The Lineup: Name Yr. Hometown Bruno Aropovic So. Sarajevo, Bosnia Alex Aybar Jr. Dominican Republic Alex Brown Sr. Lake Forest, Calif. Jean-Noel LaCoste Sr. Stockholm, Sweden Tom Lloyd Fr. Yorba Linda, Calif. Caleb Marquardt So. Fruita, Colo. Jari Niskala So. San Diego, Calif. Michel Stopa Sr. Paris, France
Last Week at Home: Last week, San Diego snapped Arizona's three match winning streak with a 4-3 victory in Tucson (2/12).
Aybar highlights fall season: The Wildcats competed in five main draw tournaments this fall. Red-shirt junior Alex Aybar, who finished the fall campaign 9-3, made it to the quarterfinals at the Rolex Regionals in Malibu, Calif. (11/4-7). Finishing the season 8-4, sophomore Caleb Marquardt made it to the flight one championships at the University of San Diego Tournament (10/15-17). Doubles partners Aybar and senior Jean-Noel LaCoste defeated both the No. 2 and No. 12 nationally-ranked doubles teams at Jerry's Desert Invitational in Palm Springs (1/7-9).
Arizona Schedule Hotline: For a weekly update on the sports schedules at the UA call 520-621-0909.
1999-2000 Men's Tennis Overall Results: Singles #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Pac-10 Dual Overall Bruno Aropovic - - - - - - - - 2-4 Alex Aybar 3-3 - - - - - 0-2 3-3 12-6 Alex Brown - - - - 1-1 3-1 0-2 4-2 8-6 Jean-Noel LaCoste - 1-2 0-2 - - - 0-2 1-4 3-5 Tom Lloyd - - - 1-1 2-2 - 0-2 3-3 5-7 Caleb Marquardt - - 0-1 2-2 - - 0-1 2-33 10-9 Jari Niskala - - - - - 2-0 1-0 2-0 3-3 Michel Stopa - 1-2 3-0 - - - 0-2 4-2 6-7Cats in the Polls: The Wildcats moved up five spots in the rankings after earning three consecutive wins. Aybar is tied at 86th in the nation with Auburn's Tiago Ruffoni.
Doubles Aybar/LaCoste 1-4 - - - - - 0-2 1-4 1-4 Brown/Lloyd - 3-2 - - - - 1-1 3-2 3-4 Stopa/Marquardt - - 2-3 - - - 0-2 2-3 2-3 Stopa/LaCoste 0-1 - - - - - - 0-1 0-1 Brown/Lloyd - 0-1 - - - - - 0-1 0-1 Aybar/Marquardt - - 1-0 - - - - 1-0 1-0
Head Coach: Bill Wright is entering his 14th year as the men's tennis coach at the University of Arizona. In his years at Arizona he has collected an overall record of 119-180. He is a 1960 graduate of Southern Methodist University and also has a law degree from Denver University.
Next Match: The Wildcats will play host to Texas Tech Friday, Feb. 25, at 1:30. They will then face Arizona State Saturday, Feb. 26, at noon. Both matches will take place at the Robson Tennis Center on campus.