USD enters the tournament as the No. 4 seed, will play No. 9 Gonzaga Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at Barnes Tennis Center
While celebrating senior day, the Toreros rallied from a 3-0 deficit, but fell just short
Laura Claus wins pressure-packed third set to give USD their fifth WCC win
USD (4-2) looks to move up in the WCC standings with two crucial home matches
USD Splits WCC Road Trip
USD Women's Tennis vs. Nevada - 3/9/12 | Hogan Tennis Center | Photos by Brock Scott, scottphoto.net
Honors & Awards:
2013 WCC All-Academic Team
2012 WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention
WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll - 2011, 2012 & 2013
2011 & 2012 ITA Scholar Athlete
Senior (2012-13):Won a career-high 14 singles matches while posting a 14-9 overall record... Posted a 10-7 dual singles record playing primarily at the No. 6 spot... Started out the 2013 season by winning eight of her first 10 singles matches... Went 10-10 in doubles (8-8 in dual matches)... Teamed mostly with Marta Stojanovic, posting a 6-5 record with her... Named to the WCC All-Academic Team with a 3.73 GPA... Also named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Junior (2011-12):Went 9-3 overall in singles and 5-0 in dual singles play... Played exclusively at No. 6... Won her final seven singles contests of the season... Posted an 11-9 overall doubles record and a 9-7 dual doubles mark... Teamed mostly with Stephanie Hoffpauir at No. 3, going 9-6 as a pair... Named WCC honorable mention All-Academic with a 3.66 GPA... In the fall, went 4-3 in singles and competed in the SDSU Fall Classic I, ITA Southwestern Regionals and SDSU Fall Classic II... Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.68 GPA and was an ITA Scholar-Athlete.
Sophomore (2010-11):In her first season as a Torero, went 1-0 in dual doubles with Maja Sujica, defeating Cal State Fullerton's Karina Akhmedova and Malorie de la Cruz...Competed in three fall tournaments; the SDSU Fall Classic I & II and the ITA Southwestern Regionals... Went 0-7 in singles during the fall and 1-2 in doubles teaming with Marite Raygada.... Was named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll and an ITA Scholar Athlete after earning a 3.58 GPA.
Freshman (2009-10):Competed in the fall season at Washington State University, compiling a 6-3 singles record.
High School/Prep:Attended Clay High School in South Bend, Ind... Lettered four times in tennis for head coach Randy Styles, earning team MVP honors each year... Named second-team All-State as a senior and academic All-State... Northern Indiana Conference first-team as a junior and senior... Second-team All-NIC as a sophomore and NIC honorable mention as a freshman.
Personal:Born May 5, 1991 in Los Angeles, Calif. to Payton and Janey Brown... Older brother, Adam, is an Aerospace Engineering major at UCLA... Mother, Janey, is a middle school teacher's assistant and father, Payton, is a psychiatrist in South Bend, Ind.... Was involved in National Honor Society throughout high school and was class president senior year... Interested in visual arts as a major because she is passionate about film and the artistic side of production... Also, interested in Ethnic Studies because she believes that an understanding of other cultures is necessary to create better global relationships... Enjoys filmmaking and ping pong... Began playing tennis at nine years-old after seeing Venus Williams and Lindsay Davenport in the 2000 Wimbledon final... Was also recruited by UC Santa Barbara... Chose USD because of the solid academics, the beautiful campus, and the great city.
"The best feeling I have ever had on the court was my senior year. I was playing my high school regional final. I gave that match my all but fell short. Once I turned around what seemed like 50 people, family, friends, and acquaintances were all cheering for me. I had the greatest support anyone could ever ask for."
Cara's Career Singles Records
|Season||Overall||Dual||Tourn.||vs. Ranked||vs. WCC||No. 1||No. 2||No. 3||No. 4||No. 5||No. 6|
Cara's Career Doubles Records
|Season||Overall||Dual||Tourn.||vs. Ranked||vs. WCC||No. 1||No. 2||No. 3|
*at Washington State
USD Wins Big Conference Game Against Dayton
Toreros beat Dayton 34-22
Volleyball Plays USF for First WCC Play
Kristen Gengenbacher & Kaity Edwards talk about excitement for WCC play
USD Hosts Dayton in PFL Opener
Co-Captain Brian Riley & Coach Lindsey talk about the challenges of the Saturday's game
Volleyball Highlights from Wins Over UCSB and LBSU
Volleyball up to no. 7 after dominant weekend
Meet The Toreros: Ana Ramos
Freshman guard from Portugal
Cross Country Shows Speed on Home Course
The women finished second overall & the men finished fourth overall
Meet the Toreros: Kaity Edwards
6-2 MH From Playa Del Rey, CA
Second Home Tournament Preview
Lauren Schad & Jayden Kennedy talk about new ranking and preview upcoming games
Home Cross Country Race Preview
Head Coach Guarino and seniors Benster & Smith talk about the new team
Volleyball Highlights from Home Tournament Sweep
Volleyball beats UCI, CU and UCLA at their first home tournament
Sixth Man Night
Head Coach Smith talks about upcoming annual fundraiser
Volleyball's First Home Tournament of the Season
Kramer & Jennings recap last game and share excitement for upcoming tournament
Football Plays Cal Poly After 27-0 Opening Week Win
Giorgi and Lindsey recap game against WNM and preview Cal Poly
Men's Soccer Home Opener Preview
Price & McFadden preview UCD & Sac State
Postgame Highlights & Interviews
Western New Mexico Preview
Jamal Agnew & Anthony Lawrence break down WNMU.
