Wonjune Kang
Wonjune Kang
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
High School: Westminster School (Conn.)
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2018-19: CSA Scholar-Athlete ... posted an overall record of 4-1 and also went 7-3 in exhibition play ... won 11 of his first 12 matches of the season ... nine of his wins came in three sets ... defeated four student-athletes from nationally-ranked teams ... at position number nine, went 2-1 as he bested Maxwell Oliphant of Bucknell (11-0, 11-5, 11-4) and Mark Taylor of Denison (11-1, 11-0, 11-1) ... helped MIT win its first-ever CSA national title as the Engineers won the Division C Summers Cup on February 17 ... [SEASON STATS]

Posted a record of 11-5 in his sophomore season which included marks of 1-0 at position five, 3-1 at position seven, 3-2 at position eight and 4-2 at position nine … he also went 2-2 in exhibition play … registered eight wins over student-athletes from nationally-ranked teams including an 11-6, 11-7, 11-5 victory of Amun Sahrawat of No. 28 Tufts … began the season by winning eight of his first nine matches including an 11-5, 11-4, 11-4 win over Parkman Lewis of No. 26 Hobart College, an 11-3, 11-9, 2-11, 11-4 win over Riggs Johnson of No. 32 Bucknell and an 11-4, 11-6, 11-6 win over Daraius Sumariwalla of No. 33 Denison … ten of his 11 wins came in three-set sweeps … in exhibition play, topped Jarrod Gerstein of No. 26 Hamilton, 11-5, 8-11, 11-4, 11-7 [SEASON STATS]

In his very first season with the MIT squash team, finished third on the team in wins with a record of 16-4, which included a mark of 10-3 at position nine, 1-0 at position five, 4-0 at position six, 1-0 at position seven and 0-1 at position eight … earned a three set win over Charlie Fisher of No. 22 Dickinson College (11-7, 13-11, 11-3) at the CSA Team National Championship … registered a season-long eight match win streak that stretched from January 13 through January 28 … against nationally-ranked teams was 8-5 … thirteen of 16 wins came via three-set sweeps … [SEASON STATS]

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science with a minor in mathematics … completed a UROP at Laboratory for Social Machines in MIT Media Lab and a UROP on Spoken Language Systems at CSAIL … Theta Xi ... Imperial College London-MIT Summer Reserch Exchange intern ... also interned at the Data Science Institute ... IEEE/ACM Student Group.

High School: A 2016 graduate of the Westminster School (Conn.) ... four-time varsity letterwinner in squash and two-time varsity letterwinner in golf ... two-time Stephen Harris Squibb Bowl winner (2015 and 2016) ... captain of the squash team ... US Squash Scholar-Athlete award ... ranked as high as No. 68 in the US High School Junior Rankings ... participated in Discovery to Cure Internship Program at Yale School of Medicine ... first author in paper published and presented at the 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society ... president of Math Club ... Valedictorian.