Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
JUNIOR (2012-13): Beat two Division I opponents at FIU Fall Invitational, advancing to finals in Flight 3 ... Went 2-2 at Miami Invite in fall, beating two Division I opponents to finish 13th in Orange Bracket ... Went 1-1 at C.L. Varner Invitational, beating Division I opponent ... Went 1-1 in doubles with Isabela Miro at C.L. Varner Invitational in fall.
SOPHOMORE (2011-12): Named Third-Team CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-American ... ITA Scholar-American ... CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District ... Awarded Miami-area physical education scholarship by Delta Psi Kappa and The Sports Society in spring ... Posted singles win in NCAA Division II National Championships (May 16) ... Was 11-0 in singles in spring ... Went 4-0 in doubles in spring ... Went 4-1 in the fall ... Only loss was to No. 11 Luiz Sonnervig of West Florida, 7-6 (7-4), 6-0 ... Went 2-0 against Division I opponents ... Was 0-3 in doubles, two losses against Division I tandems and one against No. 8-ranked West Florida duo ... Member of Dean's List in fall and spring.
FRESHMAN (2010-11): Went 8-0 in singles play during the spring, including four wins at No. 5 ... Was 4-0 at No. 3 doubles ... Won the Group E singles flight at the FGCU Fall Classic posting a 3-0 mark in singles … Paired with teammate Liz Vargas to claim the Group C doubles title at FGCU … Moved to the second round of the USTA/ITA Women’s Tennis Regional Tournament with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Palm Beach Atlantic’s Krishna Domenech … Earned a spot in the consolation semifinals with Vargas at the USA/ITA regional … Earned two wins in singles at the FIU Invite.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played three seasons under several coaches at Dr. Krop High in Miami … Led the Lightning to three straight state titles … Finished second in 4A girls singles Division 2 in 2010 … Won the 4A girls Division 3 singles title in 2009 with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Blake Bayer of Miami Palmetto High … Won the 2008 4A girls Division 3 singles title 6-3, 6-1 over top-seeded Kathleen Grossman of Vero Beach High … Seeded first in her division as a junior and senior, and second as a sophomore … Won the 2008 Division 2 doubles title with Sonya Latycheva, 6-4, 6-2, over top seed Ashley Rosenberg and Danielle Truitt of Riverview High … Won the 2009 Division 2 doubles title as the No. 1 seed with Shea Brodsky, 6-4, 6-3 … Won the 2010 Division 2 doubles title as the No. 1 seed with Brodsky, 6-4, 6-2 over Carol Praley and Blair Martin of Tampa Plant High … Named to the All-Dade singles team in 2010 … Named All-Dade in doubles in 2009.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Kenichiro and Yoshimi Maehama … Has four siblings: Naomi, Manami, Ayami and Eimi … Majoring in physical education.