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Misa Malkin

  • height 5-4
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Tucson, Ariz.
  • High school Primavera Online High School
  • height 5-4
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Tucson, Ariz.
  • High school Primavera Online High School

Misa Malkin Bio


  • SEC Freshman of the Week – 2/23/22
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll – 2022

2021-22 (FRESHMAN)

  • One of four Gamecocks in the 2021-22 season to have at least 20 singles wins
  • Clinched the win against Princeton at ITA Kickoff Weekend when she defeated No. 60 Brianna Shvets
  • Won her consolation draw of the ITA Carolina Regionals which included a win over NC State’s then-No. 73 Sara Nayar
  • Went 3-0 in singles in the Carolina Kickoff topping opponents from Georgia Tech and Auburn
  • Boasted a 7-1 homestead in singles in dual matches
  • Earned her first road win at then-No. 63 Kentucky in straight sets against Ellie Eades
  • Paired with six Gamecocks throughout the year in doubles
  • Defeated the No. 2 doubles pair of Brooke Killingsworth and Anna Brylin of Wake Forest with Sarah Hamner as an unranked duo
  • Made the ITA Doubles rankings with both Hamner and Ayana Akli
  • Ranked as high as No. 20 with Hamner and as high as No. 42 with Akli
  • Took down Princeton’s Daria Frayman and Grace Joyce with Akli at ITA Kickoff Weekend
  • Helped secure the doubles point in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals against then-No. 14 Georgia with Hamner
  • Ended the year as the No. 45 doubles pair with Hamner
  • Ranked as high as the No. 20 recruit nationally on the list in 2020 as a senior
  • Spent four years ranked among the top-20 recruits, sitting at No. 11 in 2017, No. 18 in 2018 and No. 16 in 2019
  • Considered a blue-chip recruit by
  • At one point in 2017 held the top TennisRPI in the nation
  • Earned a bronze ball in the 16s singles at the 2018 USTA Billie Jean King National Championships by defeating two of the top juniors in the country
  • Reached the quarterfinals of the Cancun 15K ITF Tournament in November 2019
  • Earned USTA Southwest Junior Player of the Year in 2019
  • Was the top-ranked junior in the USTA Southwest for the 12s, 14s and 16s
  • At the time of her signing in November 2020, was ranked as the No. 49 junior in the United States and No. 291 junior in the world according to her Universal Tennis Ranking