Sonya Das
Sonya Das
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Arden Hills, Minn.
High School: St. Paul Academy
Major: Mathematics and Finance

2016-17: ITA Scholar-Athlete... NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference at both No. 3 singles and No. 1 doubles... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week on 9/19... Posted a 7-10 overall singles record, including a 4-1 mark in NEWMAC play and a 2-0 record at No. 4... In doubles, she finished with an overall mark of 8-11, including 4-1 in league action and 2-0 at No. 3... Was 3-1 at No. 1 doubles while teamed with Dora Tzeng... Won four of her first five matches... Earned a straight-set win at No. 3 singles at No. 5 ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps... Also picked up wins over nationally-ranked Brandeis and Vassar... Led both of her NCAA Tournament matches in the spring as the match team result was decided... Teamed with Serena Le for a win at No. 2 doubles in the first round of the NCAA Tournament vs. Gwynned-Mercy.

2015-16: ITA Scholar-Athlete... NEWMAC All-Conference First Team at No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles... Posted a 10-7 overall singles record that included a 7-0 mark in conference with a 5-3 record at No. 4... Finished with a 17-10 record in doubles, including a 6-0 record at No. 2 doubles... Was 12-3 when teamed with Kelly Zhu, including 8-0 in dual matches... Won singles matches vs. nationally-ranked Wellesley (9/12), Tufts (4/6) and Vassar (4/16)... Won doubles matches vs. nationally-ranked Wellesley (9/12), Tufts (4/6) and Vassar (4/16)... Picked up an 8-5 win at No. 1 doubles over Skidmore on 5/14 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament... Won seven of her first eight matches in singles play and in doubles, won her first five matches and 10 of her first 11 to start the season.

2014-15: Picked up a pair of all-conference awards in her first season at MIT … reached double figures in singles wins with a final record of 11-11 … played most of her singles in the Nos. 2 and 3 positions … finished the year with a 20-8 doubles record … first team All-NEWMAC at No. 3 singles … second team All-NEWMAC at No. 2 doubles … started the season with a six-match win streak in singles play … last victory in the streak was a straight sets win against an opponent from nationally ranked Middlebury at the ITA New England Regional … in the spring season she picked up wins against nationally ranked Brandeis (3/13) and Vassar (4/18) … shared the team lead with Michelle Dutt in doubles victories … played all but one doubles match with Michelle Dutt… the pairing went 6-1 at No. 2 in conference play, going 19-8 overall … pair started the season with wins in four of their first five matches … after splitting a pair of matches at the ITA New England Regional, the duo won four straight, including a stretch of three matches in which they surrendered just two games … the pair won both of their matches at the NEWMAC Tournament … in the spring the pairing won matches against nationally ranked Brandeis (3/13), Chicago (3/23) and Vassar (4/18) … in the NCAA Tournament the pair won their first three matches, helping MIT to wins over Franciscan (5/8), Mary Washington (5/9) and Washington & Lee (5/10).

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in mathematics and finance … Investor relations intern at CivicUp … Did an internship as a banking summer analyst at Goldman Sachs... Healthcare finance research assistant for Andrew Lo at the Laboratory of Financial Engineering and Sloan School of Management... research on the effects of the Student Privacy Pledge on the marketing strategies of K-12 educational companies … research on US entrepreneurship trends over the course of several years: What are factors of change? … Biology Undergraduate Students Association … Alpha Phi Sorority … Women Business Leaders... MIT Consulting Group treasurer... Smart Women's Securities executive board member.

High School: A 2014 graduate of St. Paul Academy … two-time Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) state singles champion … four-time MVP … six all-conference awards … twice selected as team captain … also participated in track and field … varsity debate captain … independent research at the University of Minnesota's Lillehei Heart Institute … National Merit Commended.