Raja Arul
Raja Arul
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Shakopee, Minn.
High School: Shakopee
Major: Economics

2017-18 Results, singles & doubles

2016-17 Results, singles & doubles

Career Honors
- Second-team All-Centennial Conference in doubles (2017)
- Centennial Conference All-Sportsmanship Team (2017)
- Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll (2018)
- ITA Scholar-Athlete (2017)

2018-19: Spent year studying abroad and did not compete.

2017-18: Named to the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll … Went 3-3 in singles (2-0 CC) … Tallied a 3-5 record in doubles (2-0 CC) … Won both his matches at No. 1 singles and doubles (with Nick Sweeney) against McDaniel (3/24) … Posted a 3-1 record in singles during the spring season with all straight-set victories.

2016-17: Second-team All-Centennial Conference in doubles … Named to the Centennial Conference All-Sportsmanship Team … ITA Scholar-Athlete ... Went 8-5 in singles (4-3 CC), playing primarily at No. 6 singles … Was unbeaten (5-0) in the third through fifth singles slots of the lineup … Was one of five players who tied for the team lead with nine wins in doubles against just five losses (4-1 CC), playing primarily with David Kong in the No. 2 spot … Won his first career singles match in the Blue 2 singles draw at the ITA Regional Championship (10/1-2) … Was victorious at No. 3 singles against No. 24 Whitman in a 10 point tiebreak (2/18) … Also won a 10 point tiebreak against Franklin & Marshall (4/8) … Was 6-2 (4-1 CC) when paired with Kong … Defeated No. 27 Swarthmore’s second doubles team (4/25) as part of a three-match winning streak to close the regular season (4/25).

High School: Lettered six times in tennis … Two-time state participant in doubles (2013, 16) … Five-time all-conference player (2012-16) … Team MVP in 2011 … Named to Minnesota Tennis Coaches Association Academic All-State team … Two-time Athlete of the Week … National Honor Society member … Member of Math League.

Personal: Son of Diana Wilson and Arul James.