Denis Nguyen
Denis Nguyen
Year: Junior
Hometown: Anaheim, Calif.
High School: Canyon
Major: Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
House Affiliation: Winthrop

Junior 2013-14
Earned All-America accolades, advancing to the semifinals of the 2014 NCAA singles tournament, becoming Harvard's first All-American since 2005 ... Finished the season ranked No. 31 in the ITA singles rankings ... Also qualified for the NCAA doubles bracket with partner Casey MacMaster ... The tandem finished the season ranked No. 21 in the ITA doubles rankings ... Garnered first-team All-Ivy League honors in both singles and doubles, the fourth and fifth All-Ivy League accolades of his career ... Put together a 21-10 singles record as a junior, along with a 22-11 doubles mark ... Posted three wins from the No. 1 position in Ivy League action ... Advanced to the finals of the ITA Northeast Regionals Oct. 19-22, falling to Columbia's Winston Lin

Sophomore 2012-13                                                                                                    
Primarily playing out of the No. 1 spot, he recorded a record of 15-14 in singles matches with a 9-8 dual record ... Posted a victory over Winston Lin who was ranked at the time No. 81 in the country ... Was the other half of the MacMaster pairing for the doubles team that finished No. 45 in the country ... Finished the season with an overall record of 15-3 and a 13-2 record in dual matches for doubles ... Named a unanimous First-Team All-Ivy League selection for doubles

Freshman 2011-12
Primarily played in Harvard’s No. 2 position in singles play going 27-9 overall with a 13-6 dual match mark … Was named second team All Ivy League for singles play … Was the Halloween Invite runner up to teammate Alex Steinroeder … A main contributor to one of Harvard’s starting doubles pairing going 23-10 overall and 13-8 in dual competition … Maintained identical 6-4 records of out of the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles position … tallied the match deciding victory over Lucas Oliveira from Virginia Tech in the NCAA tournament first round.

Before Harvard:
Earned four varsity letters and played the No. 1 position in singles at Canyon High … Served as team captain all four years … Century League MVP and team MVP for four seasons … Named All-California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) all four years … Two-time All-American … Named Southern California High School Male Tennis Player of the Year in 2010-11 … Won four Century League individual titles … Was ranked No. 1 in under-18 division in Southern California … Captain of Canyon Boys Tennis Academic CIF team champions … Served as board member of Comanches Care volunteer club … International Baccalaureate Diploma Candidate …. Enjoys fishing, snowboarding, playing the piano and hanging out with friends during free time.