Frogs Head West
Feb. 27, 2014
FORT WORTH, Texas – The No. 61 TCU women’s tennis team will head to Seattle, Wash., for two matches against Sacramento State and No. 24 Washington on Feb. 29-Mar. 1 at the Nordstrom Tennis Center.
The Horned Frogs (4-5, 0-0 Big 12) will first meet up with Hornets (1-5, 0-0 Big Sky) on Friday at 1:30 p.m., CST, before facing the host Huskies (8-2, 0-0 Pac12) on Saturday at 2 p.m., CST.
Monika Sirilova gave TCU a 2-0 lead in the match with a dominating 6-1, 6-1 win on court five, before No. 52 Stefanie Tan and Simona Parajova sealed the team victory with wins on courts one and two, respectively.
Tan and Parajova are 5-0 in singles on their respective courts, while Tan has teamed up with Seda Arantekin the last two matches for a 2-0 doubles record.
Scouting the Opponents
Washington just had its five-match home winning streak snapped on Sunday, as Houston dropped the Huskies 4-3 in Seattle. The Huskies have won the doubles point in its last six matches and moved up to No. 24 in the rankings this week. Julija Lukac is undefeated on the year at the No. 3 spot and has only been taken to three sets three times this year.
All-Time Series Records
Washington won the last meeting between the teams back in 2011, 4-3, but TCU still holds a 3-1 record in the series. This will be the first time the teams will meet in Seattle in program history.