Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Kiev, Ukraine
High School: Kiev International School
Experience: 3 Years


Honors & Awards:
2012 All-CAA First Team Doubles
2011 All-CAA First Team Doubles
CAA Player of the Week (2/22/11)

Fall 2013: Had 6-3 singles record, including winning six of her last seven matches ... Went undefeated in singles and doubles play at Roberta Alison Fall Classic, winning all six of her matches that weekend ... Had 6-3 doubles record with three different partners.

Spring 2013: Went 6-3 in singles play ... Notched five win at No. 6 singles and one win at No. 5 singles ... Picked up a win against Jacqui Katz, 6-3, 6-4, of No. 67 Tulane ... Recorded a 4-9 doubles record ... Three wins came at No. 2 doubles ... Picked up wins against Aleah Marrow and Jimena Wu of No. 72 Syracuse and Meghan Blevins and Karyn Guttormsen of No. 40 Oklahoma State with partner Whitney Byrd.

Fall 2012: Notched five singles victories and six doubles win in the fall ... Notched two singles victories in the Atlanta Classic to begin the fall ... Went 3-0 in doubles play with Natallia Vavulina at the Atlanta Classic ... Defeated USF’s Katherine Pyne 6-0, 6-2 at the Southern Shootout ... Won two doubles matches at the Southern Shootout with Natallia Vavulina ... Took two singles victories at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic against opponents from UAB.

Spring 2012: Named All-CAA First Team Doubles with partner Whitney Byrd ... Earned a 7-2 record with Byrd on the season playing all matches in the No. 2 position ... Notched a combined record of 10-7 throughout doubles play on the season ... Won six singles matches on the season ... Did not drop a game in a March 21 7-0 win vs. Kennesaw State ... Won 8-0 with Byrd at No. 2 doubles before winning 6-0, 6-0 vs. Jana Hueckinghaus of Kennesaw State.

Fall 2011: Went 5-3 in singles during the fall and 4-2 in doubles ... Began the season with a 2-1 singles mark at the Thomasville Invitational ... Teamed with Tereza Lerova to go undefeated in doubles at Thomasville ... Earned three singles victories and a doubles victory at the Southern Shootout ... Won a first-round singles match, 6-4, 6-4 over Jen Evans of FGCU at the ITA Regionals.

Spring 2011: Finished her first season as a Panther with a 10-7 mark, playing mostly at the No. 3 and No. 4 spots...She started the season winning seven-straight matches and was named CAA Player of the Week...She helped the Panthers upset No. 35 VCU in the semifinals of the CAA tournament after defeating Josefin Hjertquist, an All-CAA performer, 6-2, 7-5, at No. 3 singles...Kozachenko partnered with Katerina Gresova and Abigail Tere-Apisah to record a 13-4 mark in doubles...Finished the season with a No. 42 national ranking with Tere-Apisah and was named to the All-CAA First Team in doubles.

Prep: At the junior level, reached a ITF ranking of 694 and played in numerous tournaments in Ukraine. Her best tournament was at the Minsk Cup, winning three matches.

Personal: Maryna Kozachenko (pronounced “muh-REE-hah Kahz-UHH-chehn-ko”) was born on July 30, 1992 in Kyiv, Ukraine ... Daughter of Oleg and Valentyna Kozachenko ... Has one sister ... Major is marketing.

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