Miami Garners Three Spots in NCAA Individual Championships

Miami Garners Three Spots in NCAA Individual Championships

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – University of Miami women’s tennis players Alexa Noel, Isabella Pfennig and Xinyi Nong will compete in the 2024 NCAA Individual Championships, as announced Tuesday evening.

Alexa Noel, ranked No. 11, will make her third appearance in the NCAA Singles Championship after earning the eighth overall seed and boasting a 20-8 record (12-5 in dual season) with 14 ranked wins under her belt.

By earning a top-16 seed, Noel has secured ITA All-America status for the third time in her career and second at Miami.

Isabella Pfennig, ranked No. 47, will join Noel in the bracket after earning an at-large bid. The senior has compiled a 21-11 overall record (12-5 in dual season), along with 10 ranked wins, to notch her spot in tournament.

The qualifications mark the 21st straight year the Hurricanes have had at least one player in the tournament, a streak that dates back to 2003, head coach Paige Yaroshuk-Tews’ second season at the helm.

Pfennig will also make an appearance in the NCAA Doubles Championship with partner Xinyi Nong. The duo notched a 16-8 overall record, going 8-6 at the top court and earning two ranked wins, for an at-large bid. Nong becomes the 45th Hurricane to play in the tournament, as Pfennig qualified for the bracket last season.

The singles and doubles competition will be held at the Greenwood Tennis Center in Stillwater, Okla., on May 20-25.

The full brackets will be released at a later date.