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Three Wildcats in ITA Preseason Rankings

Nadia Ravita Photo Credit UK Athletics

The women “Racquet Cats” had 3 members selected to compete in the prestigous 2013 Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championships. Along with being invited to play in the ITA tournament, the trio earned spots on the preseason ranking list.  Sophomore Nadia Ravita comes in at No. 26 after a freshman season that included 20 wins.  Kelsey Dieters, a Junior transfer from Ohio State, is ranked No. 55 in the poll, while the doubles duo of Ravita and Senior Caitlin McGraw will enter the season ranked No. 32 on the doubles list.

Preseason No. 26 Nadia Ravita. Photo by Britney McIntosh. UK Athletics

Preseason No. 26 Nadia Ravita.
Photo by Britney McIntosh. UK Athletics

The Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championships will be hosted by the Riviera Tennis Club in Pacific Palisades, California.  Qualifying rounds for the event will begin on Saturday, September 28th while main draw action is slated to begin on Thursday, October 3rd.   Nadia Ravita will be in the main draw, but Dieters and the doubles team of Ravita and McGraw will have to make it through the qualifying rounds.

Go ‘Cats!

Brandon Ramsey

@BRamsey_KSR

Article written by BrandonRamsey