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DAVIS, Calif. — UC Davis women’s tennis anticipates a busy 2018 schedule as they start their spring campaign with a dual match against Portland State in Portland, Oregon, and conclude it all once again at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif., for the Big West Championships. In-between those two events, the Aggies are scheduled to play in 21 other match events, which will entail making two separate trips down to Southern California and one trip to Nevada, as well as having 10 matches take place at the Marya Welch Tennis Center.
UC Davis will kick-off its spring slate starting on Jan. 5-7 with a team training event in Carmel, Calif., before being served their first dual match against Portland State on Jan. 20 in Portland, Oregon. After facing the Vikings, the tennis squad will take on the University of Portland the next day (Jan. 21) starting at 10 a.m.
Following the Aggies’ season-opening two-match road swing, the team will have its first of 10 home matches on Jan. 27 when Santa Clara visits campus. For the next weekend, the women’s team will travel south to spend a weekend in San Diego, Calif., to go up against San Diego State (Feb. 3) and then UC San Diego (Feb. 4), with both matches starting at 11 a.m.
On Feb. 10, UC Davis will travel to Stockton, Calif. to play against Pacific before the University of Hawai’i travels over the Pacific to meet the Aggies at the Marya Welch Tennis Center on Feb 13, starting at 1:30 p.m. Going into the weekend, the women will make a short day-trip to the Bay Area to face the University of San Francisco (Feb. 17), before hosting their third home meet, with guest Saint Mary’s, the next day (Feb. 18).
For the weekend of Feb 24-25, the Aggies will head south and closer to the coast as they take on UC Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara, Calif. at 11 a.m. for the first weekend day, followed by a dual match against Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, starting at 10 a.m.
The women’s squad will remain home on Mar. 3 as they welcome Cal St. Northridge to the Aggie courts, with the match starting off at 11 a.m., but will go back down south for the next weekend, making their first day’s stop at Long Beach, Calif., to compete against Long Beach State (Mar. 10), followed by a match-up against UC Riverside the day after (Mar. 11).
The next four meets of the Aggies’ spring slate will take place at the Marya Welch Tennis Center, with all four of the match-ups falling on weekdays. Starting on Wednesday, Mar. 14, UC Davis will host the University of Idaho, and then the University of Utah the following day (Mar. 15). Starting at 11 a.m. on Wednesday of the next week (Mar. 15), and on the Thursday of the week after that (Mar. 29), the Aggies will face Cal State Fullerton and UC Irvine, respectively.
Moving into the month of April, the women’s squad will head to San Jose, Calif. to go up against the Spartans starting at noon on Apr. 7. The Aggies will return back to the Marya Welch Tennis Center at same time the next weekend to host Sonoma State (Apr. 14).
UC Davis will end their last week of competition season with one away meet, where they will travel to Reno, Nev. to meet on the courts with the University of Nevada (Apr. 20) at 9:00 a.m., followed by one home meet on Apr. 21, where the Aggies will finally face Causeway rival Sacramento State, starting at 11 a.m. These two matches will serve as the team’s final tune-ups before action begins at the Big West Conference Women’s Tennis Tournament in Indian Wells, Calif.
For the 15th consecutive season, the Indian Wells Tennis Garden will serve as the site of the league’s year-end postseason tournament, where the opening round will start up on Thursday (Apr. 26), and the final play, the championship match, will be scheduled to take place on Sunday (Apr. 29).
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