Setting the Scene
Men’s Tennis Spring Trip to California
When: Sunday, March 11 – Wednesday, March 14

Bucknell Schedule
Sunday March 11
1 p.m. | at UC San Diego | Northview Tennis Courts (San Diego, Calif.)
Monday, March 12
12:30 p.m. | at UC Riverside | SRC Tennis Courts (Riverside, Calif.)
6:30 p.m. | at Point Loma Nazarene | PLNU Tennis Courts (San Diego, Calif.) | Watch Live
Wednesday, March 14
1:30 p.m. | at Cypress College| Cypress College Tennis Center (Cypress, Calif.)
9:30 p.m. | at Pepperdine | Ralph-Straus Center (Malibu, Calif.) | Watch Live

About the Bison
• Bucknell is coming off a 1-1 weekend with a 6-1 win over Siena and a 6-1 loss to Drexel.
• The Bison won five of six singles matches against Siena, receiving victories from Daniel Wright, Andrei Vitiuc, Max McDonald, Max Garramone, and Adrien Crastes.
Colin Sacco was the lone Bucknell winner against Drexel with a 6-3, 6-3 decision on court six. He improved to 12-8 during the fall and spring seasons combined.
• Bucknell is making a spring break trip to California for the second straight year. The Bison had wins over UC San Diego and Point Loma Nazarene during that trip.

Scouting the Opponents
UC San Diego is 6-2 and is ranked 18th in the nation in Division II. The Tritons have won six straight matches, including two against Division I opponents (Villanova and Boston University).
UC Riverside is 7-10 after three straight wins over Youngstown State, Boston University, and Villanova. Vignesh Subramanyan is 7-1 while playing on courts five and six.
Point Loma Nazarene is 5-4 after three straight wins over Westmont, Western New Mexico, and Holy Names. Thomas Dafcik is 7-2 while playing all of his matches on court one.
Cypress College is 6-4 after a 6-3 win over Saddleback. The Chargers went 18-7 last season.
Pepperdine is 2-8 after losses to Oklahoma State and Boise State. The Waves went 13-10 last season.

Series History with the Opponents
• Bucknell won 4-3 in its first ever match against UC San Diego last season. Daniel Wright, Andrei Vitiuc, Max McDonald, and Ben Gerber had singles wins.
UC Riverside is 1-0 against the Bison with a 6-1 victory last season.
• The Bison are 1-0 against Point Loma Nazarene after a 4-3 win last season. McDonald, Gerber, and Colin Sacco had singles victories.
Cypress is 1-0 against Bucknell with a 5-2 win last season.
• Bucknell and Pepperdine will play for the first time in program history.

Up Next
• Bucknell will play Michigan State and Penn State in State College on Sunday, March 18.