Krisztina Kapitany
Krisztina  Kapitany

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Budapest, Hungary

High School:
Kaplan College Preparatory School

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
10/08/1993



06/05/2015

Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.

06/03/2015

McClintock, Kapitany Named Recipients of Outstanding Sportsmanship Award

Boilermaker duo selected from a group that exceeded 350 Big Ten student-athletes.

05/20/2015

Two Teams Receive NCAA Public Recognition Award

Volleyball earns award for 10th straight season, first honor for women's tennis.

05/15/2015

Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.

05/14/2015

Pair of Boilermakers Receive Regional ITA Awards

Krisztina Kapitany second-straight Boilermaker to receive prestigious honor.

CAREER RECORDS
Singles; Doubles

Overall Record // 59-42; 68-43
Fall Record // 19-18; 23-18
Spring Record // 40-24; 45-25
Dual Record // 30-22; 35-22
Big Ten Dual Record // 19-11; 21-10
Tournament Record // 30-26; 39-28
No. 1 // --; 22-14
No. 2 // --; 5-8
No. 3 // --; 12-1
No. 4 // 6-9
No. 5 // 19-12
No. 6 // 11-1


2014-15 // JUNIOR
Singles; Doubles

Overall Record // 25-9; 27-9
Fall Record // 8-4; 11-3
Spring Record // 17-5; 16-6
Dual Record // 14-3; 12-3
Big Ten Dual Record // 9-2; 8-0
Tournament Record // 11-5; 16-7
No. 1 // --
No. 2 // --; 1-4
No. 3 // --; 12-1
No. 4 // 0-1
No. 5 // 9-2
No. 6 // 7-0

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 - 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 - 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 // SOPHOMORE
Singles; Doubles

Overall Record // 18-18; 21-15
Fall Record // 5-7; 7-6
Spring Record // 13-11; 14-9
Dual Record // 9-11; 11-9
Big Ten Dual Record // 6-5; 7-4
Tournament Record // 10-10; 13-8
No. 1 // --; 10-5
No. 2 // --; 4-4
No. 3 // --
No. 4 // 6-5
No. 5 // 4-5
No. 6 // 3-1

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 // FRESHMAN
Singles; Doubles

Overall Record // 16-15; 20-19
Fall Record // 6-7; 5-9
Spring Record // 10-8; 15-10
Dual Record // 7-8; 12-10
Big Ten Dual Record // 4-4; 6-6
Tournament Record // 9-11; 10-13
No. 1 // --; 12-9
No. 2 // --
No. 3 // --
No. 4 // 0-3
No. 5 // 6-5
No. 6 // 1-0

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 - March 30
• Competed in four fall tournaments

BEFORE PURDUE
• Was ranked No. 137 in International Tennis Federation (ITF) 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: Istuan and Cecilia Kapitany
• Siblings: Younger sister, Melinda