Toreros set to open WCC Championships on Thursday

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Anna Depenau

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Anna Depenau
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April 24, 2012

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Next Up:
WCC Championships vs. TBD
#3 USD will play winner of #6 BYU/#7 San Francisco in quarterfinals
Thursday, Apr. 26 | 12:30 pm PT | Barnes Tennis Center, Point Loma, Calif.
Coverage: Live score updates via www.wccsports.com

If USD wins on Thursday...
#3 USD will play #2 Saint Mary's/TBD in semi-finals
Friday, Apr. 27 | 12:30 pm PT | Barnes Tennis Center, Point Loma, Calif.
Coverage: Live score updates via www.wccsports.com

If USD wins on Friday...
#3 USD will play winner of #1 Pepperdine/TBD in finals
Saturday, Apr. 28 | 12:30 pm PT | Barnes Tennis Center, Point Loma, Calif.
Coverage: Live score updates via www.wccsports.com

USD IN THE RANKINGS: Team - No. 71 | Singles - Anna Depenau (No. 112) | Doubles: NONE

CAN'T STOP EM': USD's primary No. 2 doubles tandem of Maja Sujica and Anna Depenau finished the regular season a perfect 17-0 in dual doubles this season and 21-4 on the year. The duo is picking up right where they left off in 2011 when they went a team-best 16-4 overall in doubles play. This past March, they were named WCC Doubles Team of the Month. Sujica and Depenau have set a new team record for dual doubles wins as a pair, surpassing the previous record of 15, which was accomplishesd by a number of pairs, including Sujica (w/ Tammy Kevey) in 2009. The USD single-season record for most wins (overall) by a doubles pair is 24, set in 2000 by Katarina Valkyova and Zuzana Lesenarova. Sujica and Depenau's 37 wins as a pair over the past two seasons rank as the fifth-highest total for career doubles wins by a pair.

RAISING THE BAR: Sr. Maja Sujica has set a new USD career record for most doubles wins. Sujica, with a 76-38 career doubles mark, surpassed Julie McKeon and Laura Richards (both played from 1991-94), who held the previous record with 70 career doubles wins each. Meanwhile, Sr. Juliette Coupez has 68 career doubles wins, which ranks as the third-highest total in USD history.

KEEP EM' COMIN': So. Anna Depenau won a career-high nine singles matches in a row before her streak was ended at Pepperdine on Apr. 6. Her streak started on Feb. 17 with a 6-4, 6-2 win over South Carolina's Katarina Popova. Her previous career-long was seven in a row, which she set last year. During her streak, Depenau was 1-0 at the No. 4 position and 8-0 at No. 3.

SPEAKING OF STREAKS: Jr. Cara Brown has put together a career-long seven-match singles winning streak of her own, while Jr. Laura Claus and Sr. Maja Sujica each have five-match streaks their currently riding.