Rena Liu
Rena Liu
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Oak Hill, Va.
High School: Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Major: Computer Science

2016-17: ITA Scholar-Athlete... NEWMAC First Team All-Conference at No. 3 doubles... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Posted an 8-6 singles record, including 3-0 in NEWMAC play... Was 4-1 at the No. 5 singles spot... Was 11-10 overall in doubles, including a 7-0 record in the NEWMAC and a 9-9 mark at No. 3... Posted wins over nationally-ranked opponents No. 35 Gustavus Adolphus (3/26), No. 1 Emory (4/15) and No. 40 Vassar (4/15)... Picked up a win at No. 6 singles over Gwynned-Mercy in the first round of the NCAA Tournament... Had a win over three nationally-ranked opponents in doubles play and an 8-1 victory over Gwynned-Mercy at No. 3 doubles in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on 5/12.

2015-16: ITA Scholar-Athlete... NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week on October 19... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Finished with a 4-4 record in singles play, including a 3-0 mark in league action... Was 6-7 overall in doubles play, but teamed with Iris Zhuang for a 4-1 record that featured three straight victories to start the year... Also won her first three singles matches in straight sets, along with a three-set victory over nationally-ranked Vassar on 4/16 in her final match of the season.

2014-15: Teamed with Krystal Lai to earn second team All-NEWMAC honors in No. 3 doubles in her first season … finished 3-2 in singles and 6-3 in doubles … ITA Scholar Athlete … won her first collegiate singles match, 6-0, 6-0 against Springfield (9/14) … teamed with Lai to win four straight NEWMAC matches to start the season in doubles … dropped a total of two games in three of the matches and won the other 8-3 … also picked up an 8-0 win with Alana Peters against Clark (10/10) and an 8-3 decision with Wendi Kong against Springfield (10/17).

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring incomputer science … Internships with Noblis and Google… Membership Director of the MIT Consulting Group... National Merit Scholar.

High School: A 2014 graduate of the Thomas Jefferson High School for Math and Science … four-time letterwinner in tennis … Virginia Northern Region Champion in 2014 … four-time team MVP … all-conference … Washington Post All-Metropolitan … National Honor Society … Class of 2014 Historian … student government activities coordinator … National Merit Corporate Scholarship … 2014 Siemens Competition Semi-Finalist.