ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Julianne Chu
Julianne Chu
Year: Junior
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
High School: The Chapin School
Major: Psychology
House Affiliation: Lowell

2013-14 (Junior):
Finished the season with a 10-3 record ... Opened the season with a win over Dartmouth’s Lydie McKenzie Dec. 3 (11-5, 11-8 11-3) … Downed Kaitlyn Money of Drexel, 11-6, 11-2, 11-5, Dec. 6 … Debuted in the No. 2 position and topped St. Lawrence’s Brigitte Tousignant, 11-2, 11-5, 11-2 Jan. 25 … Earned a win in the sixth position over Rachel Au of Cornell Feb. 1 (11-5, 12-10, 11-4) … Downed Columbia’s Leah Barnet, 11-5, 11-7, 11-7 Feb. 2 … Took down Natalie Babjukova of Trinity, 11-5, 11-9, 11-7 Feb. 4 …Bested Lillian Fast of Yale, 11-9, 11-5, 11-7 Feb. 7 … Toppled M. Shakarshy of Brown to help Harvard clinch its 19th Ivy League title Feb. 9 … Posted a, 3-0, win over Helena Darling of Dartmouth, 11-5, 11-4, 11-8 in the quarterfinals of the CSA Team Championships Feb. 21 … Outlasted Gwendoline Tilghman of Yale, 15-13, 6-11, 12-10, 8-11, 11-7 in the semifinals of the CSA Team Championships Feb. 22. 

2012-13 (Sophomore):
Finished the season 10-4 ... Made season debut Jan. 12 against No. 5 Penn and bested Ailsa Agnew 11-8, 11-7, 11-8 ... Defeated Columbia's Monica Stone, 11-4, 11-1, 11-7, Feb. 2 ... Topped Lindsay Seginson of Cornell, 11-9, 11-8, 11-9 ... Won her match against Trinity's Jennifer Pelletier, 9-11, 11-8, 12-10, 11-8, Feb. 6 ... Made quick work of Sarah Haig of Stanford, 11-7, 11-6, 12-10, in the CSA Howe Cup Quarterfinals Feb. 15 ... Reached the quarterfinals of the Holleran Division at the CSA individual national champtionship March 1-3. 

2011-12 (Freshman):
Finished the season 14-2 overall, including 7-2 in the No. 8 position ... Went 4-2 in Ivy League contests ... Opened her college career with wins in the No. 5 position against opponents from Stanford and Williams Nov. 18 ... Moved to 3-0 with a sweeping win over Kensy Balch of Dartmouth Nov. 30 ... Helped the Crimson to a 8-1 win over No. 5 Trinity Jan. 21 with a 3-1 win over Chanel Erasmus in the No. 8 spot ... Went 3-0 in the Howe Cup in the No. 8 position, including a 3-1 win over Lillian Fast of Yale, to help Harvard earn its 13th national championship Feb. 26

Before Harvard:
Member of the U.S. Junior National team in 2009 and member of the U.S. Squash National Team in 2011 … Played the No. 1 position at The Chapin School … Also the No. 1 player on the badminton team … Represented Team USA in the CanAm: Battle of the Border … Three-time Hyder Trophy champion … Won the Athletic Association of Independent Schools 2010 badminton tournament and led team to AAIS badminton team championships in 2008 and 2010 … Two-time U.S. Squash Scholar-Athlete … Earned Magna Cum Laude in National Latin Examination … Sister, Elizabeth, is the captain for the Columbia squash team … Sister, Jennifer, was a member of the Cornell squash team and graduated in 2010 … Other interests include travel, culture and food.