Setting the Scene
What: La Salle (0-1) vs. Bucknell (2-0)
When: Saturday, Feb. 3 – 5 p.m.
Where: Hershey Racquet Club (Hershey, Pa.)
About the Bison
• Bucknell is 2-0 to start the season for the second straight year after posting 6-1 wins over Niagara and St. Bonaventure last weekend.
• Lisa Jouravleva, Paige Leavy, Schuyler La Barge, Mishi Papich, and Madeline Melch all went 2-0 in singles in the matches against the Purple Eagles and Bonnies.
• Papich and Jouravleva upped their overall records past .500. Papich moved to 7-6, while Jouravleva improved to 3-2.
• The Bison had two doubles teams go 2-0 last weekend. La Barge teamed with Emilie Bush for a pair of wins, while Papich won twice while playing alongside Cayla Koch.
Scouting La Salle
• La Salle is 0-1 with a 6-1 loss to Morgan State.
• The Explorers’ lone win against the Bears came by default.
• La Salle went 2-15 last season with wins over Saint Peter’s and Chestnut Hill.
Series History with La Salle
• Bucknell leads 7-0 in a series that began in 1991.
• The Bison have beaten La Salle in each of the past two seasons, winning both matches 7-0.
• Allie Lane had a singles win in each of the past two victories over the Explorers.
• The Bison will play at Drexel on Friday, Feb. 9.