UConn women's tennis travels to Orlando, Florida
Published: Thursday, March 14, 2013
Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013 22:03
The UConn women’s tennis team will fly to Orlando, Fla. for their Spring Break matches.
The Huskies have a current 1-6 spring record. They will face four teams through the week of March 18. First they will meet No. 41 team University of Minnesota then Southeast University, No. 19 Embry- Riddle and University of Wisconsin- Green Bay.
University of Minnesota is currently ranked No. 41 in the nation according to ITA (Intercollegiate Tennis Association). The Golden Gophers finished the fall season as No. 39 and have a current spring season record of 4-5. They have gained wins over Northern Iowa, Carleton, Mississippi State and Wisconsin. The Golden Gophers have fallen to No. 30 Arizona, No. 54 North Texas and Louisville, Virginia Tech and Oklahoma. They are also one of the eight Big Ten squads to receive recognition in the top 50.
The Southeast University Fire will face the Huskies on March 19. They have obtained a 3-7 record this spring season. They have taken matches against Webber International University, Aquinas College and Abraham Baldwin College. The Fire have dropped matches with Embry-Riddle University, St. Leo University, Northwood University, St. Thomas University, Ave Maria University, Rockhurst University and Southern New Hampshire University.
On March 20 UConn will meet Embry- Riddle currently ranked No. 19 according to the ITA. The Eagles have a spring season record of 5-6. Gaining wins over Southeastern, Northwood, Ave Maria University, St. Thomas University and Olivet Nazarene. They have been defeated by: Florida Southern University, Valdosta State, Rollins, Barry, Scad Savannah and Midwestern State.
Lastly the UConn women will have a match with University of Wisconsin- Green Bay on March 21. The Green Bay Phoenix women have a 0-11 spring season record. They have been defeated at all of their encounters thus far; Chicago State, IUPUI, Marquette, Western Michigan, University of Chicago, Drake, South Dakota State, Northern Iowa, Milwaukee, Bradley and IPPFW.
UConn will fly out to Florida this weekend to have a spring break full of matches The team is looking forward to this experience especially freshmen, Alexandra Bergman and Srna Stosljevic.