NAME: Kevin Yu
SCHOOL: Cincinnati Country Day
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Ohio state tennis champ in singles and doubles
HEIGHT: 5'10"-140 lbs.
MOM: Wei Lu & Chao Yu
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Dr. Tyrrell (AP U.S. history teacher)
FUTURE GOAL: Go to college
A four-year starter, Cincinnati Country Day's senior Kevin Yu is gunning for another Ohio state tennis championship.
His freshman year, the doubles team of Kevin and then-senior Patrick Wildman was sectional, district and Div. II Ohio state champions, helping the Indians win the over all state team title for the first time. He was named Cincinnati Div. II Tennis Player of the Year in doubles.
Last year as a junior, Kevin went 28-4 and won another Ohio state championship, this time in singles, and once again helped CCD win another Ohio state over all team championship. He earned numerous honors, including being named MVC Player of the Year and Cincinnati Div. II Co-Player of the Year, plus he was a finalist for the Greater Cincinnati Sports Awards in tennis.
Kevin is active in community service and is also an academic all-star with a 4.7 GPA. His favorite athlete is David Goffin, favorite entertainer is Tim Dunn, favorite book is Hamlet, favorite move is The Lion King and most-like-to-meet is Ricky Dimon. Kevin plans to play tennis collegiately but has not yet committed to a college.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Kevin is a player who leads by example. He is a smart player who uses his brain to find ways to adapt during a match to get the win."
— Matt Dektas, Tennis Coach
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