Match Up: Utah (4-1) at No. 57 UNLV (3-4) and No. 49 Santa Clara (5-2)
Date: Friday, Feb. 17 at UNLV, Saturday, Feb. 18 vs Santa Clara
First Serve: at UNLV @ 2 p.m. MT, vs Santa Clara @ 10 a.m. MT
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Court: Fertitta Tennis Complex
No. 57 UNLV Rebels
The Rebels are currently 3-4. UNLV holds a 2-2 record at home, following a 4-3 loss to Oklahoma State in Las Vegas last weekend.
No. 49 Santa Clara Broncos
The Broncos are currently 5-2 and recently upset No. 44 TCU on the road by a score of 4-3.
Santa Clara’s top contenders include senior Nicholas Vinel and sophomore John Lamble, who both currently hold 3-1 records in singles dual matches, as well as junior Tom Pham, who is currently undefeated at 3-0.
Team and Individual Notes
Last Time vs UNLV
The Utes were defeated by the 52nd-ranked Rebels, 5-2, in Las Vegas, Nev., in 2011. Freshmen Devin Lane and Matt Cowley netted Utah’s two points from the Nos. 3 and 5 singles positions. Lane battled Johannes Markel for a 7-5, 6-7(5), 1-0(7), victory at the No. 3 position, followed by a 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 win from Cowley over Alex Bull at the fifth slot.
Last Time vs Santa Clara
The Utes netted a 7-0 sweep of the Broncos in 2006 at home.
First Road Matches
Utah hits the road for the first time this season after compiling a 4-1 record at home.