Tennis: Cougars to Meet Conference Foe UConn (W 5-2)

UConn enters play with a 4-6 record in spring play, and the Huskies are currently riding a 4-match losing streak after falling 5-2 to Yale on Sunday.

Junior Yelyzaveta Pletnyeva has been UConn’s top singles player this season with an 8-2 record in the Huskies’ 10 matches. Pletnyeva had won seven consecutive matches before falling 2-6, 6-4, 3-6 to Amy Yang of Yale on March 5.

Pletnyeva has teamed with Emma Alderman on the doubles court to help produce UConn’s top record this season at 6-3. The duo has won three straight decisions against Temple, Cornell and Yale.


The Cougars return home to the Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility when they host Memphis on Saturday, March 18. First serve against the American Athletic Conference opponent is set for noon.