Lilian Nguyen
Lilian Nguyen
Height: 5-4
Year: Senior
Hometown: Austin, TX
High School: St. Stephen's School
Career highlights: Went 14-14 playing No. 6 singles in spring 2007 season including a 4-3 Ivy League record ... went 7-3 playing No. 6 singles in the spring 2006 season ... went 2-1 in B2 doubles at USTA Invitational in fall 2005 with partner Catherine Starr. 2007-08 Season: Nguyen served as captain for the 2007-08 season. During fall season, Nguyen picked up both singles and doubles victories at the USTA Invite. Nguyen posted a 2-7 singles record during the spring season, primarily at No. 5 singles. Nguyen finished with a 3-5 doubles record during spring season. 2006-2007 season: Finished year with a 14-14 singles record including a 9-10 record during the spring season...Nguyen finished 4-3 in Ivy play at No. 6 singles. 2005-2006 season: Went 1-2 in B singles at Yale Fall Invitational ... 1-2 in D singles at Maryland Fall Invitational ... advanced to semifinals in D1 singles at USTA Invitational ... also went 2-1 in B2 doubles at USTA Invitational with partner Catherine Starr ... went 1-1 in singles at Brown Invitational to finish fall with 5-6 overall singles record ... posted a 7-7 overall singles record (2-4 Ivy) in spring 2006 season ... went 7-3 playing at No. 6 singles. Prior to Yale: Was ranked in the top 100 nationally in every junior age group, with a highest ranking of No. 80 in the 18 and unders ... was ranked in the top 10 in singles in Texas and No. 1 in doubles ... was a finalist at the Texas Open and won both sectional and national sportsmanship awards. Personal:
Residential College: Timothy Dwight
Major: Behavioral Neuroscience
Future Plans:Medical Science
Why She Chose Yale: Because of the great academics, but also because of the really friendly and laid back atmosphere
Other Schools Officially Visited: Brown and Dartmouth
Interesting Fact About Me: I've had open heart surgery
Favorite:
Band: Beyonce
Song: Cupid's Chokehold - Gym Class Heroes
Food: Pasta
Book: The Time Traveler's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
Place She's Played Tennis: Palm Springs, CA
Place She'd Love to Visit: South Africa
Favorite Place at Yale: Hillhouse Avenue
Favorite Class at Yale: Abnormal Psychology
As a Team:
Most likely to make you laugh: Lindsey D. and Lindsay C.
Most likely to be caught daydreaming: Janet Kim
Most likely to eat 4 plates of food at dinner: Me!
Best Grunt: Lindsey D.
Best Pre-Serve/Pre-Return Routine: Jessie Rhee
Best Cheerer: Sarah Lederhandler and Lindsay Clark
Career Statistics

Singles

Overall

Dual

Tournament

Ivy

No.1

No. 2

No. 3

No. 4

No. 5

No. 6

2005-06

12-13

7-7

5-6

2-4

0-4

7-3

2006-07

14-14

9-10

5-4

4-3

1-2

8-8

2007-08

2-7

0-0

0-1

1-5

1-1

Career

18-24

6-7

0-1

2-11

16-12

Doubles

Overall

Dual

Tournament

Ivy

No. 1

No. 2

No. 3

2005-06

4-6

0-0

4-6

2006-07

2-4

0-1

2-3

0-1

2007-08

3-5

3-5

Career

3-6

3-6