Christine Kansky

About This Inductee

A graduate of Crestwood High School in Mountain Top, Christine excelled at tennis and compiled a 78-2 record for singles competition during her high school career. In District 2 AA, she was an undefeated varsity player in single matches and won the District 2 AA Gold Medal for four consecutive years. In the PA Class AA State Championships, Christine is a two-time gold medalist in 2001 and 2003 as well as Silver Medalist in 2002. She was named All-State for four consecutive years of play and was named to the National High School Tennis All American Team in 2003 and 2004. In the United States Tennis Association’s Middle States Region, she held the #1 single ranking in the 14-and-under age group (2001), as well as the 16-and-under age group for two consecutive years (2002, 2003). In National Rankings, she achieved a career best of #6 doubles player in the country in the 14-and-under age group, #16 singles player among girls 16 years and under (2003), and #78 singles player in the national 18-and-under (2003). In 2004, the Citizens Voice newspaper named Christine Kansky one of the top 100 athletes in Wyoming Valley. Christine later played collegiate tennis on the Princeton University NCAA Division I Varsity Team as both a singles and doubles player. During her college career she was named to the All-Academic Team and named ITA Division One Scholar Athlete. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Princeton in 2008, Christine attended Jefferson Medical School. She is currently a second year resident physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital in Richmond, VA. She and her finance, Joey Romanies, currently reside in Richmond. She is the daughter of Irene and Lawrence Kansky and has a younger sister, Jessica.