Riku

Hashiyada

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Height: 5'7"
Weight: 135
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
High School: University HS
Major: Global Health
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

AS A SENIOR IN 2018-19
Team community service captain ... Triton Athletes' Council (TAC) team representative.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2017-18
Did not compete in a dual match.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016-17
Did not compete in a dual match.

AS FRESHMAN IN 2015-16
Finished with 1-3 singles record ... Played exclusively in singles matches, all at No. 6 ... Made college debut in opener at University of San Diego (1/16) in unfinished No. 6 singles match ... Lone win at No. 29 Point Loma (4/9) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, aiding in 5-4 team victory in key late-season West Region tilt ... Played unfinished match (6-4, 3-5) at No. 6 singles in 5-1 triumph at Azusa Pacific in NCAA West Regional.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2015 graduate of University High School in Irvine ... All-Pacific Coast League as a senior ... Aided Trojans to CIF Southern Section Division 1 titles in each of first three years (2012-14), and CIF state crowns in 2013 and 2014.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 26 in Tokyo, Japan ... Parents are Masashi and Yuko Hashiyada ... Global health major at Sixth College ... Interested in moving on to health professional school or graduate school after completing UC San Diego undergraduate degree ... Most memorable tennis moment is competing in NCAA tournament as a freshman ... Enjoys surfing, hiking, ping pong, soccer and cooking with friends ... Roots for Arsenal FC ... Favorite athletes include Roger Federer, Kanoa Igarashi, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Dominic Thiem ... Top movies are The Lord of the Rings series and Iron Man ... Listens to Sublime With Rome, Dirty Heads, Illenium and Kygo ... Lived in Egypt for four years.

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Interview with Justin Zhang
Interview with Timmer Willing
Interview with Alex Miaule