Feb. 1, 2006
Virginia Beach, Va.
Virginia Nike Rush
Born: May 6, 1988
Chris Huston says: "Shelley Wong is truly an entertaining player to watch. Shelley's craftiness and creativity will quickly make her a crowd favorite. She has the ability to make players around her better because of her undying work rate. Shelley's full speed attacking mentality will make her a very dangerous player for our Rice attack."
Honors/Statistics: One of the Top 150 prospects in the United States according to the Internet site SoccerBuzz.com... Led Virginia Rush Nike to the 2005 state finals... Three-time ODP Region One Pool (2001, 2002, 2004)... Virginia state team from 1999-2005... NSCAA/Adidas High School All-American as a junior and All-South Region as a sophomore... 2002 Conference Player of the Year... Conference Tournament Offensive MVP as a freshman and as a junior... First Team All-Tidewater News as a sophomore... Also earned all-state and conference payer of the year honors in field hockey... 2004 Princeton Book Award winner... Four-year member of the academic honor roll... Magna Cum Laude National Latin Exam as a freshman... Peer Counselor as a sophomore, junior and senior.
Wong on Rice: "As soon as I visited Rice, I knew it was the place for me. It offers excellent academic opportunities, and its up and coming soccer program gets better every year. The beautiful architecture, ideal weather, and friendly students only made it more welcoming, and I cant wait to be a part of the class of 2010." - Shelley Wong