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Lexi Saunders
Year: Senior
City/State: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Tower Hill School

At Princeton — 2012-13: earned team-best 15 victories during Princeton's first Ivy League championship season since 2009 … reached the Holleran Cup finals after winning back-to-back marathon matches; fell 3-2 in final, but knocked off two seeded players along the way … rallied from 2-0 down during 3-2 victory over Penn … went 2-1 in the Howe Cup. 2011-12: won 11 matches during his sophomore season playing between the No. 4 and No. 5 positions … went 4-2 against the Ivy League … won Howe Cup quarterfinal match against Stanford … defeated Trinity's Jennifer Pelletier 3-1 late in the regular season. 2010-11: won 10 matches while playing the majority of her season at the No. 4 position … won first postseason match over Harvard's Alisha Mashruwala in Ramsay Cup consolation draw; Mashruwala was ranked 14 spots higher than Saunders … won first six collegiate matches, including first three Ivy League matches … eight of 10 victories came by 3-0 scores.

Before Princeton — has been ranked among the best in her age range throughout her career, including second in U-15, third in U-13 and U-17 and sixth in U-19 … earned a spot on the U.S. junior team in Chennai, India, for 2009 Junior Worlds … competed in the individual championships in Chennai … has two top-five finishes at Junior Nationals, including fourth-place finish in U-19 championship … went to Tower Hill School in Wilmington, Del., which did not have a squash team … lettered in field hockey and lacrosse; won five state titles among the two sports (three in field hockey).

Personal — born Sept. 29, 1991 … daughter of Christopher and Alica Saunders … father is a plastic surgeon; mother is a private banker … has a younger sister Margie and two younger brothers, David and James … great uncle graduated from Princeton … interested in medicine, biology, psychology and English … enjoys oil painting, performance art, traveling and photography.

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