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Senior Spotlight: Sameer Kumar

This article is part of a running series The Daily sports staff will be publishing on graduating seniors.

Senior Sameer Kumar was a captain on the 2018-2019 Stanford men’s tennis team, which recently concluded its winningest season since 2001. Carrying a 3.92 cumulative grade-point average, the economics major was named Pac-12 Men’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year and helped lead the Cardinal to a No. 12 national ranking.

BRIEF: Women’s tennis gets top seed for NCAAs, men grab No. 8

The men’s and women’s tennis teams found out yesterday that they will host first and second rounds matches here at Stanford. The women’s tennis team (23-0, 8-0 Pac-10) received the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament and will play Illinois-Chicago (18-4, 8-0 Horizon League) in the first round on Saturday, May 14. The winner of that match will take on the winner of Pepperdine and Long Beach State in the second round.