Leila Salek

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Croydon, United Kingdom

    High School:
    Cheam High School

    Last College:
    Ferris State

    Height:
    5-7

    Birthdate:
    11/05/1984

    Experience:
    1L

    Hits:
    Right

    Leila Salek

    2006-07 Season (Junior)
    Salek won five of her seven singles matches during the fall season ... added two qualifying wins at ITA Regional Tournament (Oct. 19-23) ... won both of her matches at the Houston Quad (Nov. 3-5) in Flight A Singles ... teamed with Loli Gomez for a 5-3 mark in doubles action ... pair went to Round of 16 at Wilson/ITA Southwest Regionals and finals of Houston Quad...named to the All-Conference USA First Team and earned Newcomer of the Year...ended the season 22-7 in singles (17-5 in the spring season) and 11-8 in doubles play...won five of her six matches against league opponents at the No. 1 singles position...had six match-clinching victories...had a pair of five-match winning streaks.

    Before Houston
    Salek racked up a 34-4 singles record over two seasons at Division II Ferris State ... picked up All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) First-Team honors in 2005-06 after being recognized as a Second-Team selection in 2004-05 ... also named to the GLIAC All-Academic Team in 2006 ... ranked as high as No. 8 regionally in FILA Division II Great Lakes Regional listing ... semifinalist at ITA Great Lakes Regional Championships (Sept. 16-18) ... won 12 of 14 dual matches, including an 11-1 mark at the No. 2 position ... registered a 19-1 mark in 2004-05, spending time at four different positions ... most successful with a 9-0 tally at the No. 4 position ... teamed with Marissa Muchow to go 39-10 in doubles over a two-year span ... the pair won the 2005 ITA Great Lakes Regional Doubles Championship (Sept. 16-18) ... advanced to the 2005 ITA National Small College Championships (Oct. 13-14), where the duo placed fifth overall in the Division II field.

    High School
    Lettered four seasons in tennis at Cheam High School.

    Personal
    Daughter of Christine and Abbas Salek ... born on Nov. 5, 1984 ... majoring in psychology.

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