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Malkia Ngounoue - Women's Tennis - Kansas Jayhawks

Malkia Ngounoue

Class Junior
Hometown Washington, D.C.
High School Abeka Academy

Year-by-Year Stats: 2020 | 2019

Career Honors: 2019: All-Big 12 Doubles Second Team.

Spring 2020: Compiled a 4-6 overall record in singles at the No. 2 position and a 6-5 overall doubles record with teammates Luniuska Delgado (3-5), Julia Deming (2-0) and Maria Toran Ribes (1-0). Registered singles wins over Carmen Palumbo (Drake), Esther Thebault (Wichita State), Shura Poppe (Tulsa) and Inci Ogut (Northwestern).

Spring 2019: Tallied an overall singles record of 7-3 in her freshman season at the No. 4 and 6 positions, with a 6-1 record on court 6… Paired up with Maria Toran Ribes in doubles; the duo notched a 17-3 record at the No. 3 position… Named to the All-Big 12 Doubles Second Team… Named the All-Big 12 Tournament No. 3 Doubles Team.

Fall 2018: Reached the Singles Big 5 Challenge Singles Final… Made it to the Doubles Final at the H-E-B Invitational… Participated at the ITA Regional Championships… Reached the Singles Marliss Gruver Fall Invitational Final.

High School: The No. 5-ranked prospect in the 2018 recruiting class by TennisRecruiting.net … Ranked as high as No. 1 in the United States Tennis Association (USTA) rankings in the 10-and-under, 12-and-under, 14-and-under and 16-and-under age groups …  Ranked as high as No. 5 in the 18-and-under age group … Rated as high as No. 192 in the junior world rankings by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) … Won the doubles championship at the Corpus Christi ITF … Advanced to the singles semifinals and was a doubles finalist at the International Grass Court Championships … Advanced to the Round of 16 at the Pan American ITF and the Round of 32 at the Orange Bowl International Championships.

Personal: Daughter of Aime Ngounoue and Cicily Ade … Majoring in psychology and sociology.