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Spencer Liang
Spencer Liang
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Potomac, Md.
High School: Winston Churchill

Freshman • 2013-14
Recorded a runner-up finish in the Michelle O Doubles Flight with partner, He, and finished fourth in the Lauren Nikolaus Singles Flight at the 21st William & Mary Tribe Invitational ... Paired with M. Lin to beat fifth-seeded duo Olmos/Scandalis from USC in the pre-qualifying draw of the Rivieria/ITA All-American Championships ... Went 4-0 in singles flight 'A' as No. 1 to earn a title and went 1-1 in doubles flight '1' with He at the USTA BJK Invitational ... As the ninth seed, reached the singles round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships and made the quarterfinals in doubles action with He as the 12th seed ... Went 2-1 in doubles action with He and in singles play at the Harvard Invitational ... Ranked No. 34 with M. Lin in the ITA doubles national poll Jan. 2 ... Posted a 1-1 record in singles and partnered with Lee (1-2) and M. Lin (1-0) in doubles at the Adidas Winter Invitational ... Teamed with M. Lin as the Crimson's top duo against Missouri in the first round of ITA Kick-Off Weekend, but fell to Gaytan-Leach/Spearman, 7-5 ... Dropped a 6-4 decision to Florida's Keegan/Oyen in the championship round of ITA Kick-Off Weekend with partner M. Lin at No. 1 ... Aided to the sweep of Massachusetts with a victory over Bokhair in the top spot ... Partnered with M. Lin for a 6-3 victory over BU's Davis/Rodriguez as the No. 1 doubles pair ... Teammed up with M. Lin to down Syracuse's Koblet/Salazar, 6-2, and recorded a win against Rodgers in singles, 6-2, 3-6, 10-4 as the Crimson's ace ... At No. 1 with M. Lin, dropped a 8-4 decision to BC's Wacnik/Borr and fell to Wacnik, 6-3, 6-2 at the No. 1 spot ... Against Rhode Island, downed Chernyk, 6-1, 6-0 and paired with M. Lin as the top doubles pair for a 8-1 victory over Chernyk/Sadovnikova ... Helped Harvard down No. 11 Clemson with a 2-6, 7-6, 6-2 victory over No. 40 Yana Koroleva at the No. 1 position and dropped an 8-5 battle on the doubles court with M. Lin to No. 55 Koroleva/Gumulya ... Paired with M. Lin for a 8-7 (5) victory over Cal State Northridge’s Lin/Rodriguez and downed Lin, 5-7, 7-5, 10-8 on court one in singles play ... Fell to San Diego State’s Laura Antonana Iriarte, 6-1, 6-1 and dropped an 8-6 decision with partner M. Lin to Somoracz/Johnson ... Downed Long Beach State’s Maeva Razakasoa, 6-3, 7-5, 7-5, on court one, but lost to Eales/Unden, 8-5, with partner M. Lin on the doubles court ... Partnered with Lee for an 8-7(5) victory over Houston's Cardenas/Rupert as the No. 2 doubles pair, but fell to No. 92 Despoina Vogasari, 6-2, 6-2, on court 1 ... At No. 1, downed Cornell’s Dena Tanenbaum, 6-4, 6-3 ... Fell to Princeton's Lindsay Graff, 6-4, 6-1, on court one and dropped an 8-4 decision with Lee at No. 2 to Muliawan/Hahn ... Loss to Penn's ace, Sol Eskenazi, 6-0, 6-2, and was downed by Yapp-Shing/Latychova, 8-4, with Lee on the doubles second court ... At No. 1 with Lee, dropped an 8-4 decision to Brown’s Lord/Camhi and fell to Lord, 6-4, 7-6 (3), on the top singles court … Dropped a 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 decision to Yale’s Yu at No. 1.  

Before Harvard
Ranked in the top five nationally each year since the age of 14 ... 35-0 record in Mid-Atlantic tournaments ... Has earned three USTA gold balls, three silver balls and three bronze balls ... Won the Eddie Herr International singles tournament in 2009 and the Easter Bowl ITF doubles championship in 2013 ... Reached the finals of the Hard Courts Super Nationals in singles in 2010 and won the doubles championship in 2011 ... Won the 2012 USTA Bill Talbert Junior Sportsmanship Award and six other sportsmanship awards... Great uncle, Henry Chin '45, and second cousin, Pamela Chin '80, also attended Harvard ... In doubles action with Amy He reached the quarterfinals at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships and made it to the round of 16 at No. 9 in singles play.