Zawacki-Woods on James: "Ashley brings a great deal of positive energy and a drive to our team. She has a strong baseline game with the ability to put balls away up at the net. Ashley is very self-motivated and will win many matches for Virginia Tech during her career."
Fall 2004: Advanced to the semifinals of the Flight A singles at the VT Fall Invitational ... Paired with Anat Elazari to record an 11-6 record ... Doubles finalist at VT Fall Invitational.
2003-04: Coach's Award receipient ... Posted a 24-13 singles mark which led the team ... Had 17 doubles victories ... Finished fifth in her singles flight at the Wake Forest Deacon Classic ... Teamed with former Tech player Ginger Lowdermilk to win their doubles flight at the Wake Forest Deacon Classic.
High School/Junior Tennis: Member of three Virginia State AA championship teams at Jamestown High School for coach Peter Schweitzer ... Four-time State AA doubles championship ... State AA singles on two occasions ... Won the 2001 Virginia Sportmanship Award.
Odds and Ends: Ashley James ... Born 5/23/85 in Williamsburg, Va. ... Daughter of Kent and Meg James ... Majoring in building construction.