Karyna Bihel
Karyna  Bihel

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Grayslake, Ill.

High School:
Warren Township HS


11/10/2016

First Serve With Karyna Bihel

GopherSports.com caught up with the chemistry major to see how she has been handling things during her freshman season.

10/05/2016

Gophers Head to FGCU Fall Tournament

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers will be traveling to Florida Gulf Coast University in Estero, Fla. on Thursday to compete in the FGCU Fall Tournament.

09/23/2016

Gopher Invite: Day 2

The University of Minnesota women's tennis team continued to play strong today, the second day of the Gopher Invitational at Baseline Tennis Center.

09/22/2016

Gopher Invite: Day 1

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers' women's tennis team kicked off the 2016-17 season strong .

09/21/2016

Baseline to Host Gopher Invite

The Golden Gophers women's tennis team is preparing for the annual Gopher Invitational this weekend at the Baseline Tennis Center.

2017 SPRING SEASON
In three matches at the Upper Midwest Intercollegiate, went undefeated in singles play and dropped just eight games • appeared in two doubles matches during the Upper Midwest Intercollegiate, winning both with Mancera 7-5 and 6-2.

2016 FALL SEASON
Went 6-6 in singles play and 4-6 in doubles • picked up her first collegiate victory over Marie Mayerova 7-6, 6-0 at the Gopher Invitational • won two more singles matches at the FGCU Fall Tournament and the ITA Central Region Championships each • finished the fall season with one singles win and one doubles win at the Kitty Harrison Invite.

PRIOR TO COLLEGE

Four year varsity letter winner at Warren Township High School • earned All-Conference three times • three time All-State • placed 5th at the Illinois high school state tournament for singles in 2014 • played into the quarterfinals of the USTA Midwest Level 1 in 2014 • has been ranked as high as No. 59 nationally, No. 5 in the state if Illinois and No. 9 in the Midwest in tennis recruiting • was ranked No. 10 in the Chicago G18s and No. 4 in in doubles in the Midwest by USTA • was on the High Honor Roll all four years.

PERSONAL
Proposed major in chemistry • lists most memorable sports thrill as playing team cup in the summer before her freshman year of college and having the team win first place for the third time in a row • enjoys yoga, chess, going to the beach and music • daughter of Natallia Bihel and Bob Bowles • has one brother, Patrick (15) and one sister, Mya (12) • born January 18, 1998.

Karyna Bihel's Career Statistics
Season Singles Doubles
2016-17 8-5 5-6

MORE HEADLINES

Women's Tennis Signs State Champion

Women's Tennis Signs State Champion

11/10/2017 - W. Tennis

The University of Minnesota women’s tennis program was able to sign Isabella Lambert of Minneapolis, Minn. to the class of 2022, head coach Catrina Thompson announced Friday.

Gophers Tripped Up on Final Day in Hanover

Gophers Tripped Up on Final Day in Hanover

11/5/2017 - W. Tennis

The Minnesota Gopher women's tennis team won two out of six singles matches, and two out of three doubles matches Sunday, and fell to Yale on the last day of the Big Green Invitational.

Minnesota Edges Dartmouth in Hanover

Minnesota Edges Dartmouth in Hanover

11/4/2017 - W. Tennis

Minnesota edged out Dartmouth by splitting the eight singles matches and winning three of the four doubles pairings.

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