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Rutgers Tennis Travels to UConn
Scarlet Knights have won three-straight matches
  • Posted on March 04, 2013 12:27:39 PM
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  • PISCATAWAY, N.J. (March 4, 2013) – The Rutgers women’s tennis team is set to travel to Storrs, Conn., to take on the BIG EAST foe UConn at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 5. This will be the third conference matchup of the season for the Scarlet Knights, who currently hold a 2-0 record in league play.

    RU is 5-2 on the season under 10th-year head coach Benjamin Bucca. The Scarlet Knights are coming off a 5-2 win over Marquette and have won three-straight contests. Freshman Gina Li (Hillsborough, N.J.) holds a team-best 6-1 record in No. 2 singles play this season. This will be the fourth road match of the season for Rutgers.

    Last season, the Scarlet Knights swept the Huskies, 7-0, at home on April 4, 2012.

    UConn is 1-4 overall, including an 0-1 conference record. The Huskies fell to BIG EAST opponent Cincinnati, 6-1, on Feb. 15. RU downed the Bearcats two days later, 4-3. UConn is coming off a 6-1 loss to Quinnipiac (Feb. 27) and its lone win came in the form of a 6-1 victory over Bryant (Feb. 20). The squad is led by 21st-year head coach Glenn Marshall.

    Follow Rutgers Athletics on Facebook (www.facebook.com/RutgersAthletics) and Twitter (@RUAthletics) for all of the latest news and updates. For specific updates regarding women’s tennis, follow the program on Twitter @RUwtennis

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