April 3, 2012
PITTSBURGH -- The University of Pittsburgh women's tennis team hosts Duquesne on Wednesday, April 4 at the Alpha Tennis and Fitness Club at noon.
Pitt (8-7) is coming off a heartbreaking 4-3 loss to California (Pa.) last week at the Alpha Tennis and Fitness Club. Sophomore Taylor Washington captured her third-straight victory in No. 3 singles with a 6-3, 6-4 decision against Jade Pondicas of California (Pa.). She improved to a team best 18-7 overall in singles action.
In doubles play, freshmen Amanda Wickman and Molly Wickman earned their 15th win of the season in the No. 3 slot. The pair recorded an 8-6 victory over California (Pa.)'s Anastassiya Zherdeva and Jesse Burrell. The Wickmans has posted a win in eight of their last nine contests.
Duquesne (11-7) is coming off a 7-0 shutout victory over Youngstown State. Pitt leads the all-time series against Duquesne, 23-12.