USD: Lena Baensch enters her first season with the Toreros where she is projected to see playing time in singles in the bottom half of the lineup ... competed this past Fall season and earned singles victories against opponents from San Diego State, Cal State Fullerton, Long Beach State and Hawaii.
PREP: Attended Spohn Gymnasium Ravensburg in Ravensburg, Germany ... the past six years played for the Friedrichshafen club team in the highly ranked Wuerttemberg League and 2.Bundesliga (teams from all over Germany) ... won the state championship U-21 in 2003 ... best personal ranking of 120 out of 600-700 players in Germany.
PERSONAL: Born on October 24, 1983 in Tettnang, Germany ... chose USD for beautiful campus, small class size and quality tennis program ... also recruited by Baylor, Fresno State, San Diego State and Miami.
MAJOR: Business Administration.
COACH STEPHENS ON LENA: "Lena brings a strong work ethic and valuable playing experience to USD. Look for Lena to pull off some upsets this season."