Aggies' junior opens tournament against Northwestern's Sam Shropshire
Junior becomes the first Aggie to compete in the NCAA Tournament at the Division I level
UC Davis takes on three top-40 teams in four-day span to open spring season
Junior debuts at No. 38 while the Aggies open at No. 57 as a team
UC Davis sophomore becomes first Aggie honored since 2012
As a senior in 2003, Lee earned his third ITA All-America award in singles - the only U.S.-born player in Division II to earn such honors last year - and captured CoSIDA Academic All-America accolades. He also was named ITA West Region Senior Player of the Year and won the ITA West Region Arthur Ashe Award For Leadership.
Lee posted a 26-5 singles mark and a 27-7 doubles record (mostly with Paul Dilloway) to bring his career win totals to 70 singles and 77 doubles victories. Furthermore, he won the Colby E. "Babe" Slater Award as UC Davis' outstanding male athlete of the year.
Lee made the CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII first team three times, and captured an Arthur Ashe, Jr. Minority Sports Scholar Award and National Scholar-Athlete honors in 2002. Last year, he was the only American-born D-II player to possess a world ranking.
In 2003, Lee finished tied for third in the year-end NorCal singles rankings. Additionally, he and fellow assistant coach Andrew Csordas ranked fifth in doubles.
Lee graduated last spring with a bachelor's degree in computer science.