July 16, 2015
THE FLATS –
The honor is the third straight for Prokhenvska and the first for Prokopuik. Both Prokhnevska and Prokopuik were named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll and to the All-ACC Academic Tennis Team.
In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status a player must meet the following criteria: 1.) be a varsity letter winner, 2.) have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (on a 4.00 scale) for the current academic year, and 3.) have been enrolled at their present school for at least 2 semesters (including freshman thorough senior year).
Prokhnevska is a senior biochemistry major. The Wilmington, Del., native completed the 2014-15 season with an 11-13 overall singles record and a 12-5 record in doubles. She went 6-9 in dual matches in singles play, playing mostly on courts three and four. Prokhnevska was ranked as the #81 singles player in the country in the first week of the ITA’s 2015 rankings. She clinched two matches for the Jackets this season, against #59 Florida State and NC State. In doubles, Prokhnevska went 6-4 in dual matches and played mostly alongside on court three. The duo went 6-2 this past season.
In her first season as a Yellow Jacket, Prokopuik went 9-8 in dual singles matches and 1-6 in doubles matches. She is an environmental engineering major and hails from West Vancouver, British Columbia. In singles, Prokopuik played on courts four through six, tallying 3-2 records on courts four and five. Prokopuik’s singles victory against Allison Miller, 7-5, 1-6, 7-5, at Notre Dame clinched the Yellow Jackets’ 4-3 victory. Prokopuik played on court two in doubles, mostly alongside sophomore .