Elysa Kohrs
Elysa Kohrs
Height: 5-9
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Half Moon Bay, Calif.
High School: Sacred Heart Prep
Major: Computer Science

2013-14: Immediately became one of the top players in the NEWMAC as a freshman … All-American in her first year … NEWMAC Rookie of the Year … ITA Scholar Athlete … finished 21-8 in singles play and 20-8 in doubles … led the team in wins in both singles and doubles … first team All-NEWMAC at No. 2 singles and No. 2 doubles with Victoria Tam … played her singles at either No. 1 or No. 2 … went 6-0 in NEWMAC play … started her career with a 6-1, 6-1 win against Emerson (9/7) … won her first five matches, including a 6-0, 6-0 decision against Springfield (9/15) … in her first outing in the No. 1 position she came from a set down to win against Tufts (10/8), 4-6, 6-0, 7-6 (7-2) … overall won 12 of her first 13 matches in the fall … in the spring she moved up the regional rankings with wins against opponents from four ranked teams … won all of those matches in straight sets against Bates (4/4), Trinity (4/5), Vassar (4/19) and Brandeis (4/22) … took a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 against Simmons (5/0) in the NCAA Tournament … selected to play at the NCAA Individual Championships … upset No. 4 seed Andrea Madrigal from the University of Le Verne in the opening round, 6-1, 6-3 … then came back against Bronte Goodjue of the University of the South for a 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 win to earn All-America honors … saw most of her action with Tam as the team’s primary No. 2 doubles team … duo finished 19-7, including a perfect 5-0 mark in NEWAMC play … duo won 12 of their first 13 matches together … in the spring the duo racked up wins against No. 2 doubles teams from nationally ranked Bates (4/4), Trinity (4/5), Vassar (4/19) and Brandeis (4/22)  … pair took an 8-0 win over Simmons (5/9) at the NCAA Tournament to help the Engineers advance to the third round.

Off The Court at MIT: Majoring in computer science.

High School: A 2013 graduate of Sacred Heart Prep … three-time letterwinner in tennis … first team all-league and all-county … ranked 5th in USTA Northern California Girls 16s … placed second in a National Level 5 tournament … placed third in a National Level 4 tournament … reached quarterfinals of a National Level 3 tournament … Sportsmanship Award Winner at the Mission Peak Open … Intern at Sauce Labs … winner of the Santa Clara Valley Society of Women Engineers Scholarship … National Merit Commended Scholar … AP Scholar with Honor.