Polina Malykh
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Ht
5'
11"
Class
Graduate
Hometown
Moscow, 
Last School
Moscow State School #444
Roster Years
2016-2021


Personal

  • Major: Public Relations
  • Minor: Management
  • Parents are Irina and Aleksandr Malykh
  • Has two brothers
  • Coached by Julia Kolesnikova

Before BYU

  • Won the American Cup in 2014
  • Selected to the Moscow Region National Team and Moscow National Team 2014-16
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the 10,000$ Sharm-El-Sheik in Egypt three times in 2016
  • Ranked No. 110 in doubles
  • Ranked No. 170 in singles
  • Awarded Master of Sports in Russia
  • Graduated from Moscow State School #444 with academic honors

Stats

Year Singles Doubles
2016-17 7-6 9-5
2017-18 12-8 14-11
2018-19 20-6 18-11
2019-20 6-3 10-2
2020-21 0-0 0-0
Career: 44-23 50-28
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2016-2017

  • Reached round 16 in doubles at the ITA Regional championships
  • ITA Scholar-Athlete
  • 7-6 singles record
  • 9-5 doubles record
Sophmore Year 2017-2018

  • Won 10 singles matches in a row to begin the regular season
  • Received WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll Gold Honors (4.00-3.75 GPA)
  • Named to WCC All-Academic Team
  • 12-5 regular season singles matches competing in the last seven matches in the No. 3 position
  • In No. 2 doubles with teammate Kate Cusick, the two went 6-3 in league play to lead BYU in conference wins
  • 14-11 overall doubles record 
Junior Year 2018-2019

  • All-WCC Singles honorable mention
  • WCC All-Academic Honors
  • WCC Doubles Team of the Week with Madeline Almeida February 3-9
  • Went on a 14-0 winning streak notching wins against New Mexico, No. 15 Washington, Seattle, Arizona, UNLV, Fresno State, Utah State, Portland, Utah, Gonzaga, UC Irvine, San Francisco, Loyola Marymount and Pacific.
  • Advanced to the round of 16 in singles at the Cal Fall Invitational
  • Made it to the third round of the singles A draw at the CSUN Fall Invitational
  • Went undefeated (3-0) in third flight doubles at the Metroplex Mania
Senior Year 2019-2020

  • Advanced to the Round of 16 in ITA Blue Singles at the Cal Fall Invitational 
  • Went on an eight-match doubles win streak in No. 2 doubles with partner Emilee Astle
  • 6-3 overall singles record at the No. 3 singles position
  • 10-2 overall doubles record with Astle
  • Season cut short due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • Named to the 2020 WCC All-Academic Team
Graduate Year 2020-2021

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year