Freshman Laura Gulbe wins in both singles and doubles to lift Waves to victory in their season opener.
The Pepperdine men open the dual season next Friday at UCLA. The women play Wichita State on Saturday at USC.
Senior Lorraine Guillermo enters Sunday's singles final with a 14-2 season record.
Waves tally nine victories on day one of the National Collegiate Tennis Classic.
Both Pepperdine doubles pairs reached the quarterfinals at the Jack Kramer Club Collegiate Invitational.
Women's Tennis: 2014 WCC Tournament (Photos by Kyle Terada)
CAREER: Member of the 2014 squad that won a program record 15 dual matches in a row.
PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Posted a team-best 8-2 doubles record in the fall ... Also went 8-3 in singles play ... Runner-up doubles champion at the USTA/ITA Southwest Regional Championship ... Partnered with Lorraine Guillermo at regionals, and lost in the finals 7-6 (5), 7-6 (1) to Giuliana Olmos and Gabby Smith of USC (Guillermo competed while sick) ... Went 6-1 with Guillermo in the fall ... Earned first-ever win over a ranked opponent on Oct. 18 with a 4-6, 7-5, 10-7 triumph over #57 Catherine Harrison (UCLA) ... Went on to beat #27-ranked Kyle McPhillips (UCLA) at the Jack Kramer Club Invite, 6-1, 7-5 (5).
PEPPERDINE 2013-14: All-WCC first team in doubles ... Earned WCC All-Tournament honors in singles ... Went 16-11 as a freshman in singles, including a 12-7 mark in dual action ... Posted an overall doubles record of 11-8 ... Went 9-3 in doubles during the dual season, all with Lorraine Guillermo at No. 1 ... Two-time WCC Doubles Team of the Week alongside Guillermo (3/13, 4/1) ... Played mostly at No. 6 in the singles lineup, going 9-7 ... Posted a 6-0 record vs. WCC opponents during the regular season ... Undefeated during the WCC Tournament ... Provided the dual clinching win in the finals of the WCC Tournament, topping Parminder Kaur of Saint Mary's 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-2 (4/25) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors ... Reached as high as #120 in singles by the ITA.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from IMG Academy, located in Bradenton, Fla., in 2013 ... Also attended Montverde Academy and Keerapat International School ... Won the 2012 and 2013 IMG Masters ... 2012 recipient of the IMG Andre Agassi Award ... Competed on the ITF Pro Circuit ... Highest ITF combined ranking set at 173 ... Member of the U14 Thailand National Team in 2009 ... 2011 IMG Grand Prix Tournament champion ... Won ITF Grade 4 tournaments in Guadeloupe and India.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Maitree Runglerdkriangkrai and Chananchana Wanawattanasunthor ... Has one younger brother, Thanakorn ... More commonly referred to as "Jean" ... Chose Pepperdine because of its "beautiful campus, friendly teammates and perfect weather."
FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Novak Djokovic ... Favorite tv shows are CSI New York, NCIS and NCIS LA ... Favorite food is Thai food ... Favorite pro teams are the New Orleans Saints and the Los Angeles Lakers ... Favorite movies are Iron Man 3 and Seabiscuit ... Favorite sport other than tennis is soccer.