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Valerie Thong

Class: Sophomore
Position:
Height: 5-5

Previous School: Campbell Hall High School

Hometown: Alhambra, Calif.

2012-13 (Fr.):
• Recorded five singles wins and three doubles wins during tournament schedule
• Notched a pair of singles wins at the Liberty Fall Classic in her first collegiate tournament
• Finished spring season ranked second on the squad with a 10-5 singles mark
• Played the majority of her matches in the No. 4 and No. 5 positions
• Won six out of seven Big South singles contests
• Posted two separate winning streaks of five matches each
• Tallied wins in 10 out of 11 matches from Feb. 28-April 6
• Finished spring season second on the squad with a 12-8 doubles mark with partner Cameron Richard
• The 12 doubles victories tied the duo for first in the Big South among No. 3 doubles tandems and is the fifth highest win total by a pair in single-season program history
• Recorded a 6-2 tally in Big South doubles matches
• Won eight out of nine doubles tilts from March 9-April 7
• Named Big South Freshman of the Week on March 12

Prep:
• Was a part of two California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division 1 championships
• Was a three-time CIF doubles champion
• Won the doubles title at Winter Nationals in 2007, earning her the prestigious Gold Ball award which is only given to national champions
• Was also awarded the Sportsmanship Award at Winter Nationals in 2007

Personal:
• Daughter of Tony and Ingrid Thong
• Majoring in business
• Birthday is March 2