No. 13 Women's Tennis to Host UC Santa Barbara on Sunday
Feb. 29, 2008
The Arizona State Sun Devils will continue their sping 2008 home
duel campaign this weekend as they host the UC Santa Barbara
Gauchos. The matche is set for 11:00 a.m. on Sunday and will be
played in Tempe at ASU's Whiteman Tennis Center.
Last time out saw the Sun Devils come out swinging as they faced
their hardest competition yet as they took on the No. 12 USC
Women of Troy and the No. 7 UCLA Bruins. After a tough 5-2 loss
to USC, the Sun Devilsfired back on Sunday to come from behind
and take the win with a 4-3 toppling of the Bruins.
Scouting the Gauchos:
The Gauchos come into this weekend with a 3-1 record as they've
had three other matches cancelled due to rain. They come in with
a relatively solid singles set, but their true success lies in doubles
where they hold a 13-2 mark in doubles. The senior pair of Marta
Simic and Charlotte Scatliffe have also started the year red hot
in doubles play and remain a perfect 5-0 at the No. 1 slot for the
Against the Gauchos, the Sun Devils are 4-1 all-time.
The Sun Devils willfi nally take their act to the road next weekend as they
set to face Pac-10 foes Cal and Stanford in the Bay Area March 7 &8.