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    Colleen Cheng
    Colleen Cheng

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hillsborough, Calif.

    High School:
    Burlingame

    Height:
    5-4



    Fall 2000: Advanced to the qualifying round of the Riviera Women?s All-America Championships ? Fell in the second round of the Championships to UNC?s Marlene Mejia ? Advanced to the semifinals of the ITA Midwest Championships ? Won the Eck Classic Flight A Singles title, defeating teammate Lia Jackson for the crown.

    1999-2000: Compiled a 33-12 overall record, including 22-7 in dual matches at the No. 3 spot ? Defeated Stanford?s Teryn Ashley, 6-4, 6-2 in the ?Cats loss in the Round of 16 at the NCAA Championships ? Won 11 consecutive matches from Feb. 18 to April 1 ? Was 8-2 in the Big Ten ? Teamed with Katherine Nasser at No. 1 doubles ? The duo?s biggest win of the season came when they upset the then-No. 1 ranked team of Martina Ondrejkova and Iva Puflerova of South Alabama, 8-3 ? Nasser and Cheng were ranked No. 32 in the nation and earned a bid to the NCAA Doubles Championships.

    1998-99: Advanced through the pre-qualifying rounds of the ITA All-America Tournament to the Qualifying Round of 64 ? Compiled a 27-11 overall record, including 17-7 in dual matches at the No. 4 singles spot ? Tied for a team-high with nine Big Ten wins ? Won 11 consecutive matches from March 25 to May 2 ? Academic All-Big Ten selection.

    1997-98: Went 27-15 mainly in the No. 3 singles slot ? Won No. 2 singles flight at the UIC Invite.

    High School: Three-time first-team all-region and two-time team MVP ? Played No. 1 singles and went undefeated in the Peninsula Athletic League during freshman and junior seasons ? 1997 Girls 18 National Junior Doubles Indoor Champion ? Ranked 51st nationally in Girls 18s ? Was 24th nationally in singles and 14th in doubles in Girls 16 and under division.

    Personal: Born Colleen Cheng on February 12, 1979 ? Daughter of Kee and Mei-Lin Cheng ? Mom swam for Stanford and competed in the 1972 Olympics representing Malaysia ? Majoring in computer science.

    Cheng's Stats

    Year Overall Dual Big Ten
    1997-98 27-15 13-11 7-3
    1998-99 27-11 17-7 9-1
    1999-2000 33-12 22-7 8-2
    Totals 87-38 52-25 24-6