Women's tennis continues road trip at Ohio State

Pat Donghia
March 12, 2015

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State women's tennis team continues its road trip as the Nittany Lions travel to No. 19 Ohio State for a noon match on Saturday. The blue and white rides a two-match win streak into Columbus, including a win over then No. 37 Illinois.

Scouting Ohio State
The Buckeyes enter Saturday's match with an 8-4 record, including a 2-0 record in the Big Ten. The scarlet and grey defeated No. 56 Illinois and No. 35 Northwestern, both by scores of 6-1 coming into this weekend. Gabriella De Santis and Sandy Niehaus are the 24th ranked doubles pair. The duo owns an 11-6 overall record, including a 3-2 record in the number one doubles slot.

Nittany Lions in the Rankings
The doubles duo of Victoria Kisialeva (Toronto, Canada) and Dasha Sapogova (Minsk, Belarus) are ranked No. 65 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association's rankings. The pair is 5-4 in the first doubles position and 2-0 in conference play.

Singles Impact
One of the biggest improvements of the season has been in singles play. The Nittany Lions have won at least three singles matches in six of their last eight matches, winning four of them.

Live Scoring
Live scoring will be available this weekend and can be found by clicking on the "Live Stats" link at the top of the article.

Looking Ahead
The blue and white take on Big Ten newcomers No. 43 Maryland and Rutgers on March 21st and 22nd. Follow Penn State women's tennis on Facebook at Penn State Women's Tennis and on Twitter @pennstateWTEN.   

Last Updated March 12, 2015