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Melinda Chu
Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Diego, CA
High School: Rancho Bernardo HS
College: Sixth
Major: Cognitive Science
Experience: 1 Letter
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AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012-13
Turned in a 12-6 record overall in her 18 singles matches during sophmore year … Played majority of season at No. 4 singles, in which she ended with a 12-5 record … Won three straight matches against her opponents from Seton Hall (3/5), Hawaii Pacific ranked No.5 (3/8) and Hawaii Hilo (3/10) … Earned a  14-6 record in No.3  when partnered with Tara Vanooteghem, defeating Grand Canyon University ranked No. 13 (4/1) with a 8-3 victory …  Closed out season with four straight wins against Point Loma Nazarene (4/10), Sonoma State (4/13), Cal State Stanislaus (4/14) and San Diego State (4/16).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011-12
Named Freshman of the Year by her teammates ... Finished year with 5-14 record overall in No. 2 singles ... Partnered with Tara Vanooteghem in No. 2 doubles, ending season with 7-14 record overall ... Earned narrow 9-8 victory with Vanooteghem in No. 2 doubles and tough 6-4, 6-4 win in No. 2 singles against Sonoma State (4/21).

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2011 graduate of Rancho Bernardo High School in San Diego ... A member of the 2011 CIF doubles champion squad ... A First Team All-Palomar League selection ... Named to All-CIF Girls Team in 2010 ... The Broncos' MVP in 2009 and 2010 ... A San Diego Union Tribune Scholar-Athlete ... As a senior, went 35-4 in singles and 26-2 in doubles.

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 29, 1992 in San Diego ... Parents are Wayne and Melissa Chu ... Has an older brother named Wayland ... A cognitive science major in Sixth College ... Winning Division I CIF doubles during senior year is her most memorable moment in tennis ... Roger Federer is her favorite athlete ... Listens to Phoenix ... Could eat california burritos for the rest of her life ... Favorite movie is 500 Days of Summer ... Hobbies include online shopping and eating food ... Aspires to attend grad school upon graduating.


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