Vanessa Kitova
Vanessa Kitova
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Beverly, Mass.
High School: Beverly
Major: Chemical-Biological Engineering

2018-19: NEWMAC First Team All-Conference (No. 6 singles)... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... ITA Scholar-Athlete.

2017-18: Posted a perfect 4-0 singles record and a 1-0 doubles mark as all her wins came in NEWMAC play... Earned her first career victory with a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 5 singles vs. Emerson... Teamed with Megan Guenther for an 8-0 win at No. 3 doubles vs. Clark on 4/7.

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in chemical-biological engineering with a concentration in economics... Intern at Cell Signaling Technology working on researching and optimizing technologies for multiplexed immunofluorescence... Chief of Staff on the Undergraduate Association's Innovation Committee... Tutoring introductory biology classes.

High School: No. 1 singles player at Beverly High School... 2016 Boston Globe All-Scholastic... 2016 NEC All-Star... Won 18 individual tournaments since ninth grade and was a semifinalist at the Summer National Championship at the Ukraine in 2014... Ranked top 20 in the New England USTA rankings and top 200 in the U.S. Tennis Recruiting rankings... Member of the National Honor Society... Honor roll student with distinction... AP Scholar with distinction... North Shore Chamber of Commerce Honor Scholar.