17 Sakshi Kumar
17 Sakshi Kumar
Height: 5-7
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hong Kong
High School: South Island School
Position: F
Major: Undeclared

National team: Member of Hong Kong National U18 and U21 teams … Played against several visiting international squads.

High School: Captained field hockey team in senior year ... MVP in 2010 & 2012 … Best and Fairest award in2012 … School placed fourth in Division 1 HKSSF inter-school league in 2011 … Also played badminton, netball and soccer, and was on track & field team (long jump and triple jump) … Head Prefect … Student representative on school board of directors … Owen Gray Chemistry Prize … Various prizes in physics and general sciences … UKMT Senior Maths Challenge gold award … UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge gold award … Nationwide finalist in HK CMA Green Engineering competition.

Club Team: Won league championship with Valley RFC.

Notes: Did volunteer work at schools and hospitals in China (Yangshuo), India (Jodhpur) and Philippines (Cebu) … Has done several lecture demonstrations on Indian Classical Dance (Bharatanatyam) at universities around Hong Kong … Brother graduated from Penn’s Wharton School.

Why Yale? “The caliber of the opportunities available, when combined with the level of academic excellence and the familial atmosphere, made Yale the perfect choice for me.”