Dec. 9, 2010
IRVINE, Calif.--- The UC Irvine Women's tennis program has signed Alexandra and Katarina Facey to a National Letter of Intent head coach Mike Edles announced on Thursday.
The twin sisters from Cameron Park, CA are currently seniors at Ponderosa High School. Katarina is ranked No. 2 in Girls 18's singles in the Northern California region and Alexandra is ranked eighth. The Facey sisters also play doubles together are currently ranked No. 1 in the Girls 18's in Northern California. They were ranked the top doubles team in Norcal in the 10's, 14's, and 16's age divisions.
"We are very excited to sign two of the top players from Northern California," said Edles, who is in his 14th season as head coach. "Both Kat and Ali are very athletic players with a aggressive all-court style of play. Their size, quickness and doubles skills will be a welcome addition to our program."