Ashley

Chao

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Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, CA
High School: Rancho Bernardo HS
Major: Mathematics-Computer Science
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

TRITON NOTES
Enters 2019 with records of 36-27 in singles and 45-21 in doubles ... 36 is most career singles wins of any current Triton.

AS A SENIOR IN 2018-19
ITA Senior Player of the Year for NCAA Division II West Region.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2017-18
Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award winner (presented by ITA) for NCAA Division II West Region ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (3/5) ... Went 12-11 in singles and 13-10 in doubles, all at No. 1 ... Partnered in all doubles contests (23) with junior Becky Chou for second year in a row, moving up from No. 2 to No. 1.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016-17
UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (4/17) ... Finished 13-7 in singles action during dual season, all in No. 2 slot ... Went 1-2 in singles play against nationally-ranked opponents ... Earned come-from-behind victory over No. 12-ranked Lisa Schneider of Azusa Pacific, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3, on April 4 and win against No. 43-ranked Beatriz Lopez of Columbus State on March 28 ... Won eight singles matches against nationally-ranked teams: No. 50 Stanislaus State (2/19) 6-3, 6-3, No. 31 Concordia Irvine (2/28) 6-4, 6-3, No. 23 Sonoma State (3/12) 6-1, 6-0, No. 38 Rollins (3/14) 6-1, 6-0, No. 37 St. Edward's (3/16) 6-0, 6-1, No. 7 Columbus State, No. 21 Azusa Pacific (4/12) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3, No. 23 Cal State LA (4/15) 7-5, 6-1 ... Recorded 18-3 record in doubles play with partner Becky Chou, all in No. 2 slot ... Began and finished season with five-match winning streaks in doubles action ... Earned 13-1 record in doubles action against nationally-ranked programs.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015-16
Overall, went 11-9 in singles, primarily playing No. 4 and 5 spots ... Competed in No. 1 slot vs. 39th-ranked Palm Beach Atlantic ... Earned first collegiate victory in singles vs. Concordia (1/30) 6-3, 6-1 ... Defeated No. 9 Hawai'i Pacific (2/29) in three frames ... Tallied six wins vs. nationally-ranked opponents ... Had 14-8 doubles record playing No. 2 spot ... Went 8-1 from Jan. 23 to Feb. 27 ... Won only doubles match in No. 1 slot vs. No. 39 Palm Beach Atlantic (3/9)

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2015 graduate of Rancho Bernardo High School in San Diego ... Won CIF San Diego Section doubles title in 2013 ... Garnered several honors including All-CIF First Team and All-Palomar League First Team ... A San Diego Union-Tribune Scholar-Athlete ... Broncos competed at 2013 and 2014 USTA National Championships.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 30 in San Diego ... Parents are Derchang and Ting Chao ... Both parents attended University of Kansas ... Older siblings include brothers Derrick and Brandon and sister Julie ... Julie played tennis at Rice ... Mathematics-computer science major at Sixth College ... Wants to work as a software engineer after graduating from UC San Diego ... Most memorable tennis moment is winning CIF doubles title at RBHS ... Favorite UC San Diego moment is traveling to Hawai'i for NCAA tournament as a freshman ... Hobbies include traveling and playing video games ... Favorite athlete is Serena Williams ... Top movie is Pitch Perfect ... Listens to Chris Lake, EDX, Don Diablo and The Him ... Enjoys pad thai.

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