Sheelah Iyengar
Sheelah Iyengar

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Millbrook

Height:
5-8


Earned roster invitation after participating in an open tryout during the spring of 2007 and officially joined the program later that fall ... Originally enrolled at ECU in the fall of 2006. Fall 2009: Did not experience action (singles or doubles) during fall tourney play. 2008-09: Bounced back from a 1-7 fall performance with a perfect 5-0 slate during spring dual match action ... Primarily played at the No. 6 position (4-0), but also won only matchup at No. 4 ... Produced victories against N.C. Central (2), Wingate, Mount Olive and Barton ... Also turned in an unblemished 5-0 mark in doubles play with three partners (Natalie Collins/2-0, Kristin Gordon/2-0 and Varinia Soler/1-0) at the No. 3 slot ... Posted lone fall singles win during play at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Teamed with Gordon in three fall tourney doubles matches (0-3). 2007-08: Did not experience singles action during the spring dual match campaign but did play in a total of five singles matches during initial semester in Lady Pirate program during the fall ... Captured first collegiate win against Wofford's Mary Ellen Heaner (6-4, 7-5) during Wofford Invitational ... Also competed at the Residence Inn North Wolfpack Invitation (0-2) ... Teamed with Luiza Borges and Gordon for a 2-0 doubles mark during the spring, posting victories over North Carolina Central (8-1) and Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras (8-30, respectively ... Did not compete in tandem action during the fall. High School/Junior Tennis: A two-year team captain who served as Millbrook High School's top singles player during junior and senior year ... Selected as the Wildcats' MVP as a sophomore, playing in the No. 5 position ... Chosen as the winner of the "Team First" award ... An excellent student, earned selection to the National Honor Society. Personal: Full name is Sheelah Mani Iyengar ... Born September 17, 1988 ... Daughter of Srinivas and Sarah Iyengar ... Major is biology... Lists reading and movies as top hobbies.