Vanessa Lam-Tran
Vanessa Lam-Tran
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
High School: Spackenkill
Previous Team: 5-6

2017-18: Paired with Rachel Ollis for an 8-0 mark against conference opponents and went 13-3 overall, playing the majority of matches at second doubles ... earned a 9-8 record at first singles, including a 6-2 mark against conference opponents ... notched the final point in Geneseo's 5-3 victory over New Paltz in the SUNYAC Championship ... Named to the SUNYAC All-Tournament Team ... Earned First Team All-SUNYAC honors

2015-16: Flight 7 singles champion at the Canton Classic (St. Lawrence) … went 7-3 in singles and 5-4 in doubles for an overall match record of 12-7 … paired with Maggie Hale (1-0), Sabrina Ferretti (2-1), Corinne Heitmann (2-2) and Anika Pornpitaksuk (0-1) in doubles … claimed a 6-7, 6-0, 10-4 win against Hamilton's Emily Chan in the Canton Classic and a 3-6, 6-2, 10-6 win vs. #6 Mariah Warren of Connecticut College on 3/14/16 ... advanced to the semifinals of the Hosking Invitational C Flight singles, winning two of three matches … earned SUNYAC All-Academic team honors (3.3 GPA or higher).

Prior to Geneseo: Played for coach Jackie Klein on the Spackenkill High School girls team ... as senior was captain of the team which captured its sixth-straight league championship ... finished fourth in the 2014 Section 9 singles championships ... earned 2012, 2013, and 2014 Poughkeepsie Journal All-Star recognition ... earned Mid-Hudson Athletic League scholar athlete honors ... won senior awards in history and orchestra ... in the top 10 percent of her graduating class ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Vanessa Thuy Lam-Tran hails from Poughkeepsie, N.Y. ... parents Thanh and Song Lam ... a biology major with a pre-med focus ... her hobbies are playing the violin, singing and swimming ... started playing tennis with her dad at a local park at the age of seven ... her favorite athletic moment is winning her first USTA tournament in three sets when she was 14 ... best athletic advice was from her coach Nick Hummel: "Nobody has the right to beat you." ... counts her dad as having the most influence on her playing career because "he always believes in me on and off the court."