"Kari is a very good team player. As a lefty, she plays good doubles and adds depth to our team." -Head Coach Paul Peck
2011-12: Enjoyed a 5-2 fall singles record ... advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Quinnipiac Invitational ... defeated playres from Villanova (two) and Loyola to win her flight at the Hampton Roads Invitational in Newport News, Va. ... went on to go 2-2 in the spring ... also authored an 8-2 doubles record, including a 5-0 mark when playing alongside teammate Morgen Kiser.
2010-11: Earned a 6-4 singles mark during the fall tournament season, winning three of her first four matches ... went 2-1 in the spring, with one victory coming in a dual match against Manhattan ... went 6-3 in doubles matches in the spring, including a 5-1 record in duals alongside Audrey Hansen.
2009-10: Only left-handed player in the freshman class ... enjoyed significant match play in the fall, going 4-6 over the span of four different tournaments ... undefeated in two matches this spring, collecting victories over Bryant and Holy Cross ... defeated the Crusaders' Kathryn Wilkie to help Army in a 6-1 victory over its visiting conference foe ... made more of a splash in the Black Knights' doubles game, authoring an 11-5 record which includes an impressive 8-1 showing in the spring ... perfect 8-0 this spring when playing with junior Maria Casaletto.
Background: Awarded one star by Tennisrecruiting.net ... hails from the eastern side of Virginia ... ranked 14th in the state ... two-time state AA champion while playing at No. 1 singles and doubles at James Wood High School ... 2004 winner of the prestigious USTA Junior Sportsmanship of the Year Award ... National Honor Society and French Club at Isle of Wright Academy.
Personal: Kari Pope ... daughter of Gary and Lidia Pope ... born Oct. 3, 1991 in Suffolk, Va. ... only child ... Company G4 ... major is Environmental Science.