This year’s group includes Winter Park High School’s Jenna Doerfler, Allison Hodges or Germantown, Tenn., and Genevieve Lorbergs of Victoria, Australia.

“We are very excited about this year’s recruiting class,” said Nickitas, who just completed her second season with the Knights. “Jenna, Allison and Genevieve are very talented young athletes who can make an immediate contribution to our team’s success. All three possess a high level of dedication and commitment to both their tennis and academics. We welcome them to the Knight family.”

Pepperdine topped the list at No. 1, followed by Long Beach State and Akron. Members of C-USA that made the top 25 include Tulane (No. 7), Marshall (No. 11) and Memphis (No. 16).