Michigan Returns Home to Host Top-Five Pair

Michigan Returns Home to Host Top-Five Pair

Michigan Returns Household to Host Leading-Five Pair

2/2/2022 4:02:00 PM

// Sarah VanMetre

» Michigan returns to the Varsity Tennis Centre for a pair of best-5 opponents, hosting No. 2 North Carolina and No. 4 California.
» The very first 100 lovers to the match on Saturday (Feb. 5) in opposition to North Carolina will get a Michigan pennant.
» Head mentor Ronni Bernstein is 1 acquire away from passing Bitsy Ritt as the winningest coach in system heritage.

Saturday, Feb. 5 — vs. #2 North Carolina (Varsity Tennis Centre), Midday
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Tuesday, Feb. 8 — vs. #4 California (Varsity Tennis Heart), 6 p.m.
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The No. 20-ranked College of Michigan women’s tennis workforce (3-1) returns home to the Varsity Tennis Heart to welcome a pair of prime-5 opponents in No. 2 North Carolina (Saturday, Feb. 5 at noon) and No. 4 California (Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m.). The initial 100 lovers at the match versus UNC will get a Michigan pennant.

Wolverine Bites

• No. 20-ranked Michigan returns to the Varsity Tennis Center to kick off a four-match homestand, to start with welcoming No. 2-rated North Carolina (6-) and No. 4-rated California (4-).

• U-M is coming off a 1-1 weekend, slipping to Ole Overlook prior to bouncing back for a 4-3 gain at No. 12 Georgia Tech. U-M rallied to defeat the Yellow Jackets immediately after dropping the doubles position, successful the closing two matches on courtroom in a few sets for the acquire.

• Michigan is 17-5 in singles play through twin-match action, paced by a perfect 4- mark from Jaedan Brown. Andrea Cerdan (2-), Anca Craciun (2-), Kari Miller (1-) and Lanie Van Linge (1-) also are without the need of a singles decline in dual matches.

Kari Miller recorded her first twin-match get the last time out, obtaining a 6-3, 6-1 win around No. 69 Ava Hrastar of Ga Tech. Andrea Cerdan was the other Wolverine to get a ranked singles gain in the match, knocking off No. 38 Kylie Bilchev in 3 sets, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3.

• The Wolverines have a trio of rated singles players in No. 17 Kari Miller, No. 99 Julia Fliegner and No. 120 Nicole Hammond.

• Michigan head coach Ronni Bernstein, who is in her 15th season in Ann Arbor, is tied with Bitsy Ritt as the winningest coach in method historical past with 288 wins. Ritt amassed her victories in Ann Arbor from 1985-2006. In addition, Bernstein can turn out to be the initial coach to acquire 300 matches at Michigan with 12 a lot more wins this year.

• Soon after starting off 2- at the Varsity Tennis Centre this year with 7- wins more than Western Michigan and Oakland, U-M is now 221-50 all-time at the VTC (.814 winning share).

• Michigan has two wins in excess of North Carolina in plan history, most recently a 5-2 get over the Tar Heels when they had been rated No. 2 on Feb. 20, 2016.

• Michigan and California have only fulfilled one particular time, coming at the 2013 ITA National Crew Indoor Championship — a 4- earn for Cal.

• Cal head coach Amanda Augustus will make her return to Ann Arbor for the very first time. Augustus was the head mentor at Michigan in the course of the 2006-07 season, main the Wolverines to a 17-8 history before leaving to mentor at her alma mater.

Up Subsequent

Sunday, Feb. 20 — vs. Princeton (Varsity Tennis Centre), Midday