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Women's Tennis

Gergana Avramova
Gergana Avramova
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: (916) 375-9181
Email: gerganaa@sparetimeinc.com
Year: Eighth

Gergana Avramova completed her eighth season as an assistant coach with the Sacramento State women's tennis team in 2013-14. A former professional on the International Tennis Federation circuit, Avramova assists with the day-to-day activities of the team.

Sacramento State has never had a losing record Big Sky record while Avramova has been on the staff while winning at least 12 total matches each season. The Hornets have also lost just three Big Sky Conference matches in her eight seasons while winning Big Sky tournament titles each year. One of her pupils has earned Big Sky Conference MVP in seven of her eight seasons.
Avramova helped lead the Hornets win their 13th consecutive Big Sky title last season with a 7-3 Big Sky record and three wins in the Big Sky Tournament.

In 2011 the Hornets earned their highest national ranking in school history, coming in at No. 29 on the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s poll. In 2010 the Hornets went 19-7.   

In 2009, she helped guide the Hornets to a 19-9 record and their eighth straight conference title. The Hornets, who nearly upset 17th-ranked Michigan in the first round, had five players selected to the all-conference team, highlighted by Katrina Zheltova being named MVP for the third straight year.
In 2008, Sacramento State produced a 21-7 overall record and mowed down Big Sky Conference competition, posting a perfect 8-0 record. Individually, Avramova helped coach six players to all-Big Sky honors, including first team honorees Anastassia Lyssenko and Zheltova, second team honoree Karina Jarlkaganova, and honorable mention performers Joyce Martinez Gutierrez, Luba Schifris and Aileen Tsan.
In her first season as an assistant in 2007, despite a roster that included six underclassmen (two freshmen and four sophomores), and only one senior, the Hornets posted a 17-7 overall record, a 7-0 mark in the Big Sky, a conference regular season and tournament championship, and an NCAA Tournament appearance.
A native of Bulgaria, Avramova was one of the top ranked junior players in the country. As a professional, she played in European events in both singles and doubles.

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