Curtis Wu
Curtis Wu
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Yorba Linda, Calif.
High School: Valencia
Major: Chemical Engineering

2012-13: Ended his junior season with a record of 7-1 in singles action and 14-5 in doubles play … 2012 NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference in doubles … opened the season with a win against Oneonta State (10/12) with a score of 6-3, 6-4 at No. 3 … won 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 against Franklin & Marshall (3/02) in the No. 3 position … had another three-set thriller, this time against Stevens (3/23), coming out on top with a score of 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 … paired up with Edwin Zhang 14 times throughout the season, which was a team record, to accumulate a record of 9-5, all of which were played at No. 1 … won a very close match against Baruch (3/09) with a score of 9-7 … blanked opponents at Salem State (3/21) … was 2-0 at the NEWMAC Tournament, winning 8-4 against Wheaton (4/27) at the Quarterfinals and 8-6 against Babson (4/28) at the Semifinals.

2011-12: Competed in 25 matches as a sophomore … second team All-NEWMAC at No. 2 doubles … went 8-3 in singles play … his eight wins tied for the third most on the team … won all three NEWMAC matches … defeated his opponent from Babson (4/7) by a 6-3, 6-2 margin at No. 5 … in the No. 3 spot against Springfield (4/14) defeated Zach O’Leary 6-3, 6-3 … named the NEWMAC Singles Player of the Week (4/23) … won 6-1, 7-5 against Mitchell Lance of Emerson (4/19) … won 6-2, 6-0 against Wheaton (4/21) … defeated Clark (4/29) in the NEWMAC Tournament, 6-1, 6-0 at No. 6 … went 6-8 in doubles play … played the majority of the season with Eugene Oh, going 3-5 … defeated Roy Murdock and Zach Ringer of Babson (4/7) at No. 2, 8-4 … went 2-3 alongside Larry Pang … took victories against both Springfield (4/28) and Clark (4/29) in the NEWMAC Tournament, 8-4 and 8-3 respectively.

2010-11: Compiled a 9-4 singles record in his freshman season … went 14-5 in doubles play … NEWMAC Rookie of the Year … first team All-NEWMAC at No. 5 singles and at No. 2 doubles … singles win total was second-highest on the squad … closed the season on a seven-match win streak … undefeated in NEWMAC play … started that streak with a 6-1, 6-2 over Eglis Bizhoti of Salem State (3/29) … teamed with Larry Pang to play 18 doubles matches, most on the team … duo went 13-5 together … that led the Engineers in doubles victories … 12-2 at No. 2 doubles with Pang … pairing had an eight-match win streak during the spring season.

Off The Court at MIT: Majoring in chemical engineering … interned with the Boeing Company during the summer of 2013 … interned with Xylem Inc. during the summer of 2012 … conducted UROPs in the Sloan School of Management, the Hamel Lab and in the Wilson Lab … NEWMAC Rookie of the Year (2010-11).

High School: A 2010 graduate of Valencia High School in Placentia, California … first player at his school to win an Empire League individual championship all four years … reached the semifinals of CIF individual play … helped lead his squad to four straight league titles as well as to the CIF finals … team reached the CIF finals … Valedictorian … Bruce Davis Award … first-place in county-wide chemistry competition … first-place in science Olympiad competition.