THIS YEAR: As a sophomore, Gary Yam will be a vital part of the Cougars transition to the Pacific West Conference after a strong freshman campaign... Will remain in the top-six rotation, and is expected to contribute in doubles amid a deep roster.
2012 (Freshman): Spent most of the season as Azusa Pacific's No. 6 singles player, where he compiled a 12-5 record, including a 7-1 record to begin the season... Was undefeated in the four matches he played as the team's No. 5 singles player... Tallied eight Golden State Athletic Conference wins in 11 matches... Won his singles match against Auburn Montgomery in straight sets to help the Cougars claim a 5-4 victory that sent them to the NAIA National Tournament semifinals... Spent the majority of the season as the part of the No. 2 doubles team, partnering with both Ilja Ikonnikov and Frederik Wilkens... Totaled a 14-7 record in doubles... Against Hawai'i Pacific, claimed an 8-3 doubles victory and was the final Cougar left on the courts as the team score was 4-4 with his match tied 5-5 in the final set... Won each of the final two games to secure the 5-4 victory... Won both his singles and doubles matches in 5-4 victories on two other occasions.
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY: Attended Virgina Commonwealth University for one year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended La Salle College in Hong Kong, China for one year ... Studied through Laurel Springs Online School, graduating in 2011
PERSONAL: Born March 10, 1990 in Hong Kong, China ... Parents are Cheong Yiu Yam and Yuk Po Ho ... Has one brother, Cheuk Ming Yam ... Has one sister, Cheuk Yi ... Majoring in applied exercise science ... Enjoys the internet, watching movies, and hanging out with friends.