Krisztina Kapitany
Krisztina  Kapitany

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Budapest, Hungary

High School:
Kaplan College Preparatory School

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
10/08/1993

07/22/2016

WTEN Receives ITA Academic Honors

Four Boilermakers tabbed ITA Scholar-Athletes

06/01/2016

87 Boilers Named Academic All-B1G

Purdue finished with 212 all-academic picks in 2015-16

04/22/2016

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

04/21/2016

WTEN to Close Out Regular Season at Home

Claudia Escribens and Krisztina Kapitany look to go out on high note

04/15/2016

WTEN Wins 4-3 in Home Return

Head coach Laura Glitz records 125th victory at Purdue helm

CAREER NOTES
• Three-time Academic All-Big Ten

2015-16
Awards & Honors
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award
• ITA Scholar-Athlete

Season Notes
• Team leader in singles wins during spring season with 14 ... co-leader in Big Ten dual wins with five ... tied for the team’s longest winning streak of seven straight from Jan. 16 to 30
• Appeared in all 25 duals both at singles and doubles ... competed in singles at the Nos. 2, 3 and 4 positions ... played doubles at the Nos. 1 and 2 positions
• Ten of her 14 spring singles wins were in straight sets ... had a record of 11-3 at the No. 3 position
• Played majority of her doubles matches with Marta Ruedas-Burgos, winning four matches at No. 2 ... also paired with Deborah Suarez and Nicole Robinson
• Competed in three fall tournaments in both singles and doubles ... was invited to play doubles with Tess Bernard-Feigenbaum in the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships ... the 46th-ranked pair upset No. 23 Kate Vialle and Ashley Dai of North Carolina 8-3 in the Qualifying Draw Round of 16
• Kapitany and Bernard-Feigenbaum were ranked No. 29 heading into spring play, but Bernard-Feigenbaum was unable to compete due to an injury

2014-15
Awards & Honors
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award
• Ohio Valley Region ITA Arthur Ashe Jr. Sportsmanship & Leadership Award
• Purdue’s Big Ten Women’s Tennis Sportsmanship recipient

Season Notes
• Team leader in Big Ten dual singles victories (9) ... second on team in total singles victories (25)
• Registered career highs in singles fall wins (8), spring wins (17) and total wins (25); doubles combined wins (27)
• Saw action at Nos. 4, 5 and 6 ... tallied 11 straight-set victories
• Owned a career-best 10-match singles win streak from Jan. 24 to March 29 ... streak included team-best five straight Big Ten wins
• Clinched 4-2 win over No. 42 Washington at ITA Kick-Off Weekend with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Angela Chen
• Posted team’s longest doubles winning streak of 12 matches from Feb. 20 to April 23 with Nicole Robinson ... duo went undefeated in Big Ten season play (8-0) ... led team in Big Ten wins ... pair played all but one of their 14 matches in the No. 3 spot ... combined for an 18-3 overall record (fall: 6-1; spring: 12-2)
• Also partnered with Natalia Davila, Deborah Suarez and Lynda Xepoleas during season
• Competed in four fall tournaments

2013-14
Awards & Honors
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Most Valuable Player
• Purdue’s Big Ten Women’s Tennis Sportsmanship recipient

Season Notes
• Had a trio of ranked doubles victories as she and Mara Schmidt defeated No. 41 Aishwaraya Argawal and Claire Yang of Fresno State 6-1; No. 23 Abigail Tere-Apish and Masa Grgan of Georgia State 6-4; and No. 30 Veronica Corning and Alicia Barnett of Northwestern 8-7 (7)
• Paired with Schmidt, started the season ranked No. 12 in ITA doubles rankings, which is second-highest ranking achieved by a Purdue women’s doubles team ... pair was ranked in nine of the season’s 11 polls ... duo finished season ranked No. 58
• Won six out of seven matches to begin season
• Won first five doubles matches of season with Schmidt
• Her and Natalia Davila defeated No. 80 Ronit Yurovsky and Laura Ucros of Michigan 8-7 (7) in Big Ten Tournament (4/26)
• Competed in four fall tournaments ... advanced to USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships doubles semifinals with Schmidt, falling to No. 58 Julia Fellerhoff and Rebecca Shine of Louisville 8-3 (10/21)

2012-13
Season Notes
• One of 32 teams selected to NCAA Championships with Mara Schmidt, the first Boilermaker pair to do so since 2000
• Posted five doubles wins against ranked opponents: No. 26 Petra Niedermayerova and Karla Bonacic of Kansas State 8-6; No. 44 Leslie Hureau and Sophie Garre of Indiana 9-8 (4); No. 57 Petra Januskova and Chelsea Utting of Penn State 8-3; No. 2 Brooke Bolender and Emina Bektas of Michigan 8-5; and No. 34 Ruth Seaborne and Morven McCulloch of Iowa 8-5
• Victory over Bolender and Bektas was highest ever ranked win in program history
• Duo appeared in the ITA doubles rankings at No. 38 (3/12) ... climbed as high as No. 25 and finished at No. 31 ... pair was ranked in seven of the season’s 11 polls
• Won eight straight matches from Feb. 24 to March 30
• 2012 Hungarian Women’s National Champion
• Competed in four fall tournaments

BEFORE PURDUE
• Was ranked No. 137 in International Tennis Federation Junior rankings in 2010
• Reached quarterfinals in the 2011 European Tennis Center Cup (Hungary)
• Played in two junior Grand Slam qualifiers in 2011 and made it to the final round of qualification at the Australian Open Junior Championships
• Made it to the finals of the ITF Aphrodite Cup (Cyprus) in 2009 after finishing in the semifinals the previous year
• Won North European Tennis Championship of International schools three times from 2005-07 in the 14-18 age group
• 2007 Champion of Hamburg in the under 14 category while competing for the International School of Hamburg
• Competed for the Blankanese TC Ladies’ Team in Germany at age 13 ... moved back to Hungary and joined the Talentum TC Tennis Academy at age 14

PERSONAL
• Double Major: Management and marketing, with a concentration in international business
• Minor: Spanish
• Birthday: October 8, 1993
• City Born: Cape Town, South Africa
• Parents: Istvan and Cecilia Kapitany
• Siblings: Younger sister, Melinda

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