DENTON, Texas (2/22/13) - No. 57 North Texas will host No. 30 Arizona at the Waranch Tennis Complex this Saturday. Arizona will be the third ranked team that North Texas will face this season.
North Texas (5-1, 2-0) comes back to Denton after winning its first Sun Belt Conference matches against FIU and South Alabama last weekend in Alabama.
Week Three Notes
Seniors Ilona Serchenko and Valentina Starkova are coming off a 4-0 weekend in Alabama. Serchenko dropped seven points on her way to defeating FIU's Giulietta Boha and South Alabama's Cinta Papke, both in straight sets and in the No 4 singles slot.
Starkova is coming off two victories this past weekend. Starkova defeated Aleksandra Trifunovic, of FIU, 6-4; 4-6; 10-5 on Saturday then defeated Ramona Ghermani, of South Alabama, 6-0; 6-2. Starkova is 5-0 in singles play this season.
No. 30 Arizona (6-3) is coming off of a victory over No. 52 Fresno State and features the current Pac-12 Player of the Week, Lacey Smyth.
The Mean Green is slated to face No. 30 Arizona on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m. at the Waranch Tennis Complex. As always, admission to the tennis match is free. The Mean Green tennis team will also have free hot dogs for those in attendance as well as host a free youth clinic tomorrow at 12 p.m.