Fall 2012: Won the doubles flight 'B'
draw at the Columbia Invitational (9/14-16/12) ... Reached the quarterfinals of singles
flight 'F' at the NTC BJK Women's Collegiate Invitational (10/6-8/12).
Earned a 14-8 record in spring competition, playing in the No. 4 and 5 slots ...
Notched wins over two Army opponents, Maya Parker and Alyssa Hanson, at the
Cornell Winter Invitational (1/27-29/12) ... Shutout Hofstra's Bianca Derrick,
6-0, 6-0, in Columbia's 7-0 win (2/3/12) ... Downed Binghamton's Katherine
Medianik in straight sets (2/10/12) ... Recorded wins over Cornell's Gabby
Sullivan and Dartmouth's Shelley Carpeni at the ECAC Team Tournament
(2/17-19/12) ... Defeated Alex Bradley from Southern Miss, 7-5, 6-2 (3/15/12) ...
Rallied to win a pair of three-set matches over William & Mary's Katie
Kargl (3/23/12) and Old Dominion's Nika Khmolovska (3/24/12) ... Won first Ivy
League match over Lauren Frazier from Cornell (3/31/12) ... Beat Brown's Niktia
Uberoi, 6-4, 6-4 (4/15/12) ... Won her season finale over Penn's Daniela DePaoli,
6-3, 6-4 (4/22/12) ... Partnered with Crystal Leung for 10 doubles wins ... Posted doubles
wins over Ivy League foes from Cornell, Brown and Penn.
Fall 2011: Qualified for the semifinals of the USTA National Tennis Center Invitational in the G singles bracket, beating athletes from Binghamton and Army … Had a win in the A singles draw at the Columbia Invitational, beating Joanna Zwirbulis of St. John’s … Had a win in the main draw at the Cissie Leary Invitational, beating Emma Brooke from Drexel … Also had two wins in the Consolation draw, over players from Delaware and Temple … Also took part in the William & Mary Invitational.
Spring 2011: Went 10-10 overall in singles, including 2-5 in the Ivy League playing throughout the lineup … Had a 5-5 doubles record with partner Natasha Makarova, and a 2-5 record with Iani Alecsiu … Had non-league wins over Fairleigh Dickinson, Stony Brook, Eastern Tennessee State, Maryland, Temple, Colorado State, Cal State-Northridge and Long Island … had league wins over players from Dartmouth and Princeton.
Fall 2010: Won in the first round of the William & Mary Invitational E singles bracket, beating Tori Ford from William & Mary … Had a first round doubles win at the Cissie Leary Invitational, beating a duo from Drexel … Participated in the USTA National Tennis Center Invitational, notching a first round win in the G singles bracket over a player from Fairleigh Dickinson.
Spring 2010: Went 4-11 in singles playing mostly in the No. 4 spot … Went 3-3 in doubles with partner Nicole Bartnik … Had singles wins over opponents from NJIT, Florida Atlantic, Nova Southeastern and Fordham … Notched doubles wins over duos from George Washington, Florida Atlantic, Nova Southeastern, Fordham, Brown and Penn.
At The Dwight School: Earned two varsity letters in tennis … Team captain her senior year … Named team MVP her junior and senior years … Given the Sportsmanship Award by the NYJTL … Played in the New York City Mayor’s Cup finals as a sophomore … Helped lead St. Francis Prep to two New York Championships her freshman and sophomore seasons.
Personal: Daughter of Savka and Radomir Kovacevic … Father, Radomir, competed in three Olympic Games in judo, taking bronze at the 1980 Olympics in Moscow … National Honor Society member … Plans to major in sociology and become a teacher.
|Getting to Know Katarina:
|What do you like best about Columbia?
||Roar-Ee the lion
|Who's your favorite professional tennis player?
|People would be surprised to know that I:
|If I were to have a dinner party, I would invite:
||Josh Groban, Michael Buble and John Cena
|Song you never get sick of:
||Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-Lot
|Favorite season and why:
||Spring, because of all the colors
|Favorite Disney movie:
|What is your favorite ice cream topping?
|What TV show do you HAVE to watch each week?
|What song would you sing at karaoke?
||The Lion Sleeps Tonight
|What is your dream vacation?
||A private island near Cyprus
|If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
|If you could stay one age for your entire life, how old would you chose to be?
|Your most over-used word/phrase is:
|What's the best advice you've ever recieved?
||Don't sing outside the shower
|If you could attend any sporting event in the world, what would it be and why?