Lady Raiders To Host College of Charleston In The First Round
Adams Wins Singles Honors, Teams With Kilgo For Doubles Nod As Well
Irina is in her third season, first as an assistant coach for the Lady Raider tennis program. A native of Moscow, Russia, she was a four-year letterwinner for the Red and Black. She graduated from Tech in May 2006 with a masters degree in sports management.
She was ranked 87th in the nation her first year as she saw time at the No. 1 spot in both singles and doubles. She was named Academic All-Big 12 in 2003 and an ITA-Academic All-American in 2004. She was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year in 2001 and was an All-Big 12 Singles selection in 2002 and 2003 and an All-Big 12 Doubles selection with Beverly Dawson in 2002 and 2003.
In high school, she was a member of the team that won the European Team Championship in 1999 and led her team to the Russian Team Championship. Individually, she was a runner-up at the Russian Singles Championship.