The George Washington University: Women's Tennis

Madhuri Jha
Madhuri Jha

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oak Brook, IL

High School:
University of Miami Online

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
06/04/1987



At GW: 2009- Battled injuries in her senior season, going 2-5 in singles matches ... played three matches at No. 4 and at No. 6 and one match at No. 5 for the Colonials ... went 2-3 at No. 2 doubles ...

2008- went 5-14 at No. 5 singles and played in two tournaments in the fall ... in doubles action, had a combined record of 9-14, with 5 wins in the fall season and got consecutive wins over Towson, Virginia State and Mason ...

2007- recorded a 9-11 with one unfinished match at No. 2 singles ... won consecutive matches over Delaware, Grand Canyon State and Mesa State ... finished 9-9 with one unfinished match in doubles play along side Mara Frisch at No. 2 flight ... had back-to-back wins over Mason and UMBC, Grand Canyon State and Mesa State, and St. Joseph's and Fordham in the Atlantic 10 Tournament ...

2006- in singles play went 10-11 with three unfinished matches and one win in the Atlantic 10 Tournament ... 8-14 in doubles splitting time at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles with Mara Firsch.

High School: Played at the Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, FL, her final two years ... Nationally ranked by the ITF as a senior ... Played on the ITF circuit as a junior ... As a freshman, ranked among the top 250 nationally, top 50 regionally in the Midwest and No. 7 in Chicago ... Member of the National Honor Society and finished school with a 4.3 GPA ... Recognized in the National Young Scholars program.

Personal: Born June 4, 1987, in Hinsdale, IL ... daughter of Vijay and Aruna Jha ... has one sister, Maithili (24), who played tennis at the University of Rochester (D.III) ... Women's tennis representative in GW's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) ... Treasurer of REMIX, the first student organization devoted to multi-racial and multi-ethnic students at GW ... Aspires to work in foreign service or international development ... Majoring in International Affairs.

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