Maja Kazimieruk

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Poznan, Poland

    High School:
    Sports HS

    Height:
    5-6

    Experience:
    3L

    Hits:
    Right

    Maja Kazimieruk

    04/19/2014

    Houston to Clash With USF for American Title

    The Cougars aim to claim the first-ever AAC title and qualify for the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1998

    04/18/2014

    UH Battles Rutgers for Spot in Championship Match

    The Cougars aim to win their sixth straight contest and clinch their spot in the conference championship match

    04/17/2014

    Houston Begins Championship Journey with Cincinnati

    The Cougars aim to claim their fifth straight victory and advance to the American Athletic Conference Tournament semifinals

    04/14/2014

    No. 27 Houston to Recognize Three on Senior Day

    Seniors Celia Fraser, Dionne Sanders, and Jo Garvey will be honored before Tuesday's match

    04/11/2014

    No. 27 Houston to Play Final Road Match

    The Cougars play at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in their final road match of the regular season

    SENIOR (2012-13)
    Put together one of the most productive seasons in Houston history, posting a combined record of 34-9 in dual match play... went 18-4 in singles action primarily at the No. 4 and No. 5 positions... ranks seventh all-time in single-season winning percentage (.818) and 13th in wins... went a perfect 11-0 in the city of Houston in regular-season play... opened the season with nine-consecutive victories, including eight in straight-sets fashion... strung together six-straight wins from March 3-24... defeated opponents from No. 44 William & Mary, No. 49 Arkansas and No. 59 Stephen F. Austin... played at the No. 1 position for the first time in her career in final home match, posting 6-2, 6-1 victory over Prairie View A&M's Brittany Harrell... earned a 16-5 record in doubles play, including a 15-3 mark with partner Celia Fraser... tandem ranks eighth in single-season winning percentage (.833) and 15th in wins... duo reeled off 13 consecutive victories from Feb. 8 through April 15... toppled duos from No. 33 TCU and No. 44 William & Mary... Houston tandem limited opponents to just two games or less on six occasions with two shutouts... ranks 10th all-time in program history in winning percentage (.708) with Fraser... posted a 7-5 record in singles play and a 4-8 mark in doubles action in four tournaments during the fall... kicked off the tournament season with three-straight singles wins to reach the singles flight title match at the Islanders Open... closed the season out in impressive fashion at the Tennis Express Houston Open, stringing together three wins over TCU's Megan Ziots (6-1, 6-0), Idaho's Rita Bermudez (6-4, 4-6, 10-5) and Texas State's Monica Pieratt (6-1, 6-2) to claim the singles flight title for the second straight year.

    JUNIOR (2011-12)
    Tied for second-most wins on the squad in dual singles play with a 14-5 record at the bottom two positions... posted an 8-3 mark at the No. 5 spot and a 6-2 record at the No. 6 position... won 14 of final 16 matches of the regular season... reeled off six-straight victories from March 12 to March 25, including wins over opponents from Iowa State, Marquette and Kansas... claimed five of the final six games in the decisive third set against Iowa State's Jenna Langhorst to clinch the win for the Cougars... claimed a 7-6 record in dual doubles play with partner Charlotte Phillips at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions... duo won both matches over teams from Southern Miss and Tulane at the Conference USA Championship... also tallied wins over duos from Colorado and Kansas in tightly-contested matches... posted a 7-6 singles record during fall play for an overall mark of 21-11 during the 2011-12 campaign... defeated Lena Macomson of Oregon, Berenice Van Den Bergh of Texas State, Wanda Beguelin of UTPA and teammate Liselot Koenen, all in straight sets, to claim the silver flight title at the Persona Legal Resources Cougar Fall Draw... went 2-7 in fall doubles action.

    SOPHOMORE (2010-11)
    Posted a 16-6 record at the No. 2 through No. 6 singles positions in dual play... played primarily at the No. 4 and No. 5 spots, compiling a record of 12-4... all 16 wins came in straight sets... rode a seven-match winning streak from Feb. 6 to March 7... tallied a 6-0, 6-4 defeat of UTEP's Marie LeBlond in Houston's thrilling 4-3 victory on Feb. 13... notched the lone singles victory for the Cougars against Northwestern State, routing Kathrin Lange, 6-0, 6-1... blanked Louisville's Gabrielle Duncan in home finale on April 16... recorded an 8-11 mark in doubles play during the spring at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions... played primarily with Joanna Kacprzyk, going 5-10... teamed up with Kacprzyk to knock off No. 3 Baylor's duo of Stainback/Bara in the season opener... competed in all four tournaments in the fall, ranking second on the team with 15 combined victories... posted a 9-3 mark in singles play... claimed singles flight title at the Rice Invitational with straight-set wins over Conference USA opponents Marie LeBlond (UTEP), Katie Cecil (Tulane) and Alex Rasch (Rice)... won three matches at the Cougar Fall Draw to reach the flight title match... posted an overall doubles record of 6-5 with two partners... teamed up with Jo Garvey for a 4-2 record... won two matches to reach doubles flight finals with Garvey at the Rice Invitational... reached the doubles semifinals with Garvey at the Cougar Fall Draw... also teamed up with Joanna Kacprzyk, compiling a 2-3 record... finished the 2010-11 season with a combined singles and doubles record of 39-25.

    FRESHMAN (2009-10)
    Reached the double-digit wins mark in singles play in her first season with a 10-8 overall record... notched a 4-4 record at the No. 4 position, while going 6-4 at the No. 5 spot... won all 10 singles matches in straight sets... tallied a 7-8 record in doubles play at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions... teamed up with Laura Ring for a 3-1 mark, while going 4-4 with Joanna Kacprzyk.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Graduated from Sports High School in 2009.

    PERSONAL
    Born on Sept. 17, 1990, Poznan, Poland... daughter of Dariusz Kazimieruk... biggest influence in her life is her father, because he showed her that only hard work leads to success, when he used to be a volleyball player... hobbies include swimming and sailing... intends to major in psychology.

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