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WHITTIER, Calif. – The Whittier College Women's Tennis team and second year Head Coach Kristin Yep released their 2019 schedule Friday.
The Purple & Gold jump-started their season in the fall with a win over Mills (9-0) and will begin their spring hosting Concordia (CA) on February 2. On February 9 they travel up to Santa Cruz to take on the Banana Slugs before returning to take on cross-town rival Biola University on February 23.
In March, Whittier has 11 matches with nine coming at home on the Richard Ettinger Tennis Courts. The nine match home stand goes from March 8-March 26 and will included match-ups with Rhodes (March 8), Hardin-Simmons (March 9), Southwest Missouri State (March 12), Vassar (March 15), Trinity (CT) (March 18), Principia (March 21), Puget Sound (March 23), Willamette (March 24), and Pacific Lutheran (March 26).
Whittier enters into Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) play for the final two matches in March, which will take place against Occidental (March 29) and Chapman (March 30), both occurring on the road.
The remaining five matches in April will be against conference opponents. The Purple & Gold remain on the road at the beginning of the month against Pomona-Pitzer (April 5) and Claremont-M-S (April 6) before hosting Cal Lutheran (April 12), Redlands (April 13), and Caltech (April 20).
The Ojai Championships are set to take place on April 25-27 in Ventura, Calif.