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Sun Devils Wrap Up Homestand with Fighting Quakers on Saturday

Sun Devils Wrap Up Homestand with Fighting Quakers on Saturday

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Sun Devils (10-2, 1-0) have a chance to keep their red-hot home streak alive when Pennsylvania (8-2) comes to town on Saturday, March 11, at 12 p.m. MST at the Whiteman Tennis Center.

Fans can keep up with the action via live results or follow along through the live stream.

It’s the last of the team’s current three-match homestand, while also the final action to be played at Whiteman for the month of March. 

The Sun Devils will then embark on a four-match road trip across both Washington and California. They won’t return home until Friday, April 7, against USC (1:30 p.m. MST), the first of four home matches left on the schedule.


  • The Sun Devils checked in to the latest ITA team rankings at No. 27 overall. Only two Pac-12 schools are ranked higher – Stanford (No. 14) and Washington (No. 25).
  • The duo of Domenika Turkovic/Patricija Spaka was listed at No. 11 in doubles – up three spots from their previous ranking. Giulia Morlet (No. 79, up 12 spots) and Chelsea Fontenel (No. 113, up three spots) were listed in the singles rankings.
  • The Sun Devils are recently removed from a weekend sweep of both No. 46 Baylor (4-0) and No. 53 Oregon (4-0) at Whiteman, pushing their record to 10-2 this season and a perfect 9-0 at home.
  • The story of last weekend centered around freshman Chelsea Fontenel, who stepped in for the injured Giulia Morlet on singles Court 1 and delivered two convincing wins, including the first over a ranked opponent in her collegiate career.

    • March 4 vs. Baylor: def. No. 94 Isabella Harvison (7-6, 6-3)
    • March 5 vs. Oregon: def. Sophie Lueshcer (6-0, 6-3)

  • Given Morlet’s absence, the Sun Devils were forced to shuffle their doubles lineup, as well, plugging in Rachel Hanford into doubles Court 2 alongside Sedona Gallagher. Hanford/Gallagher swiftly beat Baylor’s Alina Shcherbinina / Paula Baranano (6-0) in their first pairing together.
  • Fontenel and Argyrokastriti have provided plenty of punch in the middle of the Sun Devil singles lineup this spring, tied for the team-high in wins (11) and combining to go 21-1. They’ve most frequently played on Courts 3 and 4, respectively.
  • Whiteman Warriors: There’s home court advantage, and there’s home court dominance. It’s been a case of the latter for the Sun Devils over the last few seasons, winning 57 of…

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