Ivette Konopka
Ivette Konopka
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Shelton, Conn.
High School: Shelton

2008-2009: Went 12-7 overall at singles (8-5 dual-match play and 4-2 tournament play) and went 2-5 overall at doubles (1-4 dual-match play and 1-1 tournament play) ... Set a career-best .632 singles winning percentage which ranked third on the team, while her 12 singles victories ranked fourth on the team ... Swept the No. 5 singles match versus Hartford (Oct. 7) as Holy Cross won the match 6-1 ... Defeated Fairfield (March 21) at No. 6 singles, 6-4, 6-3 ... Swept the No. 6 singles match over Bryant (March 28) as the Crusaders won the match 5-2 ... Went 1-4 at No. 2 doubles with Emily Marr ... Won the No. 2 doubles with Marr versus Salve Regina (April 18), 8-5, as Holy Cross swept the match ... Member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2007-2008: Led the team as she posted a 13-10 overall singles record (3-3 in tournament play), with a 1-0 mark at No. 2 singles and a 9-7 mark at No. 3 singles ... Had a 7-9 overall record at doubles, teaming with Kristen Meahl, Hailee Lange, Megan Manahan, Chase Fitzsimmons and Paige Brown ... Placed fourth at Flight 3 singles at the New England Championship at Fairfield, Conn ... Member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2006-2007: Posted a 9-9 overall record at doubles (5-4 in tournament play), teaming with Meahl and Amy Garrity ... Went 3-10 overall at singles for the season (1-2 in tournament play), with a 2-8 mark at No. 2 singles ... Along with Meahl, won the No. 1 doubles flight title at the Wheaton Invitational by defeating Salve Regina in the semifinals (8-4) and defeating Wheaton in the finals (6-3, 6-0) ... Member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity tennis team at Shelton H.S. for coach Michelle Sedlock ... Played No. 1 singles ... Named captain her senior year ... Earned team MVP honors both her sophomore and senior years ... Won the coaches award as a junior ... Four-time member of the SCC All-Academic Team ... SCC All-Housatonic Division Team...SCC Academic All-Star ... All-State as a senior ... Named New Haven Register Player of the Week ... Connecticut Post Athlete of the Week ... She went undefeated as a senior going 16-0 ... Had a USTA New England 18 and under ranking of No. 22 ... Also a two-year member of the varsity basketball team ... Member of National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Antoni and Christine Konopka ... Has two brothers (Daniel and Mark) ... Her second cousin, Olivia Pruszko, is a member of the Holy Cross track and field team and a fellow member of the Class of 2010 ... An Economics and Spanish major.