Matchups Set For ITA National Women's Team Indoors

MATCHUPS SET FOR ITA NATIONAL WOMEN’S TEAM INDOORS
16 of the Top Teams Will Compete at the A.C. Nielsen Tennis Stadium Feb. 13 – 16

SKILLMAN, N.J.The matchups have been set for the 16 teams competing in the 2009 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Women's Team Indoor Championships. The University of Wisconsin will host the tournament for the 22nd consecutive year at the A.C. Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison, Wis., February 13 – 16.

In addition to the host Badgers and defending champion Georgia Tech, this year’s 16-team field includes: Baylor, California, Clemson, Duke, Florida, Fresno State, Georgia, Miami, North Carolina, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Southern California, Stanford and UCLA. On the women’s side, 12 of 15 No.1 seeds from the Kick-Off Weekend have advanced to the National Team Indoors for a chance to capture the crown.

More on the Teams:
Baylor (2-0): Currently ranked #4 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #52 Princeton and #41 Virginia Tech. The Bears have three players ranked in singles (#19 Taylor Ormond, #32 Csilla Borsanyi and #65 Jelena Stanivuk) and one team ranked in doubles (#3 Broosova/Borsanyi).
First Round Matchup: No. 4 Baylor vs. North Carolina

California (3-0): Currently ranked #2 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #45 Long Beach State and #36 Washington. The Golden Bears have five players ranked in singles (#13 Marina Cossou, #15 Bojana Bobusic, #30 Claire Ilcinkas, #52 Jana Juricova and #113 Rachael Dillon) and two teams ranked in doubles (#7 Ilcinkas/Cossou and #49 Ravelojaona/Juricova).
First Round Matchup: No. 2 California vs. Clemson

Clemson (5-1): Currently ranked #12 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #37 Boise State, #27 Auburn and #34 VCU. The Tigers have five players ranked in singles (#4 Ani Mijacika, #10 Josipa Bek, #102 Federica van, #111 Keri Wong and #117 Alexandra Luc) and two teams ranked in doubles (#13 Mijacika/van and #35 Hadziselimovic/Wong).
First Round Matchup: Clemson vs. No. 2 California

Duke (5-0): Currently ranked #8 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #64 Old Dominion, #34 VCU, #38 Ohio State, #30 Indiana and #52 Princeton. The Blue Devils have four players ranked in singles (#18 Tara Iyer, #43 Ellah Nze, #48 Amanda Granson and #56 Reka Zsilinszka) and one team ranked in doubles (#20 Granson/Mang).
First Round Matchup: No. 8 Duke vs. Wisconsin

Florida (4-1): Currently ranked #10 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #70 Oklahoma State and #55 Western Michigan. The Gators have three players ranked in singles (#34 Marrit Boonstra, #78 Megan Alexander and #99 Anastasia Revzina) and one team ranked in doubles (#18 Alexander/Boonstra).
First Round Matchup: Florida vs. No. 3 UCLA

Fresno State (2-0): Currently ranked #13 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #31 Denver and #12 Vanderbilt. The Bulldogs have two players ranked in singles (#17 Melanie Gloria and #29 Anastasia Petukhova) and two teams ranked in doubles (#2 Kucerkova/Petukhova and #20 Rowe/Gloria).
First Round Matchup: Fresno State vs. No. 7 Georgia Tech

Georgia (5-0): Currently ranked #6 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #12 Clemson, #54 Mississippi and #44 Marshall. The Bulldogs have five players ranked in singles (#7 Chelsey Gullickson, #44 Nadja Gilchrist, #100 Yvette Hyndman, #101 Monika Dancevic and #123 Naoko Ueshima) and two teams ranked in doubles (#10 Hyndman/Gullickson and #34 Dancevic/Gilchrist).
First Round Matchup: No. 6 Georgia vs. Southern Cal

