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Plamena Kurteva
Plamena Kurteva

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plovdiv, Bulgaria

High School:
Schiller International

Height:
5-7

As a Senior
Fall 2012:
Finished with a 6-4 record in singles and a 10-3 record in doubles ... Went 3-0 with Maya Janson and Pleun Burgmans ... Won her first four singles matches of the year ... Won the doubles title at the UNLV Fall Invitational with Burgmans ... Won the doubles title with Jansen at the Roberta Alison Classic after defeating Florida State's Laurence Porry and Kristina Schleich.

As a Junior

Fall 2011: Finished 7-5 in singles ... Made it to the consolation final four at the USTA/ITA Regional after defeating Mississippi State's Roseline Dion, 6-3, 6-3 ... Was runner up in her flight at the Cougar Fall Draw after topping Rice's Ana Guzman, 6-3, 6-1 ... Compiled a 2-1 record in doubles with Emily Flickinger and a 2-2 record with Paulina Schippers ... Was runner-up at the Roberta Allison Classic with Flickinger.

Spring 2012: Finished 8-12 in singles while competing in the No. 2, 3, 4 and 5 positions... Compiled a 4-9 record in the No. 3 spot...Went 1-5 against ranked teams...Finished 1-3 against ranked opponents...Compiled a 3-7 record against SEC opponents...Finished 8-11 in doubles competing with Emily Flickinger, Paulina Schippers, Taylor Schreimann and Olivia Bennett... Compiled a 4-5 record in SEC play...Went 0-1 against ranked opponents...Finished 0-2 on court No. 1, 3-3 on court No. 2 and 4-6 on court No. 3.

As a Sophomore
Spring 2011: Finished with a 7-12 record in singles while competing in the No. 3, 4, 5 and 6 positions ... Compiled a 4-3 record in the No. 4 spot ... Went 0-2 against ranked opponents ... Finished 8-12 in doubles while competing with Taylor Schriemann, Paulina Schippers, and Jacqueline Kasler ... Compiled a 5-6 record with Kasler while playing in the No. 1 and No. 2 positions ... Secured the doubles point in the 4-1 win over Mississippi State by defeating Alexandra Perper and Olesya Tsigvintseva, 4-1 with Kasler ... Was named SEC Player of the Week on Feb. 23.

Fall 2010: Had a team-best 11-4 record in singles competition during the fall season ... Went 2-1 during the SEC Fall Coaches' Classic and at the Brown Invitational ... Won all three matches at the Seminoles Quad Tournament ... Competed with Taylor Schriemann in doubles and recorded a 6-4 record ... The duo tallied a pair of victories at the SEC Coaches' Classic ... Had a five-match win streak ... Picked up wins at the Brown Invitational, Seminole Quad Tournament and ITA Southern Regional Championships during the streak.

As a Freshman
Competed twice in singles and tallied a 1-1 overall mark ... Picked up a SEC victory as she defeated Brittany Borsanyi of Florida 6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (10-6) ... Competed primarily in the No. 3 spot in doubles with partners Paulina Schippers and Caroline Thornton ... Compiled a 10-3 record with Schippers, winning their first seven matches of the year... Went 2-3 with Caroline Thornton in the No. 3 spot.

Prior to Auburn
Graduated from the Schiller International School of Barcelona ... Finalist at the Catalunia Teams Championship in 2006 ... Finalist at the Bulgarian Teams Championship in the under 14 and 16 divisions.

Personal
Daughter of Sevdalina Kurteva and Yordan Kurteva ... Has a brother, Georgi ... Majoring in agricultural economics.