PHILADELPHIA – In its first match back from a spring break trip to California, the University of Pennsylvania women’s tennis team will host Philadelphia rival Temple Saturday at 12 p.m.
Penn (6-4) took two of three matches in California, defeating Rhode Island and Gonzaga, 5-2, before falling in a close match to UC Irvine, 4-3.
Temple (4-8) has lost four of its last five matches, and has wins against Drexel, St. Francis (N.Y.), Hampton, and Lehigh on the season.
The Quakers won the 2013 match over the Owls, 7-0.
Saturday’s match between Penn and Temple will take place outside at the Hamlin Tennis Center, located in Penn Park, or inside the Levy Tennis Pavilion depending upon the weather.Penn vs. Temple
Overall Series: 26-6
Splits: Home (21-5), Away (4-0), Neutral (1-1)
Past Five Meetings:
3/23/2013 Temple W, 7-0
3/21/2012 Temple L, 3-4
2/9/2011Temple W, 5-2
2/2/2010Temple L, 3-4
2/28/2009Temple L, 3-4