Birthplace: Berkeley, Calif.
Residence: Santa Clara, Calif.
High School: Moreau Catholic H.S. (Hayward, Calif.) '10
College: Santa Clara University
Year of Graduation: 2014
Major: undeclared in the Business School
Coach: Huy Nguyen
Dojang: Team-M Taekwondo
Other Sports Played in High School: tennis (4 years), basketball (2 years) and track & field (2 years)
Hobbies: watching movies, playing video games, hanging out with friends and practicing guitar
Favorite Food: spam musubi, sisig (Filipino meat dish)
Pre-Competition Meal: fruit snacks
Favorite Athlete: Lance Supnet
Favorite Movie: "Ip Man"
Favorite Music: hip-hop, R&B and acoustic guitar
Did You Know?: Hazel trains in a garage with her teammates under the guidance of their three coaches Anh, Huy and Long Nguyen. She joined in 2005 and has performed Taekwondo demonstration at more than 150 national and international events including the U.S. Open, U.S. Nationals, International Taekwondo Festival, World Taekwondo Hanmadang, and Suwon Championships in Korea. Also, she has trained at the World Taekwondo Headquarters (Kukkiwon) and Keimyung University while she was in Korea in 2009.
MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:
2011 U.S. National Poomsae Team Member (1st Pairs w/ Lance Supnet)
2011 U.S. National Poomsae Team Trials (1st Pairs w/ Lance Supnet): 1st
2011 National Collegiate Poomsae Team Trials (Mixed Pairs w/ Lance Supnet): 2nd
2011 USAT San Diego National Qualifier (1st Pairs w/ Lance Supnet): GOLD
2008 World Hanmadang (Demo Team Competition): 6th
last updated 6/10/11