The Wildcats will hit the road again this weekend for their final regular season match, as they get ready to face Utah, Saturday at 10:00 am PT up in Salt Lake City before heading to Ojai, Calif. for Pac-12 Championship play.
A short-handed Arizona squad couldn't quite keep pace on Senior Day, as the Wildcats dropped a 4-0 decision to No. 62 Washington, Sunday out at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center, in what marked the final home match of the season.
Every year like clockwork a fresh batch of student-athletes come to campus with high expectations and goals of becoming a star player for their respective sport. They enter, young, eager, ready to learn and adapt to a new college lifestyle. The student-athlete grows each year, learning and looking up to the upperclassmen, before soon enough, they become seniors of their own.
Junior Jason Jaruvang picked up his 16th victory of the season, while earning his first win from the No. 2 spot, but a depleted Arizona squad didn't have quite enough to defeat No. 56 Oregon, as it fell 4-1, Friday out at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.
The Wildcats return home this weekend for their final two home matches of the season, as they'll play host to No. 56 Oregon, Friday at 11:30 am PT and No. 62 Washington, Sunday at noon PT. Both matches will be held at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center, in what will be the final career home contests for seniors Sumeet Shinde and Robin Chou.
Sophomore Jose Zamorano collected his first career victory, but it wasn't enough as a short-handed Arizona squad dropped a 6-1 decision to No. 7 USC, Saturday out at Marks Stadium in Los Angeles.
Fifteenth ranked UCLA proved to be too much for Arizona, as the Bruins defeated the Wildcats 4-0 out at the Los Angeles Tennis Center, Friday afternoon in Los Angeles.
The Wildcats are back in action this week, as they'll wrap up their season-long 11-match road swing in Los Angeles, with contests at No. 15 UCLA, Friday at 3:00 pm PT and at No. 6 USC, Sunday at 1 pm PT.
The 43rd ranked Stanford Cardinal proved to be too much, as it defeated Arizona 7-0, Saturday up in Palo Alto.
A short-handed Arizona squad gave it all it had, but it wasn't able to keep up with No. 30 California, as the Golden Bears defeated the Wildcats 4-0, Friday out at the Hellman Tennis Complex.
The Wildcats continue their play away from home, as they open up Pac-12 play this weekend when they face No. 30 California, Friday at 3 pm in Berkeley, and No. 43 Stanford, Saturday at 2 pm in Palo Alto.
Just a day after suffering one of their toughest defeats of the season, the Wildcats responded by claiming arguably their most dramatic victory of the year, as freshman Shoki Kasahara rallied to take down Axel Damiens, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 on court six to clinch a 4-3 win over No. 65 Cal Poly, Sunday afternoon out at the Appleton Tennis Center in Boise, Idaho.