Iris Xu
Iris Xu
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Madison, Wis.
High School: James Madison Memorial HS
Major: Computer Science and Mathematics

2013-14: Competed in 17 regattas as the crew...NEISA Coed Sailors of the Week (11/20)...clinched sixth place in the A Division of the ICSA Women's National Championship Eastern Semifinal (5/28) as MIT was first out of 14 teams...was 13th in the A Division of the ICSA Women's National Championship Finals (5/30) as MIT finished fifth out of 18 teams...ranked eighth at the New England Team Race Championship (4/6)...placed 10th in the A Division of the New England Dinghy Championship (4/27)... ranked third in the B Division of the Atlantic Coast Championship (11/17)...won the Tufts Team Race (3/9)...was the runner-up at the Staake Trophy Team Race (3/23)...finished third at the Geiger Team Race Trophy (3/15)...captured fourth place in the A Division of the Hatch Brown Trophy (9/22) and in the A and B Divisions of the Oberg Trophy (10/27)...secured fifth place in the C Division of the Hatch Brown Trophy (9/22)...finished seventh in the A Division of the Navy Fall Intersectional (10/20) and in the A Division of the Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup (4/20).

2012-13: Competed in 12 regattas as the crew...ICSA All-Academic first team...NEISA All-Women's Crews second team...finished 11th in the A Division of the Women's New England Championship (4/28)...captured fifth place in the A Division of the Women's Atlantic Coast Championship (11/11)...secured third place in the A Divisions of the Toni Deutsch Regatta (9/9), the Yale Women's Intersectional (10/14), and the Women's Intersectional (3/10)...finished fifth in the A Division of the Victorian Coffee Urn (10/28)...also claimed the same spot in the B Division of the Brad Dellenbaugh Trophy (3/31)...ranked eighth in the A Division of the Women's Interconference Regatta (3/3).

2011-12: Competed in 11 regattas as the crew and one event as a skipper...registered a ninth-place finish in the A Division of the NEISA Women's Championship (4/22)...secured third place in the A Division of the Southern Series 2 (4/1)...finished fourth in the B Division of the Oberg Trophy (10/23)...captured fifth place in the A Division of the President's Trophy (4/8)...claimed sixth place in the C Division of the Hatch Brown Trophy (9/18)...ranked seventh in the B Division of the Hood Trophy (9/25)...finished eighth in the B Division of the Toni Deutsch Regatta (9/11)...skipper of the C Division boat that finished ninth at the Boston Dinghy Cup (3/25)

2010-11: Competed in four regattas as the crew...finished fourth at the Midweek Tech Invite (10/19)...captured seventh place in the B Division of the BU Trophy (4/2)...placed 12th in the Oberg Trophy A Division (4/16).

On Dry Land at MIT: Majoring in computer science and mathematics...completed internships with Haliburton and Microsoft...conducted research in the Kellis Lab of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory...Tech Fair/THINK.

High School: A 2010 graduate of James Madison Memorial High School...Microsoft Scholar...Van Vleck Scholar...Siemens Scholar.