Mariah Hoover
Mariah Hoover
Title: Assistant Coach
Year: 3rd at MIT
Previous College: MIT '08

Mariah Hoover will be starting her third year as a volunteer assistant coach with the Engineers. Growing up in Florida, she played competitive USTA tennis since middle school. As a junior player, Hoover recorded rankings in the USTA Junior Florida divisions. A six-year member of the Trinity Preparatory School girls' varsity team in Orlando, Fla., Hoover helped power her squad to five straight state championship berths. During her time with the TPS Saints, she received the Sportsmanship, Most Valuable Player, and Senior Awards from the athletic department.

A 2008 graduate of MIT, Hoover played all four years on the Engineers women's tennis team. She received a national ranking in doubles of No. 22 by her senior year and was ranked regionally in singles during her career. Hoover captained the Engineers her junior and senior campaigns and received the MVP award three years in a row. During her senior season, she received the Lindsay Morehouse Sportsmanship Award during the NEWITT Tournament and MIT's Philip A. Trussell Prize for sportsmanship.

Hoover is currently a graduate student at MIT in the chemical engineering master's program and lives on campus.