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Sylvia Li
Sylvia Li
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cupertino, Calif.
High School: Monta Vista
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Mather

Sophomore • 2012-13
Earned the team's Most Improved Player award ... Went 5-2 in Ivy League play and 9-6 in dual play ... Posted an 11-5 mark in doubles play with three different partners ... Teamed up with Amanda Lin to claim the top spot in the Katrina Guenther Doubles Flight at the Tribe Invitational, besting teammates Hai-Li Kong and Natalie Blosser, 8-4 ... Took second in the Green Singles Flight of the Harvard Fall Tournament ... Won the Doubles Harvard Flight at the Harvard Fall Tournament with Li, defeating Katya Vasilyev and Alex Kellher of Boston College, 9-8 (1) ... Finished with a 6-5 singles record and 7-2 doubles record in the fall ... Compiled a record of 4-4 in singles and 8-5 in doubles during non-conference play … Bested Tiana Takenaga of Columbia, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 (April 5) … Beat Alex Ion of Penn, 6-7(4), 6-1, 7-6(5) (April 14) ... Teamed with Kristin Norton to prevail against Yale’s Madeleine Hamilton and Amber Li 8-6 at No. 2 doubles (April 21) … Topped Yale’s Amber Li in straight sets 6-2, 7-5 in singles (April 21).

Freshman • 2011-12
Finished the season with an 11-8 record in singles and  5-3 mark in doubles ... Was 0-2 in Ivy League singles and 0-1 in doubles ... Won the consolation championship of the 'B' draw singles at the Harvard Fall Classic ... Went 8-3 in singles and 4-2 in doubles during the fall tournament schedule ... Was 3-3 in singles during the non-conference portion of the dual season.

Before Harvard:
Four-time letterwinner in tennis at Monta Vista … Captained squad as a senior … Played No. 1 spot for three seasons … Earned Northern California Zone Team Sportsmanship Award … Recipient of Central Coast Section Sportsmanship Award … Was named Monta Vista Outstanding Senior Athlete … Two-time De Anza League singles champion … Helped team win 2007 CCS team championship … Led squad to 2009 Northern California High School Girls’ Tennis Classic title … Member of Calfornia Scholarship Federation … Other interests include hiking, listening to music, yoga and hanging out with friends.