TCU Appears in Preseason ITA Rankings

Stefanie Tan is ranked No. 56 in singles.

Stefanie Tan is ranked No. 56 in singles.

Sept. 11, 2012

FORT WORTH – Two singles players and a doubles duo from TCU’s women’s tennis team appeared in the preseason Campbell’s/ITA College Tennis Rankings.

TCU doubles tandem Millie Nichols and Olivia Smith debuted at No. 16 in the rankings and are the third-highest ranked tandem in the Big 12. A year ago, Nichols and Smith received an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships and posted a 19-7 overall record.

In singles, sophomore Stefanie Tan checked in at No. 56, while sophomore Simona Parajova is No. 87. A year ago, Tan went 20-11 overall and was named the Mountain West Freshman of the Year. Parajova tallied a 21-9 overall mark.

The preseason rankings are the only rankings of the fall individual season. Once the spring dual season begins, rankings are released weekly.



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