Senior (2014-15): Co-captain … Class of 1985 Spirit Award recipient … went 12-11 at No. 4, 5 and 6 singles and was 20-13 overall … at No. 2 and 3 doubles, she was 13-6 and went 17-12 overall … scored the deciding point in the 4-3 victory over Mississippi State with a close three-set win.
Junior (2013-14) Registered 10 singles wins and eight doubles victories as a junior … won five consecutive matches against Cal State, Houston, Cornell, Columbia and Penn … paired with Melissa Matsuoka in doubles play and won three Ivy matches.
Sophomore (2012-13): During her second year with the Big Green, Okuda registered nine singles wins and seven doubles victories during the dual match season ... won Ivy League singles matches against No. 68 Princeton and Harvard ... opened 2013 with six straight non-conference singles triumphs ... registered a doubles win in conference play against Yale ... in the middle of the season Okuda won four of her five doubles matches.
Freshman (2011-12): In her first collegiate season, Okuda appeared in all 21 of the Big Green's matches, playing in both singles and doubles action ... in singles, she went 5-16 scoring wins Stony Brook, Farleigh Dickinson, Columbia, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Boston University ... competed a majority of the season at No. 2 singles ... in doubles, Okuda picked up seven wins, most notably against No. 54 Boston College, Columbia and St. John's.
Before Dartmouth: Played for Tenafly High School during her prep career ... earned five varsity letters during her prep career (four in tennis and one in track and field) ... was the captain of the tennis team her senior year ... earned first team All-Bergen County all four years ... was first team all-state her senior season ... her team won the New Jersey State Group title in 2007-08.
Personal: Akiko Okuda is the daughter of Tatsumi and Yukiko Okuda ... has one sister ... was born on September 13, 1993.