Julia Hsu
Julia Hsu
Height: 5-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
High School: Farragut
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2012-13: Went 8-4 in singles play … 16-6 in doubles … third on the team in doubles wins … undefeated in doubles in conference play … first team All-NEWMAC at No. 6 singles … first team All-NEWMAC at No. 2 doubles … Academic All-NEWMAC … ITA Scholar Athlete … 4-0 record in No. 5 singles matches … started the year with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Assumption (9/8) … followed up with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Springfield (9/15) … twice won three straight singles matches … won a 6-3, 6-1 decision over Wheaton (10/16) in the regular season at No. 6 … then scored a 6-1, 6-0 at No. 5 over the Lyons at the NEWMAC Tournament … defeated No. 28 Wellesley (4/5) 6-1, 6-1 at No. 5 … saw most of her doubles action with Candace Wu … paring finished 11-4 on the year … they started the season with a pair of 8-2 decisions over Assumption (9/8) and Springfield (9/15) … the pair also picked up back-to-back 8-1 wins over Wheaton (10/16) and Smith (10/20) … pair blanked their opponent from Caltech (3/27), 8-0 … teamed with Lauren Quisenberry to take an 8-6 win at No. 1 against Simmons (5/10) at the NCAA Tournament.

2011-12: Tied for second on the team in singles victories … led the team in doubles wins … first team All-NEWMAC at No. 4 singles … second team All-NEWMAC at No. 2 doubles … ITA Scholar Athlete … NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week (10/3) with Lauren Quisenberry … Academic All-NEWMAC … went 11-11 in singles play, including an 8-5 mark at No. 4 … 5-2 singles mark in NEWMAC play … finished 16-7 in doubles … 6-1 in NEWMAC doubles play … 7-2 mark at No. 2 doubles … did not drop a game in a singles win against Clark (9/18) … dropped just one game in the season opener at Smith (9/10) … scored another 6-1, 6-0 win over Springfield (10/8) … scored her second 6-0, 6-0 win of the season against Puerto Rico Mayaguez (4/9) … that was part of a season best, four-match win streak … finished the year with a 6-1, 6-0 victory in the upset win at No. 17 Skidmore (4/22) … opened the season with Michelle Dutt with a pair of 8-1 wins over teams from Smith and Clark … won six straight doubles matches in the spring season … one of those was an 8-0 blanking against a team from Puerto Rico Mayaguez (4/9) … finished off the streak with an 8-2 win at Vassar (4/21).

2010-11: Finished with a 16-5 singles record … second on the team in singles wins … second team All-NEWMAC at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles … ITA Scholar Athlete … finished the season on a seven-match win streak in singles play … went 6-1 in NEWMAC action … teamed with Lauren Quisenberry in the fall to go 9-3 in doubles, including a 6-1 conference mark … in the spring she teamed with Bianca Dumitrascu to put together a  perfect 10-0 mark at the No. 2 position.

Off The Court at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … intern with the MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team and Exxon Mobil … research of initial pressure vessel failure patterns with the MIT HML Laboratory and MIT Strobe Laboratory … head of public relations for MIT SEVT … MIT Class of 1950 Scholar … Vice Captain of MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team … PTS Honor Society.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Farragut High School … team co-captain … No. 1 player and team MVP all four years … three-time first team all-conference pick … state doubles championship in 2009 … district player of the year in 2007 … ranked No. 1 by the USTA in Tennessee in 2008 … AP Scholar with Distinction … National Honor Society … Farragut’s Admirals Award all four years.