She is starting to hit with more authority...always will win a close match
PERSONAL...born March 17, 1985 in Odessa, Ukraine... Daughter of Alexander and Yelena Lebedev....Resident of Island Park, N.Y...One brother Sasha who is 8 and is already playing USTA Tournaments
CHOSE SIENA...Because of its business program, size, student-teacher ratio and the friendly atmosphere on campus
BEFORE SIENA...Graduated from West Hempstead High School where she was a starter on the tennis team since 7th grade...Served as the #1 player at West Hempstead since eighth grade...Selected All Conference, All Division and All County during her scholastic career...Participated in the Empire State Games where she went undefeated, winning the Gold Medal in singles competition and the Team Gold Medal.
MAJOR...Marketing and Management
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS...
2003/2004... #3 singles (12-6); #3 doubles (10-7)
2004(fall)... #2 singles (5-1); #2 doubles (5-1)
SIENA CAREER...singles (17-7); doubles (16-8)
COACHES COMMENTS..."Julia gives 100 % during matches."
Getting to Know Julia Lebedev
Favorite food: Sushi
Favorite hobby: Shopping
Favorite book: The Devil Wears Prada
Favorite TV show: Desperate Housewives and Family Guy
Favorite color: Pink