Sean Ko
Sean Ko
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: California
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2017-18: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … led the Engineers with 12 singles wins (12-8 overall) and also went 6-7 in doubles play … won seven of his final eight singles matches of the spring, all of which came in straight sets and came against student-athletes from Vassar (6-3, 6-1), Clark (6-1, 6-0), Wheaton (6-1, 6-0), No. 7 Amherst (6-1, 6-0), Coast Guard (6-1, 6-4), Springfield (6-0, 6-3) and Babson (6-3, 6-2) … closed his junior year with three straight doubles wins alongside Michael Zhao, Victor Cheng and Pablo Ampudia … [SEASON STATS]

NEWMAC All-Conference Doubles … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team … NEWMAC Singles Player of the Week (Apr. 24) … NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week (Feb. 27) … closed his sophomore campaign with a record of 12-8 in singles and 16-10 in doubles matches … went 8-2 at No. 4 singles and 3-1 at No. 3 singles as well as 9-6 at No. 3 doubles … was a huge part in the team’s 19th NEWMAC title as in singles play he defeated Justin Danielewicz of Springfield 6-2, 6-3 in the Semifinals and Ben Roque of Babson 6-0, 6-3 in the Championship  and in doubles bested Springfield’s team 8-1 and Babson’s team 9-7 with Victor Cheng as his partner … both of his NCAA Tournament matches were unfinished but he was leading 6-3, 2-1 in both contests against Stevens and Bowdoin, respectively … against nationally-ranked teams (singles), he defeated Josh Quijano of No. 26 Bates 6-2, 6-1, Tyler Ng of No. 24 Brandeis 6-2, 6-3 and Jerry Jiang of No. 4 Bowdoin 6-3, 6-4 and in doubles bested No. 13 Amherst’s duo 8-2 …  [SEASON STATS]

2015-16: NEWMAC All-Conference … NEWMAC Singles Player of the Week (Feb. 29, Mar. 7) … NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week (Mar. 7) … ITA Scholar-Athlete ... finished his freshman year with a record of 15-4 in singles play – the second most wins on the team – and a 17-6 mark in doubles action, including an 11-2 ledger from the No. 2 position … won six straight matches from Feb. 26 through Apr. 13 and registered the point that clinched the team’s 18th NEWMAC Championship on May 8 over Babson … teamed up with Kevin Wang for a 9-7 win over the pairing from No. 21 Stevens in the second round of the NCAA Tournament and an 8-4 win over Babson’s No. 2 tandem in the NEWMAC title match … [SEASON STATS]

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science with a minor in statistics and data science ... software engineering intern at Oracle … completed a UROP at the Fluid Interfaces and Personal Robots Group in the MIT Media Lab ... plays both intramural indoor and outdoor soccer.

High School: A 2015 graduate of California High School … USTA NorCal B18 Singles #4 … 2014 Junior Excellence B18 Singles Champion … 2014 NorCal Sectional Championships B18 Singles Champion … USTA National B18 #117 … USTA NorCal Men’s Open Single #15 … Tennis Recruiting Class of 2015: 5 Stars, Top 50 National …Won 17 Sportsmanship Awards … Member of Robotics Club … Treasurer of Olympiad Club … School Wide Award for Academic Excellence in Chemistry … AP Scholar with Distinction … National AP Scholar.