Anika Pornpitaksuk
Anika Pornpitaksuk
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Queens, N.Y.
High School: Francis Lewis

2017-18: Named SUNYAC Tournament MVP after posting a perfect 5-0 mark in singles and doubles combined through tournament play ... Teamed with Lauren Salzano to be named the SUNYAC Doubles Team of the Year ... Finished the season with 18 combined wins, going 9-3 in both singles and doubles play. 

2015-16: Rejoined the Knights after attending the University of Scranton, where she had a 4-3 singles record and a 5-2 doubles record ... 2-5 in singles and 1-4 in doubles in the spring for a combined 3-9 record ... in doubles, 1-2 with Rachel Ollis, 0-1 with Vanessa Lam-Tran and 0-1 with Corinnne Heitmann ... had wins in No. 3 singles against Wisconsin-La Crosse and Rochester ... went 1-1 with Ollis at No. 2 doubles in the NCAA Tournament, including a win against Ithaca in the first round.

2014-15: Posted a 3-3 singles record and an 8-3 doubles record for the Knights ... 5-2 at doubles with Mai Hashimoto ... 3-1 doubles record with Minxuan Yuan ... defeated Ithaca's Greenspan, 8-0, at Hosking Invitational (9/6) ... defeated Rochester's DePerrior, 8-4, at Hosking Invitational (9/7) ... fell to Ithaca's Peterson, 8-1, at Hosking Invitational (9/7) ... defeated Hamilton's Regan, 6-0, 6-0, at Canton Classic ... lost to St. Lawrence's Young, 8-4, at Canton Classic ... fell to Hope's Mader in #6 singles in Orlando, Fla., 6-1, 6-4.

Prior to Geneseo: Played at Francis Lewis under coach Wayne Zweigbaum ... a PSAL semi-finalist in 2011.

Personal: Anika Pornpitaksuk was born in Flushing, N.Y. ... raised in Queens, N.Y. … majoring in accounting ... enjoys going to the gym and playing a variety of other sports recreationally ... her favorite athletic moment was during a tournament when an opponent hit a drop shot that she couldn’t get to, so “I threw my racket and it hit the ball which went over” ... lists biggest influence as her mom, “because she was there during all the lows and highs” ... began playing tennis just before her freshman year in high school when a family friend introduced her to the sport.