Kelly Zhu
Kelly Zhu
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Pearland, Texas
High School: Glenda Dawson
Major: Mathematics

2016-17: ITA Scholar-Athlete... NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference at No. 2 singles and No. 2 doubles... NEWMAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week on 9/26... Was 8-11 overall in singles action, including 5-1 in the NEWMAC and six wins at the No. 2 spot... Was 13-9 in doubles play, including five wins at No. 1 and seven wins at No. 2... Earned two wins in singles play over nationally-ranked teams and four doubles wins against ranked teams... Won 8-3 at No. 1 doubles when teamed with Dora Tzeng in an NCAA Tournament First Round win over Gwynned-Mercy.

2015-16: ITA Scholar-Athlete... NEWMAC Rookie of the Year... NEWMAC All-Conference First Team at No. 2 singles and No. 2 doubles... Registered a 7-4 singles record that includes 4-0 conference record and a 7-1 mark at No. 2 singles... Picked up nationally-ranked wins over Wellesley, Sewanee, WashU and DePauw... Won her first four singles matches... Finished with a 17-5 record in doubles play that included 12-3 when teamed with Sonya Das... They were also 8-0 in dual action, 6-0 in the league and 6-0 at No. 2 doubles... Won her first five doubles matches and also picked up a doubles win over Skidmore in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Off The Court at MIT: Majoring in mathematics with a minor in finance and a concentration in economics... Did an internship with Tennis Express... Course 15 Marketing UROP... Assisted in creating and testing a Twitter Search Engine using Python and Data Analysis... Member of the Leadership and Nominating Committee for Pi Beta Phi... StartLabs... MA Gamma Pi Beta Phi sorority.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Glenda Dawson High School … four varsity letters in tennis … all-district … all-region … two-time district champion in girl's singles … district champion in mixed doubles … two-time regional champion in girl's singles … regional finalist in mixed doubles … two-time state finalist in girl's singles … state qualifier in mixed doubles … Most Valuable Player … Athlete of the Week … Triple-Impact Competitor Award … Wendy's High School Heisman Award … Tennis Recruiting Network 4-Star Player … Prince Hot 100 Tennis Players … USTA Texas Super Championship Finalist … USTA Regional … Segment Doubles Champion and Singles Semifinalist … Texas Tennis and Education Foundation Scholarship … Houston Tennis Association Youth Scholarship … National Honor Society … National Spanish Honor Society … Member of Student Council … Pete Olson's Youth Congressional Advisory Council … four-year All A Honor Roll … Top 10 Academic Distinguished … Gifted and Talented Student Recognized … President's Education Awards - Outstanding Academic Excellence … AP Scholar with Distinction … The President's Volunteer Service Award … Award of Excellence for National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists … Amazon Student Scholarship Semifinalist … University of Texas MD Anderson Volunteer Service Scholarship … CAPST AFNB Education Scholarship … AP International Leadership Scholarship Program.