PHILADELPHIA - Freshman Connie Hsu has only been on Penn's campus for a few weeks now, but is already getting her name known. In the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's (ITA) preseason rankings, the San Antonio native has been named the No. 4 incoming freshman in the country.
During the weekend of Sept. 10-12, Hsu won the top singles flight at the William and Mary Invitational; her first time hitting the courts at the college level.
The newcomer has also pre-qualified to compete at the ITA All-American Championships which will be held in Pacific Palisades, California, October 2-10.
Penn continues its fall season this weekend, hosting the Cissie Leary Invitational on Penn's home courts.
Women's National Freshman/Newcomer Singles Rankings
1. Kristie Ahn, Stanford University
2. Sofie Oyen, Florida
3. Jacqueline Cako, Arizona State University
4. Connie Chieh-Yu Hsu, University of Pennsylvania
5. Nicole Gibbs, Stanford University
6. Courtney Dolehide, UCLA
7. Sanaa Bhambri, North Carolina State
8. Alejandra Granillo, Pepperdine
9. Kaitlyn Christian, Southern California
10. Aleksandra Josifiska, UNLV