Vynnie Kong
Vynnie Kong
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cupertino, Calif.
High School: Monta Vista
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2013-14: First team All-NEWMAC at No. 5 singles … 9-6 in singles play, including a 4-0 conference record … played in just two doubles matches, winning both … Academic All-NEWMAC … ITA Scholar Athlete … won her first five singles matches of the season … lost just four games in the first four matches of that span … won 6-0, 6-1 to start her season against Mount Holyoke (9/21) … took a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Clark (10/1) … scored a comeback win against Tufts (10/8) at No. 5, taking a 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 10-6 decision … helped MIT to the NEWMAC title with a 6-0, 6-0 win against Wellesley (10/27) … won her final three matches in the spring, gaining victories against #29 Vassar (4/19), #22 Brandeis (4/22) and Simmons (4/25) at No. 6 … two doubles matches came at the NEWITT (10/18) … she teamed with Julia Hsu to defeat teams from Williams, 9-7, and from Wheaton, 8-5.

2012-13: Emerged as MIT’s No. 2 singles player … posted an 18-5 singles mark … 11-3 at No. 2 singles … finished 9-4 in doubles … first team All-NEWMAC at No. 2 singles … ITA Scholar Athlete … B Flight champion at the NEWITT Tournament … second on the team in singles wins … named the NEWMAC Singles Player of the Week (9/10) for her 6-0, 6-1 win over Assumption (9/8) … 6-1, 6-1 win over Mount Holyoke (9/22) at No. 2 … started a nine-match win streak with a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 2 at Babson (10/9) … started her run to the NEWITT title with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Smith (10/12) … scored another 6-0, 6-0 win against Smith (10/20) at No. 2 during regular season play … started the spring season with a 6-2, 6-0 win at No. 2 over #18 Wisconsin-Whitewater (3/24) … came back the same day with a 6-0, 6-3 win over Whitworth … won 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2 against #28 Wellesley (4/5) … was ahead in both of her singles matches at the NCAA Tournament against Simmons (5/10) and #3 Williams when the matches were decided … played most of her doubles with Meghana Vasireddy … pair went 6-2 … won all four of their matches at the NEWITT Tournament (10/12-14), defeating teams from Smith (8-0), Mount Holyoke (8-0), Wesleyan (8-5) and two teams from MIT (8-5 and 8-6).

2011-12: Solid first year at MIT … first team All-NEWMAC at No. 5 singles … second team All-NEWMAC at No. 3 doubles … led the team with an 18-4 record in singles play … finished a perfect 11-0 at No. 5 and 7-0 in NEWMAC matches … tied for third on the team in doubles wins with a final mark of 12-6 … undefeated at No. 2 doubles in six matches … established her season best mark with six straight singles wins to start the season … started her collegiate career with a 6-2, 6-0 win at Smith (9/10) … duplicated that score in the next match against Clark (9/18) … closed out the streak with a 6-0, 6-1 win against her opponent from Mount Holyoke (10/1) at the ITA New England Regional … scored a 6-1, 6-1 win at Babson (10/22) at the NEWMAC Tournament … 6-0, 6-1 winner at Bates (3/17) … won four of the first five doubles matches she played … included in that was an 8-1 win against Clark … also won 8-1 at Wheaton (10/11) … perfect at Bates in an 8-0 victory … scored back-to-back 8-0 decisions against Puerto Rico Mayaguez (4/9) and Simmons (4/14).

Off The Court at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science … Summer 2013 internship at Ericsson … UROP at the Wilson Lab, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory … Pi Beta Phi … Asian Dance Team … Dancetroupe.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Monta Vista High School … four letters in tennis … reached a national ranking of 111 … SCVAL doubles championship in 2008 … second-place at CCS doubles championship in 2008 … 2008 U.S. Open Music Competition (Treasury of Baroque/Classical 2nd place) … AP Scholar … National Merit.