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2020 AUSTRALIAN TENNIS TRANSFER RECRUIT

ELISIVA LATU

The Student

  • College Attended: Meridian Community College, Mississippi
  • Current GPA:
  • Course of Study: Business Management & Administration

The Person

  • Elisiva consistently demonstrates a highly motivated and dedicated approach to produce exemplary work.
  • Her high level of commitment to the community has resulted in her being well liked by her peers and excels her in team environments
  • She is professional, organised, determined and positive both on and off the court
  • Well mannered and shows a high level of maturity developed through her leadership positions held with in the school.

 

Community Service at Meridian Community College

  • Blisters for Boobies – 15th August 2018
    • Directed participants along the race course
    • Gave out water bottles and fruit to participants
  • Street Strut – 29th August 2018
    • Volunteered at the hydration and food stall
  • Cancer Fundraiser – 14th October 2018
    • Event was held at the Tennis Country Club, the team offered their time to play and compete with regulars at the club
  • My College Cares – 23rd October 2018
    • Volunteered at Collinsville Methodist Church (clean up)
  • Church of the Mediator BBQ – 28th October 2018
    • Served food
  • Run for Hope – 11th November 2018
    • Directed participants along the race course
  • Light the Night Fun Run and Light Ceremony – 13th October 2019
    • Set up the race course
    • Volunteered at the hydration station
    • Directed the participants along the course
  • Church of the Mediator BBQ – 28th October 2019
    • Served food
  • 19th Annual Run for Hope – 9th November 2019
    • Directed participants along the course
  • My College Cares – 23rd October 2019
    • Volunteered at Collinsville Methodist Church (clean up)
  • See below link to school character reference

The Player

  • Plays: right handed, all court game
  • Height: 5ft 7

 

Strengths

  • Mental toughness
  • Aggressive tennis style
  • Very competitive and self motivated
  • Strong serve (win most points off this stroke)
  • Very reliable big forehand
  • Strong net presence

 

Teams Represented

Meridian Community College Women’s Tennis Team: (2018 – currently)

  • Region XXIII MACJAC Tournament
  • NJCAA Women’s National Tennis Championships
  • ITA Southern Regional Championships (No.1 Doubles Finalist)
  • National Ranking for No1. Doubles:

https://www.itatennis.com/ITA/Results_Rankings/2019-2020_Rankings/2019-20_JUCO_Women/JUCO_Women_s_Singles_Nov_21/JUCO_Women_s_National_Doubles_Nov_21.aspx

 

Ranking/Rating History

  • Freshman Season W/L  11-4 (Singles); W/L 14-6 (Doubles)
  • Singles UTR: 5.65
  • Doubles UTR: 6.13

 

Best Wins:

Singles: (No. 3 Seed)

  • Kaitlyn Craig (UTR: 5) – Jones Community College, Result: 6-1, 6-1
  • Madison Curtis (UTR: 5) – Hinds Community College, Result: 7-5, 6-2
  • Katy Clark (UTR: 6) – Colin Copiah Community College, Result: 6-1, 6-2
  • Heidi Simons (UTR: 5) East Arizona Community College, Result: 6-3, 6-2

Doubles: (No. 1 Seed)

  • Copiah – Lincoln Community College (UTR: 6), Result: 9-7
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (UTR: 5), Result: 8-2
  • Itawamba Community College (UTR: 6), Result: 8-5

 

Close loss:

Singles:

  • Katy Clark (UTR: 6) – Colin Copiah Community College, Result: 0-6, 6-3, Tiebreaker 9-11
  • Irina Lapustina (UTR: 9) – ASA Miami, Result: 1-6, 0-6

Doubles:

  • Central Alabama Community College (UTR: 7), Result: 5-8
  • Jones Community College (UTR: 6), Result: 4-8
  • Marion Military Institute | Alabama Community College (UTR: 7) ITA Regional Championships Final, Result: 5-7, 4-6

 

Academic Awards/Achievements:

  • NJCAA All-Academic Third Team 2018-2019
  • Phi Thea Kappa (Honors Society) 2019

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Chris Bates
Whatsapp: +61 407 639 551 | Email: chris@studyandplayusa.com.au