ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Joshua Tchan
Joshua Tchan
Year: Junior
Hometown: Woodland Hills, Calif.
High School: Taft
Major: Environmental Science and Public Policy
House Affiliation: Kirkland

Junior 2011-12
Went 1-4 singles play and 3-2 in doubles competition in 2011-12 … Tallied a win over Mike Hill of Brown at the Harvard Halloween Invite on Oct. 28 … Defeated Llewellyn/Cook and Newhouse/Neff with John Thornton at the Halloween Invite … Teamed with Davis Mangham on Nov. 4 to defeat Jarkowski/Patel of UMBC at the William & Mary Invite. 

Sophomore 2010-11:
Went 12-11 in dual singles action to finish 14-18 in singles for the year ... Owned an 8-5 record at the No. 6 singles slot ... Boasted a 1-0 mark at the No. 1 singles spot ... Won four of his last five singles matches to go 4-3 in Ivy League play ... Ended the year with a 20-11 doubles record ... Earned doubles runner-up honors at the Harvard Winter Classic after posting a 3-0 mark with partner Aba Omodele-Lucien ... Ended the year with an 11-3 mark alongside Omodele-Lucien, second on the team in wins as a duo ... Finished the fall with a 4-2 doubles record ... Teamed with Omodele-Lucien to reach the doubles final of the USTA College Invitational ... Played singles in three different fall tournaments.

Freshman 2009-10:
Went 15-15 in his freshman campaign ... Went 5-2 in the Ivy League in singles play ... Owned a 12-7 doubles record with Alexei Chijoff-Evans, playing mainly at the No. 3 slot ... Sported a 3-5 singles record and a 4-2 doubles record through the fall … Earned two singles wins at the ITA Northeast Regional tournament … Won three doubles matches at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center College Invitational, partnering with Aba Omodele-Lucien.

Before Harvard:
Four-year letterwinner in tennis … Captain of tennis team all four years … Two-time CIF Individual singles champion … Led team to two-consecutive team championships … Four-time team Most Valuable Player … Won the Southern California Sectionals tournament for the 16 and under division … Recipient of the Sportsmanship Award at the Winter Super National in 2009 and the Jim Hillman Sportsmanship Award at the 2009 Southern California Sectionals … Ended the year as the No. 3 ranked player nationally in the 16 and under division … Founder and President of the Ping-Pong Club … Volunteered at a Valley Presbyterian Hospital.

Personal:
Also enjoys playing ping-pong, swimming, music and movies … Brother, Joseph, played tennis at the University of Chicago.