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Spring Break Preview: Women's Tennis to Face Two of Division III's best in California

Spring Break Preview: Women's Tennis to Face Two of Division III's best in California

Women's Tennis Spring Break Schedule (all times eastern)
Sunday, March 17 vs. No. 4 Pomona-Pitzer, 6 p.m. | Malibu, Calif.
Tuesday, March 19 at No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 6:30 p.m. | Claremont, Calif.
Friday, March 22 at Cerritos Community College, 3 p.m. | Norwalk, Calif.

SERIES HISTORY
vs. Pomona-Pitzer: First meeting
vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps: First meeting
vs. Cerritos: First meeting

SCOUTING THE SAGEHENS
• No. 4 Pomona-Pitzer (4-2) wrapped up the ITA National Indoor Championships with a 5-4 win over Chicago back on March 3.
• Caroline Casper, who is ranked fifth in the ITA singles rankings, won two of her three matches at number one at the indoor championships, while Maria Lyven and Arianna Chen both went 2-1 at second and third singles, respectively.
• The Sagehens struggled in doubles against some of the top Division III teams in the country winning just two of nine matches.

SCOUTING THE ATHENAS
• No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (10-1) bounced back from its first loss of the year by sweeping past Hardin-Simmons, Haverford and Quinnipiac on March 10.
• Catherine Allen is 10-1 overall and 6-0 at number one singles, Sydney Lee is 12-4 in all matches, and Rebecca Berger is a perfect 6-0 at third singles.
• Allen and Caroline Cox has gone 15-1 overall and 8-1 at first doubles, while Sarah Bahsoun and Nicole Tan are 7-1 at number two for the defending Division III national champions.

SCOUTING THE FALCONS
• Cerritos (3-6) has split its last four matches and is coming off a 6-3 loss at Rio Hondo on Thursday.
• Moa Lindstrom is 5-3 at number one singles, Yesenia Palacios is 4-2 at number three and Alba Gonzalez has won three of her four matches at number two.
• Lindstrom and Gonzalez are 6-2 playing alongside each other at number one doubles.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• Babson (2-1) won five of six singles matches and defeated Stonehill for its second consecutive victory, 7-2, back on February 24.
• Sophomore Alexa Tutecky is 3-0 at number one singles, while junior Emily Roeper and sophomores Carolina Merz and Marissa Madison are all 5-2 in all singles matches.
• Merz and Roeper lead the Beavers with seven and six wins, respectively, in all doubles competitions, and Tutucky has gone 2-1 at number one and 4-2 overall.

CALIFORNIA DREAMING
• The Beavers return to the west coast for the first time since 2013 when they played four matches at Claremont-Mudd-Scrips. Babson went 1-3 on the trip with the lone victory coming against Hardin-Simmons.

BUSY STRETCH AHEAD
• After not playing any matches since February 24 the Green and White will begin a stretch of seven in 14 days on Sunday. In addition to facing two of the top four Division III squads in the country in California, the Beavers will also face a pair of league foes and nationally-ranked Brandeis.

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