Trojans are in reach of the first title of the year for USC women.
USC men are No. 1 in the land; women are No. 14.
USC has five singles players in tomorrow's quarterfinals, with two all-Trojan bouts on tap.
Eight players appear on ITA preseason lists for the coming 2014-15 season.
Sophomore Zoë Katz and incoming freshman Madison Westby prevail in Indiana.
THIS SEASON: Zoë Katz enters her second season at USC.
2013-14 SEASON: Katz finished her freshman season ranked No. 85 in the nation in ITA singles and No. 14 in doubles with Brynn Boren... Named Pac-12 Player of the Week on Feb. 24... Reached the NCAA Doubles Round of 16 with Boren... Went 14-9 overall in singles with a 6-4 mark in dual matches... Played primarily at the No. 6 position, going 4-1 there... Also played at No. 4 (0-2) and No. 5 (2-1) positions... In doubles, went 27-12 overall with a 13-5 mark in dual matches... Was 21-7 overall with Boren, going 8-2 in dual matches... Also paired with Gabriella DeSimone (3-2, 3-1), Giuliana Olmos (2-2, 2-2) and Ellie Yates (1-1)... In the fall, won the ITA National Indoor doubles consolation championship with Boren... Reached the doubles final of the ITA Southwest Regional with Boren... Entered the preseason ranked No. 19 in the nation in ITA doubles with Boren and ranked No. 3 with Boren entering the 2014 spring season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Katz became the first player in CIF history to win four straight doubles championships from 2009-2012... Also won three CIF team championships with Campbell Hall in 2009, 2010 and 2012... A two-time All-American... Named MVP of the Gold Coast Athletic Conference and 2013 LA Daily News Player of the Year... Won two National Sportsmanship awards... Was a 2012 Fed Cup champion and 2011 Mays Cup champion... At Campbell Hall, went 115-2 in singles and 100-2 in doubles... Won five sectional titles and two ITF titles along with seven national doubles titles and five national singles titles.
PERSONAL: Zoë Adeline Katz was born Dec. 17, 1994 in Los Angeles... Daughter of Katz and Nancy Lenehan... Has one brother, David Katz... Enjoys spending time with friends in her free time... Lists Andre Agassi as her biggest sports hero... Hopes to travel after graduation and would like to visit Spain and India... Has not declared a major.
KATZ' CAREER STATISTICS