2002 STATUS REPORT
Who's Turning Pro... Who's Going To College...

updated 5/17/02

Megan Bradley-In a surprising move, the ITA National Rookie of the Year has decided to transfer from UCLA to Miami.

Cornell-Adam Jablon and Jason Slutsky have joined the men's team.

Rutgers-Alina Balasa and Jill Markowitz will play for the Scarlet Knights starting in the 2002-03 season.

Elena Volubueva-The Russian, who boasts wins some of the world's top ITF juniors (like Svetlana Kuznetsova), will play for East Tennessee State.

Princeton-Three top Eastern players will be added to the Ivy league team in the Fall -- Natalie Fletcher, Hart Ku and Alison Hashmall.

Amber Liu-The top player in the USTA Girls 18 National Rankings has signed with Stanford to start in the Fall of 2002

Sunitha Rao-The sixteen year old has turned professional.

Julie Rotondi-After completing two successful years at North Carolina, Julie has transferred to the University of Florida and will be playing for the Gators this Fall.

Duke-Coach Jamie Ashworth has inked two new players for the Fall -- Julia Smith, a doubles specialist from England who has twice reached the quarters at Jr Wimbledon in that event, and Katie Blaszak, a transfer student who was ranked as high as 55 during her freshman year at Vanderbilt.

Jordan Dolberg-The University of Florida has added the top 50 player to next year's roster

Rajeev Ram-The No. 3 player in the country, who has been playing the professional circuit (as an amateur) after winning titles such as the Eastern Bowl and the USTA Supernationals, has chosen the University of Illinois for the Fall.

University of Virginia-Two top juniors, Rylan Rizza and Douglas Stewart will be at Virginia for the 2002-03 season.

Douglas Wink-The Girls' 18 Doubles winner at the Easter Bowl will be playing for the University of Georgia in the Fall.

Indiana-The Hoosiers brought in two new freshman for the Spring season. Jabuk Praibis, a top player from the Czech Republic, and Juliun Vuliez of France have joined the young team that now have a total of ten freshman.

Zerene Reyes-The petite lefthander from Mexico joined the Gators for the Spring season.

Chris Brown-The nationally ranked player, who finished third at a National Open Championship last year, has signed with Duke for 2002-03.

Yale-Rowan Reynolds will be playing for the Bulldogs next year.

Travis Rettenmaier-The 17 year-old, who has been playing both junior events and on the UCLA team for the past two years, has decided to take a semester off to try the Pro tour. He has retained his amateur status and may return to the Bruins.

University of Florida-The Gators have added Florida native Stefan Tell for next season. He is Andy Jackson’s first signee since taking over as Florida’s head coach in June.

Jackie Carleton-The doubles winner and singles finalist from the USTA International Grass Court Championships has signed a letter of intent to play for UCLA starting in the Fall.

Stanford-Top-ranked James Pade will be playing for the Cardinals next season.

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