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No. 16 USC Women’s Tennis Heads to Seattle for ITA National Team Indoor Championships

No. 16 USC Women’s Tennis Heads to Seattle for ITA National Team Indoor Championships

Women’s Tennis | February 07, 2024

LOS ANGELES – The No. 16 USC women’s tennis team, who earned a spot in the upcoming ITA National Team Indoor Championships (Feb. 9-12), will face No. 1 seed Texas during the first round of competition on Friday, Feb. 10 at 3:30 p.m. The match will be played at the Nordstrom Tennis Center on the University of Washington’s campus. 
Friday’s match will be live streamed here, with Cracked Racquets also providing coverage on their YouTube page. The full schedule of play and draw can be found here.
USC punched their ticket to the championships following a pair of wins at the Knoxville, Tenn. ITA Kickoff Weekend. The Women of Troy defeated No. 21 Miami (4-2) and No. 17 Tennessee (4-2), to punch their ticket to Seattle. 
This marks USC’s first time at the ITA Indoor Championships since 2022, when the Trojans fell to the top-seeded Longhorns 4-1 in the first round of competition.  
The Women of Troy enter this week ranked No. 16 in the country (ITA Coaches Poll, Jan. 31). USC boasts five Trojans in the national singles rankings, with sophomore Emma Charney leading USC in a career best ranking of No. 20. Trojan redshirt junior Snow Han locked in the No. 52 ranking, while senior Naomi Cheong secured the No. 90 rank.   USC fifth-year Eryn Cayetano sits at No. 95, while junior Grace Piper checked in at No. 103. 

The Women of Troy also boast two ranked duos in No. 15 Cayetano and Charney, and No. 52 Parker Fry and Grace Piper



The Women of Troy opened the 2024 season with a pair of home dual matches, defeating LMU (7-0) and UC Irvine (4-0) during a season-opening doubleheader on January 18.


USC then hit the road for ITA Kickoff Weekend in Knoxville, Tenn., defeating No. 21 Miami (4-2) and No. 17 Tennessee (4-2). 


Following a fantastic kickoff weekend, Trojan sophomore Emma Charney was named the Pac-12 Women’s Tennis Player of the Week. Charney went undefeated in singles and doubles in Knoxville and delivered both clinchers. 


USC traveled south on Saturday, Feb. 3, for a dual against No. 20 San Diego. The No. 16 ranked Women of Troy won three singles matches against the Toreros, but ultimately fell 4-3 to USD, dropping to 4-1 on the season. 



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