Janet Kim
Janet Kim
Year: Senior
Hometown: Palisades Park, NJ
High School: Dwight Englewood School
Career highlights: Elected first-team all-Ivy in singles for both 2006 and 2007 spring season. 2007-08 Season: Finished with a 22-11 singles record for the 2007-08 season...completed fall with a 9-5 singles record...fall season was highlighted when Kim won the Cissie Leary Invitational by posting a 5-0 record in the tournament...finished spring season with a 13-6 record, including a 6-1 Ivy League record at No. 1 singles. Kim posted a 22-12 doubles record for the 2007-08 season...finished fall with a 10-5 doubles record...posted a 7-1 doubles record with partner Jessica Rhee during spring, including a 6-1 Ivy League record mostly at No. 1 doubles. 2006-2007 season: Finished with a 23-9 singles record for the 2006-07 season...went 10-3 in singles in the fall season including undefeated outing at Princeton Invite...also advanced to the finals of the Maryland Invite...finished spring season with a 13-6 record including a 5-2 mark against Ivy opponents. Elected first team All-Ivy for singles. Went 15-12 in doubles for 2006-07 season...finished spring season with a 9-9 doubles record including a 5-2 mark against Ivy opponents with Lindsey Dashiell at No. 3 doubles. 2005-2006 season: Advanced to finals of Yale Invitational in A singles with three wins before falling to Columbia's Milena Kachar in three sets ... also went 2-1 in A doubles with partner Aimee Kim at the Yale Invitational ... went 1-2 in A singles at Maryland Invitational ... lost in semifinals of A doubles of Maryland Invitational with Aimee Kim ... went 1-1 in B singles at USTA Invitational ... also went 2-1 in A1 doubles at USTA Invitational with Olivia Nix ... went 1-1 in singles at ITA East Regional ... won both of her singles matches at Brown Invitational in straight sets ... went 1-1 in doubles play with Lindsey Dashiell at Brown Invitational ... in spring 2006, posted a 7-3 record at No. 2 singles and a 6-2 record at No. 3 while going undefeated in the Ivy League... went 11-3 at No. 3 doubles (5-2 Ivy) with partner Lindsey Dashiell. Prior to Yale: Was high school State Singles Champion as a freshman in New Jersey and led her team to a state semi-final appearance ... was named the New Jersey Player of the Year in 2001 ... has been ranked as high as No. 30 in the nation for the Girls 18 age division, winning a National Open and reaching the semi-finals of doubles at the Winter Super Nationals two years in a row. Personal:
Nickname: JK
Residential College: Jonathan Edwards
Major: History
Why I chose Yale:All-around great environment, education and activities
Other schools officially visited: Harvard, Columbia, Dartmouth
Favorites:
Favorite place at Yale: Residential College Courtyards / Old Campus
Favorite class at Yale: Europe in the Age of Total War
Favorite Song: See you soon - Coldplay
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Place She has played tennis: Wimbledon and Hurlington Club
Place She would love to visit: Greece
Team Superlatives
Most likely to make you laugh: Lindsey D.
Most likely to be caught daydreaming: Janet
Most likely to eat 4 plates of food at dinner: Lilian
Best Pre-Serve/Pre-Return Routine: Lilian
Favorite Cheer: Who do you play for? YALE! Career Statistics

Career Statistics

Singles

Overall

Dual

Tournament

Ivy

No.1

No. 2

No. 3

No. 4

No. 5

No. 6

2005-06

23-11

13-5

10-6

7-0

7-3

6-2

2006-07

23-9

13-6

10-3

5-2

13-6

2007-08

22-11

13-6

9-5

6-1

10-4

3-2

2008-09

10-4

10-4

Career

78-35

39-17

39-18

18-3

23-10

10-5

6-2

Doubles

Overall

Dual

Tournament

Ivy

No. 1

No. 2

No. 3

2005-06

16-6

11-3

5-3

5-2

11-3

2006-07

15-12

9-9

6-3

5-2

1-4

0-1

8-4

2007-08

22-12

12-7

10-5

6-1

5-1

5-5

2-1

2008-09

9-3

9-3

Career

62-33

32-19

30-14

16-5

6-5

5-6

21-8