This Week for the Wildcats: The No. 32 Arizona women’s tennis team will head on the road for two non-conference match ups against No. 22 UCLA and No. 11 Southern California. The Wildcats (7-5, 2-0) will face the Bruins at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, March 16.
Last week: The Wildcats had last weekend off after picking up two wins over
Against UCLA: This is the 45th all-time meeting between the Bruins and Wildcats. UCLA leads the series 37-7.
Scouting the Bruins: UCLA is 8-5 on the season. The Bruins have won three out of their last four. Their last loss came against USC, 4-3. The Bruins are led by freshman Riza Zalameda, ranked No. 24 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.
Scouting the Women of
Ranked Rivals: The Wildcats have played their last 10 of 11 matches against ranked opponents since opening the season against unranked
Wildcats in the Rankings: The Wildcats moved up four spots in the poll this week to No. 32. Danielle Steinberg also moved into the individual rankings last week at No. 110. With a 7-0 record, Juliette Mavroleon and Katie Orletsky are ranked at No. 45 in doubles.