Who: UC Davis vs. UC Santa Barbara
Records: Aggies (4-3); Gauchos (1-0)
Where: Marya Welch Tennis Center
When: Saturday at 11 a.m.
Who to watch: Posting an overall singles record of 11-10, junior Desiree Stone has proved to be an invaluable asset at the No. 2 singles position.
The North Hollywood, Calif. native led the Aggies with an overall record of 28-18 last season, and has accumulated 34 singles victories in her career with UC Davis.
Did you know? This past weekend, the Aggies went 2-0 at home against Santa Clara and UC Santa Cruz.
Preview: As the stage is being set for the conference opener at home this Saturday, coach Bill Maze isn’t just getting prepared for the match. He’s preparing for battle.
“It’s going to be a very tough match, a real battle,” Maze said. “We’ll have to play very, very well to beat UCSB.“
The Gauchos are coming off of a shutout win over Cal State Bakersfield, 7-0. The victory was flawless, as they swept the Roadrunners in doubles and singles play.
The Aggies know a thing or two about flawless victories, too, as they are coming off one of their own.
On Sunday, the Aggies pounded UC Santa Cruz, 7-0, capping off a perfect weekend homestand.
UC Davis looks to continue its success at home on Saturday, keeping their undefeated home record in tact against a tough UC Santa Barbra squad.
– Matt Miller