Sean Ko
Sean Ko
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: California
Major: Computer Science

2018-19: ITA Scholar-Athlete ... NEWMAC All-Conference (Singles) ... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... NEWMAC Athlete of the Week (4/8) ... went 14-4 in singles play overall which features a 5-0 mark in NEWMAC matches and a 10-2 mark at the No. 3 position ... tallied ten wins in doubles action throughout the course of the season ... against Division III opponents in the spring season, lost only one match ... singles highlights include a 6-4, 7-5 win over Julian Gordy of No. 6 CMS, a 6-2, 6-3 win over Alex Kennedy of No. 40 Bates, a 6-7, 6-1, 10-8 win over Brandon Rosenbluth of Babson, a 7-5, 6-4 win over Oscar Yang of No. 5 Bowdoin, a 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 win over Travis Leaf of No. 17 Skidmore and a 6-0, 6-0 win over Drew Ryan of Stevenson in the NCAA Tournament ... went 7-3 alongside Albert Go in doubles play including an 8-3 win over Stevenson's No. 2 pairing ... won both doubles matches in the NEWMAC Tournament ... guided MIT to its 21st straight NEWMAC title and its ninth appearance in the NCAA regional final ... [SEASON STATS]

2017-18:
ITA Scholar-Athlete ... 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]

2016-17:
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 computer science with a minor in statistics and data science ... software engineering intern at Oracle … Software Engineering intern at Yext .... completed a UROP at the Fluid Interfaces and Personal Robots Group in the MIT Media Lab ... plays both intramural indoor and outdoor soccer ... Dancetroupe.

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.