USC’s Daniel Cukierman, Riley Smith Earn Another Round Of ITA All-America Honors
In their final seasons as Trojan, USC's Daniel Cukierman and Riley Smith have topped off their USC careers with repeat ITA All-America honors. Senior Daniel Cukierman has duplicated his doubles and singles All-America status earned last year, while super senior Riley Smith has captured his third set of doubles All-America accolades.
Daniel Cukierman secured his second set of ITA All-America singles honors in reaching the NCAA Singles Round of 16. He and Riley Smith ensured their repeat ITA All-America doubles status in reaching the NCAA Doubles Quarterfinals as well as finishing the season as the No. 6 ranked pair in the nation.
Cukierman finished his senior season with a 19-6 overall singles record, bumping up his career count as a Trojan to a 95-24 career singles record. Once ranked #1 in the nation in doubles together this season, Cukierman and Smith remained a force to reckon with throughout their final campaign together as Trojans, having collected a 23-5 record together in doubles action in 2021. Cukierman closed out his USC career with an 82-23 overall doubles record in his four seasons as a Trojan. And in five seasons at USC, super senior Smith boasts a 116-35 career mark in doubles play.
Smith also earned ITA All-America doubles honors as a sophomore in 2018 before these back-to-back honors alongside Cukierman in 2020 and 2021.