|Hometown:||St. John's, NF|
|High School:||Prince of Wales Collegiate|
Kendrick Au enters his junior year as a co-captain and with the most experience on the team (94 career wins). Kendrick and junior partner, Charlie Posner, won the Northeast Intercollegiate doubles title and soon thereafter Kendrick captured the singles title as well. Advancing all the way to the finals of the USTA Invite in Flushing Meadows, NY, Au and Posner came up just short in by the score of 9-7. They entered the ITA Regional Championships as the #3 seed and advanced all the way to the finals before falling in another 9-7 battle.
As a sophomore, Kendrick finished the year with a 42-28 record playing in 23 of 25 matches.
As a freshman, he led the team in singles wins (24), and his 6-1 record in league play helped the team to a second place Ivy League finish.
In his junior career Au was ranked number one in the Newfoundland section for seven consecutive years. As a high school senior, he was ranked in the top 5 in Canada. Growing up, he excelled at soccer and hockey. Au was on the provincial club soccer team when they qualified for the nationals and placed fifth. In hockey, he won the award for being the top scorer at the prestigious Atlantic Canada Tournament. An exceptional athlete, Kendrick led his high school team in scoring in hockey, basketball and soccer.
At this time, Au is debating whether to concentrate his studies in neuroscience or biology, and plans to enter the medical field upon graduation from Brown. He has played the drums, piano and jazz trumpet for six years as he is quite an accomplished musician.
Au has an older brother Keegan, and two older sisters, Jana and Kelly. His father Peter currently resides in St. John's, Newfoundland.
written by Nestor Bernabe