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

Senior • 2014-15
Team captain ... Ended the season with a 12-9 singles record and 13-9 mark in doubles action ... Reached "B" flight singles championship match at Cissie Leary Invite with a 4-1 record, and posted a 2-1 doubles record at the tournament ... Went 3-1 in doubles and 1-2 in singles at the Billie Jean King Invitational ... Reached doubles quarterfinal round at the ITA Regionals with 3-1 record ... Won "B" division singles championship at the Harvard Invitational with a 4-0 record; also, went 2-1 in doubles play ... Won at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles against Rhode Island ... Dropped a pair of No. 2 doubles matches at the ITA Kickoff Weekend ... Secured the match-winning point for Harvard against Boston College with a 6-2, 6-3 win at No. 6 singles, also won doubles match ... Named COOP Athlete of the Week on Feb. 3 ... Dropped a pair of singles matches at No. 5 Cal and No. 10 Stanford ... Fell 3-6, 3-6, to Maryland's Olivia Gaudreault ... Earned singles and doubles victories against George Washington ... Fell in straight sets at No. 5 and No. 6 singles against Stony Brook and Boston University.

Junior • 2013-14
Placed third with partner Mirda in the Johanna Sones Double Flight and competed in singles play at the 21st William & Mary Tribe Invitational ... Went 4-0 with partener Morrill in doubles flight '3' to earn a title and competed as the No. 3 seed in singles flight 'E' where went 2-1 at the USTA BJK Invitational ... Partnered with Morrill, reached the round of 32 in doulbes play and competed in the singles qualifiying draw at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships ... Competed in singles at the Harvard Invitational ... Posted a 1-1 record in singles and partnered with Mirda (1-3) in doubles at the Adidas Winter Invitational ... Fell to Florida's Stojic, 6-3, 6-3, in the championship round of ITA Kick-Off Weekend ... At No. 3 with Morrill, dropped a 8-7 (7-4) decision to BC's Salonen/Ren and fell to Safron 6-3, 6-1 at the No. 6 spot ... Against Rhode Island, dropped a 5-7, 6-4, 8-10 decision at No. 5 to Uy ... Fell to Clemson's Jessy Rompies, 6-0, 6-0, in the Crimson's sixth spot, and dropped an 8-1 battle with Lee on the doubles court to Dewar/Koelzer ... Fell to San Diego State’s Isabelle Hoorn 6-2, 6-0 ... At No. 6, downed Cornell’s Christy Kung, 7-5, 7-6 (2). 

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. 

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