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Kathy Chuda
 Kathy Chuda
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ostrava, Czech Republic

High School:
Biskupske

Height:
5-7

Position:
Right-handed

Experience:
3L

Honors

? 2001 All-Big 12 Academic first team selection

? 2001 Big 12 Conference No. 4 singles position champion

? 2000 Big 12 Conference No. 5 singles champion

? 2000 All-Big 12 Academic first team selection

? 1999 All-Big 12 Academic second team selection

? Five-time Big 12 Commissioner?s Honor Roll selection

As a junior (2000-2001): Posted an overall record of 17-9, including 9-2 in the Big 12 at No. 4 singles...Claimed the No. 4 singles position title...Was 11-1 from Feb. 23-April 15, losing just one set in those 11 victories...Defeated Rebekah Forney of Texas, April 22, as she converted her seventh match point...Teamed with Petra Sedlmajerova at No. 2 doubles...Duo posted an overall record of 12-9, including 6-5 in the Big 12...Posted a 2-4 singles record in the fall of 2000...Went 1-1 in the ITA Regional Championships, beating Cassie Kastelir of Utah, 6-4, 6-4, before falling to the No. 2-seeded Natalia Alekhova of New Mexico, 6-3, 6-0...Tallied a 1-2 mark at the Indiana Hoosier Classic, earning a win in the consolation round against Indiana?s Tran, 6-1, 7-5...Notched a 5-1 doubles mark in the fall with Alena Jecminkova, including five straight to open the season...Won the Indiana Hoosier Classic doubles title, beating Kruse/Varnell of Middle Tennessee in the final, 8-2...Allowed just 14 games in the four matches...The No. 6 seed, the duo defeated Navarro/Kmiec of Northern Arizona in round one of the ITA Regional Championships before losing in the second round...Career singles record of 45-31, career doubles record of 38-37.

As a sophomore (1999-2000): Posted an outstanding 18-8 overall singles record, including a 9-2 mark in the Big 12 Conference...Tallied a 9-1 mark at No. 5 singles in conference play to earn No. 5 Big 12 champion honors...Also an All-Big 12 Academic first team selection...Compiled a nine match winning streak from March 4-April 8...Played four matches at No. 4 singles late in the year, going 2-2...Dropped just two sets in her nine Big 12 singles victories...Moved up to No. 4 singles for the Big 12 tournament and recorded an important 6-2, 7-6 victory over Ashleigh Dolman of Oklahoma State...Posted a 2-1 record at the Big 12 Tournament, falling to Joanne Masongsong of Texas in the team semifinals, 6-1, 6-3...Lost just four times after Jan. 29, including twice to Masongsong...Amassed a 13-16 overall doubles record combined with partners Natalia Farmer, Vesselina Jeliazkova and Eva Novotna...Played the majority of the year with Farmer at No. 3 doubles, going 7-7 overall, including 5-3 in the Big 12...Went 4-0 late in the season with Jeliazkova...Missed a portion of the fall 1999 season with an ankle injury that eventually required surgery in November...Played mostly doubles in the fall, recording a 1-8 overall record, including a 1-6 mark with Eva Novotna...Only singles tournament played was the Indiana Hoosier Classic where she went 1-2.

As a freshman (1998-99): Tallied a 10-14 record as the Wildcats? primary No. 3 singles player...Went 7-11 during the spring season but missed five matches due to a back injury...Played with four different doubles partners (Martina Pospisilova, Natalia Farmer, Eva Novotna and Alena Jecminkova) and compiled an 8-12 overall record...Played primarily No. 1 doubles with Martina Pospisilova and the duo went 4-7...Also went 3-3 with Natalia Farmer, including a 3-1 mark in the fall...Won the first two matches of her collegiate career at the Missouri Invitational Tournament in the fall of before defaulting the final due to injury...Advanced to the second round of the singles draw and won the doubles consolation title with Farmer of the Tulsa Invitational.

CZECH REPUBLIC: Competed at the club level in the Czech Republic before coming to K-State...Advanced to the semifinals of the singles draw at the Czech National Championship in 1995...Chuda?s team finished second at the same championship in 1994...Graduated from Biskupske Gymnasium (Ostrava, Czech Republic) High School in 1998.

PERSONAL: Born February 7, 1980 to Jiri and Katerina Chuda in Sumperk, Czech Republic...Is the oldest of three children...Father, Jiri, was a former soccer player in the Czech Republic...Enjoys drawing in her spare time...Majoring in international business and marketing at Kansas State...Pronounced WHO-da.

Singles

Year Overall Dual Tourn. Big 12 #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
1998-99 10-14 7-11 3-3 3-5 ? ? 6-9 1-1 0-1 ?
1999-00 18-8 17-6 1-2 9-2 ? ? ? 3-2 14-4 ?
2000-01 17-9 15-5 2-4 9-2 ? ? ? 12-5 3-0 ?
Career 45-31 39-22 6-9 21-9 ? ? 6-9 16-8 17-5 ?

Doubles

Year Overall Dual Tourn. Big 12 #1 #2 #3
1998-99 8-12 4-10 4-2 1-5 4-5 0-3 0-2
1999-00 13-16 12-8 1-8 8-3 ? ? 12-8
2000-01 17-11 12-9 5-2 7-6 ? 12-9 ?
Career 38-37 28-27 10-12 16-14 4-5 12-12 12-10