Michelle Dutt
Michelle Dutt
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Gurnee, Ill.
High School: Warren Township
Major: Environmental Engineering

2012-13: Solid second season with the Engineers … led the team in doubles victories with a 21-6 record … fourth on the squad in singles wins with an 11-7 mark … first team All-NEWMAC at No. 3 doubles … second team All-NEWMAC at No. 5 singles … Academic All-NEWMAC … ITA Scholar Athlete … 4-1 in conference singles play and 7-0 in doubles … split her singles matches between the Nos. 3-5 positions … 3-0 at No. 3 … 3-3 at No. 5 … won three of her four matches that went to three sets .. went 13-5 in the No. 3 doubles position … 4-0 in No. 2 matches … started the season with 6-1, 6-2 and 6-1, 6-0 wins over Assumption (9/8) and Springfield (9/15) … season best four-match winning streak in singles …  started with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Wheaton at the NEWITT Tournament (10/13) … finished the streak with a thrilling 2-6, 6-3, 10-7 win over Whitworth (3/24) … took a 6-1, 6-1 No. 3 win against #28 Wellesley (4/5) … played most of her doubles with partner Sunnie Lampl … pairing led the team in doubles wins at 17-5 … they started the season winning 10 of their first 11 matches … started the year by blanking Assumption (9/8), 8-0 … the pair scored a total of four 8-0 wins during the year … the duo also scored 8-1 wins over Mount Holyoke (9/22), Clark (10/6) and Wheaton (10/12) … the team scored one of their 8-0 wins over Simmons (5/10) at the NCAA Tournament.

2011-12: Key component of the MIT lineup as a freshman … tied for second on the team in singles wins … second in doubles victories as well … second team All-NEWMAC at No. 2 doubles … ITA Scholar Athlete … named the NEWMAC Singles Player of the Week (9/26) … finished 11-12 in singles and 14-7 in doubles … played most of the year at No. 2 singles where she went 5-5 … also saw action at Nos. 1, 3 and 4 … posted a 10-4 record at No. 2 doubles … started the season winning her first six singles matches … took a 6-1, 6-0 win over Smith (9/10) to start the season … won 6-1, 6-1 over Connecticut College (10/1) … teamed with Julia Hsu in doubles to win 8-1 in their first two matches of the season against Smith and Clark (9/18) … started the spring season with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Colby (3/10) … blanked her opponent from Puerto Rico Mayaguez (4/9), 6-0, 6-0 … played her spring doubles with Anastasia Vishnevetsky … pairing went 9-5 … duo scored 8-2 wins over Salve Regina (10/15), Colby and Simmons (4/14).

Off The Court at MIT: Majoring in environmental engineering … concentration in environmental policy … summer intern at Ben Gurion University in Israel (2013) … research on the detection of pathogens in gray-water irrigated soil at Ben Gurion University (Israel) … research in carbon dioxide sequestration with the Juanes Research Group at the Parson's Lab … CEESA Publicity Chair … Christians on Campus … Alpha Phi.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Warren Township High School … four-time All-Conference performer, selected at MVP three times, qualified for state competition twice … Pitchford Sportsmanship Award winner … NSC Sportsmanship Award … Athlete of the Year … finished with a school record 97 varsity wins … National Honors Society … Quill and Scroll International Honors Society … Youth Leader at the Warren Township Teen Summit … Yearbook Editor … math student of the year.

Personal: Father played tennis at RPI.