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Kathy Boyanovich
Kathy Boyanovich

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lima, Peru

High School:
Mater Purissima

Height:
5-5

Major:
Fashion Merchandise

SEASON OUTLOOK -- Very versatile player ... Possesses an energetic and charismatic on-court persona ... Plays predominantly from baseline and has hard hitting skills ... Could contend for the No. 1 or 2 seed ... Elkins about Boyanovich:"She has one of the top win-loss records over the past three years and she will be play at the top of the line up this year. She will have to continue playing well and playing consistent as she has the past three seasons."

FALL REVIEW -- Was preseason ranked 63rd in the nation in singles play while being ranked 27th in doubles with teammate Jodi Kenoyer ... Finished the fall season with a 1-3 record in singles and a 3-5 mark in doubles ... Was invited to compete in the ITA Riviera All-American Championship in Los Angeles, California ... Competed in both singles and doubles action with Jodi Kenoyer ... With Kenoyer, she advanced to the consolation finals in the Riviera All-American Championship.

AS A JUNIOR-- Went 17-7 overall in singles ... Finished the season ranked 95th ... Posted an impressive 8-2 in region matches ... Played mostly at the No. 3 singles position ... Had a 4-2 record against ranked opponents ... Posted a 21-12 overall doubles record ... Ranked 23rd with former player Jennifer Radman in doubles ... Played at the No. 1 doubles with Radman ... The duo went 6-4 versus ranked opponents and went 9-3 in region play.

AS A SOPHOMORE -- Enjoyed a tremendous second season with Gamecocks ... Moved in to No. 3 singles where she was 11-9, en route to a 23-12 overall mark ... Went 6-5 in dual SEC action ... Showing flair for the dramatic, tied school record for 3-set match wins with 10 ... Was an equally impressive 6-2 in tiebreaks ... Teamed with Jennifer Radman in doubles to earn Second Team All-SEC honors ... Pair ranked No. 21 to end season ... Was 7-4 in dual SEC doubles work ... Had winning streaks of three (three times), four and five matches ... Won Furman Fall Classic ... Made finals of Southern Intercollegiate ... Beat No. 92 Agnes Wiski of Tennessee twice in fall action.

AS A FRESHMAN -- Joined the Carolina squad at the start of the spring semester in January, becoming just the second player to do so under Coach Elkins ... Had an immediate impact in the lineup, playing matches at all but the No. 1 seed ... Was able to fill in at any spot when needed ... Was a combined 4-0 at the No. 2 and 3 seeds ... Went 16-12 overall, winning the second-most spring matches of any Gamecock ... Enjoyed an eight match winning streak from Feb. 22 - March 18 ... Won two matches versus ranked opponents, including a win over No. 57 Jackie Houston of Wake Forest.

The Boyanovich File
Born: March 9, 1982
Parents: Juan & Victoria
Siblings: Juan (30), Sussy (29)
High School: Mater Purissima
USC record 10 3-set match W's in `01
6th All-Time USC 3-set wins leader
No. 1 Peruvian junior nat'l ranking
Hobbies: Painting, Reading
Favorite Music: Alternative Rock
Favorite Food: Peruvian
Favorite Actor: Kevin Spacey
Favorite Movie: The Usual Suspects
Favorite Music Group: REM
Favorite Sport (Other than tennis): Soccer
Person like to spend day with: Mateo, her one year old niece
Favorite Southern Food: Sweet Corn
When little, you wanted to be... An artist
Describe USC fans in 3 words or less: "Loud, loud, loud"
Goals For Upcoming Season: "For the team to reach Top 10"
No one knows how much I... "Love My Family"
What animal would you be? "A frog"
Something recall parents saying as kid: "I love you cuscursita."
What actor would play you in a movie: "Penelope Cruz"

Stats:

Career Statistics

Singles
Year	Pos.	Record	Pct.	Region	3-Sets	Breaks
99-00	4,6	16-12	.571	11-8	5-3	1-4
00-01	2-3	23-12 .657	21-10	10-3	6-2
01-02 2-3 17-7   .708 8-2    2-2  0-1
Fall 02		       1-3	  .250	1-1	0-1	1-0
Totals		57-34	.626	41-21	17-9	8-7
Doubles
Year	Pos.	Record	Pct.	Region	3-Sets	Breaks
99-00	3	12-6	.667	9-3	0-0	0-0
00-01	1-2	24-12	.667	20-11	0-0	1-1
01-02 1  21-12 .636 9-4 0-0 0-0
Fall 02		3-5	.375	0-2	0-0	1-0
Totals		60-35	.632	38-20	0-0	2-1

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