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2016-17 Women's Tennis Roster

Kema Tuchscherer


Height 5'10''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Plainsboro, N.J.
High School West Windsor Plainsboro North
Bio

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Saw her first collegiate action Oct. 3, 2016, against Milica Novakovic of Kentucky (0-, 0-6)
  • Competed in the Notre Dame Invitational alongside Hayden Siegfried Nov. 4-6, 2016, falling to Morgan Barnhill and Claire Koke of Denver (0-6)

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Did not play for the Irish as a freshman

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from West Windsor Plainsboro (N.J.) North in June 2015
  • Recipient of American Legion Award
  • Three-year No. 1 singles player
  • Three-time New Jersey State Singles Tournament Qualifier
  • Served as captain senior year
  • Also played basketball and ran track in high school
  • Was No. 1 ranked girls 14 USTA New Jersey Middle States
  • Great grandfather (’29), grandfather (’65), and aunt (’96) are Notre Dame alums
  • Another aunt played tennis at Clemson
  • Full name is Nyambe Kema Tuchscherer
  • Daughter of Konrad and Hannah Tuchscherer
  • Has brother, Nyakeh, and sister, Khatumu
  • Family awarded USTA New Jersey Family of Year in 2016
  • Family lived in Cameroon, Africa, from 2005-06
  • Enrolled in Mendoza College of Business