Desiree Tran Athlete Profile

Desiree Tran

Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2010-2014 Hometown: Lake Elsinore, CA Last School: Julian Charter School

Personal

  • Daughter of Son Tran and Quynh-Anh Nguyen
  • Has one sister, Nicolette, who is also on the team
  • Exercise science major

Before BYU

  • Coached by her father
  • Played for Julian Charter School
  • Ranked No. 23 in Southern California, No. 97 in the nation as a junior

Stats

Year Singles Doubles
2010-11 10-13 8-10
2011-12 13-21 15-17
2012-13 13-18 17-12
2013-14 5-5 4-4
Career 41-57 43-41


2010-2011 | Freshman Year

  • Graduated early from high school to play for BYU during the Winter 2011 season
  • Went 4-4 in conference singles play
  • Earned a 6-6 doubles record with senior Elizaveta Ezhova

2011-2012 | Sophomore Year

  • Went 8-4 in singles and 4-3 in doubles during the fall
  • Played at the No. 1 singles position for the Cougars throughout the season
  • Defeated No. 63 Anastasia Putilina of No. 33 Utah March 17
  • Named to the All-WCC Second Team Singles

2012-2013 | Junior Year

  • Notched a 7-5 singles record during the fall season 
  • Won three straight matches to advance to the Round of 16 in the USTA Division I Women's Mountain Regional Champsionships
  • Earned a team-high six wins with doubles partner Meghan Sheehan-Dizon during the fall
  • Spent most of her playing time at the No. 1 singles position during the regular season
  • Named All-WCC Honorable Mention for her singles play
  • Played 17 doubles matches with Aubrey Paul, 11 with Meghan Sheehan-Dizon and one with her sister Nicolette

2013-2014 | Senior Year

  • Went 2-1 in singles and 3-1 in doubles of fall play
  • Beat opponent in upset over No. 50 Denver
  • Tied the match with a win at No. 5 singles, setting up her sister Nicolette for the clincher on senior day