Georgia Tech (3-0): Currently ranked #7 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #27 Auburn, #21 TCU and #19 Arizona State. The Yellow Jackets have four players ranked in singles (#11 Amanda McDowell, #23 Irina Falconi, #27 Christy Striplin and #57 Noelle Hickey) and two teams ranked in doubles (#5 McDowell/Falconi and #46 Krupina/Ngo).
First Round Matchup: No. 7 Georgia Tech vs. Fresno State

Miami (FL): Currently ranked #15 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #49 Florida International #51 Utah and #22 Tennessee. The Hurricanes have four players ranked in singles (#8 Julia Cohen, #20 Bianca Eichkorn, #50 Michaela Kissell and #114 Laura Vallverdu) and two teams ranked in doubles (#6 Vallverdu/Kissell and #14 Kissell/Eichkorn).
First Round Matchup: Miami (FL) vs. No. 1 Northwestern

North Carolina (6-0): Currently ranked #11 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #18 Michigan and #24 William & Mary, #48 North Carolina State and #10 Florida. The Tar Heels have three players ranked in singles (#47 Sanaz Marand, #83 Shinann Featherston and #103 Austin Smith) and three teams ranked in doubles (#12 Tsang/Featherston, #15 Grabinski/Marand and #45 Marand/Tsang).
First Round Matchup: North Carolina vs. No. 4 Baylor

Northwestern (3-0): Currently ranked #1 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #28 Texas, #53 New Mexico and #33 Tulsa. The Wildcats have three players ranked in singles (#1 Maria Mosolova, #24 Samantha Murray and #28 Georgia Rose) and two teams ranked in doubles (#25 Rose/Lui and #26 Robison/Murray).
First Round Matchup: No. 1 Northwestern vs. Miami (FL)

Notre Dame (4-0): Currently ranked #14 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #38 Ohio State, #40 Pepperdine, #17 Arkansas and #18 Michigan. The Irish have four players ranked in singles (#39 Kristy Frilling, #45 Kelcy Teffts, #46 Kali Krisik and #63 Kristen Rafael) and three teams ranked in doubles (#1 Tefft/Frilling, #4 Tefft/Krisik and #50 Ciobanu/Rielley).
First Round Matchup: Notre Dame vs. No. 5 Stanford

Southern Cal (4-0): Currently ranked #9 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #65 UC Irvine, #45 Long Beach State, #67 Michigan State and #25 Texas A&M. The Trojans have five players ranked in singles (#16 Amanda Fink, #22 Maria Sanchez, #36 Alison Ramos, #38 Sarah Fansler and #67 Gabriela Niculescu) and three teams ranked in doubles (#24 Niculescu/Sanchez, #31 Fink/Nicelescu, #53 Sanchez/Ramos).
First Round Matchup: Southern Cal vs. No. 6 Georgia

Stanford (3-0): Currently ranked #5 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #47 Colorado and #35 Illinois. The Cardinal have two players ranked in singles (#26 Hilary Barte and #97 Lindsay Burdette) and one team ranked in doubles (#41 Burdette/Barte).
First Round Matchup: No. 5 Stanford vs. Notre Dame

UCLA (4-0): Currently ranked #3 in the ITA Rankings with victories over #40 Pepperdine, #66 Minnesota and #23 LSU. The Bruins have four players ranked in singles (#31 Andrea Remynse, #63 Maya Johansson, #90 Nina Pantic and #106 Yasmin Schnack) and two teams ranked in doubles (#11 Joelson/Schnack and #39 Wetmore/Johansson).
First Round Matchup: No. 3 UCLA vs. Florida

Wisconsin (2-3): Currently ranked #68 in the ITA Rankings with all three losses to ranked teams (#24 William & Mary, #64 Old Dominion, and #57 DePaul). Serving as the host institution for the 22nd consecutive year.
First Round Matchup: Wisconsin vs. No. 8 Duke

* ITA Rankings released on February 10, 2009

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