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Malkia Ngounoue - Women's Tennis - Kansas Jayhawks

Malkia Ngounoue

Class Senior
Hometown Washington, D.C.
High School Abeka Academy
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Year-by-Year Stats: 2019 | 2020 | 2021 | 2022

Career Honors:

  • (2019) All-Big 12 Doubles Second Team
  • (2021) All-Big 12 Singles First Team
  • (2022) All-Big 12 Singles Second Team
  • (2022) Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
  • (2023) All-Big 12 Singles First Team
  • (2023) All-Big 12 Doubles Second Team

Spring 2023:

  • Won 12 singles matches and went on a five match win streak a little ways inton the spring season
  • Notched 11 doubles victories with Heike Janse Van Vuuren
  • Named All-Big 12 first-team honors in singles
  • Named All-Big 12 second-team honors in doubles with Heike Janse Van Vuuren

Fall 2022:

  • Notched eight singles wins and four doubles victories in the fall
  • Recorded her biggest career upset over #2 Hamner (South Carolina) in singles

Spring 2022:

  • Earned twelve singles victories with two separate three-match win streaks
  • Notched eleven doubles victories partnered with Maria Titova for nine
  • Named All-Big 12 Singles Second Team
  • Named Academic All-Big 12 Second Team

Fall 2021:

  • Earned eight singles victories
  • Four-match singles win streak
  • Tallied seven doubles victories, with Maria Titova as her primary partner

Spring 2021:

  • Notched eight singles victories primarily at the No. 2 position, with one win at the No. 1 spot against Kansas State’s Karine Marion-Job in the Big 12 Women’s Tennis Tournament opening match to propel the Jayhawks into the second round
  • Seven doubles wins on the season with partner Julia Deming mostly, spent some time paired with Carmen Roxana Manu as well
  • Singles victories: Tulsa, Arizona, Iowa State, SEMO, Wichita State, West Virginia, #10 Baylor, monumental win over Kansas State (7-6, 5-7, 7-5)
  • Doubles wins: Arizona, Iowa State, SEMO, West Virginia, Kansas State, #10 Baylor and #24 Oklahoma
  • Helped team set a new GPA program best of 3.64
  • Named to All-Big 12 Singles First Team during postseason

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:

  • 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.

Women's Tennis 🎾 Ngounoue Named ITA Central Region’s Most Improved Senior

Kansas senior Malkia Ngounoue was honored as the Central region’s Most Improved Senior, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced on Tuesday.

Women's Tennis 🎾 Jayhawks Earn All-Big 12 Tennis Honors

Kansas women’s tennis was well-represented on the All-Big 12 Tennis awards, the Conference announced on Friday, as senior Malkia Ngounoue earned All-Big 12 First Team in singles, Ngounoue and freshman Heike Janse Van Vuuren were named All-Big 12 Second Team in doubles and Van Vuuren was named All-Freshman Team.

Women's Tennis 🎾Titova, Ngounoue Named All-Big 12

Kansas redshirt freshman Maria Titova has been selected as a first-team All-Big 12 singles selection, the conference announced Thursday afternoon. In addition, senior Malkia Ngounoue was named second-team All-Big 12 singles. Titova, a redshirt freshman, was also named to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team.

Women's Tennis 🎾 Jayhawk Duo Ousted in ITA Semifinals

The ITA Regional Championships runs by Malkia Ngounoue and Maria Titova were halted on Monday as each player dropped their semifinal matchup.

Women's Tennis 🎾 Ngounoue, Titova Advance to Semifinals at ITA Regionals

Kansas Tennis has two individuals moving on to the semifinals at the ITA Central Regional Championship after senior Malkia Ngounoue and redshirt-freshman Maria Titova won their quarterfinal matchups on Sunday morning.