Amanda Lin
Amanda Lin
Year: Freshman
Hometown: West Chester, Ohio
High School: Lakota West

Freshman • 2012-13
Shared the Jack Barnaby Most Valuable Player award with Hai-Li Kong ... Rattled off 15 straight singles win to go 16-1 in the dual season and 7-0 in the Ivy League ... Played with three different partners and went 10-7 in doubles play during the spring ... Won the C Flight at the Columbia Invitational by beating teammate Sylvia Li, 6-4, 7-5 ... Paired with Sylvia Li to win the Katrina Guenther Doubles Flight at the Tribe Invitational by toppling teammates Hai-Li Kong and Natalie Blosser, 8-4 ... Placed second in the Lauren Nikolaus Singles Flight at the Tribe Invitational ... Won the Orange Singles Flight of the Harvard Fall Invitational, beating Boston University's Kendal Drake, 6-2, 6-4 ... Also won the Harvard Doubles Flight at the Harvard Fall Tournament, partnering with Li to best Katya Vasilyev and Alex Kelleher of Boston College, 9-8 (1) ... Posted a 10-2 singles record and 7-2 doubles mark in the fall ... Named COOP Athlete of the Week March 25 ... Went 9-1 in singles and 8-6 in doubles during non-conference play … Defeated Ioana Alecsiu of Columbia, 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5 (April 5) … Victorious over Cornell’s Nina Turudic, 6-2, 6-1 (April 6) … Bested Joan Cannon of Princeton in straight sets, 6-0, 6-2 (April 13) … Beat Srinidhi Raghaven of Penn, 6-2, 6-1 (April 14) ... With the help of teammate Hideko Tachibana, edged Yale’s Elizabeth Epstein and Hanna Yu, 9-8(7), in first doubles (April 21) … Overpowered Courtney Amos of Yale 6-1, 6-0 in singles (April 21).

Before Harvard
Lettered in tennis at Lakota West High School and was also a Kaplan High School student from 2009-10 … Won the national hard court singles championship and the national clay court doubles championship in 2007 … Also took fourth at the national clay court championships in singles … Captured the state doubles title as a freshman at Lakota West … Earned three ITF doubles titles in 2010 … High school valedictorian … Attained high honor roll all four years of high school … Received the Kaplan Student-Athlete of the Year award in 2010 … Earned the Notre Dame Book Club award in 2011 … Enjoys soccer and reading.