Aishwarya Bhattacharya
Aishwarya Bhattacharya
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mumbai, India
High School: Singhania School
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Pierson

"Yale resembles Hogwarts in spirit and appearance, the team is made up of amazing people, and I get to hang out with Beezi and Tunda (Coach Pam's dogs)!" - Aishwarya Bhattacharya

Before Yale: Winner of 29 events in Indian domestic tournaments...Represented India in Asian Junior Individual Squash Tournament (2011-2013), with best finish as a quarter-finalist...Plate event winner in 2014 US Junior Open...Three-time Indian Junior Open Squash Tournament participant, earning bronze medal in 2013...Four-time nationals tournament participant, earning bronze medal in 2014...Two-time captain...Also played basketball and throwball in high school

2017-18 Season: 9-8 season record, 4-5 in Ivy Play...Contributed key win in team sweep of Brown, won match in four games as No. 4 seed...Secured key win in team victory over top-tier Penn, swept opponent as No. 4 seed...One of only three Bulldogs to win in team loss to Stanford, played as No. 4 seed...Defeated Cornell opponent as No. 3 seed in team sweep, won in tightly-contested five-game match

2018-19 Season: 11-6 season record, 5-3 in Ivy Play...Swept Amherst and Tufts opponents as No. 4 seed to help Bulldogs sweep a big weekend...Defeated Penn opponent in four games as No. 4 seed, helped Bulldogs secure big win...Swept GW opponent as No. 4 season in big team win...Blanked UVA opponent as No. 4 seed in key team win...Defeated Clolumbia opponent in four games as No. 4 seed en route to pivotal team win...Swept Cornell opponent as No. 4 seed to help Bulldogs secure big win...Swept Dartmouth opponent in last match of the season, played as No. 4 seed and surrendered only five total points throughout the three-game match...Helped Bulldogs defeat Drexel in second round of Howe Cup Tournament, played as No. 4 seed and won in tough four-game match...Advanced to B Division of CSA Individual Championship Tournament, swept Bates and Middlebury opponents in first two rounds before falling in the semi-finals

Personal Information: Enjoys community service...Hobbies include reading and engaging in debates about feminism