NCAA Womens Tennis

Tennis Welcomes Wisconsin, Minnesota for Final Pair of Regular Season Duals

Tennis Welcomes Wisconsin, Minnesota for Final Pair of Regular Season Duals

PISCATAWAY, N.J.  — The Rutgers women’s tennis team (10-10, 1-8 B1G) welcomes No. 29 Wisconsin (16-7, 7-2 B1G) and Minnesota (11-10, 4-5 B1G) to the Livingston Tennis Center this weekend for its final pair of regular season duals.
The Scarlet Knights host the Badgers on Saturday, April 20 at 12 p.m. for their first dual at the program’s new facility. A Letterwinner Celebration will also take place at the competition.

The match on Sunday, April 21, against the Gophers will celebrate Senior Day. First serve is set for 12 p.m. and a ceremony honoring the program’s five seniors will occur before the dual.
Parking at the new facility is free, and you can register your car at the link above.

Last Time Out
RU dropped a 4-1 decision at No. 52 Maryland on Saturday, April 13 at the Junior Tennis Champion Center.
Jackeline Lopez her first conference singles victory of the season in the loss. The junior defeated Francesca Feodorov in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4.
 Recapping the 2023 Fall
The Scarlet Knights are coming off a successful fall schedule, where they posted a team record of 78-59 in singles and doubles competitions through seven total events.
Leading the way in singles play was Minchae Kim, who claimed 17 total victories, nine singles and eight doubles.
Mai Nguyen also had a strong showing, recording an 8-2 record in singles competitions. The sophomore finished the campaign on a five-match win streak which included two straight-set victories and three comeback wins.
In doubles, the pair of Nguyen and Amira Badawi won five matches together, the most out of RU’s 18 different duos.
Recapping the 2023 Spring
RU finished its 2023 spring season with an 11-13 record. The campaign was highlighted by a 9-2 nonconference record, earning wins in the first four matches of the year.
Following a challenging conference slate that consisted of nine ranked opponents, Rutgers earned the No. 13 seed in the 14-team bracket in the 2023 Big Ten Women’s Tennis Tournament.
The Scarlet Knights opened the tournament with a match against No. 12-seeded Michigan State, earning a 5-1 victory. The first round win marked the first Big Ten Tournament win for head coach Hilary Ritchie since she was elevated to the position in 2016.
The team’s spring campaign ended in the tournament with a 4-1…

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