The No. 8 Quakers (3-3) have won their last two contests this season and look to repeat last year's success over the Ephs and Lord Jeffs. Penn came away with a 9-0 victory over Amherst and a 6-3 win over Williams on Jan. 17, 2009. The Red and Blue earned its other wins this season from Franklin & Marshall and Brown.
The No. 10 Williams Ephs have jumped out to a fast 8-3 start and are riding a four-game win streak. Their most recent win came last Sunday, beating Bowdoin 8-1. They also defeated Navy 8-1 - the one opponent Penn and Williams have shared at this point.
Amherst, ranked 16th, has started the 2009-10 season 3-1. They earned 9-0 wins over Vassar and MIT, along with a 6-3 defeat of Northeastern. The Lord Jeffs lost their most recent match to Middlebury, 5-4, on Wednesday.