USD vs. Stanford Volleyball UPSET
Torero women win 3 of 5 sets against #11 Stanford.
Meet the Toreros: Isaiah Pineiro
Versatile 6'6" forward will redshirt 2016-17 season.
Men's Soccer Kicks Off Season In NC
Coach McFadden & Michael Turner Preview Matches vs Duke & Elon.
Softball Golf Tournament Promo
September 17th at Bernardo Heights CC.
Meet the Toreros: Isaiah Wright
Former Utah Ute will redshirt the 2016-17 season.
Training Camp Update
Team prepares for Saturday scrimmage.
Meet the Toreros: Patricia Brossmann
6'0" freshman forward from Berlin, Germany.
Meet the Toreros: Mark Carbone
6'2" freshman guard from Wethersfield, CT.
Meet the Toreros: Madison Pollock
6'1" freshman guard from Snohomish, Wash.
Women's Soccer In the Community
Toreros host soccer skills clinic at Linda Vista Elementary.
Meet the Toreros: Juwan Gray
6'8" freshman forward from Dover, Delaware.
Toreros Open Training Camp
The USD women's soccer team began training camp today.
Meet the Toreros: Nassir Barrino
6'0" freshman guard from Newark, New Jersey.
Meet the Toreros: José Martinez
6'10" freshman forward from Cayey, Puerto Rico.
Meet the Toreros: Frank Ryder
6'10" freshman forward from Boulder, Colo.
2015-16 Highlight Video
All the top plays from 2015-16
Jordan Angus - Male Torero of the Year
Angus reflects on his time at USD
Malina Hood - Female Torero of the Year
Malina Hood looks back at her USD career
NCAA Tournament Preview
San Diego faces Vanderbilt in first round
2016 Celebration of Excellence
Behind the Scenes at the COE
Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
Men's Tennis senior Day
The Toreros host LMU and Pepperdine Saturday and Sunday
Softball WCC Preview
The Toreros host Saint Mary's Saturday and Sunday
2016 San Diego Crew Classic
The Toreros show speed against the nation's top crews
The Torero Baseball Experience
Kris Bryant & Brian Matusz reflect on their time at USD
MBB Senior Night
Jito Kok and Duda Sanadze prepare for the final home game
USD Baseball Season Preview
Season starts at No. 3 Vanderbilt February 19
USD Softball Season Preview
Season starts February 12
USD travels to No. 9 UCLA Friday
Toreros Host Kentucky Saturday
USD looks to defend home court against No. 22 Kentucky
Toreros Host Pepperdine & LMU
USD returns home after four-game road trip
Toreros Team Up with PYBL
Men's Basketball hosts annual clinic for Challenged Division
Men's Tennis 2016
USD opens at home vs UC Irvine and UCSD Saturday
Preview of USD women's basketball WCC opener vs. BYU.
City Championship Highlights
Relive the Toreros' Upset over SDSU at Petco Park
Toreros to Host Hope International
The 9-1 Toreros will host Hope International in their final game before WCC play
Toreros Stun Aztecs at Petco
Postgame reaction and press conferences
Toreros Return Home
USD will host Bethesda before Sunday's City Championship at Petco Park
Men's Basketball Season Tickets
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Pono Keni and Coach Lindsey talk about Saturday's Senior Day game against Butler
Coach Fisher and forward Maya Hood talk about Tuesday's home-opener against CSUN
Coach Smith and Brett Bailey preview the season opener at USC
Jonah Hodges and Dale Lindsey talk about Jonah's return and preview Davidson game
San Diego Fall Classic Preview
Coach Dagman previews the San Diego Fall Classic
USD's Women's Basketball team will start their season at Nevada this weekend
USD Men's Basketball - The Origins (1955-1973)
A Glance at the Beginnings of Torero Hoops
Coach Lindsey and Jeff Starr preview Campbell
Coach Lindsey and Jereke Armstrong talk about the season so far
WCC Media Day
Behind the scenes with Men's and Women's Basketball at WCC media day
Dale Lindsey and Anthony Lawrence on USD's 45-14 win
Anthony Lawrence and Coach Lindsey preview game vs. Warner
Torero Community Service
USD Athletics helps out at Father Joe's Village in downtown San Diego
Men's Basketball Camp Update
Kok and Carter talk about the upcoming season
Toreros host Bulldogs for Homecoming game
Toreros look for 4th straight win
Pack the Stadium Night
ITA All-American's Preview
Petronijevic, Angus, & Vittek Prepare
USD Looks to Extend Home Win Streak
Toreros First True Road Game of 2015
CSUN and UCSB Preview
Toreros Look to Extend Win Streak
Aztec Invite Recap
Both Squads Finish Second
Toreros Take on Cross-town Rival
Highlights from 45-21 win
2015 Home Opener
Previewing Western New Mexico
Volleyball Tournament Preview
A preview of the USD Tournament
Men's Soccer Season Opener
Previewing No. 16 Cal
Training Camp Update
Coach Lindsey Recaps the First Two Weeks
2015 WSOC Preview
A brief preview of the 2015 Toreros.