August 15, 2011

Before They Get Here: Alexandra Lim

A native of Fullerton, California, Alexandra Lim excelled both in and out of the classroom at Fullerton Union High School. She was named the team's Most Valuable Player participating in the No. 1 singles slot and was selected all-county in 2011. Alexandra finished runner-up at the league finals and was voted as her school's top scholar-athlete. In addition to her accolades on the tennis court, Alexandra maintained a 5.0 grade point average and was the valedictorian of her class. She also was an International Baccalaureate Diploma recipient and achieved a Girl Scout Gold Award. She will be joining the Case Western Reserve University tennis program during the fall of 2011 and is the younger sister of current Spartan junior Erika Lim – the team's No. 1 player the past two seasons.  To help get to know her better, Alexandra answers a few questions in this edition of "Before They Get Here."

Q: What is your favorite food?
A: seafood

Q: You can eat at any restaurant you want, which one would it be?
A: Blue Bayou inside the Pirates in the Caribbean ride at Disneyland

Q: What is your favorite TV Show?
A: American Idol

Q: What musical group is playing on your Ipod right now?
A: Zac Brown Band

Q: What class are you most interested in taking in college?
A: Intro to Biomedical Engineering

Q: Do you enjoy playing any other sports?
A: No

Q: You could travel anywhere in the world for a week, where are you going?
A: Nice, France

Q: What is your favorite shot in tennis?
A: Down the line forehand

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