Women's Tennis

Kseniia Tokarieva
Kseniia Tokarieva


Kiev, Ukraine

Last College:
University of Mississippi




Kseniia Tokarieva

2008-09 (Sr.): Selected C-USA Player of the Week... Singles: Played at the No. 5 and 6 positions... finished with a record of 19-1... victory was over Jackie Ussery from No. 17 Arkansas... Doubles: Paired with Nicole Briceno at the No. 2 and 3 position ended the season 22-1... record win versus No. 66 Wichita State for doubles team victories of the 2008-09 season.

2007-08: Compiled a 9-4 record before going down with a season-ending injury... Defeated opponents from Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Brown and Harvard... Started the season with a six-match winning streak... Paired with Nicole Briceno at doubles, earning a national ranking of No. 38 after defeating the No. 21 pair in the country... Recorded a 11-2 mark in doubles before the injury... Teamed up with Monica Neveklovska to beat Andres/Roberts of Texas Tech at the ITA Regional Tournament... Advanced to the semi-finals in the Doubles B flight at the HEB Baylor Invitational, defeating opponents from Lamar and North Texas... Paired with Neveklovska in the Rice Invitational to beat Pringle/Lancaster of Texas, but fell in the finals to a double from Baylor and Texas... Won her singles draw at the Mean Green Invitational.

Prior to SMU: Played two seasons at Ole Miss... Played No. 2 singles for Ole Miss and battled injuries early in the season, but had several key wins late in the year, including beating No. 17 Megan Alexander in a dual match against Florida... Named the 2005-06 SEC Freshman of the Year, after posting a team-leading 24-7 overall record in 2005-06, going 16-4 in dual matches... Received a national ranking of #81... Went undefeated at No. 4 singles (8-0)... Was an ITA Scholar Athlete... Named to Chancellor's Honor Roll... First-team All-SEC selection... M-Club award... Earned Intercollegiate Tennis Association's South Region Rookie of the Year Award.

Prep: Was ranked No. 1 in the Ukraine and No. 212 in the ITF.

Personal: Nickname is 'K'...Daughter of Volodymyr and Svitlana Tokarieva...Has a brother Artem, 24...Transferred from the University of Mississippi...Began playing tennis at age five...Chose SMU for the Cox Business School and good tennis program...Balances athletics and academics by working really hard...Favorite things about playing for SMU are the amazing coaches and friendly team...Majoring in Finance and Economics...Favorites: Roger Federer and Pete Sampras, athletes; lasagna, food; The Island, movie; Dubrovnik, Croatia, vacation spot.

Career Stats
Year	1	2	3	4	5	6	Dual	Overall
2005-06	2-2	1-1	5-1	8-0	--	--	16-4	24-7
2006-07	1-0	5-9	1-6	--	--	--	7-16	7-16
2007-08	1-0	1-3	3-1	1-0	2-0	1-0	9-4	17-9
Career	4-2	7-13	9-8	9-0	2-0	1-0	32-24	48-32

DOUBLES Year 1 2 3 Dual Overall 2005-06 -- 16-4 -- 16-4 23-10 2006-07 5-12 1-3 -- 6-8 6-15 2007-08 -- 8-1 3-1 11-2 19-3 Career 5-12 25-8 3-1 33-14 48-28

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