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Q&A With Brittany Yang
Under the direction of first year head coach Jeff Maren, the Liberty women's tennis team enters the 2013 season with high hopes for success. Throughout the 2013 season, LibertyFlames.com will provide a look at each of the Lady Flames' players.
Brittany Yang paced Liberty with 11 singles victories in 2012 during her freshman campaign. Yang proved to be a versatile player, competing in four different singles positions during the season. In doubles play, the Georgia native tallied eight wins, while playing the majority of her matches in the No. 1 position. During the 2012 fall tournament schedule, Yang collected four wins in singles action and five victories in doubles matches. The sophomore is off to a fast start in 2013, posting a win in both singles and doubles play in the Lady Flames' season-opening dual match against Appalachian State on Jan. 27. Yang was tabbed the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Women's Tennis Player of the Week for her efforts against the Mountaineers.
From the Head Coach: "I appreciate Brit's work ethic and willingness to listen in order to improve. She has the desire to raise her game to the next level and this inspires me and the rest of the team to climb to new heights this year."
Off the Court with Brittany
What is your favorite Bible verse and why?
Hebrews 12:11: "No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.
This reminds me that being disciplined through both the good and bad times will be beneficial to me in the long run.
What is your favorite restaurant?
The Cheesecake Factory
My favorite place on campus is …
What are the most exciting places you've ever been?
Taiwan, China and Hong Kong
Something very few people know about me is …
I speak Mandarin fluently.
The people I communicate with most often on Facebook are …
My friends from back home
The most impressive thing about Coach Maren is …
He has an amazing ability to always stay positive and calm.
Other than tennis, my favorite sports to play are …
Football, soccer and volleyball
My favorite professional sport team to cheer for is …
When I have an hour of free time, I like to …
Listen to music, hang out with friends and do art
What is your favorite Liberty team to watch?
The men's tennis team