Pepperdine tennis sends five to compete at Oracle/ITA Masters on September 18-20.
Christine Maddox and Matea Cutura conclude their season together with a 15-4 record.
Matea Cutura and Christine Maddox advance to the round of 16 at the NCAA Doubles Championship.
The Waves will be represented in singles by Lorraine Guillermo and in doubles by Christine Maddox and Matea Cutura.
Pepperdine concludes the 2015 season with an 18-7 record. Individually, Lorraine Guillermo, Matea Cutura and Christine Maddox will continue with the NCAA Singles & Doubles Championship.
CAREER: Through two seasons is 22-13 in singles (17-6 in duals) and 23-14 in doubles (16-9 in duals) ... Represented the Waves at the 2015 NCAA Doubles Championship alongside Matea Cutura and reached the second round ... Member of the 2014 squad that won a program record 15 dual matches in a row
PEPPERDINE 2014-15: All-WCC first team selection in doubles ... Went 20-10 in singles overall, and 16-5 in dual matches ... Won 10 of the last 11 matches in straight sets ... Posted a team-best 21-9 doubles record, including a 16-9 mark in duals ... Picked up All-Tournament honors in both singles and doubles at the conference championships ... Posted three straight-set wins at the WCC Tournament, allowing just nine games total ... Also went undefeated in doubles at the league tournament ... Went 7-4 in singles from the No. 5 spot in the lineup and 9-1 at No. 6 ... Ranked as high as #21 in doubles alongside Christine Maddox and ended the year at #25 ... Ranked #5 in the region ... Defeated Memphis' #37 Alyssa Hibberd/Anki Wind, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 in the opening round of the NCAA Doubles Championship ... Twice named WCC Doubles Team of the Week alongside Cutura (2/24, 3/17) ... Went 15-4 alongside Cutura ... Won 11 in a row with Cutura, including two wins over top-30 pairs ... Defeated #28 Robin Anderson/Chanelle Van Nguyen of UCLA, 6-3 (2/27) ... Defeated Cal's #11 Zsofi Susanyi/Klara Fabikova, 6-3 (3/14) ... Went 12-1 with Cutura at No. 2 and 2-2 at No. 1 ... Ranked #57 with Michaela Capannolo in the ITA fall doubles rankings ... Went 2-4 in singles and 3-2 in doubles during the fall season ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... WCC All-Academic first team honoree ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors.
PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Posted a 2-3 singles record as a freshman ... Went 1-1 from the No. 5 spot in the lineup ... Went 1-4 in doubles, including a 1-1 mark in tournaments ... Played at No. 1 in the doubles lineup with Lorraine Guillermo ... Topped Kaitlyn Christian 7-5, 3-6, 10-7 of then-#6 USC (1/30) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Santa Monica High School in 2013 ... Played three seasons on the varsity squad ... Would have played four but finished high school a year early ... Three-time Ocean League singles champion ... Three-time Ocean League Most Valuable Player ... Led team to the conference championship all three seasons ... Held down the No. 1 spot in the singles lineup ... Five-star recruit according to TennisRecruiting.com ... Ranked as high as #46 in the website's national rankings and #7 in their California state rankings ... Three-time Santa Monica Junior Open Champion ... Dudley Cup Junior Open Champion ... Ventura Southern California Junior Open Champion ... USTA National Doubles Junior Open Champion in Lakewood ... Prince Grand Prix Doubles Champion.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Jim and Laurel Maddox ... Father also attended Pepperdine ... Chose Pepperdine because "it is known for its fabulous sports and academic programs. I really liked the coaches and the team. It also happened to be close to home with a beautiful location and a small student population."
FAVORITES: Favorite professional athlete is Roger Federer ... Favorite book is Beowulf ... Favorite tv shows are Supernatural, The Carrie Diaries, Hawaii Five-0 and New Girl ... Favorite sport other than tennis is fastpitch softball ... Favorite professional teams are the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Lakers.