Last Time Out:
Scouting Stanford: The No. 12 Cardinal (6-1) lost for the only time this season when it fell at Baylor on Feb. 27, 5-1. Stanford features two ranked players, Matt Bruch at No. 9 and KC Corkery at No. 18.
Series History: This is the 50th meeting between the Wildcats and Bears. The Wildcats are 13-36 in the series.
Hot and Cold: Sophomore Bruno Alcala is 4-5 so far this season. In the nine matches he has played, all have been decided in two sets with no tie breakers occurring.
Stepping Up at Three: Sophomore Claudio Christen is 7-0 when playing at the No. 3 spot. In two matches at No. 4, Christen is 0-2.
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 7-3 at the two spot, while Claudio Christen is 7-0 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:
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: