#27-ranked Luisa Stefani opened the tournament with a three-set upset over #1 Bianca Turati of Texas.
The Waves will take on Georgia Tech on Thursday, May 17 at 4 p.m. PT in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Evgeniya Levashova clinched the overall match for the Waves in the No. 4 position.
The Waves will be well represented in Winston-Salem, N.C., later this month.
The duo were on the first team while Luisa Stefani was honorable mention.
WTEN vs. UCLA (4/18/17)
ITA Kick-Off Weekend: Women's Tennis vs. Oregon
WTEN vs. Maryland (1/27/2018)
NCAA Championships Elite 8: Pepperdine vs. Vanderbilt
Women's Tennis: NCAA Round Two vs. UCLA
ASHLEY LAHEY CAREER STATS
PEPPERDINE 2016-17: ITA All-American in singles ... ITA All-Academic Scholar Athlete ... ITA Southwest Region Player to Watch … WCC Freshman of the Year … All-WCC first team singles … All-WCC first team doubles with Luisa Stefani … Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete … WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll ‘gold’ honors … finished the season ranked a career-high No. 11 in the Oracle/ITA singles rankings … reached the NCAA Singles Championship quarterfinal … WCC Player of the Week twice (4/11, 3/7) … WCC Doubles Pair of the Week with Luisa Stefani (4/4) … won ITA Southwest Regional singles title … reached the U.S. Open Juniors round of 16 … Posted an impressive 32-7 singles record in her freshman year, including 12-5 against nationally ranked opponents … Had a 19-4 record in dual singles matches … Defeated #3 nationally ranked Blair Shankle of Baylor in the round of 16 of the NCAA Championships … Compiled a 19-12 doubles record on the year.
JUNIORS: Southern California Tennis Association Southern California Player of the Year in 2015 … Ranked #1 in Southern California in 2015 and 2016 … Currently ranks her highest all-time at #72 in the ITF rankings and has a #85 output in the current USTA standings … Ranked #3 on both the USTA National Rankings and the Tennis Rec Network in 2014 … Won titles in the 35th Woody Hunt South Bay Junior Closed Tournament (Level 2) in both the girls’ 18 singles and doubles categories … Took the crown in the SoCal Sectional prior to playing the European Clay Circuit in 2016 … Participated in fundraisers for her local club in Manhattan Beach … Reached the finals of the Offenback ITF Grade 1 and Swiss Junior Trophy ITF Grade 2, the semifinals in the Berlin ITF Grade 1 and Galati Romania 10K (doubles) and finished in the round of 16 at the Torun Poland 25K+H qualifiers in 2016 … In 2015, reached the semifinals of the Wichita Falls ITF Grade 4 and the quarterfinals of the Tulsa ITF Grade 1 … In 2014, reached the finals of the USTA Easter Bowl, Hard Courts and two National Level 2’s Tournaments … In juniors, has an overall record of 46-15 in singles, including a 9-9 record against Blue-Chip competitors … She has gone 12-1 against 5-star, 3-0 against 4-star, 1-0 against 3-star opponents and has posted a 21-5 overall record against unranked competition.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Connections Academy Capistrano in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. in 2016 … Along attended Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, Calif. in 2015.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Pauline and Corning Lahey … Has two older siblings … Majoring in Sports Medicine at Pepperdine … Her sister, Kristen Lahey, swam at USC … Stated the thing she loved most about the sport is the “mental and tactical challenge, [there is] always something to improve.”
FAVORITES: Favorite pro athletes are Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray … Favorite book is Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster … Favorite movies are Invictus and The Intouchables … Favorite TV show is Friends … Favorite musical artist is Maroon 5 … Favorite food is crab … Favorite sports other than tennis are waterskiing, skiing and basketball … Favorites hobbies and pastimes other than tennis including waterskiing, skiing, camping, hiking and being outdoors and among nature.