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  Kia Asberg
Kia Asberg

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lysekil, Sweden

High School:
Tretorn Tennis Academy, Bastad, Sweden

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
06/16/1976

Experience:
4 yrs


1999-00: An all-ACC selection for second consecutive year...Academic All American...lead the team in singles wins with 29 (3rd most in school history)...named team MVP (Golden Nole Award)...winner of the ACC post-graduate scholarship...also received ITA's National Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award...FSU's Overall female Golden Torch winner alongside Weber and Gallovits (4.0 GPA)...

1998-99: An all-ACC selection...was second on the team with 30 wins for the year...her 30 wins were the second most in school history...named team co-MVP (Golden Nole Award) along with Marina Raic...was 6-2 in ACC regular season play...had a career high 24 dual match wins (most in school history) ....lost only four of 28 matches all spring...her .857 winning percentage for the dual match season is the most in school history...played No. 4 through No. 6 singles...along with teammate Marina Raic, set FSU consecutive match win streak record with 15 straight wins...played doubles with Ali Weber and Natalie Carratala, winning a total of 16 doubles matches for the year....started the Spring ranked 37th in the country in doubles with Weber...played in three singles tournaments during the fall, winning the consolation at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic at Alabama and reaching the quarterfinals at the Lady Seminole Classic...posted a 6-4 singles record in the fall...paired with Ali Weber over three fall tournaments and recorded a 5-3 doubles record which included advancing to the finals of the Roberta Alison Fall Classic...member of the All-ACC Academic team...named to the Dean's List for the third straight year.

1997-98: Played the No. 3 singles spot throughout the spring posting a 14-9 dual match record...teamed with Sasha Hanna as FSU's No. 1 doubles team posting a 4-11 record in spring dual matches including a win in the first round of the ACC Championships... earned a place on the Dean's List, ACC Honor Roll and was the teams Golden Torch Winner as the top academic performer.

1996-97: Came to FSU for the 1997 dual match season...played No. 3 singles for the Seminoles...went 12-8 at No. 3 singles...defeated regionally ranked players from Rice and Wake Forest in singles...won nine of her final 12 matches to close the season...teamed with Hanna at No. 2 doubles, going 4-1 in ACC and 5-5 overall...named to the FSU Dean's list during the spring.

High school and other acomplishments: Finished first in the Swedish Junior Championships (18 and under) in 1994...also finished first in doubles (21 and under) in 1995...had a second place showing in the 21 and under bracket...claimed various junior doubles titles in Sweden...had a No. 2 ranking in Sweden as an 18-year-old.

Personal: Majoring in psychology...born June 16, 1976...daughter of Jan-Olof and Eva Asberg.

Asberg Career Statistics

Singles

Year @1 @2 @3 @4 @5 @6 Spring Fall Total
1996-97   0-1 12-8       12-9 1-1 13-10
1997-98   0-2 12-9 2-0     14-9 2-7 16-16
1998-99       3-1 9-2 12-1 24-4 6-4 30-8
Career 0-0 0-3 24-17 5-1 9-2 12-1 50-22 9-12 59-34

Doubles

Year @1 @2 @3 Spring Fall Total  
1996-97   4-5 3-2 7-7 2-1 9-8 w/ Hanna, Sowell, Weber
1997-98 2-8 1-3   4-11 2-4 6-14 w/ Hanna
1998-99 1-0 3-4 7-4 11-8 5-3 16-11 w/ Carratala, Weber
Career 3-8 8-12 10-6 22-26 9-8 31-33  
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