ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

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

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.