Last Time Out:
Series History: This is the first meeting between the Wildcats and Pilots.
Hot and Cold: Sophomore Bruno Alcala is 5-6 so far this season. In the eleven matches he has played, all have been decided in two sets with only one tie breaker occurring.
Stepping Up at Three: Sophomore Claudio Christen is 7-2 when playing at the No. 3 spot. In two matches at No. 4, Christen is 1-1.
Match Point Matalonga: In
By Position: The Wildcats have had very solid play from the No. 2 and No. 3 positions in both singles and doubles. Jeff Groslimond is 8-4 at the two spot, while Claudio Christen is 7-2 at the No. 3 position. In doubles,
Fall Finishers: Redshirt freshman Peter Zimmer led the Wildcats with a 10-4 record in the fall, including a win streak of six matches. Roger Matalonga and Claudio Christen also had solid showings in the fall season, going 9-4 and 8-3, respectively. Three pairs posted winning records for
Wildcats in the Rankings: Roger Matalonga remains ranked No. 42 in singles. Team rankings will be released on Tuesday, March 16.
Stacked Pac: The Pac-10 is difficult again this year with five teams beginning the season ranked in the top 25. UCLA is the defending national champion and is led by Benjamin Kohlloeffel’s No. 3 singles ranking. Along with UCLA,
Home Court Advantage: