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Ly-Nguyen Represents Vietnam at Southeast Asian Games

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By: Washington State Athletic Communications

While most Washington State students spent the last week of November away from Pullman, relaxing at home and enjoying their Thanksgiving break, sophomore tennis standout Savanna Ly-Nguyen had other plans.

Half way across the world in Manila, Philippians, Ly-Nguyen prepared to represent Vietnam at the Southeast Asian Games, Nov. 30-Dec. 10 as a member of the Vietnamese tennis team. This is Ly-Nguyen's second stint at the Southeast Asian Games, also representing Vietnam in Indonesia in 2017.

"My first experience at the Southeast Asian Games was invaluable," said Ly-Nguyen, who joined the Cougar tennis team in January of 2019 and played in the middle of the WSU lineup last season.