Last Time Out:
Scouting UCLA: The Bruins (11-4) feature five ranked singles players and one doubles pair. They are led by second-ranked Benjamin Kohlloeffel. In its last outing, UCLA upset No. 3 Duke at home, 6-1.
Series History: This is the 71st meeting between the Wildcats and Trojans.
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 9-4 at the two spot, while Claudio Christen is 8-2 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 at No. 58 this week in the rankings. New individual rankings will be released next week. The team jumped 15 spots to No. 47.
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: