Bruins to Host LMU, Cal Poly This Week
Feb. 17, 2010
Lions, Mustangs on Tap This Week for Bruin Women
The No. 12 UCLA women's tennis team (7-1) will host a pair of non-conference matches at the Los Angeles Tennis Center this week beginning with Loyola Marymount (1-3) on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. The Bruins take a 17-0 all-time record against the Lions into that meeting. Then on Sunday, the Bruins will host Cal Poly (3-1) at Noon. That match was originally scheduled for Jan. 19 but was rescheduled due to rain. Live stats for both matches can be accessed at the following link: Live Stats.
Bruins Notch a Pair of Upsets at ITA National Team Indoors
UCLA was one of 16 teams that traveled to Madison, Wisc. last week for the ITA National Team Indoors, held annually at the University of Wisconsin's Nielsen Tennis Stadium. In a re-match of last year's NCAA Round of 16, the Bruins opened up the tournament with a 4-3 victory over No. 6 Miami. Following a 4-2 loss to No. 2 Cal in the quarterfinals, the Bruins were able to re-group and end the tournaement on a high note, upsetting No. 4 Florida, 4-1 in a consolation match on Sunday.
Johansson Goes 3-0 in Indoor Play
Maya Johansson turned in the best singles performance of any UCLA player at the Indoors, winning all three of her matches at the event. She lost just one set on the weekend, defeating Miami's Claudia Wasilewski, 6-4, 5-7, 6-1. She then downed Cal's Annie Goransson and Florida's Claire Bartlett in straight sets. Freshman Pamela Montez was the only other Bruin to go undefeated at the Indoors, as she went 2-0. Her match against Florida's 92nd-ranked Anastasia Revzina was suspended.
New Rankings Come Out This Thursday
New team and individual rankings will be released this Thursday. It will mark the first time individual rankings have been released since Jan. 5. As a team, UCLA is currently ranked No. 12. The team's two ranked singles players are Yasmin Schnack (#5) and Andrea Remynse (#41). The two players are ranked No. 10 nationally in doubles. Nina Pantic and Pamela Montez are ranked No. 57. Click HERE to access the new rankings beginning on Thursday.
Stanford, Cal Weekend Approaching
One of UCLA's biggest home weekends of the year is quickly approaching, as No. 8 Stanford and No. 2 Cal are slated to visit the Los Angeles Tennis Center on Feb. 26 and 27, respectively. The Bruins were swept at home by the two teams last year and will be looking to avenge those two losses. Neither of these matches will count in the official Pac-10 standings, as this year's conference showdowns will take place in the Bay Area.