Lauren Perl
Lauren Perl

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Torrey Pines HS

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
10/24/1984

Experience:
3V

This season, Perl, along with teammate Emma Murphy, has earned a pre-season doubles ranking of 57th in the nation. One of three Torero seniors, Perl looks to help lead San Diego to another stellar season.

Spring 2005 Results: Crowned WCC Doubles Team of the Month with teammate Emma Murphy for the month of March... The tandem of Murphy and Perl also earned a spot on the All-WCC Doubles Team... Was named team captain.

Fall 2004 Results: Ranked No. 24 in the West Region... reached the Round of 32 of the ITA Southern California Regional Championships... paired with Helene Lindstrand to qualify for the ITA Southern California Regional Championships... teamed with Lauren Kazarian to earn a No. 10 doubles ranking in the West Region.

As a Sophomore in 2003-2004: Compiled an 11-4 record during the Fall Season... reached the Round of 16 of the ITA Western Championships... advanced to the semifinals of the USD/SDSU Invitational... qualified for the Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships... went 3-0 at the UNLV Invitational... earned spot on the All-WCC Singles Team, finishing the dual season with a record of 9-11, seeing time at both the No. 1 and No. 2 spots... sported a 5-0 record with Lauren Kazarian at the No. 1 and No. 2 positions... also played with Lena Baensch and Jenna Anderson... recipient of the Breitbard & Athletic Award.

As a Freshman in 2002-2003: Posted a 6-2 record in the Fall Season... won the UNLV Invitational, defeating teammate Lauren Kazarian in the final... qualified for the Omni Hotels Southern California Region Championships... during the dual season, posted a 9-7 singles record, primarily at the No. 2 spot... named to the All-WCC Honorable Mention Singles Team... teamed mainly with Lauren Leo at the No. 3 position, finishing with a 6-2 record.

Prior to USD: Competed in the Palomar League at local Torrey Pines High School... senior year voted Team MVP and earned the team's Sportsmanship Award... CIF Individual Champion as a senior... Team MVP her junior year... was also an individual CIF finalist as a junior... Team MVP as a sophomore... Rookie of the Year as a freshman... helped Torrey Pines win the CIF Championship four times.

Personal: Recruited by USC, Arizona, and Michigan... chose USD for tennis team and coaches, strong academics, and location ... Born in Johannesburg, South Africa... Learned to play tennis at the age of 7 at the USD West Tennis Courts... majoring in Communications with a minor in Sociology.