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Carmen Lai
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Shatin, Hong Kong
High School: Heep Yunn School/Laurel Springs (Calif.)
Major: Mathematics and Economics
Experience: 1 Letter
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AT DELAWARE
Two-time letter winner • tied for 31st in program history with 36 career singles victories • tied for ninth in school history with most wins as a freshman (18) • tied for ninth in UD record books alongside Dorothy Safron with 16 doubles wins in a season (2013-14) • All-CAA Doubles honoree • CAA All-Academic Team selection.

2013-14 SEASON
Posted second-straight 18-win season in singles action • posted a mark of 6-2 in No. 2 singles • recorded a career-best 16 doubles victories together with senior Dorothy Safron • claimed the Saint Joseph’s Tournament Flight 1 Doubles title with Safron after defeating the Hawks’ Aurora Davis and Kristina Eisenbrand • CAA Doubles Team of the Week (April 15) • ITA Regionals competitor (singles/doubles) • CAA All-Academic Team selection • CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee.

2012-13 SEASON
Helped lead Blue Hens to first CAA semifinals appearance in school history after collecting a mark of 18-9 in singles action while going 9-2 in No. 3 singles as a freshman • finished the season tied for ninth in Delaware history with a team-best 18 wins in her rookie campaign • went undefeated at 3-0 in top flight singles action • collected a season-best six-game winning streak • paired with Dorothy Safron for a successful 13-9 doubles season in the top flight • duo finished season with a 14-12 overall mark • CAA Singles Player of the Week (Feb. 27) • CAA Doubles Team of the Week alongside Safron (March 19) • ITA Regional Participant (singles/doubles) • 3rd Team All-CAA Doubles honoree with Safron.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year tennis player at Heep Yunn School • four-time Hong Kong Interschool Tennis Competition runner-up • team captain as a senior • 2012 Hong Kong National Junior Tennis Championship runner-up • ranked second in grade for mathematics.

PERSONAL
Carmen Florence Lai • born Feb. 23, 1994 • daughter of Florence Chan and Jerry Lai • mathematics and economics major at UD • has the goal of becoming an actuary • enjoys playing the piano and pipa (a Chinese instrument), listening to music and doing math.

 CAREER STATISTICS       
 Year  Singles  Doubles
 2012-13
 18-9  14-12
 2013-14  18-12  16-11
 Totals  36-21  30-23
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