Nonconference Matches In San Diego Up Next For Ducks
Riding a three-match conference winning streak, Oregon will take a break from Pac-12 play when it heads to San Diego for a pair of nonconference road tests against San Diego (Sunday, 11 a.m.) and San Diego State (Monday, 2 p.m.).
HOW TO FOLLOW
Sunday, March 21 – 11 a.m.
Oregon at San Diego
Monday, March 22– 2 p.m.
Oregon at San Diego State
The Ducks have won nine of their last 10 matches and are currently on their longest Pac-12 winning streak since 2016. The 9-2 start to the season is also the best start for the program through 11 dual matches since 2016 while Oregon is 8-0 at home and 10-1 in the doubles point.
Oregon is coming off a weekend sweep at home of Colorado and Utah, opening the weekend with a 7-0 win over the Buffaloes last Friday - the first 7-0 win in Pac-12 play for the Ducks since April 7, 2012. In Sunday's win over Utah, Oregon put up the first four points of the match to clinch in a 4-3 victory over the Utes.
Janice Tjen improved to 10-0 in singles play to start her freshman season with a couple of easy victories at the No. 1 spot, winning 6-2, 6-0 in both of her matches last weekend. She also stayed unbeaten in doubles play paired with Lillian Mould, moving to 8-0 after a 6-1 win in Sunday's match vs. Utah. Rifanty Kahfiani kept her unbeaten streak going with a couple of wins at the No. 3 spot to improve to 9-1 on the season in singles, winning 6-1, 6-4 on Friday and delivering the clincher on Sunday with a 7-5, 6-4 victory. Julia Eshet also turned in a strong weekend, putting up a pair of points in singles play with two wins while pairing with Allison Mulville for a couple of doubles victories.
Following this week's matches, Oregon will return home to open a four-match conference homestand, starting with matches against USC (March 26) and UCLA (March 28).