ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Kenny Tao
Kenny Tao
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Cupertino
Major: Applied Mathematics
House Affiliation: Winthrop

Senior | 2017-18
Registered a 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 win in the No. 1 singles spot against Cornell ... Earned a 6-2 win in the No. 1 doubles spot with Logan Weber over No. 15 Columbia ... Clinched the doubles point over Yale with a 6-4 win in the No. 1 spot with Logan Weber ... Recorded a 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 win in the No. 1 singles spot and 6-3 win in No. 1 doubles with Logan Weber over Brown ... Clinched the match over No. 32 Dartmouth with a 6-2, 3-6, 6-0 win in the No. 1 spot ... Defeated Buffalo's Ethan Nittolo in the No. 1 spot 6-4, 6-2 ... Recorded a 6-4, 6-3 win in the No. 1 singles spot against San Diego State and defeated No. 37 Texas Tech in the No. 1 doubles and singles spot at the San Diego Spring Classic ... Tallied a 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 win over Northwestern in the No. 1 spot  ... Registered a 6-1, 7-5 win against Old Dominion's No. 1 singles spot ... Paired with Logan Weber in the No. 1 spot, the duo recorded a 6-2 win over Old Dominion's No. 1 pair ... Defeated Dartmouth's No. 1 doubles pair 7-5 with Logan Weber in the finals of the ECAC Championship ... Added two more wins in the second round of the ECAC Championships, defeating Cornell's No. 1 doubles pair 7-6 with Logan Weber and tallying a 6-4, 6-3 win in the No. 1 singles spot ... Picked up two wins against Brown in the first round of the ECAC Championship, first defeating the Bear's No. 1 doubles spot 6-2 with partner Logan Weber and adding a 6-2, 6-1 win in the No. 1 singles spot ... Clinched the match for the Crimson with a 7-5, 6-7 (7), 6-2 win over South Florida's No. 1 spot ... Ranked as high as No. 40 in the ITA Doubles Rankings with Logan Weber ... Made singles debut against Utah in the No. 1 slot, triumping 6-4, 7-6 (2) ... In the No. 1 spot paired with Logan Weber, went 2-0 in doubles play across Crimson Kick-Off defeating both Utah and Auburn 6-4 ... Paired with Logan Weber in the No. 1 spot to defeat SMU 7-6 (9) in doubles action Jan. 19 ... Ranked No. 65 in the preseason ITA Singles Rankings ... Went 1-1 in singles play and 2-1 in doubles play at the Ivy Plus Tournament … Posted a 2-1 mark in singles play at the Harvard Chowder Fest Tournament, finishing as runner-up. 

Junior | 2016-17
First Team All-Ivy League selection in both singles and doubles...Reached No. 121 in the nation in ITA Singles Rankings (April 17)...Reached No. 27 in the nation in ITA Doubles Rankings (Feb. 20)...Played in both the No. 1 and No. 2 singles spots, finishing the season with a 21-10 mark...Went 14-7 overall in singles play during the spring season, including a 9-5 mark in the No. 1 spot and a 5-1 mark in Ivy League play…Recorded 17-6 mark in doubles play this season, including a 16-6 record with doubles partner Brian Yeung in the No. 1 spot…Posted a 2-1 record in doubles play against nationally ranked teams. 

Sophomore | 2015-16
Finished spring season with dual record of 9-10 playing in No. 2, No. 3, and No. 4 singles spots...Went 13-15 overall...Finished spring season with 7-5 mark in doubles play, pairing primarily with Sebastian Beltrame in the No. 2 spot ... Clinched at line two singles vs. Penn ... Clinched at line four singles vs. Penn's Matt Nardella (7-5, 4-6, 6-3) in the ECAC Tournament ... ITA Scholar-Athlete. 

Freshman | 2014-15
Posted an overall record of 20-8, including an undefeated record in the conference (6-0) … Saw action at the No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 5, and No. 6 slots, including a 7-2 record at the No. 5 slot … Went undefeated at the ECAC Championships … Posted a 7-3 record in the last 10 matches of the season … Recorded a 3-1 record with doubles partner Alex Steinroeder.  

Before Harvard
Played in the No. 1 position for all four years, lettering at Lynbrook High School (2010-11), Phillips Exeter Academy (2011-13) and Cupertino High School (2013-14) … Four-time team MVP … Won back-to-back New England Prep School Invitational tournaments … Led Exeter to a second-place finish at the New England Class 4 Championship … Undefeated in league play at Exeter … Placed second at the national selection tournament in 2014 and qualified for the Bakersfield Futures (2014).  

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS