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Aarushi Kakkar

Aarushi Kakkar

YR. Jr.
HT. 5-2
HOMETOWN Chandigarh, India
PREV. SCHOOL D.A.V. Model School

HONORS
2017-18 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA)

As a Junior, 2019-20 season:  Finished the season 6-4 in singles, 1-9 in doubles… Kakkar brought in wins from matches against: University of Cincinnati (6-4, 2-6, 1-0), Middle Tennessee (2-6, 6-4, 10-3), Western Carolina (2-6, 6-0, 6-2), North Alabama (7-6, 3-6, 10-4), IUPUI (6-0, 6-2) and Saint Louis University (7-5, 7-5)… Helped her doubles partner Mackenzie Beckham win over Western Carolina, 6-2...

As a Sophomore, 2018-19 season: Led the team in singles wins and tied for doubles with records of 9-7, 5-12, respectively... Registered a major Big Blue win over UAB in a tiebreaker set, 1-6, 6-2, 10-8 at No. 5, another against WKU at No. 1 6-2, 6-2, Missouri State at No. 1 6-4, 6-1... Led the team in Ohio Valley Conference wins with victories over Belmont 7-6, 6-4 and Jacksonville State 6-3, 2-6, 7-5... Posted five doubles wins, three with Morgan Cage against WKU (6-4), UAPB (6-0) and IUPUI (6-4), and two against MVSU with Tatyana Johnson (6-0) and Lydia Jones (6-0). 

As a Freshman, 2017-18 season: Finished first season as a Tiger with a 16-12 overall singles record, 11-9 in dual play... Recorded two singles wins over conference opponents Murray State and Jacksonville State... Also had wins over Detroit Mercy and IUPUI at No. 3.... Put up a 11-3 overall doubles record, going 11-9 with partner Abhilasha Vishwanath... Became the first Tiger to win a main draw singles match at the ITA Regionals... Advanced to the finals in singles and doubles at the HBCU Invitational in the fall... Earned a spot on the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA). 

D.A.V. Model School: Awarded 2 gold medals in School Games Federation of India and 1 gold in the Interschool games competition... Named Best Tennis Player of the 2016 school year.

Personal
Birthday: November 19
Daughter of Shakti Kumar and Rama Kakkar
Major: Liberal Arts

  SINGLES
SEASON   Overall     Dual     Tour     OVC   1 2 3 4 5 6
  2017-18 16-12 11-9 5-3 2-7  0-1   2-7   8-1   1-0   ---   --- 
2018-19 9-7 9-7 0-0 2-6 7-6 1-1 --- --- 1-0 ---
TOTAL 25-19 20-16 5-3 4-13 7-7 3-8 8-1 1-0 1-0 0-0

 

  DOUBLES
  SEASON     Overall     Dual     Tour     OVC   1 2 3
2017-18 11-13 7-11 4-2 2-5  0-2   6-8   1-1 
2018-19 5-12 5-12 0-0 0-8 1-10 4-1 0-1
TOTAL 11-13 7-11 4-2 2-5 0-2 6-8 1-1