PHILADELPHIA - The Penn women's tennis team is looking to bounce back from its Ivy League opener loss to No. 47 Princeton, 7-0, last Saturday, when ithosts No. 61 Brown and No. 55 Yale on Friday and Saturday, respectively. The Quakers, who are currently 1-10, are looking to pick up their first win since the Red and Blue defeated George Washington, 7-0, on Feb. 20.
Last year, the Quakers easily handled the Bears in Providence. Penn won, 5-2, taking five of the singles match. Ekaterina Kosminskaya won her singles match at No. 1 for the Red and Blue.
On Saturday, the Quakers will look to avenge its4-3 loss to Yale last season - the Ivy League clinching match for either team in 2008 year.Yale was Penn'sbiggest threat to an undefeated Ivy League season and it was the the Bulldogs who pulled out the4-3 win over the Quakers. Yale ended up winning the Ivy League, and Penn finished second with a 6-1 record.
Friday's match with Brown will begin at 2 p.m., while Saturday's match against Yale is set for 12 p.m. Both matches will be at the Lott Tennis Courts, whether permitting. In the event of inclement weather, the matches will be moved to the Levy Tennis Pavilion.