PHILADELPHIA – After starting the spring season 7-4 versus non-conference opponents, The University of Pennsylvania women’s tennis team opens up Ivy League play on the road at No. 66 Princeton Saturday afternoon beginning at 1 p.m. at the Lenz Tennis Center.
The Quakers will be playing their second match against a ranked opponent this year, having defeated Penn State on the road, 4-3. The Nittany Lions were ranked 57th at the time of the match.
Penn begins Ivy play having lost only once in their last five matches, coming in a close 4-3 match at UC Irvine on Penn’s spring break trip to California. The Quakers have defeated Drexel, Rhode Island, Gonzaga and Temple in that stretch.
Princeton comes into the match with an 11-5 record having won three of their last five matches, with losses coming at No. 59 Ohio State and at No. 13 Miami (Fla.). The Tigers have defeated Florida International, Maryland, and Fairleigh Dickinson in that stretch.
Penn fell to Princeton, 6-1, at home in the 2013 meeting between the two schools.
Penn vs. Princeton Series
Splits: Home (7-12), Away (7-11), Neutral (1-0)
Past Five Meetings:
3/30/2013 Princeton L, 1-6
3/31/2012 at Princeton L, 1-6
3/26/2011 Princeton L, 3-4
3/27/2010 at Princeton L, 0-7
3/28/2009 Princeton L, 0-7