Lea Lynn Yen
Lea Lynn Yen
Height: 5-6
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Fullerton, Calif.
High School: Sunny Hills
Previous College: Pomona College
Major: Cognitive Science/Linguistics

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed her first season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Tennis team…2013: Had a 17-4 record in doubles (with Arthi Padmanabhan), including 10 straight wins to close out the year...Also had a 10-4 mark in singles (5-1 in SCIAC)...Earned a 6-0, 6-0 win over Redlands in the SCIAC semifinals and a 6-1, 6-1 win over Redlands in a rematch in the NCAA West Regional semifinals...Picked up a three-set win in singles against No. 9 Middlebury, 10-8 in the third-set tiebreaker...Began the year with six straight doubles wins, then won last 10 after a 1-4 stretch mid year (with three losses to top 10 teams)...Earned 8-3, 8-1 and 8-2 wins in the SCIAC Tournament and 8-1 and 8-5 wins in the NCAA Regionals...High School: Attended Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton, where she was a member of the tennis team…Named MVP of the Lancers all four years…Reached the Round of 16 in the CIF Individual Doubles championships, after earning the doubles championship in her league…Also a league singles finalist…Served as team captain and was named the Sunny Hills High School Athlete of the Week…AP Scholar with Distinction…Named to Principal’s High Honor Roll and earned the Foreign Language Award for French…Also earned her school’s Scholar-Athlete Award…Personal: Attending Pomona College, where she majors in cognitive science/linguistics…Lists "Introduction to Cognitive Science" with Professor Harris as the most interesting course she has taken at Pomona...Has one sister…Favorite books are Because of Winn-Dixie, Crime and Punishment and Series of Unfortunate Events…Spent the summer of 2013 working with her high school varsity and junior varsity teams at Sunny Hills...Volunteers on campus for the Food Recovery Network, driving leftover dining hall food to local homeless shelters...Chose Pomona “because of the excellent academics as well as top-notch DIII tennis team. I visited once and immediately fell in love with both the campus and the people."