Hometown: Nikolaev, Ukraine
2017-2018: Named to Conference USA All-Single First Team ... Went 8-3 in the No. 1 and No. 2 slots. The two went 4-2 against C-USA opponents in doubles with Holly Hutchinson earning Second Team All-Conference USA honors ... Earned C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
Personal: Natalya is the daughter of Tatiyana Malenko and Sergey Malenko. She started playing tennis at the age of 7 and trained at the prestigious Justine Henin Academy. When she has the chance, she loves listening to music. Also, she loves travelling around the world especially to Dubai, as well as cooking. She loves cooking so much that she thought about going to cooking school in order to become a chef.