Elena Christofi
Elena  Christofi

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Athens, Greece

High School:
Costeas-Geitonas School

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:
08/09/1998

Experience:
HS

06/14/2017

2017 Season Wrap Up

Overview of the 2016-17 Women's Tennis Season

06/08/2017

333 Bulldogs Named to Director of Athletics Honor Roll

333 Bulldogs Named to Director of Athletics Honor Roll

05/27/2017

Christofi-Shaffer Fall in Tiebreaker in the Quarterfinals

Bulldogs Duo Drop Nailbiter in Tiebreaker of Elite Eight

05/26/2017

Elite-Eight Bound for Christofi-Shaffer

Dawgs Duo Advances to Round of Eight

05/26/2017

Elite-Eight Bound for Christofi-Shaffer

Christofi-Shaffer Move on to Quarterfinals

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016-17)

Helped lead the Bulldogs to a 19-6 record and a Sweet Sixteen apppearance at the NCAA Championships...Earned Doubles All-America honors with Kennedy Shaffer by advancing to the Elite Eight in the Doubles Championships...ITA Southeast Region Rookie of the Year...Named to the All-SEC First Team and SEC Co-Freshmen of the Year, which came with All-SEC Freshmen Team...Finished the year ranked No. 24 in ITA/Oracle singles, the fifth-highest ranked freshmen in the country and second-highest in the SEC...Compiled a team-best 29-7 singles mark, while going 17-3 in the dual season...Led SEC in singles wins on court two with a 9-2 record...14-7 against ranked opponents in singles...Went 23-12 overall in doubles, 12-8 in duals and 7-3 in conference play...Tallied five match clinchers in dual play and eight doubles doubles point clinchers...Played alongside Kennedy Shaffer at No. 2 court with a 17-6 record...Went 5-3 versus ranked opponents with Shaffer...During SEC play, Christofi/Shaffer's 7 wins tied for the most on court No. 2...In the Doubles Championships, Christofi/Shaffer defeated No. 4 Jessie Aney/Hayley Carter of UNC and No. 15 Alex Chatt/Maddie Lipp of Northwestern to reach quarterfinals...Earned a berth into the Singles Championships...Received SEC Freshman of the Week twice in March (6-12 & 20-26)...Dispatched six opponents to claim the ITA Southeast Regional Singles Championship in October...Finished runner-up with Kennedy Shaffer in the ITA Southeast Regional Doubles Championships...Went a team-best 12-3 in the fall singles and 9-3 in doubles...Named to the J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Honor Roll after concluding the spring semester with a 4.00 GPA.

JUNIORS/HIGH SCHOOL:

*Earned ITA Junior life-best ranking of 61 and career-best WTA Doubles Ranking of 826 in the world

*Competed in all four junior grand slams (the US Open, Wimbledon, French Open and Australian Open) including reaching the 2016 Wimbledon and 2016 French Open junior doubles quarterfinals

*Went 3-0 while representing Greece on its Fed Cup Team in 2016, posting wins over Madagascar, Malta and Tunisia as the squad finished second in pool play of the Europe/Africa Zone Group III and fifth overall

*Trained at Filothei (Greece) Tennis Club and completed studies at Costeas-Geitonas School in Pallini, Greece

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 9, 1998…Daughter of Antreas & Efi Christofi

Family: Has one sister, Iro, and one brother, Giannis

Major: Pre-Business

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