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Kaja Mrgole

Kaja Mrgole

RH | Sr. | 5-10 | Jesenice, Slovenia | Gimnazija Franceta Preserna

2016 (Junior)

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team
  • Advanced to the round of 16 in the qualifying singles bracket at the ITA Atlantic Regional
  • Advanced to the round of 32 in the doubles main draw with Habiba Shaker at the ITA Atlantic Regional
  • Won four of her last five singles matches in the fall
  • Partnered with Habiba Shaker for a team-best 4-3 doubles record in the fall
  • Finished the fall season with an 11-13 combined record
  • Finished the spring season with a 6-16 overall record
  • Played primarily at the No. 5 singles slot in the spring
  • Recorded a 5-0 doubles record with Lyn Yuen Choo on court three and captured one doubles victory against Iowa State in dual-match play

2015 (Sophomore)

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
  • Tallied a 20-win season (singles/doubles) with an overall record of 25-37
  • Finished the fall season with an 11-12 combined record
  • Finished the spring season with a 14-25 overall record
  • Played primarily at the No. 1 slot in singles play
  • Tallied nine wins throughout the spring season
  • Recorded one victory in Big 12 play against Iowa State

2014 (Freshman)

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • Won three straight doubles matches with Oana Manole at the USA/ITA Atlantic Region, reaching the quarterfinal
  • Ranked as the No. 9 doubles team with Oana Manole in the Mid-Atlantic Region by the International Tennis Association (ITA) at the start of the spring
  • Posted a team-best six singles wins in the fall
  • Posted a 7-14 singles mark in the spring
  • Had a team-high 13 combined wins (singles and doubles) in the spring
  • Played primarily at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles with Oana Manole

High School

  • Attended Gimnazija Franceta Preserna
  • Coached by Domen Knez
  • Was the No. 17 overall player in the Slovenian Open Division and the fifth-best player in the Slovenian 18 and under division
  • Was a semifinalist in the girl’s national indoors championship
  • Finalist in outdoor doubles for 18 & under
  • Semifinalist in indoor doubles for 18 & under

Personal

  • Daughter of Borut and Jozica Mrgole
  • One of three children
  • Birthday is March 2
  • Majoring in exercise physiology
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
Year Singles Doubles Totals
2013 (Fall) 6-6 5-8 11-14
2014 (Spring) 7-14 6-11 13-25
2014 (Fall) 5-7 6-5 11-12
2015 (Spring) 9-13 5-12 14-25
2015 (Fall) 5-7 6-6 11-13
2016 (Spring) 1-8 5-8 6-16
Totals 33-55 33-50 66-105

Mountaineers Earn ITA Academic Awards

By Christopher Pharis | July 25, 2016

Four members of the West Virginia University women’s tennis team were named ITA Scholar-Athletes and the Mountaineers were named to the ITA All-Academic team as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).

WVUsportsBuzz: Episode Six

By Scott Bartlett | October 01, 2015

The week's WVUsportsBuzz features the cross country and women's tennis teams, presented by U.S. Cellular.

Wearing the Jersey: Kaja Mrgole

By Sean Merinar | March 02, 2015

This week's show features sophomore Kaja Mrgole of the tennis team, presented by WVU Healthcare.