Lauren Quisenberry
Lauren Quisenberry
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas
High School: Gregory-Portland
Major: Brain and Cognitive Sciences

2012-13: Named the NEWMAC Athlete of the Year for the second time in her career … All-American by the ITA … selected to play in the NCAA Division III Individual Championships … ITA Scholar Athlete … led the team in singles victories … finished 19-4 for the season … second on the squad in doubles wins … compiled a 17-6 record in doubles … first team All-NEWMAC at No. 1 singles and doubles … named the NEWMAC Singles Player of the Week three times (9/24, 10/1, 10/22) … NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week twice (9/10, 10/1) with Victoria Tam … won her first five singles matches of the season … started with a 6-0, 6-0 win against Assumption (9/8) … it was the first of four 6-0, 6-0 wins on the season … started the ITA Regional Championships with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Wellesley (9/28) … reached the round of 16 in that tournament … went 5-0 in NEWMAC play … dropped a total of 12 games in the five wins … in the NEWMAC Championship match against Wellesley (10/28) she scored a 6-1, 6-0 win … started the spring season with a 6-3, 6-4 win over # 18 Wisconsin-Whitewater (3/24) … took a 6-1, 6-1 decision against # 20 Skidmore (4/6) … at the NCAA Individual Championships she defeated the No. 4 seed from Chicago (5/23), 6-1, 6-1 in the opening round … played 18 matches with Tam, going 13-5 … started her doubles season with an 8-0 win against Assumption … 8-2 win at Springfield (9/15) … won 8-2 against Babson at the ITA Regional Tournament (9/28) … 8-1 victory over Wheaton (10/27) in a NEMAC semifinal … in the spring the pair took an 8-2 win vs. Whitworth (3/24) … took an 8-1 win over Simmons (4/28) with Julia Hsu … the pair then defeated the same team again, 8-6, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (5/10).

2011-12: Reached doubles figures in wins for a second straight season in both singles and doubles … second team All-NEWMAC at No. 1 doubles … NEWMAC Singles Player of the Week (10/3) … NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week (10/3) with Julia Hsu … finished 10-6 in singles splitting her time between No. 1 and No. 2 … went 11-7 in doubles … started the season with a 6-0, 6-1 win at Smith (9/10) … won three straight matches in the fall against opponents from Babson (9/27), Colby (10/1) and Brandeis (10/1) … finished the fall with another three-match win streak against Springfield (10/8), at Wheaton (10/11) and at Babson (10/22) … dropped a total of three games in those matches … started her doubles season with an 8-1 win at Smith … season best three-match doubles win streak in the fall … included in that stretch was an 8-2 win over Springfield … including that match played with Hsu the rest of the season … duo finished 8-5 … final win of the season for the pair was a solid 8-2 decision at Vassar (4/21).

2010-11: Outstanding freshman season … selected as the NEWMAC Athlete of the Year and Rookie of the Year … first team All-MEWMAC in No. 1 singles … second team All-NEWMAC in No. 2 doubles … became fourth MIT player selected to play in the NCAA Singles Championship … perfect 20-0 mark at the No. 1 singles position … 20-2 overall for the season … after losing the second match of the season she rolled off a 19-match win streak that stretched from Sept. 25 until May 27 … streak was broken by a close 5-7, 6-7 loss to Ellen Yeatman from Washington & Lee (5/27) in the first round of the NCAA Singles Championship.

Off The Court at MIT: Majoring in brain and cognitive sciences … UROP with MIT’s Saxe Lab … treasurer for the SAAC … Greek IV … Alpha Chi Omega.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Gregory-Portland High School … Texas 4A state high school champion in singles … two-time district MVP … W.C. Andrews outstanding overall athlete award … three-time national Sportsmanship Awards … South Texas Distinguished Scholar … American Math Contest school winner … National Honor Society … Math Club … treasurer of both organizations.