The Trojans are through to the quarters for the ninth straight season with today's 4-0 Round of 16 win over Duke.
The Trojans settle into the courts in Waco, Texas, to make a run at winning a sixth national championship in seven seasons.
USC advances to the NCAA Second Round to face San Diego State tomorrow afternoon.
The Trojans play host to Idaho, San Diego and San Diego State for the NCAA First and Second Rounds at Marks Stadium.
Yannick Hanfmann is a 9-16 seed in the singles draw, while Hanfmann/Quiroz are the No. 2 seeds in doubles action.
THIS SEASON: Nick Crystal enters his second season at USC.
2013-14 SEASON: Crystal finished his freshman season ranked No. 86 in the nation in ITA doubles with Michael Grant... Went 10-5 overall in singles, going 4-0 in dual matches at the No. 6 position... Went 18-3 in doubles with a 9-2 mark in dual matches... Was 5-0 with Rob Bellamy and 4-1 with Grant... Also paired with Roberto Quiroz (8-2) and Jonny Wang (1-0)... In the fall, won the Aztec Invitational Doubles Championship with Bellamy and reached the ITA Southwest Regional semifinals with Grant.
HIGH SCHOOL: Crystal is a 2013 graduate of Laurel Springs High School... Won three ITF titles overseas and won a gold ball and bronze ball at winter nationals 2012... Also reached the top-20 in the country for each age division.
PERSONAL: Nick Crystal was born June 14, 1995 in Westchester, N.Y.... Son of Scott and Diane.. Has two older siblings, James and Catherine... His mother, grandfather and great grandfather also attended USC... His brother James played tennis at Brown and sister Catherine played at Richmond... Enjoys playing and watching sports, traveling, fishing and being outside in his free time... Lists Andre Agassi and Rafael Nadal as his biggest sports heroes... Hopes to continue to play tennis after graduation... Has not decided on a major.
CRYSTAL'S CAREER STATISTICS