|High School:||Riga State Gymnasium No.1|
Twist on Golanko
“Kira is a smart, aggressive player with a fierce passion to win. She inspires all of us when we see her battle on the court!”
Career at UB
2009-10: Finished with 8-14 singles and 10-9 doubles records on the season. Went 2-6 as she played number 4 spot. Claimed both “B” flight singles as well as doubles title at the Cornell Invitational where she paired up with Anna Subenkova to defeat Yulia Smirnova and Emma Leibowicz from Binghamton 8-5.
Prior to UB
Lettered at Riga State Gymnasiium No. 1 for coaches Daiga and Janis Jushka.
Born April 6, 1991. Daughter of Sergei and Irina Golenko. Hobbies include dancing, traveling and playing pool. Favorite foods are fish, fruits and tiramisu. Favorite TV shows are Gossip Girl and How I Met Your Mother. Lists Venus Williams as her greatest athletic influence. Majoring in finance.