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Kristina Dzhandzhapanyan

School

United States Naval Academy

Position
Forward
Major
Quantitative Economics

Classroom

Dzhandzhapanyan, a quantitative economics major, owns a 3.78 GPA. She is in the Top 10% in the Class of 2021, while standing 12th in the Academy’s Military Order of Merit.

She is a three-time Patriot League Honor Roll and seven-time United States Naval Academy’s Commandant List selection.

Dzhandzhapanyan will be comissioned into the United States Navy as a pilot after graduation.

Character

Dzhandzhapanyan is a team captain for Navy. She has been provided the honor and opportunity to lead her classmates, and will take advantage of it.

Some enduring objectives of the group are to develop the team in competition and character, while also providing the team with support through adversity.

“Empowering NWS’ young women to deliver their best with diligence, discipline and passion, I’ve aimed to emphasize the potency of moments and the contribution we may each offer. Recognizing leadership as a relationship, I’ve done my best to invest into my teammates, learning their joys, strengths, and weaknesses to better facilitate their athletic and professional development.”
- Kristina Dzhandzhapanyan

Community

Dzhandzhapanyan, along with the Navy women’s soccer team, is very active in the community.

They participate in organizing and facilitating annual events, including Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes Run, the Midshipmen Action Group, Special Olympics at the Naval Academy, and welcoming veterans in Washington D.C. with the Honor Flight Organization.

Dzhandzhapanyan and Navy also participate in the Naval Academy’s Christmas Giving Tree, having holiday parties for special needs children at Gigi’s Playhouse in Annapolis.

Competition

In 2019, Dzhandzhapanyan earned All-Patriot League first team honors while helping Navy win the Patriot League Championship. They went 16-3-3, and she tallied fifth-most assists in the Patriot League.

For her career, Dzhandzhapanyan has played in 53 games, helping Navy reach three straight Patriot League Tournaments. Navy has won over 70% of their games during her tenure.

She has totaled 14 points on five goals and four assists.