Lilian Asuaje
Lilian Asuaje

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Monterrey, Mexico

High School:
American School Foundation of Monterrey

Height:
5-8


2008-09: Earned the coaches' attitude award ... Had a combined 9-21 singles record at the No. 1 position ... Went 10-18 in doubles, teaming with freshman Emily Rogers to post six of those victories ... Defeated Ball State's top singles player, Sarah Hebble, twice on the season (once during the road dual match and once in the MAC Championships) ... Won three-of her final six doubles matches ... Teamed with Rogers to post two doubles wins on the Huskies' spring trip, over Seton Hall and Embry-Riddle ... In both matches against Ball State, captured wins in both singles and doubles ... During the fall season, captured the Flight "A" Singles consolation championship at the Ball State Invitational.

2007-08: Compiled an 8-21 record in singles play and was 6-19 in doubles ... claimed a win in her lone singles match in the fall, but went 0-2 in doubles ... played the first six matches of the spring season at the No. 1 singles flight ... served on the No. 1 doubles team in seven matches ... after starting out the spring season 0-2 in singles, rolled off three-consecutive wins against Eastern Illinois, Iowa and Western Illinois ... picked up two wins versus Akron at the Mid-American Conference championships, tallying a straight-set singles win at the No. 2 flight, and teaming up with Kathryn Friedlund to post an 8-5 win at No. 2 doubles.

2006-07: Opened the season with a victory at the Ball State Fall Invitational over Kari Kastenholz of Wisconsin-Milwaukee ... Posted wins in the Huskies' matches against the University of Chicago, Connecticut and Illinois-Chicago ... teamed up with Nao Umemura at the No. 2 doubles spot and posted an 8-15 record ... the tandem defeated Akron's Jenna Larson, and Lindsey Berry, in the regular-season finale, as well as in the MAC Tournament opener.

2005-06: Mid-American Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week for last week of April, 2006 ... during that week, she claimed a 6-0, 6-0 singles win over Chicago State's Christina Vlase, and recorded a 6-1, 6-0 victory versus South Dakota State's Jennifer Sondreal on the same day ... also defeated Northern Iowa ace Taynara Moraes, 6-4, 6-4, and teamed with Nao Umemura to win two-of-three doubles matches ... started at the third singles slot ... went 10-11 overall in singles play ... teamed with Megan Brooks in doubles to beat Akron, 8-0, and defeated Amy Sherlock, 6-3, 6-4, in the Huskies' 4-0 upset win over Akron in the MAC Championships.

Prior to NIU: Played nationals in Mexico for eight years ... high school did not have a team ... placed third in nationals (U-18) in singles and doubles ... beat the No. 1 player in Mexico in her last nationals appearance.

Personal: Daughter of Lilia Gaytán de Asuaje and Ricardo Asuaje Machado ... Birthdate: August 29, 1986 ... Major: Engineering.