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No. 59 Utah Faces No. 5 UCLA and No. 7 USC




March 14, 2013

Match Information
Match Up: No. 59 Utah (7-3, 1-1 Pac-12) at No. 5 UCLA (9-2, 0-1 Pac-12)
Date: Fri., March 15, 2013
First Serve: 2:30 p.m. MT
Location: Los Angeles, Calif.
Courts: Los Angeles Tennis Center

Match Up: No. 59 (7-3, 1-1 Pac-12) at No. 7 USC (11-2, 0-1 Pac-12)
Date: Sat., March 16, 2013
First Serve: 1 p.m. MT
Location: Los Angeles, Calif.
Courts: Marks Stadium

No. 5 UCLA Bruins
The Bruins currently boast six ranked individuals and four doubles pairs, including No. 5 Robin Anderson who teams with Skylar Morton for a ranking of No. 12 in doubles. UCLA is coming off its second loss of the season when No. 12 USC managed a 4-2 upset in a non-conference match.

Last Time against UCLA
The 35th-ranked Utes dropped a 6-1 decision to 1st-ranked UCLA last season. Callie Craig earned Utahs point by capturing a 5-7, 6-3, 14-12, upset win over 119th-ranked Pamela Montez at the No. 3 singles spot.

No. 7 USC Trojans
The Trojans currently boast five ranked individuals and three doubles teams, including No. 2 Sabrina Santamaria and No. 8 Danielle Lao. Santamaria and partner Kaitlyn Christian are ranked No. 1 in doubles. USC will host Colorado at home before taking on the Utes, but are coming off a home sweep of Texas.

Last Time against USC
No. 35 Utah fell to No. 3 USC at home last season, 7-0.

Team and Individual Notes
Quick Hits

  • Sophomore Tereza Bekerova is currently ranked 70th in ITA's latest national singles rankings, while she and junior Paige Miles team up in doubles for a ranking of 21st. The duo has tallied a record of 8-2 in dual-match play.
  • Junior Callie Craig and Lucia Kovarcikova went undefeated last weekend against Arizona and Arizona State at the No. 3 and No. 5 singles spots. Craig now holds a record of 9-1 while Kovarcikova improved to 3-3.
     

     

    Last Time Out
    Utah is coming off its first conference loss of the season against No. 27 Arizona, 5-2, at home. Juniors Callie Craig and Lucia Kovarcikova posted the Utes' two points from the Nos. 3 and 5 singles positions, respectively.
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