Michael Zhao
Michael Zhao
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Princeton Junction, N.J.
High School: The Lawrenceville School
Major: Computer Science and Economics

2018-19: ITA Scholar-Athlete ... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... went 12-2 in singles play and 9-10 in doubles matches ... picked up four singles wins against student-athletes from nationally-ranked teams including Alex Jacobs of No. 40 Bates (6-2, 6-2), Justin Patel of No. 5 Bowdoin (6-4, 7-5), Nikhil Das of No. 9 Brandeis (6-3-, 6-2) and Suraj Mahtani of No. 17 Skidmore (6-3, 7-5) ... in the NEWMAC Tournament earned wins against Wheaton's No. 4 player and Babson's No. 5 player ... went 6-3 alongside Pablo Ampudia in doubles play ... they earned an 8-0 win over Stevenson’s No. 3 pairing in the NCAA Tournament ... guided MIT to its 21st straight NEWMAC title and its ninth appearance in the NCAA regional final ... [SEASON STATS]

ITA Scholar-Athlete ... NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week (4/9) … began his collegiate career with an 8-5 record in singles and a 10-11 record in doubles … in NEWMAC matches he was a perfect 3-0 in singles and 3-1 in doubles … in the NEWMAC Championship match against Babson, defeated Cameron Gruss, 6-1, 6-0 to help the Engineers win their 20th straight league title … made his NCAA Division III Tournament debut in doubles with an 8-1 win along with Albert Go over Victor Paetow and Nick Falcone of Cabrini … [SEASON STATS]

Off the Court at MIT:
Majoring in computer science and economics with a minor in literature ... Corporate Development Analyst at HCL Technologies ... Corporate Relations Chair for MIT Poker Club ... MIT Consulting Group ... Camp Kesem counselor.

High School: A 2017 graduate of The Lawrenceville School … three-time varsity letterwinner in tennis … tennis captain ... also played soccer in high school … reached #1 in the country in age division for doubles and #10 in singles ... Editor-in-Chief of school newspaper … Honor Representative … cum laude … National Merit Scholarship winner …  Presidential Scholarship nominee … won school's Phi Beta Kappa award.