USC’s Eryn Cayetano Ranked No. 1 Singles Player in the Nation
LOS ANGELES--USC junior Eryn Cayetano was named the No. 1 singles player in the nation by the ITA today (Dec. 8) in the updated national collegiate tennis rankings.
Trojan senior Salma Ewing locked in the No. 12 ranking, while newcomer USC redshirt freshman Snow Han secured the No. 39 rank and sophomore Naomi Cheong sits at No. 98.
Cayetano is the first Trojan to be ranked No. 1 in singles since Sabrina Santamaria on Sept. 6, 2013.
Cayetano had a stellar fall tournament season going 19-2 and capped it off by winning the ITA National Fall Singles Championship. She also reached the semifinals of the ITA All-American Championships and won the singles title at the Fall Ranked Spotlight hosted by NC State.
The Women of Troy also boast two ranked doubles pairs. Ewing/Han earn the No. 23 rank, while Cayetano/Piper hold the No. 26 rank.
USC kicks off the 2022 dual match season by hosting a double header against Loyola Marymount and San Francisco on Jan. 22.