The commitment list includes both verbal commitments from players and official commitments reported by schools.
The prospect list includes all high-school players that have indicated interest in a program.
The following articles are relevant to the USC men's team.
June starts with clay and ends on grass, at least for the top
professionals and world-class juniors. But hard courts hosted their
fair share of the month's top performances too with former college
players and US teens building impressive winning streaks on both hard
courts and the Har-Tru clay.
University of Southern Kal: Boyd Chooses USC
From an outsider's perspective, Kalman Boyd's college recruiting
process should have been an easy one. Much of his family attended USC,
and his grandfather coached the basketball team. But tennis recruiting
is a two-way street, and it isn't easy to claim a spot on a team that
has won five of the past six NCAA Division I titles. But when Boyd
visited campus and received an offer, he was excited to commit to the
Trojans tennis squad the next day.
The Role of College Tennis in Isner, Johnson and Burdette's Pro Success
College tennis is a team game, a prime reason for its popularity,
particularly among US-born juniors. After years of focusing on
individual results in junior tournaments, collegians have an
opportunity to perform for the benefit of their teammates, most of
whom become lifelong friends. Yet many of the top college players
also have their sights set on professional careers, using their years
in college to mature and develop while competing and studying.
Q&A with USC senior Ray Sarmiento
Last month, USC won its 21st NCAA title in men's tennis - and the
school's 100th NCAA title overall. The Tennis Trojans were led by
senior Ray Sarmiento, who was named the tournament's Most Outstanding
Player. Harry Cicma of NBC Sports, who served as the commentator for
the live webcast, talked with Sarmiento after the event.
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