Stanford Tennis To Host Harvard, BYU
March 21, 2003
STANFORD PREPARES FOR BUSY 'SPRING BREAK': After taking over two weeks off for final exams, the eighth-ranked Stanford men's tennis team will play four matches in a six-day span over spring break ... The Cardinal (10-2) opens the stretch with non-conference home matches against No. 52 Harvard (7-5-1) on Monday at 12:00 p.m. and No. 59 BYU (6-3) on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Taube Tennis Center ... Stanford then travels to the Pacific Northwest to open Pac-10 play over the weekend ... The 13-time Pac-10 Champions will visit No. 7 Washington (13-0) on Friday at 1:30 p.m. and No. 70 Oregon (7-5) on Saturday at 12:00 p.m.
TEAM NOTES: Stanford picked up the 1,000th dual win in program history on Friday, March 7 with a 6-1 victory at Arizona ... The Cardinal is 1,001-320-4 since official records began being kept in 1926, including 742 wins under current head coach Dick Gould ... Stanford has won five straight dual matches, and four of those wins came over opponents ranked in the top 50 ... The highlights in this stretch include a 4-2 win over then-No. 18 Texas A&M in the fifth place match of the National Team Indoor Championship on Feb. 22 and a 7-0 home triumph over then-No. 29 Tulane on March 5.
INDIVIDUAL NOTES: Stanford currently has four players ranked in the top 70 in the nation in singles, as well as two doubles teams ranked in the top 30 ... Senior David Martin (Tulsa, OK) is the highest ranked singles player at No. 10, while senior Scott Lipsky (Merrick, NY) and Martin are ranked fourth in doubles ... Martin leads the team with 19 singles wins, and has won three straight and nine of his last 11 ... He is 8-2 in duals and 19-5 overall ... Sophomore Sam Warburg (Sacramento, CA), who is ranked 61st in the nation, is emerging as one of the top young collegiate players in the country ... He is 10-1 in duals and 17-2 in overall, and has won five straight and 10 of his last 11.