IU women’s tennis team records No. 19 recruiting class


Head coach Ramiro Azcui talks with then-sophomores Madison Appel and Natalie Whalen during a doubles match in 2017. The IU women's tennis team has finished with a top-25 ranked recruiting class for the first time since 2011, according to Tennis Recruiting Network. IDS file photo

The IU women’s tennis team finished with the No. 19 ranked recruiting class in the country, according to Tennis Recruiting Ranking. The class has three total newcomers.

Sayda Hernandez, from Hilton Head, South Carolina, is a five-star prospect and the highest rated recruit in the class. 

Last season, Hernandez’s overall record was 26-15 with an 8-6 record versus other five-star recruits.  

Jacqueline Stasny, from Woodridge, Illinois, is a four-star prospect and is currently the No. 135 player in the country. Stasny is the No. 4 player in the state of Illinois and the No. 16 player from the Great Lakes region.

Last season, Stasny’s overall record was 41-32 with a 20-17 mark versus four-star recruits and 10-5 record versus three-star recruits.

Laura Masic, a Croatia native, committed to IU in December 2019. She is ranked as the No. 1 junior from Croatia.

According to Tennis Recruiting Network, this is IU's first top-25 recruiting class since the 2011 class, which finished 10th in the country.

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