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

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.