Thuy Hoang named state athlete of the month for May   

Tags: Badminton, Athletics

hoang.jpgThe accolades haven't stopped for sophomore badminton standout Thuy Hoang, whowas named the California Community College Sports Information Association and California Community College Athletic Association female athlete of the month for May on Monday. 

For the second straight season, Hoang captured both the singles and doubles titles at the CCCAA Badminton State Championships.

She also paced Irvine Valley to the state team title this season with a win over City College of San Francisco in the title match.

Hoang went undefeated on the season in singles for the Lasers and led the team to a perfect 10-0 record. Hoang made it through the entire State Championship singles tournament in San Francisco without so much as losing a game.

She battled against her teammate and doubles partner, Vimla Phongasavithas, in the singles championship match, winning by a final score of 21-12, 21-15.

In the doubles state championship final, Hoang and Phongasavithas defeated Mission College's Tina Nguyen and Kellyrose Sudaria, 21-18, 21-17.​

Posted by  Nathan Quach  on  6/13/2011
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