Effie Jia
Effie Jia
Height: 5-6
Year: Fr.
Hometown: San Ramon, Calif.
High School: Dougherty Valley
Major: Undecided

2016-17: ITA Scholar-Athlete... Finished with a 6-1 record at No. 6 singles, including a straight-set win over No. 40 ranked Vassar... Earned her first collegiate win at Springfield on 9/11 as she won six matches all in straight sets... Was a perfect 5-0 in NEWMAC action... Was 4-8 overall in doubles action, including 1-0 in NEWMAC play with an 8-0 win over Smith at No. 3 doubles... Won at No. 3 doubles with Rena Liu in the first round of the NCAA Tournament vs. Gwynned-Mercy... Earned a 9-7 win in doubles at No. 7 Tufts on 4/11.

Off the Court at MIT: Played tennis at Dougherty Valley High School.

High School: Played tennis at Dougherty Valley High School... Three-year tennis letter winner... 2015-2016 tennis team captain... First place at the NCS regional tournament... Third in CIF (state tournament)... First in DFAL individual tournament and fourth in the NCS individual tournament... Biology Club president... Quiz Bowl co-president... Writers Circle MVP... French Club co-VP... Speech and Debate treasurer... NMS Scholar... AIME qualifier with distinguished honor roll... USABO semifinalist... Policy debate state qualifier... Three-time TOC bid winner... Quarterfinalist at the Stanford Debate Invitational... Octafinalist at the Southwest Championship ASU debate tournament... Second-place winner for the Walt Whitman Poetry Contest... Scholastics Art and Writing award winner... PTSA scholarship recipient... Athlete of the Year scholarship recipient.