Mueller Tabbed #97 in ITA Preseason Rankings, #20 in Southwest Region
Freshman Lauri Mueller enters the spring season with a #97 ITA Preseason Ranking.
Jan. 3, 2014
Freshman Lauri Mueller is already receiving praise to begin her career at LMU, earning a spot in the ITA Preseason Rankings earlier this week. Mueller, a native of Heidelberg, Germany, enters the season as the 97th-best collegiate singles player in the nation.
In addition to the national ranking, Mueller also ranks 20th in the Southwest Region. While attending Helmholtz Gymnasium in Germany, Mueller competed in tournaments throughout Germany and Europe before electing to attend LMU this fall.
LMU is one of five WCC schools to feature at least one player in the Preseason ITA Rankings. Pepperdine, Saint Mary's, Santa Clara and San Francisco were also featured, with Saint Mary's star Jenny Jullien earning a #7 ranking to lead all WCC players.
The LMU spring season gets underway on January 25 when the Lions host Concordia at the LMU Tennis Center starting at 11 a.m.