Second Round: Washington (L, 3-4)
First Round: Fairfield (W, 4-0)
SCHOOL/RECORD: USC (21-3) - #7
HEAD COACH/RECORD: Richard Gallien (318-131)
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES: 18
BEST NCAA FINISH: NCAA Champions (1983 and 1985)
2009 TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Won first-ever Pac-10 Championship… Beat 21-time defending conference champ Stanford for the first time in 23 years… 12th straight winning season and 11th straight with at least 18 wins… Finished regular season on a 12-match winning streak… Making 18th consecutive NCAA appearance.
PLAYER/COACH HIGHLIGHTS: Head coach Richard Gallien earned his 300th career win in USC’s third match of the 2009 season… Has had five singles players ranked in the ITA top-100 throughout the season (Maria Sanchez, Amanda Fink, Sarah Fansler, Alison Ramos, Gabriela Niculescu)… Three players named Pac-10 Player of the Week in last four weeks of regular season (Fink, Sanchez, Fansler).