April 17, 2014
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State women's tennis program and head coach Simone Jardim have announced the signing of a third member to the 2014 recruiting class. Aslina Chua (Kuching, Malaysia) signed her national letter of intent on Thursday, and will join the Spartan program in the fall of 2014. Chua joins Alexandra Baer (Virginia Beach, Va.) and Lexi Baylis (Clarkston, Mich.) to make up the 2014 class. Baer and Baylis signed in November 2013.
"We are excited to have Aslina join our program," Jardim said. "She has a lot of international experience and will fit in well with our team."
Aslina Chua - Kuching, Malaysia
Prior to MSU: Attended International Virtual Learning Academy in Nevada for three years... Competed under coach Deen Heshaam... Former No. 1 ranked player in Malaysia... Has twice represented Malaysia in the Fed Cup... Member of the National Women's Team 2012-14... Owns a career-high International Tennis Federation ranking of 522... Doubles champion at the Grade 4 ITF Junior International Championships in Malaysia... Appeared in both main draw singles and doubles at the Kuala Lumpur WTA event in 2013.. 4-7 career singles record on the WTA Tour/ITF Pro Circuit... 2-3 career doubles record on the WTA Tour/ITF Pro Circuit
Personal: Born Jan. 26, 1996 to Chua Ho Pheng and Claret Monterola in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia... Undecided major