The No. 5 Stanford women’s tennis team reappears on the courts today in the season opener against UC-Davis. The small but determined eight-girl squad looks for redemption after losing to USC in last year’s NCAA quarterfinals in May. The new journey begins under the leadership of coach Lele Forood, senior captain Natalie Dillon and junior captains Nicole Gibbs and Kristie Ahn.
With the Pac-12 Championships completed, the Stanford men’s and women’s tennis teams can now prepare for the NCAA tournament
With that track record, one might think other teams would emulate the way the things are run here on the Farm. However, in one glaring instance–recruiting international players–other top teams across the country are doing the exact opposite of the Cardinal.