Lara Rakocevic
Lara Rakocevic
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: Catlin Cabel
Major: Mathematics

2017-18: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... NEWMAC First Team All-Conference (No. 3 doubles and No. 4 singles)... Finished with an 11-5 mark in singles and a 4-0 record in NEWMAC action... Had five wins over nationally-ranked teams in singles play... Posted a five-match winning streak... Was 13-7 in doubles, including 5-0 in the NEWMAC and 10-3 at No. 3... Had a seven-match win streak with Kelly Zhu in doubles as they also had four wins over nationally-ranked teams.

2016-17: NEWMAC First Team All-Conference at No. 4 singles and Second Team All-Conference at No. 2 doubles... NEWMAC Singles Player of the Week and Doubles Team of the Week on 9/26... Posted a 14-3 record in singles play as a rookie, including a perfect 8-0 in NEWMAC play and a 3-0 mark at both No. 2 and No. 4... Won her first 11 career single matches, including her first collegiate win over Emerson on 9/13... Had a win over No. 31 Wellesley on 9/10 and won her first-round NCAA Tournament match over Gwynned-Mercy by a score of 6-0, 6-0... Was 10-3 in doubles play, including 7-1 in the NEWMAC and 5-1 at No. 2.

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in mathematics.

High School: Played tennis at Catlin Gable High School, where she was a four-year letterwinner... Four-time Oregon Girls Singles State Champion in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016... Three-time Girls Singles District Champion (2014-2016)... Two-time Oregon Sports Awards Finalist in 2013 and 2016... Fifth in PNW G18's and second in Oregon... Played number one singles... Qualified for G18's National Team... Her team won four district championships (2013-2016) and two state championships in 2015 and 2016... National Merit finalist... Palma Scholar and Slusher Scholar.