By Shayne Dwyer, SDA Media Relations
TEMPE, Ariz. - Arizona State University sophomore Desirae Krawczyk was selected for the 2014 NCAA Division I Singles Championships on Wednesday morning, representing the Pac-12 with 16 other conference players.
"I'm very happy and excited for Desirae (Krawczyk)," ASU head coach Sheila McInerney said. "Making the NCAA Individual Tournament was one of her goals this year and she has worked extremely hard to reach that goal."
Krawczyk is ranked No. 55 in singles as of the latest standings, which were posted on April 22. The Sun Devil sophomore has competed regularly at the No. 2 singles spot all season for Arizona State, earning a total of 22 wins and 4 loses.
"Desirae (Krawczyk) is a very talented player and we feel the best is yet to come with her tennis," McInerney said.
Krawczyk earned one of the 49 at large bids available. The automatic selection for the Pac-12 was Robin Anderson of UCLA.
The other players competitors named from the Pac-12 came from a multitude of teams. They include No. 2 Robin Anderson of UCLA, No. 3 Kristie Ahn of Stanford, No. 8 Jennifer Brady of UCLA, Anett Schutting of California, Chanelle Van Nguyen of UCLA, Lynn Chi of California, Taylor Davidson of Stanford, Caroline Doyle of Stanford, Krista Hardebeck of Stanford, Kyle McPhillips of UCLA, Zoë Scandalis of USC, Lacey Smyth, of Arizona, Denise Starr of California, Zsofi Susanyi of California, Ellen Tsay of Stanford, Carol Zhao of Stanford and alternates Giuliana Olmos of USC and Maegan Manasse of California.
The singles and doubles competition will be conducted May 21-26 at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Georgia, following the conclusion of the team championship, which runs from May 15-20.