This Week for the Wildcats: The No. 42 Arizona women’s tennis team will host No. 7 Southern California and No. 10 UCLA in Pac-10 play. The Wildcats will face the Women of Troy at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 6, and will take on the Bruins at noon on Saturday, April 7. Both matches will be held at the
Last week: The Wildcats struggled against two other top 10 teams on the road last weekend.
Scouting the Women of
Against UCLA: This is the 46th all-time meeting between the Bruins and Wildcats. UCLA leads the series 38-7.
Scouting the Bruins: UCLA is 12-5, 3-0 in the Pac-10 on the season. The Bruins have won seven out of their last eight including their recent four-match winning streak. Their last loss came against USC, 4-3. The Bruins are led by freshman Riza Zalameda, ranked No. 22 in singles. UCLA also has two other players ranked in singles along with two ranked doubles pairs. Head coach Stella Sampras Webster returns for her 11th year at UCLA. The team returns seven players and adds five freshmen.
Ranked Rivals: The Wildcats have played their last 15 of 16 matches against ranked opponents since opening the season against unranked
Wildcats in the Rankings: The Wildcats remained at No. 42 in the poll this week. Danielle Steinberg moved up to No. 91 in the individual rankings.