Penka Fileva

Penka  Fileva

Last College:
Loyola Marymount, 2003


Assistant Coach

Second Season



Sanchez Transitions from Coaching to Administrative Role

The only person to lead LMU women's tennis program will transition out of the coaching role in 2015-16.

After an impressive four-year career as a player at Loyola Marymount University, Penka Fileva is in her second season with the program as an assistant coach.

Earning her degree in finance, Fileva finished her four years at LMU as the 2003 LMU Athlete of the Year and second on the all-time wins list in LMU history with an 85-57 record. Her final season saw her post a 21-15 record, going 10-4 at number two singles. She was a two-time all-conference selection, earning first-team All-WCC as a senior and honorable mention honors as a junior. She was a first-team All-WCC selection in doubles as well.

The Sofia, Bulgaria native finished with a 21-17 singles record and a 14-14 doubles mark in 2002 while going 19-12, leading the team with the most wins in 2001. She had the best win total of her career at 24-13 in singles play as a freshman in 2000. In addition to the all-time wins list, Fileva finished seventh in LMU history with a winning percentage of 59.9 and tied for seventh in double victories with a 62-47 mark. Her 15-8 doubles record with teammate Patrycia Hubl was 10th all-time.

Fileva's Year-by-Year Records
Year	Singles	Pct.	Doubles	Pct.
2000	24-13	.648	16-12	.571
2001	19-12	.613	15-9 	.625
2002	21-17	.553	14-14	.500
2003	21-15	.583	17-12	.586
Career	85-57	.599	62-47	.569


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