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Santa Clara University Men | Women

Division:NCAA - Div. I
Location:Santa Clara, CA
Head Coach:Derek Mills
Assistant Coach:Niall Angus
Institution Type:Private
Environment:Small city
Student Population:8,000+
Top Recruiting Classes: #12 in 2015, #18 in 2010, #15 in 2009, #22 in 2006
Top Mid-Major Classes: #1 in 2015, #3 in 2010, #2 in 2009, #3 in 2006

Conference Highlights
Finished season with 20-8 record, tied for most wins in program history.
In the 20 wins, won the doubles point 19 times (doubles was not played in 20th win)
Seeded #2 behind defending national champion Pepperdine at season-ending WCC Championships.
Highest ranked team in conference behind Pepperdine. Reached high of #59 in 2007 season.
Spent 12 consecutive weeks in national ranking polls.
Posted 13 wins over teams that appeared in the national rankings highlighted by a wins over Harvard, BYU and University of Arizona.
Had 9-match win streak as well as won 16 of last 18 regular season matches leading up to WCC Champs.
Individual Achievements
Jay Wong led team with 30 victories.
Blane Shields had highest win percentage in dual matches and overall play. He finished with 15-2 record in duals and 22-5 overall.
Five players finished with at least 18 wins on the season: Jay Wong (30), Blane Shields (22), Brian Brogan & Tommy Hicks (19), Bobby Rasmussen (19).
Coaching Achievements
Tied record for most wins in one season (20).
Highest team seeding at the WCC Championships (#2).
10/05 Rachael Reichenbach chooses Xavier
10/05 Skylar Schossberger chooses Middlebury
10/05 Lauryn Padgett chooses Dayton
10/05 Tate Schroeder chooses Missouri
10/05 Alex Chan chooses Seattle
10/05 Matthew Rose chooses Davidson
10/04 Samuel Venter chooses Indiana Southeast
10/04 Erika Oku chooses Butler
10/04 Skylar McDonald chooses Dallas Baptist
10/04 Danielle Peele chooses Stetson

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10/10 Women's Showdown
Detroit, MI
Detroit Mercy
Aaron Paajanen
10/10 Men's Showdown
Detroit, MI
Detroit Mercy
Aaron Paajanen
10/10 Coed Showdown
W. Palm Beach, FL
Palm Beach Atl.
Chi Ly
10/18 Men's Showdown
Fredericksburg, VA
Mary Washington
Todd Helbling
10/24 Coed Showdown
Claremont, CA
Steve Bickham
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