Maryann Zhao
Maryann Zhao
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: San Diego, CA
High School: Westview
Major: Molecular Biology
College: Pomona

At Pomona-Pitzer: Entering her junior season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Women's Tennis team.

2015-16: 2x All-American (Singles and Doubles)...ITA West Region Player to Watch...First Team All-SCIAC...SCIAC All-Academic team...12-3 singles record 11-4 doubles record.

2014-15: Second-team All-SCIAC...ITA Scholar-Athlete selection...Played No. 3 singles and No. 3 doubles for the Sagehens...Had a 13-5 record in singles and a 19-5 mark in doubles...Had singles wins on back to back days against No. 6 Bowdoin and No. 4 Amherst...Picked up doubles wins against No. 2 Emory and No. 7 Carnegie Mellon, as well as 2-1 in duals against No. 3 CMS...Earned a straight set win in a 5-4 victory against No. 13 Chicago and earned a singles/doubles sweep against No. 13 MIT.

High School: Played tennis at Westview High School, where she was rated a three-star recruit...All-Palomar League selection...Played at No. 1 singles, beginning as a sophomore.

Personal: Attends Pomona College, where she majors in molecular biology with a minor in computer science...Lists "Introduction to Computer Science" as the most interesting course she has taken at Pomona so far...Spent part of her summer (2015) pent part of my summer doing a SURP with Professor Lewis in his cultural neuroscience lab, and then did an REU program at UCSD with a computational biochemistry professor where she worked on lipid modeling programs...Lists Roger Federer as her favorite athlete...Favorite books are Handmaid's Tale and Poisonwood Bible...Plans to attend an MD or MD/PhD program after graduation.