Kaitlyn Christian, Danielle Lao and Sabrina Santamaria earn repeat honors.
Four Trojans are on the honor roll for 2012-13.
Women of Troy are seeded No. 5 in the NCAA women's team draw, facing Stanford in Round of 16.
Women of Troy open the 2013 NCAA Championships as the No. 5 seed with 1st & 2nd Rounds at Marks Stadium.
Four-time defending champion USC men are seeded No. 4; Pac-12 champion Women of Troy are No. 5.
THIS SEASON: Gabriella DeSimone is in her second season at USC, entering the 2013 spring season ranked No. 56 in the nation in singles and No. 13 in doubles with teammate Zoë Scandalis... Went 6-3 in singles and 9-5 in doubles with Scandalis in the fall.
2011-12: DeSimone was named Pac-12 Player of the Week on February 27 after clinching matches vs. UC Santa Barbara and California... Went 27-12 overall in singles, going 18-7 in dual matches... Played primarily at the No. 5 position (15-7) and was also 3-0 at the No. 4 spot... Reached the Pac-12 Invitational singles final...Had two big comeback wins in singles during the NCAA Team Quarterfinals and Semifinals... Went 3-2 overall in doubles, going 2-1 with Zoë Scandalis at the ITA/Riviera prequalifying and 0-1 with Danielle Lao... In the fall, competed in ITA/Riviera prequalifying and at the ITA Regionals.
HIGH SCHOOL: DeSimone went undefeated on the way to CIF singles titles as a freshman and sophomore at Cathedral Catholic High in Del Mar, Calif.... Named 2007 and 2008 San Diego Union Tribune Female Tennis Player of the Year... Twice honors as San Diego Hall of Fame Athlete of the Month... Won the 2010 ITF Costa Rica Bowl championships... Ranked in the top-5 national in 12, 14, 16 and 18 age groups
PERSONAL: Gabriella DeSimone was born Feb. 27, 1993 in La Jolla, Calif.... Daughter of Bob and Sue... Has one brother, Bobby... Hopes to win an NCAA championship while at USC... Would like to play professionally after graduation... Majoring in international relations.
DESIMONE'S CAREER STATISTICS SINGLES DOUBLES Overall Dual Matches Overall Dual Matches Year W L Pct. W L Pct. W L Pct. W L Pct. 2012 27 12 .692 18 7 .720 3 2 .600 1 0 1.000