Meet the Class of 2016

37 members representing 35 groups

Yan Xin Tan

Hometown: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Major: Psychology Major, Economic Policy Minor

Activities & Honors:

  • Captain – Varsity Women’s Squash
  • Member – Malaysians@Penn
  • CSA Richey Award Finalist
  • Academic All-Ivy
  • Three-Time 1st Team All-American
  • Four-Time 1st Team All-Ivy Selection
  • 2nd Team All-American
  • Ivy League Rookie of the Year
  • Penn Team Rookie of the Year
  • Jacobs Award (Team Leadership Award)
  • Two-Time H-Hunter Lott Jr. Trophy Recipient (Team MVP)
  • Won over 50 career matches
  • Penn Athlete of the Month (January 2014)

Favorite Book: Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Favorite Movie: The Proposal
Favorite Food: I love it all!
Favorite Quote: “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” -Helen Keller

Plans After Penn: Off to Japan!