Honors at Rice
2006 & 2007 All-Conference USA Third Team (Singles); 2008 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports-Scholar Award; 2006 & 2007 ITA Scholar Athlete; 2005-06, 2006-07 & 2007-08 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2007-08 Season (Senior)
Went 13-7 in singles but emerged with a 10-3 record when playing at the No. 3 slot ... knocked off Tatiana Soldatova of No. 75 Jacksonville (Feb. 3) 7-5, 6-4 ... won super tiebreaker 11-9 after splitting sets with Anna Blagodarova of No. 27 Texas A&M (Feb. 7) ... reeled off six consecutive decisions (Feb. 18-March 14), including a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Canna Furuta of No. 69 Cal State Northridge (March 2) ... notched straight-set wins at SMU (April 5) and against Houston (April 18) ... totaled a 12-8 record playing No. 2 doubles post with Rebecca Lin ... clinched a team-best seven doubles points, including a 9-8 affair against Maggie Mello and Courtney Zauft of No. 26 Texas (Feb. 17) ... won final six matches, including wins over pairs from Houston and No. 50 Marshall at C-USA Tournament (April 18-19) ... tallied a 7-8 singles mark during the fall season ... bounced back from four losses at 27th Annual Rice Classic (Sept. 21-23) capturing four wins and the Flight 2 singles title at the San Diego State Fall Classic (Sept. 28-30) ... won a trio of consolation matches at the Wilson/ITA Southwest Regionals (Oct. 19-22) against opponents from Texas A&M and Baylor ... made semifinals of top flight at the 27th Annual Rice Classic paired with Julie Chao ... lost both decisions with Christine Dao at the Wilson/ITA Southwest Regionals.
2006-07 Season (Junior) Played three singles spots during the dual match season with a majority of her appearances at the No. 3 line ... earned All-Conference USA Third Team singles honors ... won a 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (4) against Jessica Wente of No. 60 Florida State (Feb. 9) ... tallied a 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 triumph against Zoe Taylor of No. 70 San Diego (Feb. 22) ... emerged with victories in three of her last four decisions (April 13-21) ... notched straight set wins against Houston (April 19) and No. 63 Marshall (April 21) at the C-USA Championships ... teamed mostly with Julie Chao at No. 1 doubles ... won three straight to open dual match season (Jan. 20-28), including an 8-3 triumph over No. 6 Baylor (Jan. 20) top pair ... dropped a hard-fought tiebreaker decision against No. 42 ranked Tiffany Clifford and Sarah Foster of No. 14 Texas A&M (March 31) ... won 9-8 over Leila Salek and Loli Gomez of Houston (April 19) at the C-USA Championships ... opened the fall season with three straight victories ... finished the tournament schedule with an 8-7 singles mark ... posted a 7-8 doubles record with three different partners.
2005-06 Season (Sophomore)
One of the Owls' top returners after finishing the season with a 23-17 singles mark ... went 13-10 in duals, splitting time between the two and three positions ... won her final five matches of the season in straight-sets, including a critical 6-4, 6-1 victory against Marshall's Jeanne Schwartz which tied the team score at 3-3 as the Owls went on to upset the top-seeded Thundering Herd at the C-USA championship ... paired primarily with Christine Dao on the way to a 17-13 doubles record ... pair went 14-10 in duals ... posted a 10-7 fall record in singles in her first semester as an Owl ... went 6-6 in doubles play.
Played the 2004-05 season at California ... posted 9-11 singles record before transferring to Rice.
2004 graduate of Menlo High School in Cupertino, Calif. ... four-year letterwinner for coach Bill Shine and the Knights ... named All-America her junior and senior years (2002-03) ... notched team MVP honors in 2003 ... earned First-Team honors in 2003 and 2004 ... also played lacrosse ... member of the honor roll.
Daughter of Rocky Lee and Sharon Feng ... born on October 19, 1986 ... aunt, Jing Yi Li, won the gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle at the 1996 Olympics ... majoring in psychology and policy studies ... member of Baker College.
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