"Chong has been a fantastic addition to our team and we look for him to become a real force in our lineup during the spring season. He is a fierce competitor and has proven to be a very unselfish team player."
Honors at Rice
2007-08 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2007-08 Season (Sophomore)
Recorded a 12-11 singles mark with most of his action coming in the No. 5 hole ... second on the squad behind Bruno Rosa providing three match-clinching victories ... put together six straight wins (Feb. 6-24), including a trio of straight-set triumphs against opponents from Arizona (Feb. 8), No. 24 Miami (Feb. 10) and No. 42 Old Dominion (Feb. 16) ... fired back with a 1-6, 6-4, 6-4 win against Sebastien Vidal of No. 43 College of William and Mary (Feb. 17) to clinch match ... outlasted Milan Mihailovic of No. 5 Texas 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 (Feb. 24) in a 4-3 loss ... snapped five-match losing streak with a 6-1, 6-4 victory against Chris Chirico of No. 21 Texas A&M (April 9) ... notched a pair of wins at the C-USA Championships, including a 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 triumph over Oivind Alver of No. 47 SMU (April 19) that put the Owls ahead 3-2 in the semifinal match ... held a 3-6, 6-3, 2-1 edge against No. 111 ranked Ricardo Soriano of No. 9 Tulsa (April 20) and was even with Luiz Diaz Barriga of No. 5 Texas (May 10) 4-6, 6-1, 3-3 when play was stopped ... saw doubles action with three different partners that included a 7-6 mark with Filip Zivojinovic ... clinched doubles point with a gritty 9-8 (2) victory over Derek Stephens and Christian Welte of No. 20 North Carolina State (Feb. 1) ... also knocked off pairs from No. 24 Miami (Feb. 10), No. 42 Old Dominion (Feb. 16) and No. 43 College of William and Mary (Feb. 17) ... two of three wins with Tobias Scheil secured doubles point against No. 49 Iowa (March 21) and No. 67 San Diego (March 23) at Rice Invitational ... turned in an 8-5 win against East Carolina's Henrik Skalmerud and Aleksey Kochetov at the C-USA Tournament (April 18) ... picked up a 6-1, 6-1 win over Casey Powers of TCU to open Wilson/ITA South Central Championships (Oct. 20) ... tallied a 2-3 mark in doubles playing with two partners ... won two of three matches with Filip Zivojinovic at the Wilson/ITA South Central Regional Championships (Oct. 20-22) en route to Round of 16 ... notched 8-6 wins over pairs from Texas and UTSA.
Posted the team's best singles record, going 20-13 overall during the 2006 season ... was 14-8 in dual matches, playing primarily at the No. 5 position ... also racked up a 4-0 record at No. 6 spot ... played minimal doubles, going 3-5 overall after pairing five different partners ... compiled a 6-3 record in the fall ... advanced to the semifinals of the ITA/Regional consolation round... also competed in the Torero Challenge.
2004 graduate of Clear Lake High in Houston, Texas ... four-year letterwinner who played at No. 1 singles and doubles ... led his team twice to a second-place finish in the State Championships ... won the under-14 Nationals and was a finalist in under-16s ... ranked No. 1 in under-18s ... had the No. 1 ranking in his high school class with a 4.5 GPA.
Son of Tao and Shihong Wang ... born on October 19, 1987 in China ... majoring in economics ... member of Jones College
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