2017-2018: Named to Conference USA All-Single First Team ... Went 8-3 in the No. 1 and No. 2 slots ... Malenko and Hutchinson went 4-2 against C-USA opponents in doubles, 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 ... 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.