Zawacki-Woods on James: "Ashley has shown so much improvement throughout her college career thus far. She is an extremely coachable student-athlete and is a very positive role model for her teammates to follow. I am really looking forward to seeing Ashley's hard work continue to pay off."
2004-05: Registered 14 singles and 17 doubles wins ... Advanced to the semifinals of the Flight A singles at the VT Fall Invitational ... Doubles finalist at VT Fall Invitational.
2003-04: Coach's Award recipient ... 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.