Setting the Scene
Friday, Feb. 9 – 11 a.m.
Bucknell (3-0) at Drexel (3-1) | Hecht/Hamlin Center (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Saturday, Feb. 10 – 10 a.m.
Bucknell (3-0) vs. Wagner (3-1) | Northwood Racquet Club (Easton, Pa.)

About the Bison
• Bucknell is 3-0 for the first time since 2005, opening the season with wins over Niagara, St. Bonaventure, and La Salle.
• The Bison have outscored their opponent 19-2, including a 7-0 shutout over La Salle in the most recent match.
• Lisa Jouravleva was named the season’s first Patriot League Player of the Week after starting the season 3-0 at No. 1 singles and 2-1 at No. 1 doubles. She didn’t lose a single set in her three singles victories.
• Jouravleva is just one of four Bucknell players that are 3-0 in singles. The others are Paige Leavy (court two), Schuyler La Barge (courts three and four), and Mishi Papich (courts four and five).
• The Bison have three unbeaten doubles teams this spring, led by Cayla Koch and Papich at 3-0. La Barge and Emilie Bush are 2-0, while La Barge and Sofia Ayuso won their lone match together.
Rebecca Helt is in her 21st season as head coach of the Bucknell women’s tennis team. She is the program’s all-time leader in wins with 217.

Scouting Drexel
• Drexel is 3-1 with three straight wins over Campbell, Georgetown, and Lehigh.
• The Dragons’ lone loss came to VCU.
• Kendra Bunch is 3-1 this spring, including a 3-0 record on court three.

Series History with Drexel
• Bucknell leads 9-3 in the all-time series.

Scouting Wagner
• Wagner is 3-1 after a 5-1 loss to Siena.
• The Seahawks have wins over Monmouth, Rider, and St. Francis Brooklyn. • Wagner was picked to finish seventh out of eight in the NEC this season.

Series History with Wagner
• Wagner is 1-0 in the all-time series, winning the only matchup 4-3 last season.
Madeline Melch had a singles win against the Seahawks in that match.

Up Next
• The Bison will play Saint Francis in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, on Friday, Feb. 16, and against Youngstown State in Boardman, Ohio, on Saturday, Feb. 17.