|Hometown:||San Diego, CA|
|High School:||Vista Murrieta HS|
2012 All-Big West Doubles Honorable Mention
2010 All-Big West Doubles First Team
Yang earned All-Big West Honorable Mention honors in doubles for her work with Nigora Sirojiddinova in her third season with the Matadors … the duo went 10-10 overall and 5-3 against Big West opponents ... duo had a season-long three-match winning streak … they registered impressive wins over Pacific, Cal Poly, UC Irvine, Portland and UCSB … in singles play, Yang finished her junior season with an impressive 12-8 overall record and 5-3 mark in Big West play … she went 3-2 at No. 3, 3-0 at No. 4 and 3-3 at No. 5 … earned Big West Tennis Player of the Week honors on April 4 after defeating UCI in a No. 5 contest … posted a season-long five-match winning streak … recorded notable wins over UCSB, Gonzaga, Portland, UCI, UCD, Pacific, LMU and San Diego State … ended her junior season with a career mark of 30-21 (588) in singles and 37-23 (.617) in doubles … ends seasons ranked seventh in school history in doubles career winning percentage.
Yang posted a 7-5 singles mark and a 15-7 doubles record in her second season at Northridge ... in doubles play, improved her career record to 27-13 (.675), the fourth-best doubles winning percentage in school history ... posted a 4-2 record in conference doubles play ... teamed with Nigora Sirojiddinova to finish 9-2 in No. 3 doubles on the year ... duo recorded notable victories over Georgetown, UC Santa Barbara, LMU, Pacific, Cal Poly and UC Irvine ... also teamed with Nina Jaworowski (4-5), Lorraine Cheung (1-0) and Brooke Doane (1-0) during the season ... finished 2-3 in Big West Conference singles matches ... played primarily at No. 5 and No. 6 draws, recording impressive victories over Nevada, Portland and UC Irvine.
Yang finished 11-8 in singles play during the 2010 season ... played at No. 4 (4-1), No. 5 (4-5) and at No. 6 (3-2) ... finished 4-5 against Big West opponents ... posted impressive victories over Hawai'i, Washington State, Dartmouth, UC Davis and Pacific ... teamed with Brooke Doane to finish 12-6 in doubles play, all at the No. 1 draw ... duo went 3-4 against Big West opposition ... tandem was named to All-Big West Doubles First Team ... posted impressive victories over Hawai'i, Washington State, Wyoming, Arizona and UC Davis.
Vista Murrieta High School
Yang, who did not play high school tennis, graduated in 2009.
Born on August 11, 1991 .. daughter of Mayker and Chang Yang .. has one sister, Maykim, and two brothers, Gordon and Gilbert ... favorites include the LA Lakers, the San Diego Chargers, actor Channing Tatum, actress Jessica Alba, "Pretty Little Liars" and "A Walk to Remember" ... says traveling is the best part about being a student-athlete ... advice to young people is to "always believe and stay strong" ... would cast Shay Mitchell to portray her in a movie about her life ... cannot imagine going a week without her phone or listening to music ... majoring in Public Health Education.