Steven Johnson was nails as usual with a 6-2, 6-1 Trashing of Uclas #1 player Daniel Kosakowski, next up is John-Patrick Smith Tennesse in the round of 16. Ray Sarmiento came through in three sets against the bruins #2 Amit Inbar, after dropping the first set 6-1 he came to take the next two 6-4, 7-5. Next up for the freshman is all-american Marcel Thiemann Mississippi's best player, this will be a tough match for newly all-american Sarmiento.
Sad news for Maria Sanchez who had trouble serving and lost to Cals #2 Mari Andersson 6-2, 6-3, this was a surprise since Maria was the 2nd seeded player and #1 women's college player most of the year. Then Danielle Lao lost to Stanfords Nicole Gibbs 6-2, 6-1 a surprise in that just 10 ago she beat Mari Andersson in straight sets at Cal. Then Due to an injury Danny Nguyen went down in the round of 32 to Dennis Nevolo (Illinois) - 6-4, 5-7, 5-2 ret. (inj), it looks as though he hurt his shoulder early in the 3rd set causing him to default.
Only the Doubles team of Maria Snachez and Kaitlyn Christian made it to the round of 16, where as Valeria Pulido and Alison Ramos USCs #2 womens team lost a tough 3 set match 3-6,6-3,3-6. Ali and Val will be back next year and should lead the trojan doubles attack, this year the two juniors have been injured most of the season.
Ray Recaps Another Day of Singles Success - usctrojans.com (via USCAthletics)
Here is look at Ramos, Pulido and Lao, thanks for a great year Ladies.
Alison Ramos (via uscwomenstennis)
Valeria Pulido (via uscwomenstennis)
Danielle Lao (via uscwomenstennis)