At the 2022 US Open Table Tennis Championship, held last month in Ontario, sixth grader Sophie Shen and her partner took first place out of 66 teams in the U3100 doubles event. This was her first international tournament.
Shen also continued competing in cross country after the school league season. At the 2022 USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships, she set a personal record of 11:50 in the 3K race in 11-12 age division, placed 81 out of 350 runners and helped the travel team place fourth out of 27 teams. The team also placed first in both the Pacific Association and Regional Championships in the national qualifier round.