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  Hoony Shin
Hoony Shin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Katy, Texas

High School:
Taylor High School

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
11/04/1985

Experience:
3L

Hits:
Right


Smarr Says
"Hoony is a great competitor and one of our co-captains. He has seen limited action this season due to the strength of our line-up. He can stay out on the court as long as necessary and is working on improving his serve to aid his back court game."

Honors at Rice
2006-07 & 2007-08 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll; 2007 ITA Scholar Athlete; 2005 All-WAC Academic Team; 2005 WAC Scholar Athlete

2007-08 Season (Senior)
Saw limited action in a trio of singles matches at the No. 6 spot ... match with Gregory Holm of No. 49 Iowa (March 21) was suspended on-serve at 6-7, 7-6, 1-2 ... knocked off Prairie View A&M's Jeremy Hubb 6-0, 6-2. Saw limited action in a trio of singles matches at the No. 6 spot ... match with Gregory Holm of No. 49 Iowa (March 21) was suspended on-serve at 6-7, 7-6, 1-2 ... knocked off Prairie View A&M's Jeremy Hubb 6-0, 6-2 ... competed over three tournaments in fall singles play ... came though with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Prairie View A&M's Andy Narido at Rice Invitational (Sept. 14-16) ... split his matches at the Arizona State Invite (Jan. 11-13).

2006-07 Season (Junior)
Saw fill-in action during the spring season at the bottom of the singles lineup ... won 6-0, 6-4 decision over Abilene Christian's Bryce Hicks in lone appearance at the No. 5 slot ... notched a 6-2, 6-2 win over Memphis' Spencher Heflin at the C-USA Championships (April 20) ... totaled a 4-4 singles mark during the fall tournament season ... defeated Tulsa's Ross Cunningham and Andy Connelly in consolation action at Courtyard by Marriott Rice Invitational (Sept. 8-10) ... made Round of 32 at Baylor Invitational (Sept. 22-24).

2005-06 Season (Sophomore)
Won his first five matches of the year and posted an 8-4 tournament record ... won the flight C title at the Crown Plaza Invitational.

2004-05 Season (Freshman)
Led the team with a 23-10 singles record ... enjoyed a 17-1 singles streak from Sept. 25, 2004 through Deb. 5, 2005 ... went 6-4 in dual matches ... took the South Carolina Fall Classic B-1 Singles title ... recorded a 12-3 doubles ledger, posting an 8-1 tournament record with Rodrigo Gabriel.

High School
2004 graduate of Taylor High School in Katy ... four-year letterman for coach Jim Mauity and the Mustangs ... voted MVP as a junior and senior ... earned the team's 110 percent award as a sophomore ... won the Houston athletic committee award as a senior ... only individual loss as a senior came at the state championships ... lost just four matches during his prep career ... team was 21-1 and qualified for the state championships in 2004 ... advanced to the state doubles semifinals as a junior and senior ... graduated with high honors and as a National Honor Society along with Future Business Leaders of America member ... maintained a 4.1/5.0 GPA.

Personal
Son of Enn Ho and Sang Hee Shin ... born on Nov. 4, 1985 in Pasadena ... majoring in economics and managerial studies ... member of Will Rice college.

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