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On the Court: No. 29 Wisconsin wraps up regular season on the road

On the Court: No. 29 Wisconsin wraps up regular season on the road

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin women’s tennis team will journey to the East Coast to finish out regular season competition against Rutgers on Saturday, Apr. 20 at 11 a.m. and No. 58 Maryland on Sunday, Apr. 21 at 11 a.m. 


1. SCOUTING THE SCARLET KNIGHTS: The Rutgers women’s tennis team is led by head coach Hilary Ritchie who is in her eighth season with the Scarlet Knights. 

Freshman Naomi Karki leads the team with an individual record of 12-6. Currently, the team holds a overall record of 10-10 and registers a 1-8 record in B1G play.


2. SCOUTING THE TERRAPINS: The No. 58 Maryland women’s tennis team is 14-9 on the campaign with a 4-5 record in conference play. 

Head coach and Wisconsin alumni, Katie Dougherty enters her fifth season with the Terrapins and has amassed over 45 wins with the team. 


3. BADGERS IN THE RANKINGS: The Badgers are checking in at No.29 in this week’s ITA Rankings. Maria Sholokhova now sits at No. 80 in the individual rankings. 

4. THE LAST SERVE: Wisconsin split the weekend after falling to No. 2 Michigan and rebounding with a 4-0 sweep against Michigan State.  

The team secured a 4-0 win against Michigan State on Senior Day, marking head coach Kelcy McKenna‘s 100th win at Wisconsin. The team excelled in doubles, with Rosie Garcia Gross and Taylor Cataldi shutting out their opponent 6-0. In singles, all Badgers won their first sets, with Maria Sholokhova extending her win streak to 14 matches. Taylor Cataldi clinched the victory with 6-1 and 7-5 scores. 


5. FOLLOW ALONG: Live stats and live stream can be found HERE. For content leading up to the matches, follow the Wisconsin women’s tennis team on X (@BadgerWTennis) and Instagram (@badgerwtennis). 


6. UP NEXT: The Badgers are headed to the Big Ten Tournament in Ann Arbor, Mich. The tournament is held Wednesday, Apr. 24 to Sunday, Apr. 28. 

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