, the fifth-highest ranked player in the Midwest and holds a No. 41 national ranking, as slotted by the Babolat Recruiting Lists on TRN … Competed for three seasons on the varsity tennis team … Finished third at the state tournament as a sophomore and runner-up as a junior … Posted a 28-13 record on the amateur circuit … National Merit Finalist … AP Scholar with Distinction … High honor roll student for four years. 

Year Overall Dual Tour Ivy Overall Ivy
2014-15 12-11 7-5 5-6 1-0 8-15 0-1
2015-16 23-9 15-5 8-4 6-1 13-16 2-3
Career 35-20 22-10 13-10 7-1 21-31 2-4
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