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Kalani Soli

Class: Senior Position: Height: 5-5 Previous School: Tyler JC Hometown: Carson, Calif.

2018-19 (Jr.)
• Earned unanimous selection to ASUN All-Conference first team
• Honored on VaSID All-State singles first team, becoming just the second player in program history to achieve the feat
• Earned program's first-ever ASUN Women's Tennis Player of the Week honor on March 20
• Ended year ranked No. 14 in the Atlantic Region in singles
• Claimed 24 singles matches (16 spring, eight fall), which was tied for the fifth most singles wins in a season in school history
• Posted a perfect 15-0 record in the No. 2 singles slot and won her last 14 matches to close out the season
• Had a 24-5 singles record for a .828 winning percentage, the fourth best mark in program history
• Went a perfect 7-0 in ASUN regular season matches
• Captured 17 total doubles matches on the year, 10 in the spring and seven in the fall
• Had a 8-2 No. 2 doubles record in the spring alongside partner Grace Hashiguchi
• Posted a 4-1 record in ASUN doubles matches

Previous School
• Played for Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas
• Member of No. 1 ranked team in the country at the junior college level
• Claimed a regional championship and also reached the final of the fall national championships as a sophomore
• Went unbeaten in No. 2 singles and No. 2 doubles as a freshman with the Indians
• Won the national championship at both flights as a freshman and clinched a team national championship in her doubles win

Prep
• Finished her junior career in 2016 as a Blue Chip and was ranked as high as No. 17 in the country
• Won tournament matches against: No. 5 Salma Ewing (signed with USC), No. 7 Victoria Flores (signed with Georgia Tech), No. 13 Hannah Zhao (signed with Duke) and No. 15 Christie Wan (signed with Columbia)
• Qualified for finals at the Cal State Northridge ITA
• Claimed the Claremont-Mudd Scripps College ITA title
• Reached the finals at the ITF Spring National Championships in 2014

Personal
• Daughter of Savelio Vaefa and Meapae Vasati Soli
• Majoring in criminal justice
• Birthday is Oct. 13  

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  • Kalani Soli: Craving Success

    Liberty women's tennis senior Kalani Soli discusses her tennis journey and what motivates her. Read More

    Dec 27

  • Liberty Senior Soli Named ASUN Women's Tennis Player of the Week

    Liberty women's tennis senior Kalani Soli has been named the ASUN Women's Tennis Player of the Week, the league office announced this afternoon. Read More

    Jan 22

  • Soli Honored as 2020 ITA Atlantic Region Senior Player of the Year

    Liberty women's tennis player Kalani Soli was honored as the 2020 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Atlantic Region Senior Player of the Year. Read More

    May 18

  • ASUN Conference Senior Spotlight: Liberty Women's Tennis

    The ASUN Conference has released its Senior Spotlight video on the Liberty women's tennis program and its one senior, Kalani Soli. Read More

    Apr 17

  • Soli and Lovato Recognized on VaSID Women's Tennis All-State Team

    The Lady Flames' Kalani Soli and Esther Lovato were each honored on the VaSID University Division Women's Tennis All-State teams. Read More

    May 21

  • Liberty's Soli Earns ASUN Player of Week Honor for Second Time in 2020

    Liberty senior Kalani Soli has been named the ASUN Women's Tennis Player of the Week. Read More

    Feb 12

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