Hometown: Sofia, Bulgaria
KRISTINA AT A GLANCE: Brings international experience to team ... Key component to Varsity 8, rowing from stroke seat.
SOPHOMORE (2012): Named to Sunshine State Conference First Team ... Selected as Barry University Rower of the Year ... Her 7:13 erg time was fastest among all SSC all-conference nominees in 2012 ... Rowed stroke all spring on 8 that advanced to NCAA Championships ... Member of second place SSC Varsity 8 ... Rowed on crew that advanced to Grand Final, placing fifth at prestigious Dad Vail Regatta ... Named to Dean's List in spring ... Named to SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll Report in spring.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL:Rowed under coach Petro Argirov overseas.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played volleyball in high school.
PERSONAL: Parents are Danail Yorpanov and Violeta Ninova ... Has two sisters, Rosita Boncheva and Maria Alexandrova ... Sister, Rosita, also rows for Barry ... Majoring in management.