Conference Play Begins For Tigers

Photo by Kelly Montanta
Photo by Kelly Montanta

STOCKTON, Calif. - It's time for conference play as the Tigers host Loyola Marymount this Friday at 2 PM and #14 Pepperdine on Saturday at noon. 

Last weekend the Tigers edged past UC Irvine 4-3 before falling to Cal State Fullerton 6-1. Against the Anteaters, The Tigers got the doubles point behind 6-4 victories at the one and three spots. Maayan Sela/Cristina Saenz de Buruaga Ruiz got back to their winning ways and Yuki Asami/Anna Ramos Vinolas made it two-straight at the three to help Pacific take the 1-0 advantage early. In singles, Anneroos Nederstigt won her match at two 7-6 (5), 6-4 and Ramos Vinolas took down her opponent at the four spot 6-3, 6-0. Asami sealed the win at the six spot as she outdueled her opponent 7-5, 6-3. 

LMU is 6-2 this season and will take on USC this week before the Tigers. #14 Pepperdine is 7-4 on the year with wins in four of their past five matches. The Waves are led by sixth-ranked Luisa Stefani and #13 Ashley Lahey. 

Next weekend the Orange and Black head to Santa Clara to take on the Broncos on March 31st at noon. Pacific will then go to San Francisco on April 1st for a match against the Dons at 10:30 AM. 

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