"We are very excited about our incoming class! They are all quality young women that we expect will help our program continue to represent our university well both on and off the court," said Traci Green, The Sheila Kelly Palandjian Head Coach for Harvard women's tennis. "We look forward to having each of them join us shortly, and want to welcome them into our Harvard women's tennis family."
The group of three represents two states, and brings in additional talent to the reigning co-Ivy League champions.
Neha Gupta | Elk Grove, Calif. | Cosumnes Oaks
Rated as a five-star recruit on tennisrecruiting.net … Secured two-consecutive CIF San Joaquin Section women's championships in 2013-15 … Was selected to Capital Valley All Conference and Sierra Valley All-League in 2013-14 and 2014-15 … Sierra Valley Conference League MVP in 2014 and 2015 … Back-to-back NorCal Doubles Sectional finalist in 2015 and 2016 … Accomplished a perfect undefeated season in singles at high school … Co-captain and co-ed tennis team in 2012-13 … Represented Northern California in National Teams Tournament … Salutatorian … AP Scholar athlete … Trig-Star math competition champion 2015 … National merit commended student and a member of the National Honor Society in 2014-16 … Member of Science Olympiad.
Jenna Moustafa | Los Angeles, Calif. | Harvard-Westlake
With a five-star rating on tennisrecruiting.net, she was ranked as high as #18 in the nation … Was selected to National High School All-American team in 2017 … Captained Harvard-Westlake in 2016 … Secured four varsity MVP awards in her four years at Harvard-Westlake … Girls 18 Winter National Championship singles and doubles quarterfinalist … Girls 16 Long Beach National Singles champion … Girls 14 Lakewood National singles finalist … Carson ITF doubles finalist … Anaheim designates singles champion … Two-time CIF Southern section team finalist … Member of the Cum Laude Society … Honor roll … AP Scholar with Honors … National merit commended scholar … Member of the National Honor Society … Instructed tennis to underprivileged youth in inner city Los Angeles … Sister enrolled at Harvard Medical School.
Team section champion in four consecutive years (2013-17) … Team district champion (WPIAL) in 2013-2017 … Member of the first AAA team in Pennsylvania to win three consecutive state titles (2013-16) … Captained North Allegheny junior and senior years … Won the doubles section championship in 2013 and the single section championship in 2014 and 2015 … Individual state finalist in 2014 and 2015 … Scholar athlete throughout the four years at high school … Baierl Scholar Athlete … Member of the National Honor Society … Was recognized with the President's Award for Educational Excellence at North Allegheny High School … AP Scholar with Distinction Award.