Women's Tennis Signs Highly-Touted Lutkemeyer
LOS ANGELES – Highly-regarded prospect Anne Christine Lutkemeyer has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend UCLA, women's tennis head coach Stella Sampras Webster announced Wednesday. Lutkemeyer is set to join the Bruins during the 2022-23 academic year.
A native of Irvine, Calif., Lutkemeyer is currently a student at Laurel Springs School. Tabbed a Blue Chip recruit by TennisRecruiting.net, she has been placed atop her class in 2020 and 2021 by the website. Lutkemeyer recently captured the singles championship at the 2021 PTT Newport Beach, Calif. Women's $25K Hard 2 event.
Anne Christine Lutkemeyer, Irvine, Calif. (Laurel Springs School)
Blue Chip recruit according to TennisRecruiting.net; reached No. 1 in 2020, 2021 … ranked No. 2 in state of California, Southwest region by TennisRecruiting.net … took singles championship at 2021 PTT Newport Beach, Calif. Women's $25K Hard 2 … won Girls' 18 singles crown at 2019 USTA SoCal Final 8 Junior Masters Championships Invitational in Malibu, Calif. … with partner Lauren Friedman, seized doubles title at 2019 Los Caballeros Junior Tournament (Level 3) in Fountain Valley, Calif. … captured Girls' 18 singles championship at 2019 Woody Hunt South Bay Junior Tournament (Level 2) in Rolling Hills Estates, Calif. … collected Girls' 16 singles crown at 2018 USTA International Spring Championships in Carson, Calif. … won Girls' 18 singles championship at 2018 Harper Ink Junior Open Tournament (Level 3) in San Diego … earned Girls' 18 singles title at 2018 Long Beach (Calif.) Junior Tournament … took Girls' 18 singles title at 2018 RCI Winter Junior Classic in Irvine, Calif. … collected Girls' 16 singles crown at 2018 Fullerton, Calif. Junior Closed Tournament (Level 2) … captured Girls' 18 singles title at 2018 Ramada Winter Junior Open Championships in Claremont, Calif. … with partner Tsehay Driscoll, seized Girls' 14 doubles championship at 2017 USTA National Level 2 Tournament – February in Claremont, Calif. … with Driscoll, took Girls' 14 doubles title at 2017 Fullerton, Calif. Junior Closed Tournament (Level 2).
SAMPRAS WEBSTER ON LUTKEMEYER: "We are really excited to have Anne Christine join our program. Anne Christine is one of the top recruits in the country and we are looking forward to having her on our team. She is a fierce competitor and has had some great results the past year. She has all the qualities we look for in a player and can't wait for her to become a Bruin."
One of the nation's top-ranked players in the class of 2022 is 𝙒𝙀𝙎𝙏𝙒𝙊𝙊𝘿 𝘽𝙊𝙐𝙉𝘿 ‼️
— UCLA Women's Tennis (@uclawtennis) November 12, 2021