Ani Popiashvili

Ani Popiashvili

YR. So.
HT. 5-7
HOMETOWN Tbilisi, Georgia
PREV. SCHOOL Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi University

HONORS
2016-17 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA)
2015-16 OVC Academic Medal of Honor (4.0 GPA)
2015-16 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA)

As a Sophomore, 2016-17 season: Led Tennessee State in singles (22) and doubles (14) victories as a sophomore… Finished season with a 22-8 singles record and a 14-8 mark in doubles… In singles, went 10-7 in dual matches and 12-1 in tournament play… Posted a 9-7 record at No. 1 singles and a 1-0 record at No. 2… Put together records of 8-6 in dual matches and 6-2 in tournaments in doubles action… Went 6-2 at No. 3 doubles and 2-4 at No. 2 doubles… Teamed with Phyllicia Hemphill for a 6-2 doubles record and had a 5-4 doubles record when playing alongside Pragati Natraj… Won the B Flight Singles Championship at the HBCU Invitational in the fall… Teamed with Pragati Natraj to win the B Flight Doubles Championship at the HBCU Invitational... Earned a spot on the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA).

As a Freshman, 2015-16 season: Led TSU with 13 doubles wins on the year… Finished first collegiate season with a 4-15 singles record and a 13-4 doubles record… Played No. 1 singles, going 3-13 at the top slot and 1-0 at No. 2 singles in dual matches… Paired with Pragati Natraj for an 8-1 doubles records to go with a 5-2 mark with Phyllicia Hemphill and a 0-1 record with Taylor Patterson… Against the OVC, went 1-9 in singles and 1-3 in doubles... Teamed with Pragati Natraj to win the B Flight Doubles Championship at the HBCU Championships in the fall... Excelled in the classroom, earning the OVC Academic Medal of Honor (4.0 GPA) and a spot on the Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA). 

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi University: Ranked as high as eighth in her country in the juniors division... Ranked third in the under 16 division...studied under coach Gaga Dolidze.

Personal
Birthday: December 29
Daughter of Nino Basilaia and Giorgi Popiashvili
Major: Economics

  SINGLES
  SEASON     Overall     Dual     Tour     OVC   1 2 3 4 5 6
2015-16 4-15 4-13 0-2 1-9 3-13 1-0 --- --- --- ---
2016-17 22-8 10-7 12-1 2-7   9-7     1-0     ---     ---     ---     ---  
TOTAL 26-23   14-20   12-3   3-16     12-20     2-0   0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

 

  DOUBLES
  SEASON     Overall     Dual     Tour     OVC   1 2 3
2015-16 13-4 9-4 4-0 1-3 5-2 1-0 3-2
2016-17 14-8 8-6 6-2   2-6     ---     2-4     6-2  
TOTAL 27-12   17-10     10-2   3-9 5-2 3-4 9-4