Olivia Nix
Olivia Nix
Hometown: Bronxville, NY
High School: Bronxville
Career highlights: Elected 2006-07 captain by her teammates ... also served as captain for the 2005-06 season ... elected second-team all-Ivy in doubles during the spring 2006 season along with partner Rashmee Patil ... represented Yale at the Seabright Cup in the United Kingdom. 2005-2006 season Performed well throughout the fall season in both singles (6-4) and doubles (5-4) ... highlight of the fall in singles came at the Maryland Invite where she won the C-Flight singles tournament defeating several SEC opponents ... also at the Maryland Invite, Nix teamed up with Rashmee Patil to reach the semi-finals of the A-Flight doubles dra ... was selected into the Qualifying draw of the ITA East Regional tournament in singles and the Main Draw in doubles with Patil ... reached the round of 16, defeating the seeded team of Elazari/Long from Virginia Tech in the Quarterfinals ... in spring 2006, posted a 5-7 record (0-3 Ivy) at No. 5 singles ... went 10-7 (2-5 Ivy) in doubles with partner Rashmee Patil, including an 82 mark playing No. 2. 2004-2005 season: Went 5-5 in singles play and 4-4 in doubles ... Singles finalist in Yale Invitational and Houston Hilton Plaza Rice Classic ... Beat Feriel Esseghir from Northwestern 6-1, 6-1 ... in spring 2005, went 1-1 at No. 5 singles and 7-7 at No. 6 singles ... was 8-8 overall (1-5 Ivy) ... went 5-7 at No. 2 doubles and 3-2 at No. 3 doubles with Stephanie White (8-9 overall, 2-4 Ivy). 2003-2004 season: Did not compete in Fall 2003 due to injury ... Went 1-1 in dual match singles play at No. 6 and 7-10 in doubles play in spring 2004. Prior to Yale: A graduate of Bronxville High School ... Reached a career high ranking of No. 53 in her second year of Girl's 16 National competition. Personal:
Residential College: Ezra Stiles
Major: History of Science, History of Medicine
Favorite food: Italian
Favorite TV Show: Lost
Favorite Book: 'Till We Have Faces - C.S. Lewis
Nickname: O, ONix
Favorite Movie: Miami Vice
Favorite song: Where the Green Grass Grows - Tim McGraw
Favorite class at Yale: Organic Chemistry
Favorite thing about New Haven: Pacifico, Hot Tomato's, Roomba
Interesting fact nobody knows: "I love country music!"
Best sports memory at Yale: representing Yale at the Seabright Cup in the UK
Why she chose Yale: "I loved all the people I met on my recruiting visit."
Other schools she officially visited: Dartmouth, Princeton
Post-graduate plans: go abroad and do think-tank work for world health