April 19, 2011
Complete Women's Rankings
SAN DIEGO, Calif.- The University of San Diego women's tennis team dropped three spots to No. 27 in the most recent Campbell/ITA rankings released Tuesday afternoon. The Toreros (16-4, 3-2 WCC) had previously held their spot at No. 24 for three-consecutive weeks and were in the top-25 for the past five weeks before dropping out this week.
Sophomore Stephanie Hoffpauir fell one spot to No. 69 in singles. Hoffpauir is 13-5 on the year including four wins over ranked opponents this season.
Hoffpauir and junior Juliette Coupez dropped to No. 85 in the doubles rankings after earning a No. 57 ranking last week. USD's No. 1 tandem is 10-7 on the year with wins over two top-30 pairs this season.
With the WCC tournament on the docket this week and the NCAAs on the horizon, the Toreros are trying to finish the season in the top-25 for the first time since 1996 when the they finished at No. 25 with a 15-9 record, while losing in the first round of the NCAA championships.
The Toreros open play at the West Coast Conference Championships at Barnes Tennis Center on Thursday with their opponent and match time still to be determined once seeding has been completed.